Siemon T. Wezeman

Siemon Wezeman
: 1963
Citizenship: Netherlands
Position at SIPRI: Senior Researcher, Arms and Military Expenditure Programme
Subject expertise: Arms transfers; transparency in arms transfers; military technology; use of arms in conflicts; defence policies; methodology
Regional expertise: Asia, Oceania, North America                                                 Education: BA in History and MA in Contemporary History, State University Groningen (NL)
Languages: English, Dutch, Swedish, German

Contact: Email  Phone: +46  766 286 197

Siemon Wezeman is a Senior Researcher with the SIPRI Arms and Military Expenditure Programme. His areas of research include the monitoring of arms transfers, with particular focus on the Asia–Pacific region and North America, and the use of weapons in conflicts. He also researches military technology and transparency in arms transfers. Since 1992 he has worked with the SIPRI Arms Transfers Programme.

Current activities
  • Managing the SIPRI Arms Transfers Database
  • Monitoring arms flows to Africa
Recent publications
  • Wezeman, S. T. and Wezeman, P. D., 'Trends in international arms transfers, 2013', SIPRI Fact Sheet, Apr. 2014
  • Wezeman, S. T., 'Military capabilities in the Arctic', SIPRI Background Paper, Mar. 2012
  • Wezeman, S. T., ‘International transfers of combat aircraft, 2005–2009’, SIPRI Fact Sheet, Nov. 2010
  • Wezeman, S. T., ‘The global arms trade after the cold war’, A. T. H. Tan (ed.), The Global Arms Trade: A Handbook (Routledge, 2009)
  • Wezeman, S. T., ‘Arms transfers to Asia and Oceania’, SIPRI Background Paper, Oct. 2009
  • Holtom, P. and Wezeman, S. T., ‘Towards an arms trade treaty’, SIPRI Yearbook 2007: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security (Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2007)
Annual Review 2014

SIPRI Annual Review, 2013

Annual Review 2014 contains highlights from SIPRI's research programme activities in 2014 as well as details of flagship SIPRI events and publications, significant media coverage, financial information, and staff facts and figures

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