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SIPRI at Geneva Peace Week

SIPRI participated in two workshops at the 10th edition of Geneva Peace Week (GPW), which took place on 30 October to 3 November. The event is an annual forum though which organizations in Geneva and their international partners come together to share knowledge and practice on topics related to peace.

SIPRI hosts Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria and EU security representatives

On Friday 16 June, SIPRI had the privilege of hosting a visit from Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria and a delegation from the European Union’s Political and Security Committee (PSC). The PSC is a permanent body within the EU that deals with security policy. The visit featured a panel discussion on the theme ‘Towards an Environment of Peace’, moderated by Dan Smith, SIPRI Director. The high-level participants included:

Poorly understood environmental trends could become tomorrow’s security threats

(Stockholm, 4 April 2023) There is an urgent need to understand how a range of emerging ecological challenges could trigger catastrophic instability and insecurity, argues a new report published today by SIPRI. 

Five Urgent Questions on Ecological Security is co-authored by Dan Smith, SIPRI Director, and Rod Schoonover, CEO of the Ecological Futures Group and the former Director of Environment and Natural Resources at the US National Intelligence Council.