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SIPRI statement on the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize

SIPRI warmly congratulates the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet on being awarded the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize.

Nuclear force reductions and modernizations continue; peace operations increase—new SIPRI Yearbook out now

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) today launches the findings of SIPRI Yearbook 2015, which assesses the current state of armaments, disarmament and international security.

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.