- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict, peace and security
- Peace and development
As part of its engagement in peace and security matters in Africa, SIPRI, in cooperation with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Kenya office and the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) convened a meeting of the Horn of Africa Climate Security Working Group in Addis.
Despite the deployment of international and regional troops to support national armed and security forces in Mali, instability has escalated and spread across borders throughout the Sahel region. The Sahel countries, Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger, share not only historical trajectories, trade routes and communities, but now also a social, economic, political and human crisis. To confront these common challenges, Sahel countries are seeking ways to combat new threats, which include violent extremism and increasing intercommunal tensions.
On 28 January, SIPRI co-hosted an event on ‘Humanitarian challenges in the current global landscape – what’s next for the 2020s?’.