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What can we learn from China’s military aid to the Pacific?

Xiao Liang

The Pacific islands have become the latest front in the geopolitical rivalry between China and the West. This blog explores data and trends in China’s military aid to Pacific island countries over the past two decades, and its possible implications for regional geopolitics.

Taking climate security forward in the OSCE

Anniek Barnhoorn

A Ministerial Decision of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) last year opened the door for closer cooperation on climate-change related risks. How could the OSCE and its participating states build on this opportunity?

Gender equality for resilience and peacebuilding

Dr Vongai Murugani

The topic of gender equality, resilience and peacebuilding will be explored in more detail at the Stockholm Forum panel ‘Applying gender inclusive approaches to improve livelihoods and contribute to women’s and girls’ agency in a changing climate’.

Environmental pathways for peace and reconciliation in Yemen?

Julie Raasteen and Amy Dallas

Ahead of the 2022 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development, SIPRI is pleased to share guest blog posts from partner organizations.

Generation NOW: Youth advocacy for climate action and peace

Alex Bramble

Ahead of the 2022 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development, SIPRI is pleased to share guest blog posts from partner organizations.

Libya’s electoral limbo: The crisis of legitimacy

Amal Bourhrous

Eleven years after the downfall of Muammar Gaddafi, the situation in Libya remains extremely volatile. Elections planned for 24 December last year did not take place and the electoral process collapsed.

War in the breadbasket: Hunger and the humanitarian fallout from the war in Ukraine

Marie Riquier

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will have a serious impact on both local and global food security. The humanitarian crisis in Ukraine is only the beginning. Since the conflict threatens global food supply, there will be far-reaching repercussions for humanitarian actors.

War in the breadbasket: The ripple effects on food insecurity and conflict risk beyond Ukraine

Dr Caroline Delgado

The war in Ukraine poses serious threats to food security, including far beyond Ukraine’s borders. This not only jeopardizes lives and livelihoods, it can stoke socio-economic and political instability.