June 14, 2017

THE INSTITUTE FOR ECONOMICS & PEACE AND GENEVA CENTRE FOR SECURITY POLICY INVITE YOU TO THE 2017 GLOBAL PEACE INDEX LAUNCH

On the occasion of the release of the 11th edition of the Global Peace Index, the Institute for Economics and Peace and the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) invite you to an event which sheds light on the economic implications of Peacebuilding activities and the question on how to measure them.

The 2017 Global Peace Index ranks 163 countries according to levels of societal safety and security, militarisation, and ongoing conflict. Mr Steve Killelea, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Institute for Economics and Peace, will present the findings of the 2017 report, with a particular focus on understanding the economic costs of violence and the cost-effectiveness of peacebuilding.

Relevant to the Sustaining Peace Agenda, the following panel discussion will focus on conflict prevention and on the role of the media to counter prevailing misinformation and democratization process.

Steve Killelea will be joined by the following speakers; 

Xavier Collin –GCSP Fellow

Renée Lariviere – Deputy Director General at Interpeace

Date: 14th June 2017

Time: 13:30 – 15:30

Location: GCSP, Maison de la paix, Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2D

Register your attendance here