Viability of a Humanitarian Tax on the International Arms Trade

Viability of a Humanitarian Tax on the International Arms Trade

A pile of guns scattered on the ground with a cropped view of a person's lower extremities

Can we fund humanitarian projects with a tax on the arms trade?


Drawing on conceptions of global justice, economic models & international legal & humanitarian norms, this project considers if an international arms trade taxation scheme could finance humanitarian responses & reduce the volume of arms transfers.

With the Jack & Mae Nathanson Centre on Transnational Human Rights, Crime & Security

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