SIPRI for the media

Media and communication activities at SIPRI include the launch of the SIPRI Yearbook and all SIPRI publications, the production of the monthly SIPRI Update, the maintenance of the SIPRI website, organizing events and international marketing and outreach activities. SIPRI's Communications Director, Stephanie Blenckner, can assist journalists in arranging interviews with SIPRI experts, and identifying story angles and topics of interest. Sign up for our media mailing list.

 
LATEST press release

13. Apr.: US military spending falls, increases in eastern Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia

World military expenditure totalled $1.8 trillion in 2014, a fall of 0.4 per cent in real terms since 2013, according to new data on world military expenditure launched by SIPRI today. 


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LATEST Expert comment

22 Apr. 2015: US leadership in the Arctic Council

by Ekaterina Klimenko

On 24–25 April 2015, the United States will assume the next two-year chairmanship of the Arctic Council at the Council’s next ministerial meeting in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada.

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SIPRI ACTIVITIES


We maintain a news blog dedicated to SIPRI news and activities, including staff news, publication launches, conferences, expert seminars and presentations, high-level delegations and other items. We encourage comments on all posts!

SIPRI IN the media


Did you know that, in 2014, SIPRI was cited in over 13 000 media outlets, reaching a potential audience of more than 100 million people in 130 countries? Browse links to SIPRI media mentions in news articles, podcasts and interviews.

THE SIPRI UPDATE


The SIPRI Update, our monthly newsletter, summarizes the latest developments in international security, arms control and conflict. Each edition also features an essay by a SIPRI staff member. Subscribe today.

SIPRI blogs


SIPRI currently hosts two blogs—the Economists on Conflict blog (co-hosted with Economists for Peace and Security) and the Global Health blog—with plans to add more blog content in the future.

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SIPRI in the media
SIPRI Yearbook data launches 2015

15 Dec. 2014:
 Top 100 arms-producing companies for 2013. Read the press release.

16 Mar. 2015: International arms transfers data for 2014. Read the press release.

13 Apr. 2015: World military expenditure data for 2014.  Read the press release.

SIPRI's global reach

In 2014, SIPRI was cited in approximately 13 000 media outlets, reaching a potential audience of more than
100 million people in over 130 countries.
 
Download a two-page information sheet (PDF) summarizing SIPRI's communications and outreach activities in 2014.