Höfði Reykjavík Peace Centre and Institute for Economics & Peace
June 23, 2021
Höfði Reykjavík Peace Centre at the University of Iceland and the Institute for Economics & Peace are pleased to invite you to the panel discussion on 'Global Peace Index 2021: A Perspective from Iceland.
In this discussion, we will take a closer look at Iceland, the most peaceful country in the GPI ranking, and the perspective of its own citizens. The panel will bring together the Prime Minister of Iceland as well as senior representatives from Höfði Reykjavík Peace Centre and the Institute for Economics & Peace.
The Global Peace Index is the flagship publication of the Institute for Economics & Peace and is now on its fifteenth edition. The GPI presents a comprehensive analysis of trends in peace worldwide, the economic value of peace and how to develop peaceful societies.
For a closer look at how Icelander’s view international cooperation and Iceland’s role in the international system, Dr. Silja Bára Ómarsdóttir, will present findings from a recently published report entitled ‘Pragmatic and Wary of Change: Icelanders’ Views on International Cooperation’. The report offers insight into the Icelandic people’s attitudes towards security and foreign affairs.
Keynote speech delivered by the Prime Minister of Iceland H.E. Katrín Jakobsdóttir.
Mrs. Pia Hansson, Director of Höfði Reykjavík Peace Centre.
Mr. Serge Stroobants, IEP Director of Europe and MENA Region.
Dr. Silja Bára Ómarsdóttir, Head of Research at Höfði Reykjavík Peace Centre.
The discussion will be moderated by Mrs. María José Maldonado, Programme Manager at the Institute for Economics & Peace.