Arms Transfer Working Group

ATWG Contacts

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The following participants in ATWG are available to answer questions on arms transfer issues from the media, policy makers, other NGOs, or interested members of the public.

Peter J. Davies

UN/U.S. Representative, Saferworld
718-549-1726
[email protected]
Areas of expertise:

  • United Nations structure
  • UN Department of Disarmament Affairs small arms programmes
  • NGO Committee on Disarmament, Peace, and Security
  • Conflict Transformation Working Group

Natalie Goldring

Executive Director, Program on Global Security and Disarmament, University of Maryland
703-243-6097, 301-405-3537
[email protected]
Areas of expertise:

  • Small arms
  • National gun laws
  • Links between legal and illegal weapons sales
  • Transparency questions
  • Connections between major conventional weapons and light weapons in recent conflicts

Colby Goodman

Senior Analyst, Amnesty International USA
202-544-0200
[email protected]
Areas of expertise:

  • Small Arms Proliferation
  • U.S. arms sales and foreign military training
  • Human Rights

David Isenberg

Senior Analyst, British American Security Information Council
202-347-8340
[email protected]
Areas of expertise:

  • Conventional arms trade issues
  • Biological weapons
  • Small arms
  • Nonlethal technologies

Sarah Margon

Policy Advisor-Humanitarian Response, Oxfam America
202-452-7383
[email protected]

Eric L. Olson

Advocacy Director for the Americas, Amnesty International USA
[email protected]
Areas of expertise:

  • U.S. military assistance programs in Latin America and Caribbean
  • U.S. foreign military training programs
  • Leahy Law (vetting foreign security on human rights grounds for U.S. training)

Karen Orenstein

Washington Representative, East Timor Action Network
[email protected]

Matt Schroeder

Manager, Arms Sales Monitoring Project,
Federation of American Scientists
202-454-4693
[email protected]
Areas of expertise:

  • U.S. arms transfer policy
  • Illicit small arms trafficking
  • OAS Firearms Convention
  • MANPADS

Scott Stedjan

Legislative Associate, Friends Committee on National Legislation
202-547-6000, ext. 115
[email protected]
Areas of expertise:

  • U.S. arms transfer policy
  • Landmines
  • Congress

Rachel Stohl

Senior Analyst, Center for Defense Information
202-797-5283
[email protected]
Areas of expertise:

  • U.S. defense export controls
  • U.S. arms sales
  • Small arms

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