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Past News and Events

Taking stock of Arms Trade Treaty implementation assistance: Challenges and lessons learned

In the framework of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) Working Group meetings and the Seventh Conference of States Parties (CSP7) Informal Preparatory Meeting (26–30 April 2021), SIPRI is hosting a virtual side event on the role of international assistance to implement the ATT.

Peace, development and humanitarian action: Getting to a common understanding

The event will bring together high-level panellists from development, humanitarian and peacebuilding communities to reflect on past and ongoing efforts at data exchange and joint analysis, examining what has worked and what must change.

Perspectives on the arms control agenda in 2021: Obstacles and opportunities

The conversation will explore the current state of nuclear arms control and disarmament efforts, looking ahead to the NPT Review Conference in August. It will also be an opportunity to discuss the latest developments in the control of chemical and biological weapons, emerging technologies and international arms transfers.

SIPRI, IPI and NUPI co-host webinar on climate-related security risks

On 26 March, SIPRI, IPI and NUPI hosted a virtual expert-level dialogue on the theme ‘Translating Mandates into Policy and Practice: Emerging Lessons from Operationalizing Climate-related Security Risks in Peace Operations and Peacebuilding’.

SIPRI experts give evidence to the British Parliament Committees on Arms Export Controls

On 16 March, SIPRI experts gave evidence to the British Parliament Committees on Arms Export Controls as part of the committee’s inquiry into UK arms exports in 2019. The oral evidence session was held virtually.