- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict and peace
- Peace and development
The Global Peace Index (GPI) seeks to determine what cultural attributes and institutions are associated with states of peace. It ranks 153 countries by their relative states of peace using 23 indicators.
Iceland regained first place due to restored political stability. Island nations generally fare well, with most in the top half of the GPI, as do small, stable and democratic countries.
Camilla Schippa (Italy) is a Director of the Institute for Economics and Peace.
Daniel Hyslop (Australia) is Research Manager at the Institute for Economics and Peace.