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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:

New video series—Perceptions on food security and peace in South Sudan

Today, SIPRI is pleased to launch a new video series on perceptions on food security in South Sudan and efforts to improve prospects for peace. The interviews were conducted as part of the wider knowledge partnership between SIPRI and the World Food Programme (WFP), which is aimed to strengthen WFP’s contribution to improving prospects for peace in the countries where it works.

SIPRI experts contribute to the 2021 Global Hunger Index

On the occasion of World Food Day and against the backdrop of the United Nations Food Systems Summit, the 2021 Global Hunger Index (GHI) is released today. This year’s report focuses on hunger and food systems in conflict settings. Dan Smith, SIPRI Director, and Dr Caroline Delgado, Senior Researcher and Director of SIPRI's Food, Peace and Security Programme, authored the main essay of the report.