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In brief: SIPRI activities in May 2014


  • 6 May, Baltimore
    An article by Hugh Griffiths and Lawrence DermodyLoopholes in UN sanctions against North Korea, appeared in 38North.

  • 7 May, Washington, DC
    An article by Dr Mathieu Duchâtel entitled 'Tactical pause in China’s economic engagement with North Korea', was published in the Jamestown Foundation's China Brief.

  • 8–9 May, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Oliver Bräuner participated in 'East Asia and the European Union, strong Economics, weak Politics?', the launch conference for the Centre for East Asian Studies Groningen. Bräuner delivered a paper entitled 'Regional security in East Asia: maximizing the EU’s limited influence'.

  • 15 May, London
    A review of SIPRI Yearbook 2013 appeared in the London School of Economics' Review of Books.

  • 16 May, SIPRI, Stockholm
    SIPRI's Macroeconomics of Security and Development Programme hosted Yasmin Sooka and members of the Stockholm civil society community for a briefing on sexual violence in post-conflict Sri Lanka. Read a report by Sooka, the Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales (BHRC) and the International Truth & Justice Project on torture and sexual violence in Sri Lanka (PDF).

  • 22 May, Paris
    Dr Mathieu Duchâtel presented on China–North Korea relations at a meeting of the China Observatory at the Asia Centre. Read more about the event.

  • 29 May, Paris
    An article by SIPRI Researcher Helen Wilandh on the peace process in Mali appeared in Opinion Internationale.