Disrupting Illicit Arms (by infosummit2012)

Google Ideas INFO Summit – Disrupting Illicit Arms:
This panel looked at the illicit arms trade and discussed how small arms, such as the AK47, are obtained, moved, and where they end up.

Lightning presentation: Robert Muggah, Principal of SecDev Group and Research Director at Igarape Institute

Panel:
Ian Biddle, arms expert
Okello Sam, Former Abducted Child Soldier in the Uganda National Liberation Front
Sylvia Longmire, author of Cartel
Moderator: Robert Muggah

Lightning Presentation: Peter Thum, Founder Fonderie 47, will shared his program which takes stockpiles of AK-47s, turns them into high-end jewelry, and then uses the profits to go out and destroy stockpiles of weapons

http://workshop.chromeexperiments.com/projects/armsglobe/

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Original post http://googleblog.blogspot.co.nz/2012/08/a-new-way-to-visualize-global-arms-trade.html



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