Analyzing Canada’s 2018 Report on Exports of Military Goods

Kelsey Gallagher Conventional Weapons, Featured, Ploughshares Monitor

On June 20, Global Affairs Canada released its Report on Exports of Military Goods – 2018. Analysis of this report reveals several worrying trends: an increase in the number of exported weapons systems, a willingness to export such systems to serial human-rights abusers, and persistent gaps in reporting transparency.

Open letter to the PM re: arms exports to Saudi Arabia

Ploughshares Conventional Weapons, Featured, Research in Action

The undersigned, representing a cross-section of Canadian civil society organizations focused on arms controls, human rights, international security, humanitarian assistance and the protection of civilians in conflict, are writing to follow up on a letter that was sent you five months ago, outlining ongoing concerns about Canada’s export of LAVs to Saudi Arabia.

Tracing Canada’s military exports: Analyzing the 2017 report

Paul Esau Conventional Weapons, Featured, Reports

The release of Global Affair Canada’s (GAC) Report on the Export of Military Goods from Canada—2017 provided the most authoritative and comprehensive account of Canadian military exports on record.

Arms sales, murder, and the illusion of firmness

Cesar Jaramillo Conventional Weapons, Featured, Ploughshares Monitor

While the Jamal Khashoggi murder illustrated the Saudi regime’s contempt for human rights and warranted intense media attention, it was only the latest incident in a consistent pattern of repression and human-rights violations at home and abroad.

Time for answers: Letter to Trudeau on the Saudi arms deal

Ploughshares Conventional Weapons, Featured, Research in Action

The Right Honourable Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Canada 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A2 4 March 2019 Re: Canada’s Export of Light Armoured Vehicles …

Bill C-47: Remarks to the Senate Standing Committee

Cesar Jaramillo Conventional Weapons, Featured, Research in Action

U.S. reporting and licensing exemptions not consistent with ATT obligations Remarks to the Canadian Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development – Delivered November 29, 2018 Published in The …

The War in Yemen: 2011-2018: The elusive road to peace

Sonal Marwah Defence & Human Security, Featured, Forced Displacement and Migration, Reports

              Working paper 18-1 November 2018 By Sonal Marwah and Tom Clark Executive summary The United Nations (UN) has played a key role in …