Articles by Vision of Humanity

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Colombia’s Rural Radio Stations Are a Key to Peace
Emma Heidenreich | Vision of Humanity – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Nov 2018

Community radio stations are a hopeful medium for improving the free flow of information in Colombia, especially in the poorest and most remote regions.

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A Tax on the Arms Trade to Fund Peacebuilding?
Michael Brzoska | Vision of Humanity – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Nov 2017

An old idea has recently come up again in the search for new funds for peacebuilding.

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Hot-Headed: How Climate Change-Induced Drought Is Destabilising Global Peace
Ruth Lyons | Vision of Humanity – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Aug 2017

“There is mounting evidence that climate change is creating the conditions for instability and poverty, two significant contributors to the outbreak of civil war and violence.”

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The Surprising Economic Benefits of Peace
Mohib Iqbal and Daniel Hyslop | Vision of Humanity – TRANSCEND Media Service, 31 Jul 2017

While a small handful of individuals and companies may benefit from conflict, the majority suffer – not only in human terms, but also economically. Since 2010, the Institute for Economics and Peace has developed leading research which calculates the economic losses from violence and conflict, breaking the myth sustained by many that war is good for the economy.

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Global Peace Index 2017
Vision of Humanity – TRANSCEND Media Service, 31 Jul 2017

The 2017 Global Peace Index finds that the world became more peaceful in the last year; however, over the last decade it has become significantly less peaceful. Top 5: Iceland, New Zealand, Portugal, Austria, Denmark.

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2015 Global Peace Index
Vision of Humanity - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jun 2015

Jun 16, 2015 – The 2015 Global Peace Index reveals a divided world, with the most peaceful countries enjoying increasing levels of peace and prosperity, while the least peaceful countries spiral into violence and conflict. Explore the state of world peace on the interactive Global Peace Index Map.

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2015 Global Peace Index
Institute for Economics & Peace, Vision of Humanity – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jun 2015

The 2015 Global Peace Index shows that the world is becoming increasingly divided with some countries enjoying unprecedented levels of peace and prosperity while others spiral further into violence and conflict.

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Global Terrorism Index
Vision of Humanity – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Dec 2012

Impact of Terrorism on World Countries – Interactive Map Country by Country and Ranking

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