Building Political and Public Will to Prevent Violence

Dr. Michael Shank, Head of Communications for the UN SDSN and professor at NYU’s Center for Global Affairs, speaks at the United Nations’ launch of the 2017 Global Peace Index, which is authored annually by the Institute for Economics and Peace. Shank highlights the gap between the problems and solutions mentioned in the Index and proposes ways to build the necessary political and public will to move from problems to solutions. For the entire panel, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69pqwe7swpg&t=3738s