T4T Research Director Robert Sim at UN Open-ended Working Group on Ammunition

On 25 May 2022, Tech 4 Tracing Research Director Robert Sim addressed the members of the UN Open-ended Working Group on conventional ammunition, which will eventually negotiate a global political framework on the control of conventional ammunition. He urged the group to encourage the application of new technologies to the control of ammunition, including its rapid identification at sites of violence, and emphasised the need for tools that can gather data in ways that ensure its usability in prosecutions for human rights and international humanitarian law violations. Read his entire statement here.