arms trafficking

Firearms trafficking is a multidimensional problem that includes a broad spectrum of criminal activities ranging from the ilicit manufacturing to the ilict trafficking or smuggling of firearms, their parts and components and ammunition. Most ilicit firearms have a legal origin and, as they are diverted into the ilicit market, become present in most forms of violent conflicts, crimes and other criminal activities. It is often associated with transnational criminal organisations and is widespread, although not limited to unstable regions.

Meet our Speakers

We've gathered some of the top experts in the field to discuss this topic. With years of experience between them, they're well-equipped to offer invaluable insights and perspectives.

Dr. Rashmi Singh

Dr. Rashmi Singh

PUC Minas

Lyes Tagziria

Lyes Tagziria

Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime

Niels Verster

Niels Verster

European Foundation for South Asian Studies

Maurício Vieira

Maurício Vieira

University for Peace

Damián Zaitch

Damián Zaitch

Utrecht University

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Talks

Assessing the impacts of global firearms instruments

02 December 2021, 07:00 AM
Gergely Hideg Emile LeBrun Anna Alvazzi del Frate Monica Massari Christian Ponti

The intersection between illicit economies and instability in West Africa

13 October 2022, 05:30 PM
Eleanor Beevor Lyes Tagziria Kingsley Madueke Freedom Onuoha Mouhamadou Kane

The impact of global arms control regimes in reducing armed violence: a regional assessment / approach

18 October 2023, 04:00 PM
Anna Alvazzi del Frate Christian Ponti Gergely Hideg Emile LeBrun

Organized crime in Latin America

18 October 2023, 07:00 PM
Juan Corredor-Garcia Jose Pablo Ampudia Damián Zaitch Sarah W. Hirsch Fausto Carbajal-Glass

Illicit markets

18 October 2023, 10:00 PM
Helidth Ravenholm Chamila Liyanage Maria Jofre Edoardo Fiora Rashmi Singh

Global Approaches on State Fragility & Organized Crime (UPEACE, 2023)

18 October 2023, 11:30 PM
Megan Capp Fausto Carbajal-Glass Maurício Vieira Jude Cocodia Vinicius Couto

Crime and Conflict in Pakistan

19 October 2023, 11:30 AM
Prem Mahadevan Taha Siddiqui Ayesha Siddiqa Agha Francesca Marino Niels Verster Junaid Qureshi