Events - Security Assistance Monitor
Upcoming Events
  • Building informed democracy in an era of endless war

    Jun-30-18

    We’d like to invite you to join a series of strategy roundtables to identify the primary barriers to public access to information on different aspects of U.S. wars, as well as the accountability tools and mechanisms that need to be strengthened (think whistleblower protections, FOIA, Congressional oversight, etc).... Read More »

Past Events
  • Taking Aim: A Closer Look at the Global Arms Trade

    May-22-18

    The inaugural Forum on the Arms Trade annual conference, "Taking Aim: A Closer Look at the Global Arms Trade," is a half-day event that will take place at the Stimson Center on May 22, 2018. The conference will feature leading experts, journalists, and members of civil society and the government. Join us as we look into the effects of the global arms trade on human and national security, and discuss how the U.S. can better assess risk when transferring arms. ... Read More »

  • Jobs, Security, and Human Rights: Striking a Balance in U.S. Arms Export Policy

    Apr-05-18

    Join leading experts in this event, which will seek to answer two main questions: 1) Are arms exports the best way to create jobs in the United States?; and 2) How should the administration and the Congress balance economic, strategic, and human rights factors to ensure that U.S. arms exports are serving U.S. and global security interests? This event is co-hosted by the Security Assistance Monitor and Forum on the Arms Trade. Media are especially encouraged to attend.... Read More »

  • Tackling Corruption in the Global Arms Trade

    Nov-02-17

    Please join experts with experience in U.S. export enforcement, the global arms trade and corruption, and U.S. military engagement in Afghanistan to discuss new challenges and opportunities to address corruption in the arms trade.... Read More »

  • Global Anti-Corruption: Transparency in the Modern Age

    Oct-17-17

    The Journal of International Law and Politics regularly organizes academic symposia at NYU Law School and online. Over the years the journal has brought together countless judges, practitioners, and academics from a variety of disciplines to tackle emergingtransnational problems and their legal implications.... Read More »

  • Crisis in Yemen - Humanitarian and Security Consequences of Military Support to the Region

    Oct-20-15

    An expert panel will look at the situation in Yemen today and the politics and consequences of adding additional military equipment to the conflict.... Read More »

  • September 9 Open Government Town Hall – Foreign Aid and Security Assistance Transparency

    Sep-09-15

    Dynamic speakers will engage in a lively discussion about government and civil society initiatives underway to make available information on foreign aid and security assistance, and impediments that remain for the public to access such information... Read More »

  • A Discussion on Citizen Security and the Way Forward

    Sep-08-15

    What's the best way forward for citizen security in Central America? Guatemala, Honduras and most recently El Salvador have all turned to their troops to provide domestic security. Advocates of this tactic highlight that the general population often supports deploying the armed forces and say the presence of soldiers deters violence in the short-term. Opponents point to increased human rights abuses carried out by troops and say it is ultimately ineffective in improving long-term security.... Read More »

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