- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict and peace
- Peace and development
SIPRI mourns the passing of Nelson Mandela and pays tribute to his long struggle against the apartheid regime, his status as the father of democracy in South Africa and his legacy as a peacemaker.
World military expenditure totalled $1.75 trillion in 2012, a fall of 0.5 per cent in real terms since 2011, according to figures released today by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).*
SIPRI warmly congratulates the European Union, and all its citizens, on being awarded the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize.