- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict and peace
- Peace and development
SIPRI launched the inaugural meeting of the Malian Women’s Network for Security Council Resolution 1325 on 23 and 24 November 2017 in Bamako with the support of the Embassy of Sweden in Mali and in partnership with the Malian National Coalition of Civil Society for Peace and the Fight Against the Proliferation of Light Weapons (CONASCIPAL).
SIPRI launched the third phase of the New Geopolitics of Peace Operations–which focuses on the role of peace operations in dealing with non-traditional security challenges–with the publication of the Background Paper, ‘Multilateral peace operations and the challenges of terrorism and violent extremism’, and the organization of a dialogue meeting on the same topic.
SIPRI and the US National Defense University will co-host the European launch of the new book 'Effective, Legitimate, Secure: Insights for Defense Institution Building'.
Dr Jaïr van der Lijn, Head of the SIPRI Peace Operations and Conflict Management Programme, featured on a panel discussion on peacekeeping arrangements between intergovernmental organisations at the recent Dakar International Forum on Peace
SIPRI and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) will continue their cooperation on researching China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) from a security perspective.