The 2015 Global Peace Index, produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace, shows that the world is becoming increasingly divided, with some countries experiencing unprecedented levels of peace, while others spiral into violence and conflict.
Explore the data on the interactive Global Peace Index map.
The London launch of the 2015 Global Peace Index was hosted by King's College on the 17th of June, 2015. Steve Killelea, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Institute for Economics and Peace, presented the findings of the Global Peace Index. He was introduced by Professor Edward Byrne AC, Principal of King’s College London. A panel discussion proceeded with panellists including: Peter Apps, Reuters correspondent, on sabbatical as Executive Director of PS21; Sir Lawrence Freedman, Emeritus Professor of War Studies and Lieutenant-General Jonathon Peter Riley, CB, DSO.
You can explore a further analysis of the Global Peace Index in the 2015 report.
Want to know about the state of peace around the world but only have a few minutes? The 2015 Global Peace Index video reveals how peaceful the world is, what has changed over time, where the most and least peaceful areas are.
The 2015 Global Peace Index shows that the world is becoming increasingly divided with some countries enjoying unprecedented levels of peace and prosperity while others spiral further into violence and conflict.
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