Featured events

Peace and Development Post-2015

20th June, New York

The 2014 Global Peace Index was released at the UN with a discussion on the links between peace and development, particularly conflict risk, institutions and resilience in the post-2015 era.

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2014 Global Peace Index Launch

18th June, London

The 2014 Global Peace Index was released with events in New York, Washington D.C. and London. Steve Killelea joined a panel discussion at Chatham House in London to discuss trends in peace and countries at risk of instability.

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Measuring Country Risk and Opportunity

18th June, Washington D.C.

At an event hosted by Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), David Hammond and Aubrey Fox joined a panel to discuss risk and security at an event to launch the 2014 Global Peace Index.

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Mexico Peace Index Launch

28th November, Mexico City

The Mexico Peace Index provides a localised view of peace within Mexico and determines what conditions are associated with peace at the state level. The Index measures the state of peace in all 32 Mexican states from 2003-2012.

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Youth Development Index launch

18th September, London

IEP joined the Commonwealth Secretariat in London to launch the Youth Development Index- an innovative tool for measuring the development and empowerment of youth. IEP Research Fellow Thomas Morgan spoke about the methodology of the index, which was produced by IEP.

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Pillars of Peace

13th September, Geneva

The Pillars of Peace report was launched with a panel discussion at the United Nations in Geneva. The report identifies the key “Pillars” that underpin peaceful societies. Read highlights from the UNOG Director-General’s opening address.

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2013 Global Peace Index Launch

11th June, Washington D.C. and London

A series of global events in London, New York, the Hague and Milan celebrated the release of the Index and facilitated discussions on the findings of the GPI and the state of global peace.

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UK Peace Index Launch

24 April, Houses of Parliament – London

The UK Peace Index is the second in a series of national peace indices produced by IEP. The index found that the UK has become more peaceful over the last decade. Speakers at the launch event included Steve Killelea, Baroness Berridge and Pastor Nims of Peace Alliance.

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Peace Metrics, Peace Economics and the Role of Business

05-06 April, American University – Washington, D.C.

The conference fostered new ideas on measuring peace, the determinants of peace, economic consequences of violence and the relationship between business and peace. Download the Peace Metrics Conference Proceedings (PDF) for more information.

See highlights Peace Metrics and photos.


What can data tell us about trends in terrorism

05 December, 2012 – Washington, D.C.

A day after the launch of the GTI in London, the New America Foundation hosted a discussion in Washington D.C. that focused on trends in terrorism over the last 10 years.

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Global Terrorism Index Launch

04 December, 2012 – London

An event in the House of Commons with the All-Party Parliamentary Group of Tackling Terrorism for over 80 policy-makers and executives crowned the launch of the inaugural Global Terrorism Index.

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Upcoming events


Award for Business and Peace Ceremony
6th May
Host: Intl Chamber of Commerce
Location: Oslo


2015 Global Peace Index Release
17th June
Host: Kings College
Location: London



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