Dan Smith

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), Sweden

Dan Smith is the Director of SIPRI. He has a long record of research and publication on a wide range of conflict and peace issues including such as nuclear strategy and disarmament, the relationship between climate change and insecurity, peace and security issues in the Middle East, peacebuilding, the ethics of forcible intervention in conflicts, gender aspects of conflict and peacebuilding, and global conflict trends. Smith served four years in the UN Peacebuilding Fund Advisory group, two of which (2010–2011) were as Chair. He was part-time Professor of Peace and Conflict at the University of Manchester, attached to the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute from 2014 to 2017. He is the author of successive editions of atlases of politics, of war and peace, and of the Middle East and blogs on international politics at www.dansmithsblog.com. Before taking up his post at SIPRI he was Secretary General of the peacebuilding NGO International Alert from 2003 to 2015 and was Director of the International Peace Research Institute, OSLO from 1993 to 2001.

Dan Smith is the Director of SIPRI. He has a long record of research and publication on a wide range of conflict and peace issues including such as nuclear strategy and disarmament, the relationship between climate change and insecurity, peace and security issues in the Middle East, peacebuilding, the ethics of forcible intervention in conflicts, gender aspects of conflict and peacebuilding, and global conflict trends. Smith served four years in the UN Peacebuilding Fund Advisory group, two of which (2010–2011) were as Chair. He was part-time Professor of Peace and Conflict at the University of Manchester, attached to the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute from 2014 to 2017. He is the author of successive editions of atlases of politics, of war and peace, and of the Middle East and blogs on international politics at www.dansmithsblog.com. Before taking up his post at SIPRI he was Secretary General of the peacebuilding NGO International Alert from 2003 to 2015 and was Director of the International Peace Research Institute, OSLO from 1993 to 2001.

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