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Started this discussion. Last reply by MEDARD DU ROCHER - BOPE Nov 2, 2010. 1 Reply


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Camilla is the Director of the Institute for Economics and Peace. She is also the Senior Vice President of the Global Peace Index, a new tool for measuring the peacefulness of countries and identifying the drivers of peace. Developed in conjunction with the Economist Intelligence Unit, the Global Peace Index has sparked a debate in the media from all parts of the world.

Camilla is highly experienced in international development work and management of multi-stakeholders partnerships. Camilla has held senior positions at the United Nations for over a decade. Most recently she was the Chief of Office of the United Nations Office for Partnerships, within the Executive Office of the UN Secretary-General. In this role, she advised on the management of the US$1 billion partnership between the United Nations and Mr. Ted Turner's UN Foundation and assisted in overseeing the activities of the recently established UN Democracy Fund. Camilla also led the United Nations’ engagement in the area of Sport for Development & Peace and was part of the team responsible for setting up a new Peacebuilding Support Office at the United Nations.
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Central and East Asia, Africa
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Director, Institute for Economics and Peace
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Development, Humanitarian Relief
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Advocacy, Research
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
links between business, economics and peace

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Peace in the Media

Posted on February 7, 2012 at 10:05pm 2 Comments

The latest report of the Institute for Economics and Peace was launched at Davos in the end of January.

Measuring Peace in the Media is an analysis of global television networks coverage of peace and violence issues that uses a fact-based approach which compares various measures from the Global Peace Index against Media Tenor’s database of global media.

Measuring Peace in the Media covers over 160,000 news items from 31 news and current affairs programs that air on four…


Hotspots of 2011- the places to watch in 2011, and why

Posted on January 12, 2011 at 6:26pm 2 Comments

Just before 2010 clicked over, Foreign Policy with the International Crisis Group (ICG) published the top 16 crisis points to watch in 2011. According to the International Crisis Group, there are currently three dozen conflicts worldwide, and they took a look at the 16 hotspots to look out for in 2011. 

Here are the 14 countries on the ICG list which are also covered by the Global Peace Index (GPI).  What are your thoughts? Any other country to add?




Democracy Index 2010 released

Posted on December 15, 2010 at 8:30pm 8 Comments

The 2010 Democracy Index, developed by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has just been released.


It shows a decline in democracy over the last 2 years. The Index correlates well with the Global Peace Index but one of its sub-components, the well-functioning of government, correlates even strongly with peace.


The EIU states "Problems in the functioning of democracy in leading Western states diminish the scope for credible external democracy promotion. The…


NEW REPORT "Measuring Peace in the Media" from the Institute for Economics and Peace

Posted on November 29, 2010 at 7:44pm 2 Comments

First fact-based study of global media and violence shows Al Jazeera providing broadest coverage on Afghanistan

  • US TV networks broadcast more violence than other countries
  • Over-reporting on violence is impeding peace in Afghanistan
  • BBC widest ranging international news source

LONDON, Oct. 26, 2010 –The Institute…


Peace Must Win Out

Posted on August 9, 2010 at 12:08am 0 Comments

by Camilla Schippa and Steve Killelea

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At 9:54pm on October 10, 2011, Paudyal, Dhruba P. said…

Dear Ms Camilla

How did you establish relation to find information on regular basis. Is there institutional set-ups? or secondary information from respective governmental institutions.

At 9:48pm on October 10, 2011, Paudyal, Dhruba P. said…

Dear Ms Camilla

Thank you for accepting the request. I have more interest on peace economics where you have stock. I hope you'll transfer part of the reservoir in the days to come.

At 3:15am on October 10, 2011, Paudyal, Dhruba P. said…

Dear Ms Camilla

Thank you for your reference. I scanned them and found very interesting. i'll much interested in such materials, if they exist. Excellent literature for reference.

At 1:04am on September 26, 2011, Paudyal, Dhruba P. said…

Dear Ms Camila

Thank you very much. In fact, I was not familiar with such indices. You've opened my eyes. Could you please make available more ingredients of such peace indices. I'll more interested to replicate your learning for Nepalese environments.

At 1:10am on September 23, 2011, Paudyal, Dhruba P. said…

Dear Ms Camilla

Shall you be kind enough to share your knowledge on economics of peace. Measuring peace in terms of economics and methodologies involved.

At 2:58pm on April 21, 2011, Muhammad Tahir Tabassum said…

Dear Camilla,

Very happy to meet and visit your profile here today.

We can be good friend and partner in common issues.

Please keep in touch with me in near future.

At 7:57am on March 28, 2011, Yogesh Jadhav said…
Hi Camilla,
Thanks for the acceptance of my friend's request. Hope you are well.
My NGO ( is working on training and empowerment of rural/tribal women and we are planning to introduce a curriculum on 'conflict resolution and
peace education'. May I solicit your help in this regard? Looking forward to your response.

best regards,
Yogesh Jadhav
At 7:27am on March 24, 2011, Yogesh Jadhav said…

Hi Camilla,

Thanks for accepting my friend request !

Hope to have collaborative synergies in future..(research, sharing knowledge, projects)

Do suggest creative ideas, if any.

best regards,

Yogesh Jadhav

At 5:13am on November 2, 2010, Muhammad Tahir Tabassum said…
Dear Camilla Peace-Maker,
Love to visit your strong profile and your expertise in peace and economics development. We are working in EU capital and Pakistan since 1995.
Please suggest us what we do to combats terrorism and poverty in South Asia.
At 7:14pm on July 15, 2010, Prince Godwin Korieocha said…
welcome to this wonderful family. please Africans need ur help.

prince korieocha

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