Featured events

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.

See more on theGlobal Terrorism Index.


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.

See more on the Global Terrorism Index.


Violence Containment Spending

13 June, 2012 – New York

IEP and Economists for Peace and Security co-hosted an event for the launch of IEP report on Violence Containment Spending in the United States. Daniel Hyslop of IEP and William Hartung, Director, Arms & Security Project, Center for International Policy gave presentations.

See more on Violence Containment Spending.


GPI Discussion at the UN

20 September, 2012 – Washington D.C.

The UN hosted a panel discussion on the findings of the 2012 Global Peace Index. The key topic addressed was how peace metrics can inform discussions on risk, resilience and sustainability.

See more on highlights from the discussion.



2011 Global Peace Index Panel Discussion

25th May, 2011 – Royal Institute of International Affairs, London

Panel discussion on the findings of the 2011 Global Peace Index with: Baroness Verma, Department for International Development’s Spokesperson in the House of Lords; Dr. Robin Bew, Editorial Director & Chief Economist of the Economist Intelligence Unit; Dr Robin Niblett, Director of the Royal Institute of International Affairs at Chatham House and Steve Killelea, Executive Chairman, IEP.

Upcoming events


Democracy: how is it fairing?
6 June
Hosts: IEP
Location: Sydney

Cities Under Stress
16 June
Host: International Peace Institute
Location: Global Webcast

2nd Int’l Conference on Governance, Crime and Justice Statistics
18-21 June
Location: Mexico City

2014 Global Peace Index Launch
18 June
Host: Chatham House
Location: London

2014 Global Peace Index Launch
18 June
Hosts: IEP and CSIS
Location: Washington DC

2014 Global Peace Index Launch
20 June
Host: United Nations
Location: New York

Jan Tinbergen European Peace Science Conference
23-25 June
Host: NEPS
Location: The Hague


Caux Forum for Human Security
12-17 July
Host: Caux Forum
Location: The Hague

To End All Wars
26-27 July
Host: UNAA
Location: Sydney



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