The very latest peace research, news and events from Vision of Humanity.
Now, more than ever, the world needs to focus not only on the challenges we face today, but also what lies ahead. Increasingly our research, and the research of others, is focusing on assessing risks we will face in the future and how best to prepare for them now.
OUTLOOK TO THE NEXT 10 YEARS
What does the state of the world’s future look like? Steve Killelea, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Institute for Economics and Peace, shares his opinion on a fascinating piece of research from the millennium project. The State of the Future Index assesses human progress, as well as some ecological measures, to create a global ten year outlook based on 20 years of historical data.
He started as an IT entrepreneur and is now one of the world’s leading voices on peace and security. Steve Killelea, Founder of the Institute for Economics and Peace, gives an in-depth interview and talks about what inspired him to create the Global Peace Index, as well as some of the valuable lessons he has learnt along the way.
The Institute for Economics and Peace is pleased to welcome Professor Enrico Giovannini to the International Advisory Council. Professor Giovannini is a world-leading statistician and is currently a Professor of Economic Statistics at University of Rome “Tor Vergata” and Senior Fellow of the LUISS School of European Political Economy. We look forward to his input and guidance.
We’re hiring! The Institute for Economics and Peace is currently seeking a full-time Research Fellow to conduct research on topics related to the Global Peace Index, peace economics, development studies and peace and conflict studies. We are also looking for a Digital Communications Intern to work on the Vision of Humanity website, social media and digital outreach. POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Institute for Economics and Peace recently became a UN-accredited NGO in Special Consultative Status to the UN Economic and Social Council. While we have been working with the united nations for some time now, we are thrilled to receive consultative status and to continue working wtih the world’s largest organisation dedicated to peace.
Next month on the 21st of September the world will celebrate the International Day of Peace. This year we are running an exciting new initiative to celebrate peace activists operating at all levels around the world. Stay tuned for more.