Wars / Armed Conflicts

SIPRI YEARBOOK 2013. Armaments, Disarmament and International Security.

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, SIPRI is an independent international institute dedicated to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament. Established in 1966, SIPRI provides data, analysis and recommendations, based on open sources, to policymakers, researchers, media and the interested public.


A "sustainable" confusion: the debate on migration.

Migration. Geneva, January 19 2014. Migrants are « at the core » of national and global policy debates for many years, now : one could even say « at the heart », as that issue has become the test for ethical values in the North. Rightly or wrongly ?

Who breaks the promises of sustainable development in the Great Lakes region ?

Development. Geneva, 3 December 2013. Is it too late, or too early to assess the political will for sustainable development ? In the wake of the Forum on Business and Human Rights (held by the United Nations for the second time), some of the key advocates and witnesses of « sustainable development » spoke to the media at a side-event.

Artificial intelligence for unatural deaths ? The pros and cons of unmanned war exposed at the Graduate Institute.

Debate. Geneva, 20 November 2013.The issue was not just the use of drones : in debating about « Autonomous weapon systems » and their proposed ban (at the „Maison de la Paix“ under the aegis of the Geneva Academy of Humanitarian Law and Human Rights) the two invited experts were addressing a twin matter : on one hand, the button approach to distance warmaking, but on the other one, the realism of hav


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