Join with others all over the world as they learn about peace.

In this free training course, discover the strategies and tools that can help individuals, cities and nations to build and sustain peace, through the internationally recognised and transformational eight-pillar Positive Peace framework.

Course overview

Learning across three modules, take your first steps into Positive Peace, the empirically derived framework created by the Institute for Economics and Peace.

Module 1

An introduction to peace and conflict: You will be introduced to a broad overview of Peace and Conflict related issues and the concepts of positive and negative peace.

Module 3

Positive Peace in action: theory to practice: You will learn how Positive peace can impact our homes, cities and nations, investigating real world examples.

Module 2

Understanding the concept of Positive Peace: Expanding on the idea of Positive Peace, how it is derived and its relationship to several areas of peacebuilding.

Commitment

The course will take approximately 1 hour including activities.

Discover Positive Peace

Created by the highly respected Institute for Economics and Peace, the course has been designed as a comprehensive introduction to Positive Peace. The course covers measuring peace, the Global Peace Index, Positive Peace alongside practical ways that you can help to build Positive Peace in your communities, cities and nations.

Join 1 million others

By taking this course you will be joining others all over the world – people who want to learn about peace, and take action on one of the world’s biggest challenges. Peacebuilding starts with us, in our homes, cities and nations. Join us as we train 1 million people in the ground-breaking concept of Positive Peace.

Learn at your own pace

This is a self-paced course and you will be able to review the modules and complete your additional reading in your own time and pace. The course works best if you complete each module before you proceed to the next. Your course will be complete when you have finished all activities within the course modules.

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About the course

Discover the strategies and tools that enable individuals, cities and nations to build and sustain peace through the eight pillar Positive Peace framework.

How long will it take?

The course will take approximately 1 hour including activities and further study, with a Statement of Accomplishment for those that complete.

What will I learn?

Your learning will include the measurement of peace, where Positive Peace is derived from, and how it can impact our homes, cities and nations.

Who created this course?

The course has been prepared by the Institute for Economics and Peace, the world’s leading think tank dedicated to developing metrics to analyse peace.

economicsandpeace.org

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