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SIPRI welcomes new Director

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Smith as its new Director. Smith will assume his post on 1 September 2015.

Sales by largest arms companies fell again in 2013 but Russian firms’ sales continued rising

Sales of arms and military services by the largest arms-producing companies—the SIPRI Top 100—totalled $402 billion in 2013 according to new data on international arms production launched today by SIPRI.

Announcing the launch of SIPRI Yearbook Online

Oxford University Press (OUP) and Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) are pleased to announce that SIPRI Yearbook Online is now available for institutional and individual subscription.

SIPRI statement on the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize

SIPRI warmly congratulates Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai on being awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.

SIPRI welcomes new Governing Board Chairman

The Swedish Government today appointed Ambassador Sven-Olof Petersson as the new Chairman of the SIPRI Governing Board. Ambassador Petersson will formally take up his position on 1 September 2014, and succeeds Göran Lennmarker, who stepped down earlier this year.