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Janet Meurling, a former SIPRI librarian for over 20 years, passed away on 12 July 2016 aged 90.
(Stockholm, 13 June 2016) The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) today launches its annual nuclear forces data, which highlights the current trends and developments in world nuclear arsenals.
SIPRI mourns the passing of the Institute’s former Director Ambassador Alyson J. K. Bailes who died on 29 April 2016, aged 67. Bailes was Director of SIPRI from July 2002–August 2007.
World military expenditure totalled almost $1.7 trillion in 2015, an increase of 1 per cent in real terms from 2014, according to new figures from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
The volume of international transfers of major weapons has grown continuously since 2004 and rose by 14 per cent between 2006–10 and 2011–15, according to new data on international arms transfers published today by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
Sales of arms and military services by the largest arms-producing companies—the SIPRI Top 100—totalled $401 billion in 2014 according to new international arms industry data launched today by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
According to the report Scenarios for South Sudan in 2020, released today by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) and Dutch peace organisation PAX, there is hope for a peaceful future in South Sudan if the 2015 peace agreement is implemented and the peace process opened up beyond the current parties. Otherwise, the human cost will likely be tremendous and the country might even risk complete fragmentation.
SIPRI warmly congratulates the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet on being awarded the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize.