- Peace and development
- Conflict and peace
- Armament and disarmament
After four successive adjournments, Mali held local elections on 20 November 2016. The elections did not occur without incident, however, with several Malian participants in the new SIPRI–CONASCIPAL project reporting violence and intimidation tactics in their local regions.
SIPRI Governing Board member Ambassador Lakhdar Brahimi gives his views on the current state of UN peace operations, the recent HIPPO report and prospects for the future.
On the 20th anniversary of the opening for signature of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said 'this is not a celebration. It is a stark reminder of the work that remains.'
The military is often one of the most corrupt sectors of government, with arms procurement particularly susceptible to corruption. Avoiding this requires transparency and accountability in military spending.
What implications will Brexit have for arms export controls in the UK and the EU?
The six main topics likely to dominate the Warsaw Summit in July.
Today the Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM/A) enters into force after ratification by Nicaragua brings the total number of States Parties up to the required total.