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Map of multilateral peace operations in 2016

SIPRI releases of a new map showing all multilateral peace operations active as of September 2016.

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

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?

Hombori Mountains in the Mopti region in central Mali

More than a year after the peace agreement in Mali, SIPRI is pleased to announce the continuation of its onsite work in Mali in partnership with the Bamako-based organization CONASCIPAL (National Coalition of Civil Society for Peace and the Fight against the Proliferation of Small Arms). The work closely involves Malian civil society organizations to help build a durable and stable peace in the country.

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

HE Hassan Wirajuda, former Foreign Minister of Indonesia, will discuss the impact of The Hague’s ruling on the South China Sea and explore its wider implications for South East Asia.

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?