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 PrizeSIPRI 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 securityby 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 IN the media
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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.