What is the Wassenaar Arrangement?
Authors: Wassenaar Arrangement Secretariat
Published: February 2020
International / National Security
Abstract: The Wassenaar Arrangement (WA), the first global multilateral arrangement on export controls for conventional weapons and sensitive dual-use goods and technologies, received final approval by 33 co-founding countries in July 1996 and began operations in September 1996. The WA was designed to promote transparency, exchange of views and information and greater responsibility in transfers of … Continued