Welcome to SIPRI

  • 1 Sept.: SIPRI welcomes its new Director Dan Smith at the Stockholm offices

    Check out his biography, see SIPRI's announcement release and contact with any interview inquiries.

  • 28 Aug: 'Rules of the Road' for the Arms Trade Treaty agreed in Cancun but stiffer tests lie ahead

    As States Parties met in Mexico at the first Conference of States Parties (CSP1) to the international Arms Trade Treaty this week, SIPRI’s Dr Sibylle Bauer and Mark Bromley comment on the outcome.

    Access SIPRI’s latest data on arms transfers and global military expenditure and the special ATT web section.

  • 27 Aug.: SIPRI Update out now

The new SIPRI Update is out now. Access it online or subscribe to receive it in your inbox each month.

    Read this issue's features about tensions in the South China Sea and the Mali Peace Accord. Find all earlier issues and feature essays here.

  • 27 Aug.: Agreement on Low Enriched Uranium (LEU) Bank in Kazakhstan

    Today, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Republic of Kazakhstan sign an agreement on the establishment of a Low Enriched Uranium (LEU) Bank in Kazakhstan.

    Read SIPRI Programme Director Tariq Rauf’s expert assessment  on this issue.
  • 25 Aug.: SIPRI and GICHD launch new map on anti-vehicle mine accidents

    This week, in cooperation with the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD), SIPRI is launching a new interactive map that presents initial data on the impacts of anti-vehicle mine (AVM) accidents.

    Read more and check out the map.
Upcoming events

18 September, Stockholm

Seminar on the ASEAN community

On the occasion of the visit to Sweden of Dr Surin Pitsuwan—former Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand—the Royal Thai Embassy in cooperation with other ASEAN embassies in Stockholm and SIPRI will host a seminar: Towards the ASEAN Community: Prospects and Challenges.

See the complete invitation and confirm your participation with .


SIPRI data launches 

SIPRI has launched three major data sets in the lead-up to the publication of SIPRI Yearbook 2015.

Temporary relocation

The SIPRI building on Signalistgatan 9 is closed for renovation from 1 June. We plan to return to the building in December 2015.

During the renovation you will find us at Solna Strandväg 78 (Regus kontorshotell, floor 7). For directions, see here. For contact details, see our Staff Directory.