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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 2016 Nobel Peace Prize

SIPRI warmly congratulates Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos on being awarded the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize.

SIPRI Yearbook 2016 out now: Trends in peace operations, sanctions on Iran, and the ongoing peace process in Mali

SIPRI is pleased to celebrate International Day of Peace with the launch of SIPRI Yearbook 2016, now available in print and online.

Stockholm Security Conference opens: speakers address how cities best respond to global security challenges

(Stockholm 15 September 2016): Today, over 200 experts and practitioners are attending the first Stockholm Security Conference on Secure Cities, which aims to identify and manage the most pressing urban security issues, including gang violence, radicalization and food security. The conference is co-hosted by SIPRI, the Swedish Parliament/Riksdag and the City of Stockholm.

With over half of the world’s population currently living in cities, and predictions that this will rise to 75% by 2050, creating safe and secure cities is vital.

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.