Category Archives: Fragile States Index 2015

Springtime for Castro and Cuba; Winter for Ukraine and Libya

South Sudan has topped the Fragile States Index for the second year in succession, as the country continues to be wracked by internal conflict, fractious politics, and poverty. South Sudan is joined at the most fragile end of the Index by countries that have long struggled, such as Somalia, Central African Republic, Sudan, and D.R. […]

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Fragile States Index 2015 – Annual Report

BYΒ J.J. MESSNER, NATE HAKEN, PATRICIA TAFT, KENDALL LAWRENCE, FELIPE UMANA, SEBASTIAN PAVLOU, HANNAH BLYTH

The Fragile States Index, produced by The Fund for Peace, is a critical tool in highlighting not only the normal pressures that all states experience, but also in identifying when those pressures are pushing a state towards the brink of failure. By highlighting pertinent issues in weak and failing states, The Fragile States Indexβ€”and the social science framework and software application upon which it is builtβ€”makes political risk assessment and early warning of conflict accessible to policy-makers and the public at large.

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This thread is updated with election insight and analysis using the #FragileStatesIndex. This Sunday in particular marks two elections with regional implications for South America and the Balkans.

Pretty excited about winning all these @anthemawards trophies for this video @fundforpeace made with @PINDFoundation. Just received them in the mail. https://t.co/Izqz1oJaBm

πŸ”΄π‰πŽπˆπ π‹πˆπ•π„: Our first #DEVat60 #DevTalks on Building a More Resilient World in a Multi-Crisis... via @YouTube

The pressing issues of our time (#conflict, #climatechange, #foodinsecurity, etc.) are all interconnected, & require an interconnected response. AfP discussed this need in our recent event with @StimsonCenter.

Watch the recording here:

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