Diederik Cops

DCops

Diederik Cops

Researcher

Leuvenseweg 86 - 1000 Brussel
E-mail: diederik.cops@vlaamsparlement.be
T +32 (0)2 552 4596 | F +32 (0)2 552 4408

Diederik Cops (°1983) studied Criminology and International Politics at the University of Leuven. He holds a PhD in Criminology from the same University. He started working as a researcher at the Flemish Peace Institute in January 2016. His work mainly focuses on Flemish, European and international arms export controls and international conventional arms transfers. 

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Selected bibliography

  • Cops, D. (2017), Een analyse van de Vlaamse vergunningspraktijk voor buitenlandse wapenhandel sinds 2016. Uitgangspunten van het Vlaams wapenexportbeleid. Brussel: Vlaams Vredesinstituut.
  • Cops, D., Duquet, N. & Gourdin, G. (2017), Towards Europeanised arms export controls? Comparing control systems in EU Member States. Brussels: Flemish Peace Institute.
  • Cops, D., Duquet, N. & Gourdin, G. (2017), ‘Scrutinizing arms exports in Europe: The reciprocal relationship between transparency and parliamentary control’, Sicherheit und Frieden, 35, (2), 79-84.
  • Gourdin, G., Cops, D. & Duquet, N. (2017), Wapenexportcontrole in België. Gelijkenissen en verschillen. Brussel: Vlaams Vredesinstituut.
  • Cops, D., Duquet, N. & Gourdin, G. (2016), Vlaamse wapenexportcontrole in Europa. Het complexe vraagstuk van Europese harmonisering. Brussel: Vlaams Vredesinstituut.
  • Cops, D. & Duquet, N. (2016). Jaarrapport Vlaamse buitenlandse wapenhandel 2015. Brussel: Vlaams Vredesinstituut.