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GLOBAL PEACE INDEX 2024

Highest number of countries engaged in conflict since World War II

The 2024 Global Peace Index reveals that the world is at a crossroads. Without a concerted effort, there is a risk of a surge in the number of major conflicts.

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ARTICLEHow drones have shaped the nature of conflict

Technology is increasingly being used in war, by traditional armies and also non-state actors. And the Global Peace Index 2024 reports that it’s...

ARTICLEFive countries pushing towards peace
Global Peace Index
June 11, 2024

Five countries pushing towards peace

The 2024 Global Peace Index (GPI) reveals the five countries which showed the largest improvements in their levels of peacefulness, despite the...

ARTICLERise in military spending adds to economic impact of violence

The single largest component of the economic impact of violence was global military expenditure, which totalled $8.4 trillion, or 44% of the total...

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How drones have shaped the nature of conflict

Technology is increasingly being used in war, by traditional armies and also non-state actors. And...

Violence against police in Mexico
Analysis
May 20, 2024

Violence against police in Mexico

Mexico has witnessed the murder of at least 122 police officers this year, with Guanajuato...

Political violence in Mexico
Analysis
May 14, 2024

Political violence in Mexico

IEP's Nathan Cideciyan examines the increasing political violence in Mexico, drawing from the...

The organised crime landscape in Mexico

IEP's Moritz Müller-Ibold delves into the organised crime landscape in Mexico, drawing from the...

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