blog discusses issues that are pressing and relevant to the policy,
practice and theory of economics and development in conflict and
crisis-affected contexts. Co-hosted by SIPRI and the USIP, the blog aims
to move research forward and promote global discussion and shared
learning on economic aspects of peace and security. Covering issues
from piracy to food security, and extractive industries to
entrepreneurship, these entries will be concise, research-based
resources for those working to change the situation of the more than 1.5
billion people living in conflict-affected and fragile states.
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Within the past decade there has been a growing recognition of the relationship between foreign policy and health. In this blog we examine these issues at the nexus of international affairs, health and security. We look at how foreign policy and health interact and impact upon each other, providing commentary on current events and health from a security viewpoint.
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17 Mar. 2014: International arms transfers data
14 Apr. 2014: World military expenditure data
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