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29 May: New SIPRI publication on implementing the Arms Trade TreatyThe Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) entered into force on 24 December 2014. The ATT creates a range of obligations for states parties in the field of arms transfer controls and many will require assistance with treaty implementation. Recognizing these needs, the ATT suggests areas where international cooperation and assistance might be focused and mechanisms through which it might be carried out.
Read more and download the Background paper.
21 May: SIPRI Update out nowThe May 2015 SIPRI Update is out now—read it online or subscribe to receive the SIPRI Update in your inbox each month.
In this issue we present an essay by Dr Gary Milante on his reflections from the recent Stockholm Forum on Security and Development. or browse the full list of SIPRI Essays from 2009 to 2015.
18 May: Call for Papers: Annual ‘Life in Kyrgyzstan’ ConferenceSIPRI, the International Security and Development Center (ISDC) and the University of Central Asia (UCA) are pleased to announce the first annual ‘Life in Kyrgyzstan’ Conference to take place in Bishkek on 1-2 October 2015. Deadline for submission for sessions or papers is 30 June.
Read more and contact Dr Damir Esenaliev for further information.
8 May: Stockholm Forum on Security and DevelopmentOver 150 policymakers, researchers and practitioners are set to gather in Stockholm on May 12-13 for the second annual Stockholm Forum on Security and Development. Co-hosted by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) and the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the 2015 forum will explore the theme ‘Promoting Sustainable Peace’ with policy leaders and high-level experts. Read more.
20 May, SIPRI, Stockholm, 10:00 - 11:30
Seminar on Ukraine, NATO and Russia in an East Asian perspective
On the occasion of the visit of His Excellence Masafumi Ishii, Ambassador in charge of Public Diplomacy in Europe, SIPRI in cooperation with the Embassy of Japan will host an event on Ukraine, NATO and Russia in an East Asian perspective. Discussant is SIPRI Director ad interim Dr Ian Anthony and the event is chaired by Göran Lennmarker, Distinguished Associate Fellow and former Chairman of SIPRI. Read more about the seminar (PDF).
SIPRI data launches
SIPRI will launch three major data sets in the lead-up to the publication of SIPRI Yearbook 2015.
- 15 Dec. 2014: Announcement of the SIPRI Top 100 arms-producing and military services companies for 2013. Read the press release or download the Fact Sheet.
- 16 Mar. 2015: Launch of the SIPRI data on international arms transfers in 2014. Read the press release or download the Fact Sheet.
- 13 Apr. 2015: Launch of the SIPRI data on world military expenditure in 2014. Read the press release or download the Fact Sheet.