Global Peace and Security


Vesalius College hosts the launch of the Global Peace Index 2017 in Brussels

On Monday, June 12, Vesalius College hosted the launch of the Global Peace Index (GPI) 2017. This was an event co-organised with leading institutes and important think tanks, such as the Institute for Economics and Peace, the Royal Military Academy, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Europe, Search For Common Ground and the Global Governance Institute. Over the […]

VeCo co-hosts the launch of the Global Peace Index 2017

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the official launch of the Global Peace index 2017 (GPI), hosted by VeCo in cooperation with leading institutes and think tanks such as the Institute for Economics and Peace, Royal Military Academy, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Europe, Search For Common Ground and the Global Governance Institute.   About the Global Peace Index The […]

Johan Galtung, World-Renowned Founder of Peace Studies, joins Vesalius College

Vesalius College is pleased to announce that Professor Johan Galtung, world-renowned peace and mediation expert, joins Vesalius College as Distinguished Professor of Peace Studies in Fall 2017. Professor Galtung is widely considered as the founder of ‘peace studies’, having developed key concepts and theories in the field, such as ‘positive vs. negative peace’, ‘structural violence’ […]

Charlotte McDonald-Gibson Presents her New Book ‘Cast Away’ at VeCo

On Monday, 24th April, Charlotte McDonald-Gibson, author of ‘Cast Away: Stories of Survival from Europe’s Refugee Crisis’ has visited VeCo for a presentation and panel discussion about her book. During the two hours of the event, Charlotte explained her motivations to write ‘Cast Away’ and shared her experiences, challenges, and difficulties along the writing process. […]

Dr. Jamie Shea of NATO talks about VeCo’s new Master’s programme

Meet Dr. Jamie Shea, Distinguished Professor of MA in Global Peace, Security and Strategic Studies at Vesalius College. Dr. Shea worked for NATO for 36 years. He held the position as the Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges, and since 2010 he has been involved in the International Affairs Department of Vesalius College. During this […]