World leaders signed off on the new Sustainable Development Goals ("Global Goals") at the UN General Assembly earlier this week. Building on the successes of the Millennium Development Goals, the Global…Continue
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/…Continue
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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 …Continue
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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…Continue
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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…
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
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