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Peace in the Media

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…


Added by Camilla Schippa on February 7, 2012 at 10:05pm — 2 Comments

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

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?




Added by Camilla Schippa on January 12, 2011 at 6:26pm — 2 Comments

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…


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

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

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…


Added by Camilla Schippa on November 29, 2010 at 7:44pm — 2 Comments

Peace Must Win Out

by Camilla Schippa and Steve Killelea

In the time it takes to…

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!

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

Picture Peace and win a trip for 2 to Washington to attend the Global Symposium of Peaceful Nations!

Vision of Humanity and Bebo have launched a global competition to find a peace logo that is fresh, uses modern graphic capabilities and is applicable to the 21st century. The competition was launched on International Peace Day 2009 with the aim to engage the world’s youth in helping to create peace.

“PEACE IS BREAKING OUT” COMPETITION - Design the new logo of peace!

What images come to your mind when you think of peace? Is it a dove, an olive branch, or the CND logo? Each of… Continue

Added by Camilla Schippa on September 24, 2009 at 12:19am — No Comments

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