Successful Peacebuilding: A summary of research findings

The Institute for Economics & Peace’ research program has demonstrated that efforts to build peace can and do show measurable results and lead to the successful reduction of violence and meaningful improvements in people’s lives.

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Mexico Peace Index 2018

The Mexico Peace Index 2018 launched last week. Here’s what you need to know – in charts.

Watch: 2017 Positive Peace Conference

The 2017 Positive Peace Conference brought together leading positive peace practitioners, policymakers, members of the media, and representatives of other fields to explore new opportunities and challenges for strengthening positive peace.

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Vision of Humanity – January 2018

“Following the slight improvement in global peace last year, here at the Institute for Economics & Peace we have commenced 2018 with a quiet optimism.”

Connecting the dots on research, policy & practice

The 2017 Positive Peace Conference was co-hosted by the Institute for Economics and Peace and the Stanley Foundation at Stanford University.

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Subterranean Atrocities

The nature of intentional attacks against civilians in the world is mutating. Specifically, mass atrocity is transitioning from ‘state-centric and rebel-involved perpetration toward a murkier world of subterranean atrocity.

Do Jobs Really Aid Peace?

The logic follows that more employment reduces conflict risk, which in turn fosters the economic environment for investment and more jobs, which further increases stability that leads to more jobs and so on. However, the potential to realise this virtuous cycle is a lot more complicated.

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