Steve Killelea

Steve Killelea is the Founder and Executive Chairman of the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP). He is also the founder of the Global Peace Index, a leading measure of peace that ranks 163 countries and independent territories by their relative levels of peacefulness each year. In acknowledgement of his contribution to the global peace movement, Killelea has been awarded the Luxembourg Peace Prize, twice been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. He is the author of ‘Peace in the Age of Chaos: The Best Solution for a Sustainable Future’ (

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