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

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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.

Emerging military and security technologies

SIPRI monitors key developments in science and technology.

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

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

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SIPRI looks at security issues and development opportunities in Asia.

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SIPRI’s work in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) spans the region and involves several cross-cutting themes—including dialogue, peacekeeping, peacebuilding, military expenditure and security.

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

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

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. 

Food, peace and security

SIPRI seeks to improve the understanding of the relationship between food, security, stability and peace. For this work, SIPRI has agreed a multi-year partnership with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).