Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) has launched new initiative named Global Registry of Violent Deaths (GReVD) to count deaths caused by all forms of violence across the world and display these in open-source database.
It aims to establish the annual number of violent deaths worldwide and enable monitoring of progress on world’s commitment to ‘significantly reduce all forms of violence and related death rates everywhere’ by 2030 as set out in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)-Goal 16.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for LIC AAO Exam:
- SIPRI is an international institute dedicated to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament.
- It was established in 1966 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.