Toward a Convention on International Arms Transfers

Tasneem Jamal

Author Oscar Arias Sánchez The Ploughshares Monitor December 2001 Volume 22 Issue 4 This article contains excerpts from a longer article of the same title, published in the Seton Hall Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations, Volume II, Number 2. Oscar Arias, President of Costa Rica from 1986 to 1990, was awarded the 1987 Nobel Peace Prize. He is the founder …

Human Security and an Arms Trade Code of Conduct

Kenneth Epps Americas, Conventional Weapons, Defence & Human Security

Author Kenneth Epps The Ploughshares Monitor June 1999 Volume 20 Issue 2 The International Code of Conduct on Arms Transfers proposed by Nobel Peace laureates led by former Costa Rican president Oscar Arias provides an exemplary set of principles for Canada and like-minded countries to collectively bring some real control to the international weapons trade. With its emphasis on compliance with …

An International Code of Conduct on Arms Transfers

Tasneem Jamal Conventional Weapons

Author Ernie Regehr The Ploughshares Monitor June 1997 Volume 18 Issue 2 While worldwide military spending and the international trade in military equipment have declined significantly in recent years, both continue to fuel wars and rob current and future generations of the economic resources and social/political stability that many hoped would yield a post-Cold War “peace dividend.” Any move toward military …