Written: 2016 | Published: February 18, 2021

Broken promises: The arms embargo on Darfur since 2012

This Issue Brief provides an update on the development and impact of the Darfur arms embargo from 2012 to early 2016. 1 It surveys the region’s conflicts; reviews the supply chain of weapons and military equipment to conflict actors in Darfur; examines changes to the UN embargo regime and investigations of the UN Panel monitoring the embargo; discusses the politics of the Security Council Sanctions Committee on Sudan; and assesses the effectiveness of the embargo and other efforts to prevent the illicit circulation and misuse of weapons in Darfur.

This brief was originally published by the Small Arms Survey. 

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