A Colombian case study: territorial control is facilitated because of the difficulty of civilians to mobilise with a collective purpose.
The number of ISIS foreign fighters is positively correlated with a country’s GDP per capita and its Human Development Index.
Tackling the rise of populism, and therefore also it’s negative affect on peace, will largely depend on a proactive governance.
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.
Accurately interpreting the crime statistics could contribute to fewer sweeping stereotypes and perhaps greater harmony in social cohesion.
Despite the increasing number of initiatives all over the world, the current situation highlights the lack of coordination between stakeholders.
The Global Peace Index 2018 launched last week, receiving press and media coverage in over 140 countries — here is just some of the key press coverage.
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.
Yes, but only by some measures. We need to consider the way conflict impacts political stability, civilians, society and resources.
These are the most peaceful countries in the world – all of their circumstances are unique.
Measuring peace in a complex world: The world is less peaceful today than at any time in the last decade.
Mexico’s criminal context is multidimensional. As Mexico stands now, measures to stop criminals are ineffective, and lawbreakers continue to escape justice.
The IEP was invited to prepare an input brief for the Progress Study on Youth, Peace and Security, as commissioned by Security Council 2250.