Related news: Capacity building
SIPRI is pleased to announce the publication of two new papers, entitled ‘The challenge of software and technology transfers to non-proliferation efforts: Implementing and complying with export controls’ and ‘The challenge of emerging technologies to non-proliferation efforts: Controlling additive manufacturing and intangible transfers of technology’.
On 1-2 February, SIPRI, together with the US Department of State, hosted a workshop on ‘Controlling Intangible Transfers of Technology (ITT): Mapping Key Challenges and Good Practices and Identifying Areas of Improvement’.
SIPRI is pleased to announce that it has expanded and improved its online database for Mapping Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)-relevant cooperation and assistance activities to include East Asia and South East Asia.
Mark Bromley presented SIPRI's online database for Mapping Arms Trade Treaty-relevant Cooperation and Assistance Activities at a side event in New York.
SIPRI is pleased to announce the launch of the new publication ‘ATT-related activities in Latin America and the Caribbean: identifying gaps and improving coordination’.
SIPRI Research Assistant Alfredo Malaret participated in the event 'Caribbean Encounter on Forensic Ballistics' held in Trinidad and Tobago on 5–6 December.
SIPRI Research Assistant Alfredo Malaret presented the Arms Trade Treaty assistance database at the conference ‘Armed Violence and Vulnerable Populations: Improving arms control and violence prevention in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru’.
SIPRI and the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) have joined efforts to map ATT-relevant cooperation and assistance activities carried out in Latin America and the Caribbean during 2012–2016.
National implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) require States Parties to strengthen their arms transfer control systems and implement measures for addressing the diversion of conventional arms. Today SIPRI is pleased to present a web-based tool for mapping activities aimed at building state capacity in these areas.
These ATT-relevant cooperation and assistance activities are carried out by states, international and regional organizations and NGOs. However, difficulties in coordinating these activities can lead to gaps in coverage or duplication of efforts.
SIPRI has received funding from the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to produce a database that will map Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)-relevant cooperation and assistance activities in sub-Saharan Africa. The project will be carried out in cooperation with the UN Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament (UNREC) .