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The transfer of weapons to fragile states through the European Peace Facility: Export control challenges

Giovanna Maletta and Eric G. Berman

The ancient Romans used to say: ‘Si vis pacem, para bellum’ (‘If you want peace, prepare for war’).

Abyei offers lessons for the region on climate-related security risks

Kheira Tarif, Emilie Broek and Katongo Seyuba

Weather, weapons and wealth have all played roles in the long-running conflict between South Sudan and Sudan over the Abyei area.

Surveillance as slow violence: Experiences from young environmental activists

Karolina Eklöw and José Francisco Alvarado Cóbar

As environmental activism increasingly takes place online, tactics of slow violence against activists have adapted, making use of social media and other digital tools to target often young activists. One of those methods, digital surveillance, deserves greater attention.

Arms transfers, military spending and insurgencies: What we do (and do not) know about Mozambique

Jordan Smith

Earlier this year, the United States-led ‘war on terror’ gained another African front line. In March, the USA added a Mozambican group known as Ansar al-Sunnah to its list of designated foreign terrorist organizations, giving it the name ‘ISIS-Mozambique’.

Financing peacebuilding ecosystems

Dr Jannie Lilja and Dr Gary Milante

Good Peacebuilding Financing was a thematic focus of the 2021 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development. This commentary is inspired by several Forum sessions including ‘Good Peacebuilding Financing: Doing More, Doing Better‘ ‘ReNEWing the Deal’, ‘Investing in Peace, Investing in Trust: Financing Women Led Organizations’ and ‘How effective is the current peacebuilding financing architecture at building peace?’.

Feeding peace

Dr Vongai Murugani

Ahead of the 2021 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development, SIPRI is pleased to share a blog from the Food, Security and Peace Programme. Discussions centred around this topic will feature throughout the Stockholm Forum.

Systems leadership in peacebuilding

David Creelman

Ahead of the 2021 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development, SIPRI is pleased to share guest blog posts from partner organizations.

Start including children and their rights in the triple nexus!

Eva Molt

Ahead of the 2021 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development, SIPRI is pleased to share guest blog posts from partner organizations.

Shifting the paradigm: Power and responsibility

Principles for Peace Secretariat

Ahead of the 2021 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development, SIPRI is pleased to share guest blog posts from partner organizations.

Pandemic pressure and peace: Building effective partnerships in fragile states

Jorge Moreira da Silva

Ahead of the 2021 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development, SIPRI is pleased to share guest blog posts from partner organizations.