Positive Peace 2hours

Take your first steps into Positive Peace, the empirically derived framework created by the Institute for Economics and Peace.

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

Read on for a full description of each module.

Module 1 : An Introduction to peace and conflict

Module 1 will provide participants a broad overview of Peace and Conflict related issues, the role played by IEP in the Peace process, difference between positive and negative peace and introduce the framework for Positive Peace. Module 1 is divided into five lessons.

Module 2 : Understanding the Concept of Positive Peace

Module 2 will provide participants a deeper understanding of how Positive Peace is derived with significant focus on the eight pillars of Positive Peace within systems thinking, relationship between Positive Peace, development, and resilience, Positive Peace as a framework for investments in violence prevention, and relationship between Positive Peace, SDG16, and the Sustaining Peace Agenda. Module 2 is divided into six lessons.

Module 3: Positive Peace in Action: Theory to Practice

Module 3 will provide participants with several real-world examples of the ways they can implement Positive Peace in their own workplace and tied to human development. Module 3 is divided into 4 lessons.


The Institute for Economics and Peace is the world’s leading think tank dedicated to developing metrics to analyse peace and to quantify its economic value. It does this by developing global and national indices, calculating the economic cost of violence, analysing country level risk and understanding Positive Peace.


Discover more about the Institute for Economics and Peace, the world’s leading think tank dedicated to developing metrics to analyse peace.


Visit Vision of Humanity, the comprehensive peace resource platform containing peace indexes, peace research, peace education, and news and articles.

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