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Jakarta Post

SIPRI seeks to work with RI’s think tanks

  • Veeramalla Anjaiah

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, March 11 2013   /  11:56 am

 A delegation from Sweden’s well-known think tank, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), will visit Indonesia this week to foster deeper cooperation and build new research networks with its counterparts in Indonesia, a Swedish diplomat has said.

“The aim of SIPRI’s visit is to establish deeper forms of international cooperation and research exchanges and ultimately build new areas of research with an international impact within SIPRI and its regional counterparts in Indonesia,” Swedish Ambassador to Indonesia Ewa Polano said in a press release sent to The Jakarta Post on Saturday.

SIPRI is one of the world’s top think tanks, which mainly focuses on research on conflict, armament, arms control and disarmament. Every year it publishes the well-known SIPRI Yearbook.

SIPRI’s six-member delegation visit comes at the right time as m...