World-class peace education for anyone, anywhere. 100% free.

We're a nonprofit with a mission to provide free peace education to more than 1 million people across the world. 

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How can we build peace, if we don't understand it?

  • Created by internationally renowned global think-tank the Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP).
  • Learn about the history of peace and the role of 'Positive Peace' in maintaining peaceful societies. 
  • Gain knowledge to implement your own peaceful societal change, whether at home, in business, or in the community.
  • Explore IEP's data driven reports, such as the Global Peace Index, Ecological Threat Register, and Global Terrorism Index.
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More than 90,000 people around the world have taken the Academy to learn about peace, and make change in their communities, cities and countries.

Brian Farr

The Positive Peace Academy is essential training for "big-picture' peacebuilders to make a difference.

Reem Ghunaim

This training refined my knowledge about peace and conflict resolution by offering measurable models of peace.

Patricia Garcia

The Academy has helped me strengthen Positive Peace in conflict affected communities.

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