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12 Jun, 2019, 05:00 BST Global Peace Index: Global Peacefulness Improves for the First Time in Five Years but World Remains Less Peaceful Than a Decade Ago

Key Results Ukraine registered the largest improvement this year; Nicaragua the largest drop. More countries decreased their militarisation, 106...


22 May, 2019, 07:00 BST Institute for Economics and Peace Reveals New Study About What Peace Can Offer Business

Over the last 6 decades, per capita GDP growth has been 3 times higher in highly peaceful countries than in countries with low levels of peace....


05 Dec, 2018, 05:00 GMT IEP's 2018 Global Terrorism Index: Deaths From Terrorism Down 44 per Cent in Three Years, but Terrorism Remains Widespread

Deaths from terrorism have decreased by 27 per cent in 2017 to 18,814 globally. This is the third consecutive year of improvement. The fall in global ...


06 Jun, 2018, 05:00 BST Global Peace Index: World is Less Peaceful Today Than at Any Time in the Last Decade

92 countries deteriorated whilst 71 countries improved between 2016 and 2017 - the worst result in the last four years. Over the last decade, the GDP ...


17 Nov, 2015, 00:01 GMT 2015 Global Terrorism Index: Deaths From Terrorism Increased 80% Last Year to the Highest Level Ever; Global Economic Cost of Terrorism Reached All-Time High at US$52.9 Billion

32,658 people were killed by terrorism in 2014 compared to 18,111 in 2013: the largest increase ever recorded Boko Haram and ISIL were jointly...


18 Nov, 2014, 00:01 GMT 2014 Global Terrorism Index: Number of Lives Lost to Terrorism Increased 61% YOY; Number of Countries Experiencing 50 or More Deaths Increased 60% YOY

There were almost 10,000 terrorist attacks recorded in 2013 representing a 44% increase on 2012, resulting in nearly 18,000 deaths representing a 61% ...