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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks at the 2010 High-level Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT). Photo: UN Photo/Mark Garten

50 years of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty: 
a cause for optimism?


This seminar will explore questions about the past and future of the NPT. Why was it decided to extend the treaty indefinitely in 1995? What commitments made that extension possible? Have they been upheld?

US Strike Fighter Squadron 102 trains in the South China Sea, 20 October 2014. Photo: Flickr/US Pacific Command

The Permanent Court of Arbitration ruling on the South China Sea: implications for Indonesia and beyond


HE Hassan Wirajuda, former Foreign Minister of Indonesia, will discuss how The Hague’s ruling on the South China Sea impacts classification based on maritime features and historic rights to explore its wider implications for South East Asia.

Past News and Events

Marunochi 2 Chome, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture. Photo: Flickr/Osamu Kaneko

With the growth of nationalism and populism, are there areas in which Europe and Japan can benefit from expanded collaboration?

Flags in the DPRK. Photo: Flickr/(stephan)

In the wake of North Korea's fourth and fifth nuclear tests in 2016 and follow-on resolutions from the United Nations, SIPRI will co-host the workshop 'Challenges and Prospects for Economic Development in the DPRK' on 20 September.

Workshop in Islamabad, Pakistan

SIPRI researchers Richard Ghiasy and Jiayi Zhou co-hosted the third of a series of five workshops for the Silk Road Economic Belt—Seeking Common Security Interests between the EU and China project.