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Institute for Economics and Peace Limited

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Social Development

Affiliation with other organizations: IEP has collaborated with the following organizations on a variety of research projects and events: Economist Intelligence Unit Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative UN DESA UN BCPR Center for Strategic and International Studies School of Economics and Finance, University of Western Sydney Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding,Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies Club de Madrid Earth Institute at Columbia University Stockholm International Peace Research Institute OECD Media Tenor Alliance for Peacebuilding United Nations Association of Australia Economists for Peace and Security World Council of Religions for Peace International Crisis Group UN Global Compact Expert Group on Responsible Business and Investment In High-Risk Areas
Publications: Global Peace Index Methodology Reports and Discussion Papers (annually: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 to be released in June 2012) United States Peace Index (annually: 2011, 2012) Measuring Peace in the Media (2011, 2012) Economic Consequences of War on the U.S. Economy(2012) Structures of Peace (2011) Holding G8 Accountability to Report (2010) Building Blocks of Peace Secondary School Lesson Plans (2009; updated annually)
Purpose of the organization: IEP is dedicated to shifting the world’s focus to peace as a positive, achievable, and tangible measure of human well-being and progress. IEP achieves its goals by developing new conceptual frameworks to define peacefulness; providing metrics for measurement; uncovering the relationship between peace, business and prosperity, and by promoting a better understanding of the cultural, economic and political factors that drive peacefulness.
Confirmation of the activities of the organization at the regional, national or international level: IEP develops research on a global level.
A list of members of the governing body of the organization, and their countries of nationality: Board of Directors 1. Stephen Killelea, AM, Founder, IEP, Australia 2. Clyde McConaghy, B.Bus, MBA, AICD, Australia 3. Michael Hitz, Principal, Boston Consulting Group, Australia 4. Vijoleta Braach Maksvytis, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Melbourne University, Australia 5. Nick Abrahams, Partner, Norton Rose, Australia 6. David Leighton, Company Secretary, Australia
Description of the membership of the organization, indicating the total number of members: IEP is a company limited by guarantee. There are three company members: Stephen Killelea Deborah Beale Clyde McConaghy