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Project: Analysis of SALW seized in Colombia to evaluate and improve (European) arms export controls

01-AUG-08 – 30-SEP-10

Abstract
Registers of arms seized from illegal non-state actors in the Colombian reconciliation process include arms of European origin and thereby point at violation of export licenses non-re-export clause. Markings on these arms allow for reconstruction of re-exportroutes 'upstream', to strengthen the empirical basis for evlauating and improving application of the European Union Code of Conduct on arms exports, Criterion 7.