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Measuring Peace

Measuring Peace: Using metrics of peace to transform conflict, alleviate human suffering, and address global poverty   Global inequality of peacefulness has widened in 2016 as least peaceful countries spiral into increased violence. Violence costs the world $ 13.6 trillion dollar
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Revealing an increasingly divided world – Special Presentation on the 2015 Global Peace Index

Webcast “2015 Global Peace Index” Thank you for joining our special presentation on the 2015 Global Peace Index featuring Aubrey Fox, Executive Director of the Institute for Economics and Peace. More questions for the presenter? The discussants? Other questions? Send an em
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Iran Deal Analysis – Diplomacy is the Alternative to war

Executive Summary The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) – commonly referred to us the Iran Nuclear Deal – is a multilateral agreement between Iran and the P5+1 (the U.S., U.K., France, Russia, China plus Germany), along with the European Union. Its primary objecti
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Webcast: Structurally Transforming Militarism for Peace

Thank you for joining the War Prevention Initiative for this online webinar with our guest John Lindsay-Poland. John has written about, researched and organized action for human rights and demilitarization of US policy in Latin America for more than 30 years. As a veteran human rights
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Addressing ISIS – Research and Advocacy Briefing

Cost/benefit analysis of destructive and constructive responses December, 2014 A War Prevention Initiative Research and Advocacy Briefing by Tom Hastings, Ed.D. (Professor at Portland State University); Patrick Hiller, Ph.D. (Director War Prevention Initiative); Dana Ghazi (Graduate S
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Special Lecture – Narratives in Peacebuilding and Peace Obstruction

“You MUST Listen!” Israeli and Palestinian narratives in peacebuilding and peace obstruction In this talk, Dr. Chaitin presented a conceptualization of four different kinds of personal narratives of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, two of which usually hinder peacebuilding efforts be
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Welcoming new advisory board member Leah Bolger

We are very happy to announce that Leah Bolger accepted our invitation to serve on the Advisory Board of the War Prevention Initiative. For the last nine months we have been collaborating on a regular basis with Leah on building World Beyond War. Currently Leah serves as the Chair of
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WPI at Fellowship of Reconciliation Conference

Dear Workshop Attendees, It was a great pleasure to talk with you about the Global Peace System. On our website you can find several of the resources I discussed. Here are a few direct links: Introductory video – Click here Global Peace System Study Guide and Global Peace System
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War Prevention Initiative at World Beyond War retreat

From June 3-5 a group of dedicated individuals met at the Ben Lomond Quaker retreat center to discuss the future direction of World Beyond War – A global movement to end all wars. At the War Prevention Initiative we recognized that it is necessary to build a re-energized movemen
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War Prevention Initiative at Peace and Security Funders Group Conference

War Prevention Initiative Executive Director and Core Team member Liz Thatcher attended the 2014 annual meeting of the Peace and Security Funders Group in Chicago, IL. The conference took place under the theme “Connecting Local to Global. Useful networking took place alongside v
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