Global Peace Index

Basics
0 Map: World is more peaceful, in general

The Guardian’s latest DataBlog visual information news is about global peace. Despite some horribly violent events in places like Syria, Somalia and other hot spots, the Global Peace Index (GPI) says 2012 is the first time the world has become more peaceful since 2009. Iceland is most peaceful, according to…

Basics
0 Global Peace Map

If you, like many Miss America candidates, want to someday see world peace there’s a global map for that called the Global Peace Index. The Guardian reports on this year’s index: Published by the Institute for Economics & Peace, the index tries to measure peace. This year has seen the…