The World Peace Foundation is pleased to announce the publication of “Weaponized storytelling à la française: Demystifying France’s narratives around its arms export policies” by Emma Soubrier (April 1, 2022). This is the fourth report from or program, “Defense industries, Foreign Policy and Armed Conflict,” sponsored in part by the Carnegie Corporation of New […]Continue Reading →
The World Peace Foundation is pleased to announce the publication of “On the Front Lines: Conflict Zones and U.S. Arms Exports,” by Jennifer Erickson (World Peace Foundation, March 23, 2022). Below is from the executive summary.
The US export control system was tasked in the 1970s with restraining arms supplies to regions of conflict […]Continue Reading →
We are pleased to announce the publication of a new WPF report, “Missing in Action: UK arms export controls during war and armed conflict,” by Anna Stavrianakis (World Peace Foundation, March 15, 2022).
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On the eve of international women’s day, we are publishing a call from 15 women’s organizations to the United Nations to provide the services so desperately needed by survivors of conflict-related sexual violence in Tigray.
Their needs are particularly urgent, not only because of the scale of the crimes perpetrated against them, […]Continue Reading →
Based on Sam Perlo-Freeman’s research that was published as a report last year, “Business As Usual: How Major Weapons Exporters Arms the World’s Conflicts,” (World […]Continue Reading →
In 1971, UNHCR published a poster with the banner, “Einstein was a refugee.” It wanted to remind Europeans and Americans that refugees brought more than “a bundle of belongings” to their new country. It also drew attention to what was lost when a government turned against its own people: priceless knowledge could be […]Continue Reading →
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