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November 23, 2020

Benefit companies are a new legal form of business that contribute to local development and the common good in a transparent way.

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Cultural differences that make a difference

November 27, 2020

Global Terrorism Index 2019: Trends in political violence in the United States

In the lead-up to the launch of the 2020 Global Terrorism Index, we review findings from last year’s report.

Global Terrorism Index 2019: Female foreign fighters of ISIL
Global Terrorism Index
November 19, 2020

Global Terrorism Index 2019: Female foreign fighters of ISIL

In the lead-up to the launch of the 2020 Global Terrorism Index, we take a look at last year’s findings.

Three ways technology can promote peace

Digital technology has the capacity to address violence and conflict in new and innovative ways.

📈 Future Trends – AIDS Breakthrough, Free Speech App, APAC Trade, Future of Warfare

What you need to know this week — turning the tide on AIDS, free speech tops the charts, the future of warfare, and Asia-Pacific forms the...

ECOLOGICAL THREAT REGISTER

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Challenges of climate change reinforces need for co-operation
Ecological Threat Register
October 29, 2020

Challenges of climate change reinforces need for co-operation

A shared experience of climate change has facilitated peacebuilding between the Turkana and the...

Global number of natural disasters increases ten times
Ecological Threat Register
October 27, 2020

Global number of natural disasters increases ten times

A look at data over the last century shows a dramatic rise in the number of catastrophic natural...

Resource scarcity hotspots: which countries are the most vulnerable?
Ecological Threat Register
October 26, 2020

Resource scarcity hotspots: which countries are the most vulnerable?

The Ecological Threat Register highlights where increasing environmental stress is leading to high...

‘Crisis within a crisis’: Food insecurity and the pandemic
Ecological Threat Register
October 23, 2020

‘Crisis within a crisis’: Food insecurity and the pandemic

Many countries were facing serious food insecurity problems before COVID-19 began to spread.

COVID19: Which business sectors fared best?

When the pandemic was declared in early 2020, some businesses saw dramatic downturns, while others...

How to rebuild the socio-economic system after COVID19

The pandemic has highlighted the fragility and complexity of the global system.

How will the pandemic impact Positive Peace?

The COVID-19 pandemic will interact with Positive Peace in complex and systemic ways.

The economies best positioned to recover after the pandemic

The journey out of the global recession will be long, but two factors may assist countries along...

POSITIVE PEACE

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Long-term Positive Peace trends in three charts
News, Positive Peace
November 10, 2020

Long-term Positive Peace trends in three charts

ECONOMISTS ON PEACE

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How the private sector can contribute to peace, the case of benefit companies

Benefit companies are a new legal form of business that contribute to local development and the...

Time for an Emergency Global Buyback of Weapons
Economists on Peace
June 19, 2020

Time for an Emergency Global Buyback of Weapons

The pandemic could be a turning point in human history by reshuffling the existing scenarios.

Will the corona-crisis and its impact on economies worldwide lead to a reduction in military spending?

Increased internal travel and trade has led to a greater likelihood of the spread of local...

How black markets have adapted to – and shaped – the COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 crisis has affected many aspects of society, but perhaps none in so complex, evolving,...