SIPRI in the media

A monthly selection of news articles, commentaries, podcasts and interviews featuring SIPRI experts.

October 2015


  • SIPRI Director Dan Smith spoke to, among others, the Norwegian news agency NRK in connection to the announcement of the Nobel Peace Prize. SIPRI Deputy Director Jakob Hallgren spoke to the Swedish news agency TT on the same topic



September 2015




  • Mathieu Duchâtel, Siemon Wezeman and Sam Perlo-Freeman commented on China’s military parade to a number of publications, including Le Monde, the BBC, and the German paper BILD, the Asialyst, Deutsche Welle and to the Swedish Television station SVT


July-Aug 2015





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. Read the press release.

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