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Workshop: Autonomous technologies and their societal impact


SIPRI will host a workshop on autonomous technologies and their societal impact, covering technological, environmental, cultural, structural, political and socio-economic factors.

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Understanding the Yongbyon Nuclear Complex and its role in nuclear testing in the DPRK


Dr. Yongsoo Hwang will discuss North Korea's key nuclear installations and their role in nuclear testing.

A truck carrying 10,000 litres of water travels to provide water to Gonka Complete Primary School during the ongoing drought in Ethiopia, April 2016. Photo: flickr / UNICEF Ethiopia

Security actors in the governance of scarce water resources


SIPRI will host an event at this year's World Water Week in Stockholm, focusing on security actors and the governance of water resources.

Past News and Events

Police entering the Complexo do Alemao during the 2010 Rio de Janeiro Security Crisis

SIPRI and the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) have joined efforts to map ATT-relevant cooperation and assistance activities carried out in Latin America and the Caribbean during 2012–2016.

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Abstract submissions are now open for presentations at the Autonomous Technologies and their Societal Impact workshop.

Farmers in Bamyan province in Afghanistan instal solar panels, 2013. Photo: Asian Developmnet Bank

Richard Ghiasy, researcher in SIPRI's Armed Conflict and Conflict Management Programme, contributed to a series of 'track 2' dialogues between the USA and China on Afghanistan and Pakistan.