- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict, peace and security
- Peace and development
On 21 June Chibeze Ezekiel, a panellist for SIPRI’s Environment of Peace initiative, briefed a virtual meeting of the Group of Friends on Climate and Security at the United Nations in New York.
On 29 June, SIPRI hosted an online briefing to coincide with the launch of the report ‘Autonomous Weapon Systems and International Humanitarian Law: Identifying Limits and the Required Type and Degree of Human–Machine Interaction’.
On 17 May, SIPRI’s Dr Vincent Boulanin participated in a virtual United Nations Security Council Arria-formula meeting entitled ‘The Impact of Emerging Technologies on International Peace and Security’.
The webinar includes several presentations on the main findings of Project DIVERT on firearms fraud. This presentation will be followed by the reflections of European firearms experts on these findings from a policy, law enforcement and research perspective.
On 17 June, SIPRI, the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung’s Peace and Security Centre of Competence Sub-Saharan Africa and the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) hosted a webinar on climate-related security risks in West Africa.