- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict, peace and security
- Peace and development
SIPRI looks at the most important symptoms of insecurity and efforts to control them.
SIPRI monitors key developments in science and technology.
SIPRI works to stop the spread of weapons of mass destruction, particularly biological, chemical and nuclear weapons.
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.
SIPRI produces policy-relevant research on data and trends, future developments, and gender in peace operations and conflict management.
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’s work in Africa spans several regions and cross-cutting themes, including peacekeeping operations, civil society and peacebuilding, and military expenditure.
SIPRI looks at the long-term causes of insecurity to understand how societies identify and navigate paths to sustainable peace.
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).
The Environment of Peace initiative aims to increase understanding of how climate change and other environmental crises affect prospects for peace and security.
SIPRI focuses on the conditions necessary to resolve conflicts and the effects of positive peace in promoting sustainable development.