Global Peace System

Global Peace System is a concept prominently identified by historian Kent D. Shifferd, which describes numerous global trends evident in the areas of global collaboration, constructive conflict transformation and social change. The global peace system is multi-layered, overlapping in its institutions, values and ideas, working to perpetuate peace.

The Evolution of a Global Peace System 

Based on historian Kent Shifferd’s “From War to Peace”, this educational short documentary produced by the War Prevention Initiative describes 28 trends leading to the evolution of a Global Peace System.

Global Peace System Study Guide 

A comprehensive overview of Global Peace System- Explanation of key terms and concepts – More than 100 examples – Engaging material – Flexible use for different groups. Download here! 


Multi-dimensional Timeline

View a multi-dimensional educational timeline illustrating 28 trends of the Global Peace System with multiple real-world examples. Download here!