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- Conflict, peace and security
- Peace and development
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) is proud to announce its role in the Lancet Commission report on Peaceful Societies Through Health Equity and Gender Equality.
SIPRI today launches its annual assessment of the state of armaments, disarmament and international security.
(Stockholm, 17 May 2023) Over the past three days, over 300 participants from 56 countries and over 40 partner organizations convened in person for the annual Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development.
(Stockholm, 24 April 2023) Total global military expenditure increased by 3.7 per cent in real terms in 2022, to reach a new high of $2240 billion. Military expenditure in Europe saw its steepest year-on-year increase in at least 30 years.
(Stockholm, 4 April 2023) There is an urgent need to understand how a range of emerging ecological challenges could trigger catastrophic instability and insecurity, argues a new report published today by SIPRI.
(Stockholm, 13 March 2023) Imports of major arms by European states increased by 47 per cent between 2013–17 and 2018–22, while the global level of international arms transfers decreased by 5.1 per cent. Arms imports fell overall in Africa (–40 per cent), the Americas (–21 per cent), Asia and Oceania (–7.5 per cent) and the Middle East (–8.8 per cent)—but imports to East Asia and certain states in other areas of high geopolitical tension rose sharply.
(Stockholm, 22 February 2023) Yesterday, in his State of the Nation address, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that Russia would suspend its participation in New START, the last remaining nuclear arms control treaty between the world’s two nuclear superpowers: Russia and the United States.
SIPRI mourns the passing of Dr Bhupendra Jasani, who died in London on 25 November at the age of 87.
(Stockholm, 5 December 2022) Sales of arms and military services by the 100 largest companies in the industry reached $592 billion in 2021, a 1.9 per cent increase compared with 2020 in real terms. This is according to new data released today by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).