Understand peace for a better future.

Learn the definition of peace, what creates peace, and the framework for building it in the Positive Peace Academy — a free short course⁠ now available in over 50 languages.

Understand peace for a better future.

Learn to define peace, how to measure peace, and how to implement it in the Positive Peace Academy — a free short course now available in over 50 languages 

Meet Positive Peace, the transformational framework.

Created by international think-tank the Institute for Economics & Peace, this free short course introduces the transformational framework Positive Peace. Learn how Positive Peace is associated with better performance on ecological sustainability, improved wellbeing, stronger GDP growth rates and better business outcomes. 

Meet Positive Peace, the transformational framework the world needs today.

Created by international think-tank the Institute for Economics & Peace, this free short course introduces the transformational framework Positive Peace. Learn how Positive Peace is associated with better performance on ecological sustainability, improved wellbeing, stronger GDP growth rates and better business outcomes. 

Discover the 8 Pillars of Positive Peace.

The Positive Peace framework provides a proven and data-based platform for development and societal change. It is:

Underpinned by the 8 Pillars of Positive Peace

Derived from over 25,000 datasets

Endorsed by Governments and international NGOs

Holistic, delivering change across the whole of society

About building strengths, not focusing on deficiencies

Take a look inside.

Positive Peace is statistically linked with outcomes that include better performance on ecological sustainability, improved wellbeing, stronger GDP growth rates and better business performance. The non-partisan, non-politically aligned Positive Peace Academy provides the knowledge and a neutral baseline from which you create your own practical approach to peaceful societal change, whether at home, in business, or in the community. 

Why Positive Peace?

Learn the way that suits you.

Learn anywhere

Access the Academy anywhere - across mobile, tablet & desktop devices

Choose your pace

Take the whole course at once or you can learn at your own pace - it's your choice

Get certified

Purchase a certificate to share your success with your network or employer

Choose your own pace.

Learn anywhere

  • Access the Academy anywhere - across mobile, tablet & desktop devices

Choose your pace

  • Take the 2 hour course at once or you can learn at your own pace

Get certified

  • Purchase a certificate to share your success with your network or employer

You're in good company.

Thousands of people around the world have taken the Positive Peace Academy to learn about peace and make change in their communities, cities and countries.

"This training refined my knowledge about peace and conflict resolution by offering measurable models of peace."
Reem Ghunaim
New York, USA
"The Positive Peace Academy is essential training for ‘big-picture’ peacebuilders to make a real difference."
Brian Farr
Salt Lake City, USA
"The Academy has helped me strengthen Positive Peace in conflict affected communities."
Patricia Garcia
Sydney, Australia

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