This week I was notified that I have been named an Ambassador for the Institute of Economics and Peace, the world’s leading think tank dedicated to developing metrics to analyze peace and to quantify its economic value (economicsandpeace.org). The IEP publishes the annual Global Peace Index and the Positive Peace Index among other influential reports. The Institute was recently ranked in the top 15 most impactful think tanks in the world (see video embed).
When I give a speeches about Conflict and Peace, I am always amazed to encounter whole American audiences who have never heard of the UN Declaration of Human Rights, for example. Being a part of the excellent science conducted by the IEP is exciting to say the least. Together with a cohort of peacebuilders from around the world, I am so honored to be on the front lines of this important work.