The Small Arms Survey provides expertise on all aspects of small arms and armed violence.

Vision and Mission

The Small Arms Survey strengthens the capacity of governments and practitioners to reduce illicit arms flows and armed violence through three mutually reinforcing activities: the generation of policy-relevant knowledge, the development of authoritative resources and tools, and the provision of training and other services.
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Our Team

The Survey has an international staff with expertise in security studies, political science, law, economics, development studies, sociology, and criminology.
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The Small Arms Survey is an associated programme of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID). The Survey also consults with its Strategic Council, which is a complementary external advisory body.

Funding and Finance

The Small Arms Survey receives financial support from a number of governments and organizations. See the full list of donors here.
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Our Partners

The Small Arms Survey works with a wide array of partners worldwide through collaborative projects.
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If you are interested in joining the Small Arms Survey, check out our vacancies page where you will find all our current job openings.
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