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World regulation and control of the exportation of conventional weapons

World regulation and control of the exportation of conventional weapons

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Published by Law Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arms transfers -- Law and legislation

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by the staff of the Law Library and the Congressional Research Service ; George E. Glos, coordinator.
    ContributionsGlos, George Ernest., Law Library of Congress (U.S.), Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3924.M8 W67 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination157 leaves :
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3371029M
    LC Control Number2004451175

      Many countries, including the U.S., control arms exports but there has never been an international treaty regulating the estimated $60 billion global arms trade.   Any U.N. treaty based on the October resolution that seeks to control the import, export, and transfer of conventional weapons will fail and, in failing, exacerbate the existing evils.

    Many countries, including the United States, control arms exports, but there has never been an international treaty regulating the estimated $60bn global arms trade. The Control Arms Coalition, which includes hundreds of non-governmental organizations in more than countries that promoted an Arms Trade Treaty, has said it expects many of the world's top.

    Arms control is a term for international restrictions upon the development, production, stockpiling, proliferation and usage of small arms, conventional weapons, and weapons of mass destruction. Arms control is typically exercised through the use of diplomacy which seeks to impose such limitations upon consenting participants through international treaties and agreements, although it may also.   Arms treaty negotiations fail in U.N. "It's a staggering abdication of leadership by the world's largest exporter of conventional weapons to pull the plug on the talks just as they were.


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The importance of export control laws and regulations in international trade continues to grow, not only because of the increase in world trade and technology dispersion, but also due to concerns surrounding national and regional stability and the risk of by: 3.

Regulation of the export of conventional weapons and related technologies provides for: – export of conventional weapons and related technologies only by export.

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Containing background material on the current East-West arms control negotiations, this book is prepared by experts representing the key participating nations in these negotiations. It clarifies some of the key conceptual issues related to the Vienna Talks on Conventional Forces in Europe.

The EU Dual-Use Regulation: breaking the supremacy of national sovereignty in arms and dual-use export controls. Common European measures for controlling conventional weapons: the EU Code of Conduct on Arms Exports.

Part III. Regulations in practice: national export controls in the UK, Germany and Sweden. However, these exclusions do not apply to the movement of full-systems conventional weapons, as laid out in Group 9 of the Export Control List (see the Order Amending the Export Control List below).

General Brokering Permit (“GBP”) No. 1: This regulation creates a General Permit that can be used to broker in pre-defined, lower-risk. The Netherlands is a member of all export control regimes: Australia Group (AG) The Australia Group combats the proliferation of biological and chemical weapons.

Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) The Missile Technology Control Regime regulates matters such as the export of missile components and components for unmanned aerial vehicles.

Arms control refers to international restrictions upon the development, production, stockpiling, proliferation and usage of small arms, conventional weapons, and weapons of mass destruction.

It is typically exercised through the use of diplomacy, which seeks to persuade governments to accept such limitations through agreements and treaties, although it may also be forced upon non-consenting.

The Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls for Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies is a multilateral export control regime (MECR) with 42 participating states including many former Comecon (Warsaw Pact) countries. The Wassenaar Arrangement was established to contribute to regional and international security and stability by promoting transparency and greater responsibility.

Export controls A number of export control regimes and related arrangements that contribute to the prevention of the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and their means of delivery have.

The Common Position contains 8 risk assessment criteria that all EU countries apply to their licensing decisions for exports of conventional weapons. The EU Common Position has contributed significantly to the convergence of national arms export control policies. working towards a landmine free world by 04/04/ Press releases.

The treaty will require countries that ratify it to establish national regulations to control the transfer of conventional arms and components and to regulate arms brokers. It will not control.

The treaty will not control the domestic use of weapons in any country, but it will require countries that ratify it to establish national regulations to control the transfer of conventional arms.

The five largest suppliers of major conventional weapons during were the United States (30 percent), Russia (23 percent), Germany (11 percent), France (8 percent), and the United Kingdom (4 percent), collectively accounting for 76 percent of exports.

To ensure that subsequent transfer (re-export) to third parties of conventional weapons systems produced under license from another country is consistent with all relevant provisions of the formal government-to-government agreements, end-use/user assurances and/or export licenses pursuant to which the production technology was transferred.

UNGA 73 First Committee: UK Statement on Conventional Weapons The UK reaffirmed its commitment to international conventional arms control and called for more women to. the security export control.

By doing so, we obviate the international threats, including potential transfer of the advanced tec hnologies of developed countries to such countries or entities that develop (or manufacture, use or store) WMD (nuclear, chemical, biological weapons or missiles), or excessive reserve of conventional weapons.

The Missile Technology Control Regime. The Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) is an informal association of countries which share the goals of non-proliferation of unmanned delivery systems capable of delivering weapons of mass destruction, and which seek to coordinate national export licensing efforts aimed at preventing their proliferation.

Export control regimes. Canada tightly regulates the export of material, equipment and technology in the nuclear, chemical, and biological fields. Export controls also apply to conventional weapons, as well as related dual-use goods and a number.

After World War II, the non-proliferation of weapons of massive destruction (WMD) and the export controls of conventional weapons and civilian and military dual-use technologies have been one of the most important focal point of international cooperation.

Many international treaties have been signed and the international organizations have been established to promote these non-proliferation Cited by: 1.

(1) Council Regulation (EC) No / of 5 May setting up a Community regime for the control of exports, transfer, brokering and transit of dual-use items (OJ L, p.

1). (2) Council Decision (CFSP) / of 16 September amending Common Position //CFSP defining common rules governing control of exports of.

The treaty will not control the domestic use of weapons but requires countries that ratify it to establish national regulations to control the transfer of conventional arms.The treaty would address all types of conventional weapons transfers, from naval ships and attack helicopters to small arms and light weapons.

The Arms Trade Treaty won't stop all illicit international arms transfers, but it is a common sense effort that can improve U.S. and global security because it can help reduce irresponsible international arms transfers and hold arms suppliers more accountable .