Research on arms trade and human rights

The PILP, in cooperation with Stop Wapenhandel, has requested research into the judicial possibilities for the prevention of the arms export to countries known to violate human rights. The independent PILPG and students from Leiden University, the University of Amsterdam, VU University Amsterdam, and the University of Groningen, have conducted research on the subject of arms trade and human rights.

The research is divided into seven sub-topics:

A summary of this research, as well as the main findings, can be accessed here.