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  • 17 May: Cacophony of the Minsk Process

    The Minsk II agreement has not ended the fighting in eastern Ukraine. Instead, it is being used to 'freeze' the conflict, argues Iuliia Prudnyk in SIPRI's latest blog post.

  • 9 May: Amendment to the convention on the physical protection of nuclear material

    The amendment to the convention on the physical protection of nuclear material entered into force last weekend. This marks an important milestone in the global effort to strengthen the security of nuclear materials says SIPRI's Tariq Rauf in his assessment.

  • 2 May: SIPRI mourns the passing of the Institute’s former Director Ambassador Alyson Bailes (UK)

    Bailes was Director of SIPRI from July 2002-August 2007. Read the tribute.

  • 25 Apr.: SIPRI releases pre-1988 military expenditure data

    SIPRI releases a 'beta' version of its new military expenditure dataset, with some countries' military spending data going as far back as 1949. Find out how to request the new data.

  • 25 Apr.: Against all odds: using the SDGs to overcome fragility

    The 2016 Stockholm Forum on Security and Development focused on achieving the UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in fragile contexts. Read more in the essay by Gary Milante and Kate Sullivan.

  • 14 Apr.: SIPRI to host session at the 2016 Security Jam

    SIPRI will host the session 'Policing in 2025: New strategies against organized crime' at the 2016 Security Jam. Find out more information.

RECENT events

23 May 2016, Museum of the Mediterranean, Stockholm

Insecurity and the refugee ‘crisis’: Whose crisis? Whose security?

On the occasion of the visit of guests from the Italian Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI), SIPRI held a conversation event in cooperation with the Italian Embassy and the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Stockholm.

Read the invitation for more information and watch the video of the event below.


SIPRI year of reflection  

Peacebuilding in Mali

SIPRI presents the fifth film in its new short-film series 2016A Year of Reflection.

The film features Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström and United Nations Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson, who discuss the need for improved international coordination to effectively deliver global peace and security, and SIPRI Senior Researcher Dr Gaudence Nyirabikali, who describes the implementation of Mali’s peace agreement and SIPRI’s ongoing support to Malian civil society’s peacebuilding efforts.

Watch the whole series so far or see more videos on SIPRI's YouTube channel.