UNODA Press release – Future Policy Award announces nominations of 20 innovative disarmament policies

Press release – for immediate release International award celebrates solutions for sustainable disarmament Future Policy Award announces nominations of 25 innovative disarmament policies Hamburg/Geneva/New York– 6 June 2013: The World Future Council has today announced the nominations of the Future Policy Award 2013. In partnership with the United Nations Office …

Teaching and Researching Peace

7th September 2012 Dear Friends and Subscribers, We are delighted to share an update on the latest peace education materials and events from the Institute for Economics and Peace. Call for Submissions: Inaugural “Peace Metrics, Peace Economics, and the Role of Business” Conference The Institute for Economics and Peace and …

Helena Norberg-Hodge wins Global Peace Award!

We at Ethical Markets congratulate Helena Norberg Hodge on winning the prestigious Global Peace Award of the Japan-based Goi foundation. – Hazel Henderson, Editor ISEC?s Director Helena Norberg-Hodge has just been named the 2012 recipient of the prestigious Japan-based Goi Peace Award.  She is the first female winner of the …

2012 Global Peace Index just released

Dear Friends and Subscribers, We are delighted to announce the launch of the 2012 Global Peace Index (GPI). The sixth edition of the index has found that the world, for the first time since 2009, is slightly more peaceful. The GPI ranks 158 countries using 23 qualitative and quantitative indicators …

Peace is good for business & business is good for peace

Structures of Peace We are thrilled to release Structures of Peace, a research report produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace identifying key economic, political and cultural determinants that foster peaceful societies. Through an empirical and statistical analysis of the Global Peace Index, the report details eight key factors …

Structures of Peace: Identifying What Leads to Peaceful Societies

The Structures of Peace is a new conceptual framework for understanding and describing the factors that create a peaceful society. This conceptual framework has been derived from an empirical and statistical analysis of the Global Peace Index (GPI). Over 300 cross country datasets were used to define the key economic, …

Ban’s Second Term: The Case for a Woman Secretary-General

Ethical Markets Media (USA and Brazil) agrees and nominates the former President of Chile: Dr Michelle Bachelet as the next UN Secretary -General “Other News” is a personal initiative seeking to provide information that should be in the media but is not, because of commercial criteria. It welcomes contributions from …