The Small Arms Survey will undertake this project together with the Center for Security Studies (CENSS) and in close cooperation with other researchers and practitioners working on arms monitoring and control in Ukraine. The project seeks to ensure that relevant Ukrainian and international policymakers, practitioners, and the public benefit from timely, relevant, and high-quality research on illicit small arms and light weapons. To achieve this goal, the project will maintain a baseline dataset and produce regular unpublished reports on illicit arms, monitor public perceptions of arms proliferation and security, and prepare a consolidated public report on weapons proliferation and control efforts in Ukraine. In parallel, it will promote information exchange and learning on small arms proliferation matters among CENSS and a growing and inclusive network of Ukrainian practitioners, academics, and NGOs working on security issues.
Implementation period: June 2023–December 2025
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