- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict, peace and security
- Peace and development
PIETER D. WEZEMAN
Appendix 13A discusses the UN conference on the illicit trade in small arms and light weapons, held in July 2001. While the Programme of Action adopted by the conference has no legal status and does not create a regime, it is a clear declaration of the political will of the international community.
Pieter D. Wezeman (Netherlands) is a Researcher on the SIPRI Arms Transfers Project. He has authored or co-authored several articles and papers on arms export issues. From 2000 he has focused on the issue of small arms transfers to areas of conflict. He has contributed to the SIPRI Yearbook since 1995.