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Appendix 7C. Transparency in arms transfers


I. Introduction

II. The United Nations Register of Conventional Arms

III. The European Union annual report on arms exports

IV. National reports on arms exports

Figure 7C.1. Number of reports submitted to the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms, 1992–2007

Table 7C.1. States participating in reporting mechanisms to increase the quality of publicly available information on international arms transfers, 2006–2008


Appendix 7C describes the current status of existing mechanisms for international transparency in arms transfers. Read the full appendix [PDF].


Mark Bromley (United Kingdom) is a Researcher with the SIPRI Arms Transfers Programme.

Noel Kelly (Ireland) is Research Assistant with the SIPRI Military Expenditure and Arms Production and Arms Transfers Programmes.


Dr Mark Bromley and Noel Kelly