The Legal Tools for Peacemaking Project at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge, in collaboration with the Mediation Support Unit in the UN Department of Political Affairs (DPA), has created the new database, Language of Peace. It enables researchers to quickly cross-search the provisions words and language used in over 1,000 peace […]
Shocking statistics The latest annual edition of the Global Peace index from the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP). It uses 23 qualitative and quantitative indicators to rate levels of peace in 163 nations worldwide. These include conflicts, security and militarisation of society.
Global Peace Index 2014 released This is compiled by The Institute for Peace and Economics and ranks 162 nations according to levels of peacefulness. The definition uses 22 qualitative and quantitative indicators, the full methodology of which are described on the website. These include military spending, homicides and violent crime. There is also separate UK […]