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SIPRI for the media

SIPRI works on timely, global issues which are often reported on in the media. In particular, our four data launchesarms industry, arms transfers, military expenditure and nuclear weapons—receive a lot of coverage. For these, and other topics, SIPRI researchers are available for interviews and quotes. SIPRI also produces press releases for major stories relating to its research throughout the year. To stay up-to-date with the lastest news from SIPRI, please sign up for our monthly newsletter.

Latest Press releases

SIPRI statement on the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

SIPRI would like to congratulate the World Food Programme (WFP) on being awarded the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize.

Former SIPRI Director Frank Barnaby—in memoriam

SIPRI mourns the passing of former SIPRI Director Frank Barnaby (United Kingdom), who died on 1 August 2020 at the age of 92.

SIPRI welcomes new Deputy Director

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Joakim Vaverka as its new Deputy Director. He will assume his post on 1 September 2020.

SIPRI Experts

SIPRI researchers are available for interviews and other media requests. A list of available researchers and their expertise can be found on our SIPRI experts page. For short commentary on recent events, please see our expert comments page. For longer commentary, see our topical backgrounders page.

SIPRI Updates

SIPRI Update: Global Security and Arms Control is a monthly newsletter covering the latest developments in international security, arms control, non-proliferation and conflict. See previous issues of SIPRI Update and subscribe to our newsletter via the box at the top of the page.