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SIPRI statement on the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize

SIPRI warmly congratulates the European Union, and all its citizens, on being awarded the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize.

Arab Spring redefines conflict; 'fewer but newer' nuclear weapons; peacekeeping numbers plateau—new SIPRI Yearbook out now

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) today launches the findings of SIPRI Yearbook 2012, which assesses the current state of international security, armaments and disarmament.

SIPRI opens new North American Research Center

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) announces the establishment of SIPRI North America, a new SIPRI research center based in Washington, DC.

Question marks remain over military spending and arms acquisitions in Latin America, says SIPRI

Off-budget spending and secrecy are limiting the democratic accountability of the military sector in Latin America and the Caribbean. This comes at a time when military spending is rising rapidly in the region.