Slovenia is 10th most peaceful country in the world

According to the Global Peace Index 2016 (GPI), Slovenia is among top 10 most peaceful countries in the world. We welcomed this news in the middle of the year Ljubljana is also proudly bearing the title of the European Green Capital 2016.

The Global Peace Index, provided each year by the Institute for Economics and Peace, ranks 163 independent countries, states and territories and is composed of 23 qualitative and quantitative indicators. The main among them emphasis pertained to the safety and security within society and the extent of its involvement in domestic or international conflicts.

Five most peaceful countries in the world, according to GPI, are Iceland, Denmark, Austria, New Zealand and Portugal.

More information are available on the Institute for Economics and Peace website.