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Contents

SIPRI Yearbook 2017

SIPRI Yearbook 2017

IV. The Global Peace Index 2017

Chapter:
2. Armed conflict and peace processes
Source:
SIPRI Yearbook 2017
Author(s):
Ian Davis

The 2017 Global Peace Index (GPI) is the eleventh edition of the world’s leading study on global levels of peacefulness. The GPI now ranks 163 nations and territories using 23 qualitative and quantitative indicators from highly respected sources, which gauge three broad themes: (a) the level of safety and security in society; (b) the extent of domestic or international conflict; and (c) the degree of militarization. The GPI is produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), guided by an international panel of independent experts and supported by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), which collates the data and calculates the rankings in conjunction with the IEP.1 By generating and synthesizing new information on the state of peace at the national and global levels, the IEP hopes to contribute to a better understanding of how civil society, researchers, policymakers and governments can create a more peaceful society.

Citation (MLA):
Davis, Ian. "2. Armed conflict and peace processes." SIPRI Yearbook. SIPRI. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2016. Web. 16 Dec. 2018. <http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198811800/sipri-9780198811800-chapter-2-div1-14.xml>.
Citation (APA):
Davis, I. (2016). 2. Armed conflict and peace processes. In SIPRI, SIPRI Yearbook 2017: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Retrieved 16 Dec. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198811800/sipri-9780198811800-chapter-2-div1-14.xml
Citation (Chicago):
Davis, Ian. "2. Armed conflict and peace processes." In SIPRI Yearbook 2017: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security, SIPRI. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016). Retrieved 16 Dec. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198811800/sipri-9780198811800-chapter-2-div1-14.xml
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