The independent resource on global security

Research

SIPRI looks at the most important symptoms of insecurity and efforts to control them.

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Recently updated Armament and disarmament projects

Emerging military and security technologies

SIPRI monitors key developments in science and technology.

Piles of coins next to a bullet

SIPRI tracks arms production, international arms tranfers, arms embargoes and military spending.

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SIPRI promotes dual-use and arms trade controls through research, publications, seminars and capacity-building activities.

SIPRI looks at the most important consequences of insecurity and efforts to minimize them.

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Recently updated Conflict, peace and security projects

Map of Europe

SIPRI analyses the state of European security and how it is changing.

Map of Asia

SIPRI looks at security issues and development opportunities in Asia.

Indian Formed Police Unit participate in a medal parade, 2008.

SIPRI produces policy-relevant research on data and trends, future developments, and gender in peace operations and conflict management.

SIPRI looks at the long-term causes of insecurity to understand how societies identify and navigate paths to sustainable peace.

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Recently updated Peace and development projects

Environment of Peace

The Environment of Peace initiative aims to increase understanding of how climate change and other environmental crises affect prospects for peace and security. 

Plains in Kenya. Photo: Shutterstock

SIPRI looks at the effects of climate change on peace and security.

Slums and high-rise buildings in Manila, Philippines

SIPRI focuses on the conditions necessary to resolve conflicts and the effects of positive peace in promoting sustainable development.