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Established in 1976, Project Ploughshares supports arms reduction and control, nuclear disarmament, space security, and worldwide peacebuilding efforts.🕊️
Sep 15 47 tweets 15 min read
Day 4, Session 2 of the #SpaceThreatsOEWG.

Exchange of views by Member States: 🧵 Live video feed here: media.un.org/en/asset/k1g/k…
Sep 14 78 tweets 28 min read
#SpaceThreatsOEWG Day 3, Session 2, exchange among Member States.

Follow live with this 🧵 by @JessLuella_West Or watch live: media.un.org/en/asset/k1l/k…
Sep 13 50 tweets 20 min read
#Algeria: Must go hand in hand with PAROS discussions

Need transparency and more ambitious confidence building measures. Particular responsibility of states with advanced capabilities to prevent PAROS. #Algeria: Promote full access to technology through cooperation and tech assistance and capacity building in developing countries

Need to strengthen legal regime in outer space for a common future.
Sep 13 16 tweets 7 min read
Exchange of views on current and future threats to space, Session 2, Day 2 #SpaceThreatsOEWG.

Watch live or follow this 🧵 for reporting by @JessLuella_West Image Livestream is available here: media.un.org/en/asset/k19/k…
Jun 1, 2021 10 tweets 2 min read
Canada's Annual Report on Military Exports 2020 released: bit.ly/3uLC9GU

2020: 3rd highest-ever year for Cdn non-US arms exports
Total (non-US) exports: $1.966B, ⬇️ 47.6% over 2019
Saudi: $1.311B, ⬇️ 54.2% / 2019
UK: $122M ⬆️ 5.6% / 2019
Turkey: $48M ⬇️ 68.2% / 2019
🧵 Saudi exports down by half, yet representing 67% of Canada's *total* non-US arms exports. 93.9% of this value was for the export of (GDLS-C) LAVs. Second-largest category of exports is for turrets mounted on LAVs, incl. large-caliber and heavy machine gun turrets, at $61M