Johan Galtung’s Positive Peace Concept

Human Wrongs Watch

By Hanno Heynitz* | Galtung Institut Germany

26 March 2018 – TRANSCEND Media Service — “Positive Peace” as defined by Prof. Johan Galtung in over 50 years of uninterrupted research, refers to a very specific fait social that requires equally specific political measures. This presentation is an effort to make the concepts and specificities underpinning the notion of Positive Peace more widely understood.


For Prof. Galtung’s reaction to the PPI, read:…

To directly discuss issues pertaining to Positive Peace and other themes raised in this video with Hanno Heynitz and his colleagues, visit:…

*Hanno Heynitz is a research assistant at the Galtung-Institut for Peace Theory and Peace Practice.

Here, he explains the concept of Positive Peace with a focus on the concepts and definitions underpinning its practical application.

This article originally appeared on Transcend Media Service (TMS) on 26 Mar 2018: TMS: Johan Galtung’s Positive Peace Concept

2018 Human Wrongs Watch

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