Building Peace is More Difficult Than Destroying It

Countries with higher levels of Positive Peace not only have a reduced number of grievances that arise, they also have the ability to resolve emerging disagreements without the use of violence.

The 5 Countries that Improved Most in Peace

Four out of the five countries included are from sub-Saharan Africa. For 11 years, at least one sub-Saharan African country has been included in this list.

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The Surprising Economic Benefits of Peace

While a small handful of individuals and companies may benefit from conflict, the majority suffer – not only in human terms, but also economically.

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Global Peace Index 2017 launches to extensive media coverage

The Global Peace Index 2017 launched yesterday to extensive press coverage, a ‘Top News’ spot on Twitter and included a mention from acting legend Forest Whitaker.

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