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This blog explores how Poland is using Ukraine war-linked arms and ammunition contracts in a bid to accelerate the modernization and expansion of its arms industry.
The Iran–Saudi détente could ease Yemen’s troubles, but lasting peace will require local solutions. Emelie Poignant Khafagi and Dr Ahmed Morsy explore more in this SIPRI WritePeace blog.
Poor and conflict-affected rural settings are among the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. To achieve the best outcomes for communities, peacebuilding and resilience-building should go hand in hand.
In the latest ranking of the world’s largest arms-producing and military services companies (the SIPRI Top 100), published in December 2022, two firms based in the United States—Peraton and Amentum—had recently been acquired by private equity firms. Both their arms sales were considered to have a high degree of uncertainty.
It is one year since Russia launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine. The war has had a devastating impact on the people of Ukraine and shaken the foundations of post-cold war European security. But its repercussions have been much wider.
A holistic approach is needed to post-conflict reconstruction in northern Iraq, which builds resilience to climate-related risks while addressing the devastating legacy of the Islamic State occupation.
Japan is undergoing the most significant changes to its security strategy since the end of World War II. What is behind these changers, what do they mean for Indo-Pacific security, and what challenges lie ahead for their implementation?
Keeping the role and rights of IPLCs prominent in the new Global Biodiversity Framework could help to ensure that large-scale nature conservation is just, peaceful and effective.
Climate adaptation can reduce conflict risks and support peacebuilding. But this will only work if social factors are given as much attention as the technologies.
As climate change intensifies, humanitarians working in fragile settings need timely, reliable information in order to mitigate the impacts of extreme weather and longer-term climatic trends on conflict dynamics. They should consider forging long-term partnerships with information providers.