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Peace

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Global peace index 2021

This is the fifteenth edition of the Global Peace Index (GPI), which ranks 163 independent states and territories according to their level of peacefulness. Produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), the GPI is the world’s leading measure of global peacefulness.
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Global peace index 2020

In the past year 80 countries recorded deteriorations in peacefulness, while 81 recorded improvements according to the fourteenth edition of the Global Peace Index (GPI), which ranks 163 independent states and territories according to their level of peacefulness.
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Women, peace and security: defending progress and responding to emerging challenges

This series of articles offers a timely opportunity to assess progress and identify some of the challenges that need further examination as the international community prepares to mark twenty years since the adoption of the first UN Security Council resolution on women, peace and security...
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Global peace index 2019

This annual report finds that global peacefulness has improved for the first time in five years, but the world continues to be less peaceful than a decade ago.
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The field of climate and security: a scan of the literature

The first meeting of the Academic Network examined the frameworks and methodologies used by academics to study the nexus between climate change and risks to sustaining peace, as well as the ways in which climate factors might affect the UN prevention agenda. The SSRC commissioned...
Policy

Policy initiative: Peace and demilitarisation

A fairer and safer world: peace and prosperity, not more weapons and war. Australians want peace and global prosperity, not more weapons and war. We must give Parliament the power to decide if we go to war and we must renegotiate the alliance with the...
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Quad 2.0: new perspectives for the revived concept

This collection of articles from ASPI’s The Strategist comprises a diversity of perspectives on the relationship between the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue and a range of countries’ national and regional interests.
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Global peace index 2018

The world is less peaceful today than at any time in the last decade. This report outlines the trends in peace, its economic value, and how to develop peaceful societies.
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The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2017: building resilience for peace and food security

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition 2016–2025 call on all countries and stakeholders to act together to end hunger and prevent all forms of malnutrition by 2030. This year’s edition of The State of Food Security and...
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Global peace index 2017

This is the eleventh edition of the Global Peace Index (GPI), which ranks 163 independent states and territories according to their level of peacefulness. Produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace, the GPI is the world’s leading measure of global peacefulness. This report presents...
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Global peace index 2016

This is the tenth edition of the Global Peace Index (GPI), which ranks 163 independent states and territories according to their level of peacefulness. Produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace, the GPI is the world's leading measure of global peacefulness. This tenth anniversary...
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Australian guidelines for the protection of civilians

As experiences in Afghanistan, Bosnia, the Central African Republic, Iraq, Rwanda, South Sudan, Syria and Timor-Leste have all too clearly demonstrated, contemporary situations of armed conflict and other situations of violence can have a devastating impact on civilians. Today, armed conflict is more often taking...
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Global peace index 2015

Executive summary This is the ninth edition of the Global Peace Index (GPI), which ranks the nations of the world according to their level of peacefulness. The index is composed of 23 qualitative and quantitative indicators from highly respected sources and ranks 162 independent states...
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War and peace: the ANZAC spirit and human rights

A series of papers given by the various speakers at the Australian Human Rights Commission’s War and Peace: The Anzac spirit and human rights 2014 seminar. Summary Every year around Anzac Day, Australians and New Zealanders remember those who fought in all wars and conflicts...
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2014 progress report - Australian national action plan on women, peace and security 2012-2018

Consolidates and builds on efforts to integrate a gender perspective into peace and security efforts, protect women's and girls' human rights, especially in relation to gender-based violence, and promote their participation in confict prevention, management and resolution.
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Global peace index 2014

This report presents the findings from the 2014 Global Peace Index, and includes an updated analysis of the economic impact of violence and a detailed assessment of country risk.
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Building peace in Bougainville: measuring recovery post-conflict

Description: This discussion paper documents the socio-economic status of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville and the extent of rebound in investment and access to services since the cessation of conflict there in 1997. Data on the level of income, the age profile of the population...
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Australian attitudes to peace and war

Two recent research publications, the International Handbook on Peace and Reconciliation, and the International Handbook on War, Torture and Terrorism, published by Springer, have provided extensive information on the important issue of Australian attitudes to peace and war.