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…Continue
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?
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…Continue
First fact-based study of global media and violence shows Al Jazeera providing broadest coverage on Afghanistan
LONDON, Oct. 26, 2010 –The Institute…Continue