13 August 2011Feature

Regardless of the outcome of our protests at this year's DSEi, we want to make sure that the arms fair doesn't come back to London in 2007. The DSEi organisers have booked themselves into the ExCel Centre biennially until 2011. Moreover, Reed Elsevier, the company responsible for organising DSEi, currently organises seven other arms fairs around the world - in Brazil, Taiwan, Singapore, the Netherlands and the UK.

What can be done? We must continue to pressure Reed Elsevier to give up…

3 July 2006News

With five days for trade and two days for the public, it's clear where the emphasis of July's Farnborough International "air-show"lies. According to event organisers, the 45th show is "set to be the biggest,most internationally attended aerospace event in the world". However, the arms traders and aviation buffs won't be the only ones attending, as Anna from the Campaign Against Arms Trade reports.

Farnborough International sells itself to the public as an airshow and family day out. However the public days are preceded by a full trade exhibition for aerospace and military products. The event is organised by the UK's Society of British Aerospace Companies, with international invitations managed by DESO (the Defence Export Services Organisation) which is funded by the tax-payer.

Farnborough takes place every other year and is a major date on the international arms fair calendar…