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

10 Oct. 2014: SIPRI statement on the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize

SIPRI warmly congratulates Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai on being awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.

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LATEST Expert comment

2 Oct. 2014: The implications of the Ebola outbreak for public health and security

by Peter Clevestig
On 30 September 2014 the first case of Ebola outside of West Africa was confirmed in Dallas, Texas. While several other suspected cases of the virus—including one case in Sweden—have proven negative, the Texas case may be the tipping point for properly mobilizing the international community to act. However, it could also be evidence that any such mobilization may come a little too late. The key task for policymakers will be to give the wider issue of global health a permanent place on the international security agenda.

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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 2013, SIPRI was cited in over
20 000 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. 

16 Mar. 2015: International arms transfers data for 2014. 

13 Apr. 2015: World military expenditure data for 2014. 

SIPRI's global reach

In 2013, SIPRI was cited in approximately 20 000 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 2013.