Global Peace Index 2019 Launch, CSIS, Washington, DC, 6/20/19

The Human Rights Initiative of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) invites you to a public launch event of the 2019 Global Peace Index (GPI). The Global Peace Index is the world’s leading measure of global peacefulness, ranking 163 countries and territories according to their level of relative peacefulness. Created by the InstituteContinue reading “Global Peace Index 2019 Launch, CSIS, Washington, DC, 6/20/19”

Featured Peacebuilding Group: Institute for Economics and Peace

This week’s Featured Peacebuilding Group is the Institute for Economics and Peace. The Institute for Economics and Peace is a think tank dedicated to developing metrics to analyze peace and to quantify its economic value. It does this by developing global and national indices, calculating the economic cost of violence, analyzing country level risk andContinue reading “Featured Peacebuilding Group: Institute for Economics and Peace”

2017 Global Peace Index: U.S. Drops 11th Spaces to the 114th Least Peaceful Country, While the World Overall is Slightly More Peaceful

By: David J. Smith, June 1, 2017 This year’s Global Peace Index  published by the Institute for Economics and Peace has been released.  Since 2007, IEP has ranked the relative peacefulness of 163 countries covering over 99% of the world’s population.  Major findings  in 2017 include: The world slightly improved in peace last year but hasContinue reading “2017 Global Peace Index: U.S. Drops 11th Spaces to the 114th Least Peaceful Country, While the World Overall is Slightly More Peaceful”