November 15, 2017

Daniel Hyslop, Research Director for the Institute for Economics and Peace will present key findings from the Global Terrorism Index 2017.

Now in its fifth year, the index is the world’s leading metric for policymakers in measuring the impact and underlying drivers of terrorism.

Dr Hyslop will be joined by Dr Khalid Koser, Executive Director of the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund and Emily Winterbotham, a Senior Research Fellow in the National Security and Resilience program at Royal United Services Institute (RUSI).

It has never been a more critical time to examine the drivers of terrorism. As a phenomenon is has evolved into a truly global threat with terrorist activity now impacting two-thirds of all countries in the world.

The Global Terrorism Index measures the direct and indirect impact of terrorism in 163 countries. It assesses the associated lives lost, injuries, property damage and the physiological after-effects of terrorism.

Key findings explored on the night will include:

  • How ISIL’s activities – either through direct action or inspired-attacks – are changing the nature of global terrorism.
  • An examination of how the evolving dynamics of terrorism are impacting OECD countries.
  • The economics of terrorism both in terms of the global economic cost of terrorism and the changing funding models that support terrorism.

 

Event Details

17.30 – 19.00pm
15 November 2017
Duke of Wellington room

RSVP: please email SajidA@rusi.org