- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict and peace
- Peace and development
Today and tomorrow, over 200 high-level experts and policymakers gathered in Stockholm to discuss ‘Sustaining Peace: What Works’ with the aim of applying successful peacebuilding tools to fragile and conflict-affected contexts.
The Swedish Government today appointed Ambassador Jan Eliasson as the new Chair of the SIPRI Governing Board.
Total world military expenditure rose to $1686 billion in 2016, an increase of 0.4 per cent in real terms from 2015, according to new figures from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
Over 200 high-level policymakers, researchers and practitioners will gather in Stockholm on 3–4 May for the fourth annual Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development. Co-hosted by SIPRI and the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the 2017 Forum focuses on ‘what works’, and will identify good practice in peacebuilding and development.
SIPRI announces a new publication, entitled ‘China’s engagement of North Korea: Challenges and opportunities for Europe’.
The volume of international transfers of major weapons has grown continuously since 2004 and increased by 8.4 per cent between 2007–11 and 2012–16, according to new data on arms transfers published today by SIPRI.
SIPRI release a new report as part of the New Geopolitics of Peace Operations II initiative.
The Swedish Government has formally appointed Espen Barth Eide as a new member of the SIPRI Governing Board.
Sales of arms and military services by the largest arms-producing and military services companies—the SIPRI Top 100—totalled $370.7 billion in 2015 according to new data on the international arms industry released today by SIPRI.