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Anant Saria


Anant Saria

Anant Saria

Anant Saria is currently an intern with SIPRI’s Military Expenditure and Arms Production Programme and assists with research and analysis of data on military expenditure and arms industry for the relevant databases, as well as for externally funded projects. He is also an honorary research assistant at the Interdisciplinary Institute of Human Security and Governance (IIHSG) in India and a policy co-chair with Youth for TPNW.

Prior to joining SIPRI, he worked as an open-source researcher at the Ocelli Project, using geo-spatial satellite imagery for creating an interactive dataset that documents open-source evidence of the systematic displacement and genocide of the Rohingya ethnic minority in Myanmar's Rakhine state between 2016 and 2020. He also worked as a research manager and website and event coordinator with the Strategic Concept for the Removal of Arms and Proliferation (SCRAP) of Weapons, working on research and advocacy regarding General and Complete Disarmament (GCD) as part of the NPT obligations, the Feminist Disarmament Project, the Global Weapons Tracking Project, and Freeze Weapons campaign built on the UNSG’s call for a global ceasefire amidst COVID-19.

Subject expertise

International Relations, International Security, Strategic Studies, Defense and Foreign Policy, Arms Control and Disarmament, Human Security.

Regional expertise

South Asia, Global

English, Hindi, Urdu, Spanish

MA International Studies and Diplomacy, SOAS, University of London

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