Peace

Many people die because of armed conflicts. Some countries have an arsenal of nuclear weapons. Climate change and lack of resources make resource wars all the more probable.

We can urge governments to demobilise groups and solve conflicts by peaceful means. We must be aware of the fact that we all share this world together – no matter our nationality, colour or religion.

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News APSARA: the Evolution of the Paper Plane

Drones can be useful to deliver food or medical supplies to remote areas, but it is sometimes problematic to retrieve them after drop-off. APSARA could be the solution: the one-way drone is made of biodegradable material and can simply decompose after use. Read on

Video Global Peace Index 2014

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Wissen Land and Conflict

Up to one quarter of the world's population is estimated to be landless. For decades, indigenous people all around the globe have been fighting for their land rights. Although most people spend a large part of their lives in places where food is produced, they rarely own their own land. Read on

Organisation Peace Innovation Lab at Stanford

The Peace Innovation Lab at Stanford — a global community consisting of thought leaders from the fields of behavior design, innovation, persuasive and social technologies and finance — increases positive peace via real world interventions as well as urban-scale innovations. Read on