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

5 Apr.: World military spending resumes upward course

World military expenditure totalled almost $1.7 trillion in 2015, an increase of 1 per cent in real terms from 2014, according to new figures from SIPRI. The data is being released to coincide with the start of the Stockholm Forum on Security and Development.


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LATEST Expert comment

11 Apr.: Hiroshima Declaration by G-7 Foreign Ministers Falls Short

The so-called ‘Hiroshima Declaration’ adopted today by the G-7 Foreign Ministers is a major disappointment and a frittering away of a solemn opportunity, in the 70th year following the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, to commit to nuclear disarmament and the elimination of nuclear weapons.

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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 the blog WritePeace. Two previous blogs—the Economists on Conflict blog (co-hosted with Economists for Peace and Security) and the Global Health blog—are also available to read.

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SIPRI in the media

Latest SIPRI Yearbook data launches

14 Dec. 2015:
 Top 100 arms-producing companies for 2014. Read the press release.

22 Feb. 2016: International arms transfers data for 2015. Read the press release.
 

5 Apr. 2016: World military expenditure data for 2015. 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.