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Past News and Events

SIPRI co-hosts workshop in Myanmar on regional security implications of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road

On 22-23 February, SIPRI and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) hosted the second of three workshops for a joint project that examines the security implications of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road (Road) in Yangon, Myanmar.

SIPRI’s Arms Trade Treaty database now covers East Asia and South East Asia

SIPRI is pleased to announce that it has expanded and improved its online database for Mapping Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)-relevant cooperation and assistance activities to include East Asia and South East Asia.

New SIPRI report examines peace operations and the challenges of organized crime

As part of SIPRI’s new initiative looking at non-traditional security challenges posed to multilateral peace operations, SIPRI launches a new background paper exploring the role that peace operations play in preventing and combating organized crime, particularly in weak or collapsed states.

SIPRI at the Munich Security Conference

SIPRI had an active and engaged presence at this year's Munich Security Conference, 16-18 February. 

SIPRI and partners launch Arabic translation of SIPRI Yearbook 2017 in Alexandria

The Arabic translation of the SIPRI Yearbook 2017 was launched during a two-day seminar held at the Swedish Institute Alexandria.