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2014 Global Peace Index

The 2014 Global Peace Index has been released today and shows that the world is becoming a less peaceful place. This decline follows a seven year trend of decreases in peace, with 51 countries improving in peace and 111 deteriorating since 2008.

Explore the data on the interactive Global Peace Index map: http://www.visionofhumanity.org/…

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Added by Institute for Economics & Peace on June 19, 2014 at 1:13am — No Comments

Mexico Peace Index just launched

The Mexico Peace Index (MPI) has just been released! The 2013 MPI, produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace, provides a comprehensive assessment of peace in Mexico detailing the level of peace in each of the 32 states over the last 10 years and an analysis of the costs associated with violence as well as the socio-economic dimensions associated with peace. Check out the interactive …

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Added by Institute for Economics & Peace on November 29, 2013 at 1:35am — No Comments

Mapping Peace

Why use maps to explore peace? Mapping peace allows people from around the world to navigate the complex fabric of peace and to question what makes societies peaceful.

We are thrilled to announce that the…

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Added by Institute for Economics & Peace on October 23, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

CA Rep. Mike Honda: US Peace Ranking Shows Billions in State Budget Savings

California Congressman Mike Honda says "US Peace Ranking Shows Billions in State Budget Savings" on the Huffington Post. Read the article here or at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rep-mike-honda/us-peace-ranking-shows-bi_b_848186.html.



For more on the US Peace Index,… Continue

Added by Institute for Economics & Peace on April 13, 2011 at 11:10am — 1 Comment

Release of the United States Peace Index

The United States Peace Index was launched in Washington D.C. today!



The U.S. Peace Index is the first in a series of national peace indices that the Institute for Economics and Peace will be releasing to complement and build on its highly respected Global Peace Index. The aim is to further understand the types of environments that are associated with peace and its economic impacts at a more specific regional level.



For the first time, the U.S. Peace Index (USPI) ranks the… Continue

Added by Institute for Economics & Peace on April 6, 2011 at 10:31am — 2 Comments

NEW STUDY: REDUCTIONS IN VIOLENCE, INCREASE IN PEACE IN THE U.S., COULD YIELD HUNDREDS OF BILLIONS TO U.S. ECONOMY

MEDIA ADVISORY

March 23, 2011



NEW STUDY: REDUCTIONS IN VIOLENCE, INCREASE IN PEACE IN THE U.S., COULD YIELD HUNDREDS OF BILLIONS TO U.S. ECONOMY



RELEASE OF UNITED STATES PEACE INDEX, FIRST-EVER RANKING OF STATES FROM MOST TO LEAST PEACEFUL



Index Reveals Factors Related to Education, Health and Opportunity Strongly Correlate with Levels of Peace



WHAT: A briefing hosted by the Institute for…

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Added by Institute for Economics & Peace on March 24, 2011 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Democracy Index 2010 released

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…

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Added by Camilla Schippa on December 15, 2010 at 8:30pm — 8 Comments

Peace Must Win Out

by Camilla Schippa and Steve Killelea


In the time it takes to…
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Added by Camilla Schippa on August 9, 2010 at 12:08am — No Comments

Global Peace Index has a new website!

Pleased to inform you all that we have developed a new and much more interactive website for the global peace index. please check out the thermal maps and the videos and tell me what you think! http://www.visionofhumanity.org

Added by Camilla Schippa on June 24, 2010 at 11:20pm — 9 Comments

Uncertainty Drives Conflict Resolution

After many years of mediating litigated cases, I find that several threads continually recur. Among the most pervasive are the following:



· Attorneys believe that their analysis of the case is superior to that of their opponent

· Parties believe that the opposing party is insincere in his/her/its position

· Attorneys believe that the opposing witnesses will be surprised by certain evidence when directly confronted by it at trial

· Attorneys believe that they will be… Continue

Added by Alec Wisner on January 16, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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