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Past News and Events

SIPRI launches reports on the new external security politics of the Horn of Africa region

SIPRI has expanded its research on security issues in the Horn of Africa region by launching a new series of publications investigating major questions for the future security and stability of the region.

SIPRI co-hosts event with Stimson Center on global arms transfers and military spending

On 6 May, in partnership with the Stimson Center, SIPRI held an event presenting and analyzing the latest trends in global arms transfers and military expenditure.

Artificial intelligence, strategic stability and nuclear risk: Euro-Atlantic perspectives—new SIPRI report

Ahead of the 2019 Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference at the United Nations headquarters in New York, SIPRI is pleased to announce the release of a new edited volume, the first in a trilogy on regional perspectives, ‘The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Strategic Stability and Nuclear Risk: Euro-Atlantic Perspectives’. Companion volumes offering perspectives from East Asia and South Asia are forthcoming.

New initiative measuring violent deaths worldwide

SIPRI has set up a new initiative aiming to establish the annual number of violent deaths worldwide. SIPRI’s Global Registry of Violent Deaths (GReVD) will count deaths caused by all forms of violence and display these in an open-source database that will allow researchers, policymakers and the general public to track trends in violence at global, regional, national, provincial, city and municipal levels. 

States, power and the future of conflict: What role can soft balancing play?

This event will address the key findings of Professor T.V. Paul’s book Restraining Great Powers: Soft Balancing from Empires to the Global Era (Yale University Press).