Tag «Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)»

World stumbling into a new era of risk, concludes SIPRI report 

Stockholm, 23 May 2022) World leaders are failing to prepare for a new era of complex and often unpredictable risks to peace as profound environmental and security crises converge and intensify, according to a major report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). The report, Environment of Peace: Security in a New Era of …

Global nuclear arsenals grow as states continue to modernize–New SIPRI Yearbook out now

(Stockholm, 14 June 2021) The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) today launches the findings of SIPRI Yearbook 2021, which assesses the current state of armaments, disarmament and international security. A key finding is that despite an overall decrease in the number of nuclear warheads in 2020, more have been deployed with operational forces. Signs …

Global nuclear weapons: modernization remains the priority – SIPRI

(Stockholm, 3 July 2017) The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) today launches its annual nuclear forces data, which highlights the current trends and developments in world nuclear arsenals. The data shows that while the overall number of nuclear weapons in the world continues to decline, all of the nuclear weapon-possessing states are in the …

SIPRI statement on the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize

(Stockholm, 7 October 2016) SIPRI warmly congratulates Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos on being awarded the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize.   ‘The peace accord was indeed a major achievement and, although the referendum was a setback, hopefully this award will help peacebuilders maintain the momentum needed to keep the process moving forward,’ says SIPRI Director …

SIPRI Yearbook 2016 out now

  SIPRI Yearbook 2016 out now: coverage includes the latest trends in peace operations, the implications of sanctions on Iran, and the ongoing peace process in Mali (Stockholm, 21 September 2016) SIPRI is pleased to celebrate International Day of Peace with the launch of SIPRI Yearbook 2016, now available in print and online. The Institute’s …

Global experts in Stockholm to discuss security challenges facing cities

(Stockholm 30 August): More than 150 policymakers, researchers and practitioners will gather at Artipelag in Stockholm on 15–16 September for the first Stockholm Security Conference. The conference is co-hosted by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), the City of Stockholm and the Swedish Parliament/Riksdag. This year’s theme, Secure Cities, identifies and assesses the security …

First ever mapping of activities of external security actors in Africa confirms trend towards multilateralism and ‘Africanization’ 

(Stockholm, 25 November 2014)—Over the past decade, major external actors have developed policy initiatives to advance their security, geopolitical and economic interests in Africa. Analysis of the security activities of seven major actors in Africa—China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, the United States, the European Union and the United Nations—shows an increasing use of multilateral …

SIPRI statement on the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize

(Stockholm,10 October 2014) SIPRI warmly congratulates Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai on being awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. In particular, the recognition of Malala Yousafzai’s work as an activist for the rights of girls and women to education in Pakistan demonstrates the importance of integrating gender issues into discussions of global security. ‘Solutions to …