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More than 130 peace practitioners, academics and policymakers gathered at Stanford University in California last month for IEP’s third annual Positive Peace Conference.
Al-Qa’ida is re-emerging as a major threat and expanding its reach into new territories, most notably into the Sahel and sub-Saharan regions of Africa, writes Vishal Makhijani.
IEP met with emerging community leaders to demonstrate how the Positive Peace model can help address sustainable development.
Jurgen Brauer on the history of economic analysis of peace and conflict.
Serge Stroobants from the Institute for Economics and Peace on the hybridisation of terrorism and the cyber world.
The recent riots in Paris may have come as a surprise for some, but for others the social protests are growing sign of risk, writes Dr Sadaf Lakhani.
In its sixth year, the Global Terrorism Index is providing robust data-driven analysis to international bodies addressing the terror phenomenon.
Deaths from terrorism fall 44%, terrorism still widespread; from the BBC, USA Today to Forbes, CNN and Deutsche Welle – find out how the global media are covering the Global Terrorism Index 2018.
Violence is the main constraint to meeting the Millennium Development Goals, writes UNDP’s Odhran McMahon.
As nation-states retreat from multilateralism, Dr Khalid Koser and Lilla Schumicky-Logan make the case for global investment in the prevention of violent extremism.
The western world is witnessing an uptick in far right terrorism, writes Vishal Makhijani.
Governments must reorganise themselves to address Muslim millennial and generation Z youth, a task that so far has proven daunting, writes Farah Pandith.
Unique solutions for peace are demonstrated in these three countries that vary geographically, culturally and economically.
The Index will use cutting-edge statistic methods and robust historical data to map Global Peace over thousands of years, and provide evidence-based insight into how to improve levels of Global Peace in the future.