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Report: Achieving Global Peace is Paramount (Spending Less on Wars and More on Peace Would Reap Huge Dividends)

Written by on February 9, 2018 in Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 10 Comments
Report: Achieving Global Peace is Paramount (Spending Less on Wars and More on Peace Would Reap Huge Dividends)

Currently, there’s a lot more spending on violence than peace. The price tag on the violence added up to $13.6 trillion in 2015, or 13.3 percent of gross world product. Investments in peacekeeping and peacebuilding, in contrast, totaled $15 billion. That ratio of nearly 1000 to 1 needs to dramatically change.

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