Posts Tagged: arms industry

Projects to develop new weaponry profit main arms exporters and are not properly “ethically-assessed”

In 2014, the EU co-legislators (Council and Parliament) adopted a pilot project for military research worth €1.5 million. In the following years the budget dedicated to military research and development (R&D) increased exponentially: from half a billion Euro in 2017-2019,

Projects to develop new weaponry profit main arms exporters and are not properly “ethically-assessed”

In 2014, the EU co-legislators (Council and Parliament) adopted a pilot project for military research worth €1.5 million. In the following years the budget dedicated to military research and development (R&D) increased exponentially: from half a billion Euro in 2017-2019,

Spotlight on the EU arms industry

QCEA has recently published an information sheet in four languages, providing facts about the EU arms industry. Did you know…? The manufacture and sale of arms is a multi-billion-euro industry. The EU has an official policy, agreed at a summit

Spotlight on the EU arms industry

QCEA has recently published an information sheet in four languages, providing facts about the EU arms industry. Did you know…? The manufacture and sale of arms is a multi-billion-euro industry. The EU has an official policy, agreed at a summit

War Starts Here – Following on the Trail of the Arms Industry Lobby in Brussels

You may well think that the EU – being a peace project and having no armed forces of its own – would not be a key target for the arms industry lobby. You’d be wrong. QCEA Representatives Liz Scurfield and

War Starts Here – Following on the Trail of the Arms Industry Lobby in Brussels

You may well think that the EU – being a peace project and having no armed forces of its own – would not be a key target for the arms industry lobby. You’d be wrong. QCEA Representatives Liz Scurfield and