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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 welcomes new Governing Board members

The Swedish Government has formally appointed Dr Patricia Lewis and Jean-Marie Guéhenno as new members of the SIPRI Governing Board.

SIPRI welcomes new Deputy Director

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Sigrún Rawet as its new Deputy Director. Sigrún Rawet will assume her post on 10 September 2018.

Modernization of nuclear weapons continues; number of peacekeepers declines: New SIPRI Yearbook out now

SIPRI today launches the findings of SIPRI Yearbook 2018, which assesses the current state of armaments, disarmament and international security.

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.