Created by internationally renowned think-tank the Institute for Economics & Peace, this free short course introduces the transformational framework — Positive Peace. Rethink peace with the Institute’s data driven approach and discover how Positive Peace is associated with better performance on ecological sustainability, improved wellbeing, stronger GDP growth rates and better business outcomes.
IEP’s research on peace has been used by preeminent international organisations, such as the United Nations and the World Bank, and the IEP Peace Academy has been designed to share this leading research to you. Over the course of 5 modules, you will learn about the history of peace and the centrality of ‘Positive Peace’ to sustaining peace in human societies.
The IEP Peace academy will give you an unparalleled opportunity to become acquainted with some of IEP’s most influential publications, distilled into easily digestible lessons and grounded in the Institute’s data-based peace and conflict research methodology. This course is for researchers, academics, diplomats, teachers, students, but most importantly — anyone, irrespective of background, who is interested in peace or wants to become more involved in the peacebuilding process.
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