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

15 Dec. 2014: The SIPRI Top 100 arms-producing and military services companies for 2013

Sales of arms and military services by the world's largest arms-producing companies—the SIPRI Top 100—totalled $402 billion in 2013 according to new data on international arms production launched today by SIPRI.

Read the full press release or access the data.

LATEST Expert comment

3 Nov. 2014: SIPRI Expert Comment on Afghanistan and the Istanbul Process

by Richard Ghaisy
Last week Beijing hosted the fourth ‘Heart of Asia’ ministerial conference in the framework of the Istanbul Process which is the only multilateral vehicle led by Afghanistan, thus permitting the country a greater say in its own affairs writes Richard Ghiasy.

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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. Read the press release.

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.