4. Illicit firearms trafficked in the EU

Serena Favarin, Elisa Superchi, Alexander Kamprad

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Chapter 4 highlights the characteristics of illicit firearms trafficked in the EU. Detailed information is reported and analyzed on the numbers and types of firearms seized within the EU and on the illicit firearms used in shootings in the EU. The figures reported in chapter 4 were collected by the authors within the framework of Project FIRE and are analyzed according to the international literature on illicit firearms trafficking.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFighting Illicit Firearms Trafficking Routes and Actors at European Level
EditorsErnesto Ugo Savona, Marina Mancuso
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 2017


  • Estimates
  • European Union
  • Firearms trafficking

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