Advisory notes

  • 03/06/2011 Advice concerning the preliminary draft for a Flemish Arms Trade Act

    On 4 May 2011, the Flemish Peace Institute received a request from the President of the Flemish Parliament to provide advice on the preliminary draft Act concerning the import, export and transit of firearms, ammunition, defence-related materials, the associated technology and other equipment specifically intended for military use or for law enforcement purposes.

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  • 16/05/2011 Advice concerning the annual report of the Flemish Government about the Flemish foreign arms trade in 2010

    This advice highlights a few important elements in the Flemish Government’s report about licences issued and denied for arms, ammunition and equipment specifically intended for military use or for law enforcement and associated technology, that was submitted to the Flemish Parliament on 13 April 2011.

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  • 14/06/2010 Advice concerning the annual report of the Flemish Government on the arms trade in 2009

    The Flemish Peace Institute singles out four important elements in the annual report of the Flemish Government to the Flemish Parliament on the implementation of the Act of 5 August 1991 regarding the import, export and transit of arms, ammunition and materials specifically intended for military use or for law enforcement and the associated technology

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  • 29/04/2009 Memorandum for the Flemish and European elections 2009

    On 7 June 2009, citizens of the Flemish Region of Belgium elected members of the Flemish Parliament as well as Members of the European Parliament. In a Memorandum and on the basis of its advisory and research activities, the Peace Institute reviews issues that require attention in the next legislative term. Three areas are emphasized: peace education, control on arms trade and a democratic foreign policy.

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