Ahead of the 50th anniversary of the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment in 2022,SIPRI today presents a new initiative which aims to address the negative impact of environmental crises. The ‘Environment of Peace 2022’ (EP 2022) initiative is led by SIPRI under the guidance of a distinguished panel of international experts.
Tomorrow (4 June) sees the debut of a new documentary featuring Johan Rockström, a member of the international panel guiding SIPRI’s Environment of Peace initiative and narrated by the renowned broadcaster Sir David Attenborough.
On 23 September, Ilwad Elman, a panellist for SIPRI’s Environment of Peace initiative, addressed a meeting of the United Nations Security Council on the effects of climate change on international peace and security.
On 19 October, Margot Wallström and Helen Clark, members of the international expert panel advising SIPRI’s Environment of Peace initiative, addressed a virtual seminar on peace and climate change organized by the International Peace Bureau, the Olof Palme International Center and the International Trade Union Confederation.
Margot Wallström, former Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs, introduced SIPRI’s Environment of Peace initiative during her keynote address to the ‘Workshop on Climate, Peace and Security: How to Operationalize Principles on Environmental Peacebuilding’, held in Seville, Spain, on 9–10 December.
SIPRI had an active and engaged presence at this year’s Munich Security Conference, 18–20 February. With climate change as one of the focus themes of the conference, SIPRI hosted a round-table discussion titled ‘An Environment of Peace: The Challenge of Securing both Peace and a Sustainable Environment’.
On 25 January, SIPRI and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organized a joint virtual consultation to inform the preparations for two flagship reports, SIPRI’s Environments of Peace report and UNDP’s ‘2021–22 Human Development Report’ (HDR).
(Stockholm, 23 May 2022) World leaders are failing to prepare for a new era of complex and often unpredictable risks to peace as profound environmental and security crises converge and intensify, according to a major report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
(Stockholm, 23 May 2022) Over the next three days, more than 2600 participants from 150 countries and over 70 partner organizations will convene in person and in a virtual space for the ninth annual Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development.
This week saw the relaunch of the Stockholm Hub on Environment, Climate and Security, a cross-institutional research collaboration supported by the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MFA). The event took place on 18 May and was hosted by the Swedish MFA.
SIPRI is proud to host the fourth annual SIPRI Lecture, held on the theme of ‘Environment of Peace’. The lecture will be delivered by HE Helen Clark, former Prime Minister of New Zealand and Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme.