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05 November 2020

Are Courts Going to Set a Higher Standard for Human Rights Due Diligence in Arms Exports?

Hans Lammerant (Vredesactie) | First published in IPIS

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This article provides a critical overview of the trends in Belgian jurisprudence regarding arms export risk assessment decisions by the government. Its authors also identify some hurdles that were overcome in the Belgian system, and which must now be tackled across EU Member States, namely domestic transposition, standing and transparency.