GCOMS Press Conference “SIPRI Statistics on global arms spending 2021”

Every year the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) publishes statistics on global arms spending. In 2022, SIPRI published the statistics for 2021 on April 25th and the IPB held a hybrid press conference in Berlin to adress the consequences of the increasement of global arms spending.

The following leaders in the field took part in the press conference:

Reiner Braun, Executive Director, International Peace Bureau

Michael Müller, Parliamentary Undersecretary in the Ministry of Environment a.D., Chair of Friends of Nature

Żaklin Nastić, Member of the German Bundestag, DIE LINKE

Watch the press conference here: https://youtu.be/1uhsgGv6X_w

Fore more information on the statistics of global arms spending 2021 please see: https://www.sipri.org/media/press-release/2022/world-military-expenditure-passes-2-trillion-first-time

If you are interested in the Global Campaign on Military Spending, please find further information here: https://demilitarize.org/