Empowering civic activism toward a culture of peace.
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November 4, 2012…
The second edition of our report "Measuring Peace in the Media" was launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos last month.
Download the full report…Continue
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Take a look at the following piece by Michael Shank, published in the Huffington Post.
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Earth quakes, tornadoes, tsunamis, floods, hurricanes, uprisings of the oppressed, nuclear meltdowns, global economic and financial collapse. Of historic proportions, all around the world, and all virtually in the blink of an eye.
And what of peace? In this revolutionarily evolutionary, topsy-turvy world turning upside down, what can peace mean? What is the role of peacebuilding in such a world? How do we go about it and make it practical in our daily lives, no matter who we are or…Continue
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In Hawaii New Years Day is annual day of peace .. no war. What a novel idea. The world can observe New Years Day 2012 first ever day of World Peace. WE must make peace tangible something real not rhetoric. A
day of peace begins with a single heartbeat.. a sole survivor of Hiroshima will strike a single beat on the giant drum of peace and the vibration will spread around the world. 10,000 drummers then pick up the beat at first ever peace festival in peace park by peace clock…Continue
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The United States Peace Index was launched in Washington D.C. today!
The U.S. Peace Index is the first in a series of national peace indices that the Institute for Economics and Peace will be releasing to complement and build on its highly respected Global Peace Index. The aim is to further understand the types of environments that are associated with peace and its economic impacts at a more specific regional level.
For the first time, the U.S. Peace Index (USPI) ranks…
The first national peace index: the United States Peace Index 2011
In April the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) will launch the inaugural US Peace Index which will rank the 50 states of America by their peacefulness. The US Peace Index will be the first in a series of country-based peace indices that will be developed by the Institute in order to build greater understanding of the status and key drivers of peacefulness by district, state or region.…Continue
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Monday, February 28th is International Corporate Philanthropy Day. The Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy says that the day is meant as an “an international advocacy day intended to build awareness of corporate-community partnerships and to inspire businesses around the world to engage further in philanthropy.”
But we can also take a broader look at corporate social responsibility: what about the benefits that businesses themselves gain from supporting…Continue
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The Institute for Economics and Peace, in conjunction with the Aspen Institute’s Center for Business Education, kicked off the Economics and Peace Faculty Network at American University in Washington, D.C. on Friday, January 28th, 2011. The meeting yielded interesting discussions around the role of business, peace, and economic development, serving as a jumping-off point for tangible initiatives alongside the growth of the network. Participants included faculty from leading…
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When protests erupted in the streets of Tunisia, some speculated that it would create a domino effect around North Africa and the Middle East. Just weeks later, mass protest movements have been seen in Egypt, and these have now spread to Yemen, where President Ali Abdullah Saleh has held office for 32 years. All the protests have had similarities, including rising anti-incumbent sentiment and anger over rising inequality and the view of rising nepotism within government. The latest protests…Continue
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Recently on the Matador Network, an article was posted about four different ways to measure standard of living. We think that the Global Peace Index can be added to this list as an effective measure of standard of living – the levels of peace where you live contribute to your overall standard of living.
But what do you think about this? Have a look below.
When I sat down to write an article on the countries with…Continue
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Currently on the 13 moon walk 4 peace and we r nearing austin tx, going into r 4th month on the road.
we r working to spread love, build bridges of understanding, compassion and harmony, give voice to the voiceless and visibility to the invisible.
www.13moonwalk4peace.com is r website. please check it out, spread the word and be in touch.
bless up-jah love
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Here is a stirring message about the growing malignancy in the soul of our country, a disease that was brought to our attention (once again) by the recent horrific killings in Tucson. The message is followed by a Peace Pledge that I hope all who read this note will seriously consider adopting as their personal response to this most recent tragedy. We are not helpless. We do not have to stand by in horror, wringing our hands. We can commit to taking the action recommended in the pledge,…Continue
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