Most peaceful countries in the World
Most Peaceful Countries in the World, You can ignore the mass murderer Anders Behring Vrevik who shook the nation in July 2011.
The most peaceful countries in the world in random order
Do you ever wonder if there is anything like a ‘peaceful country’ today as we hear of political upheaval, food crisis, and ethnic violence around the globe? Well, research does show that there are still a few countries across the world which are relatively untouched by problems.
Denmark: The Danish people are blessed. Yes, Denmark was under Nazi occupation during World War II. People of the nation focus more on economic issues and less on power. Tourists often say they find the Danish people friendly, open, and helpful. The nation also stays away from armed conflict.
Norway: You can ignore the mass murderer Anders Behring Vrevik who shook the nation in July 2011. He can well be perceived as a freak case. Now, Norway does figure in the list of the most peaceful countries to live reside in. It has the highest of human development in the globe, plus, the government of Oslo always places peace at the forefront of the priorities of the country.
Singapore: This tiny country in the list for sure does not surprise you. Singapore, that became independent in 1965, worked with the United Nations and its supporting agencies on a great variety of efforts. It also participates in various global, unilateral and multilateral organizations to promote international cooperation, including WTO (World Trade Organization). Singapore is among the most peaceful countries in the world as well as one of the world’s wealthiest countries.
Sweden: This Scandinavian country, surprisingly, has a low level of robberies though it is the world’s biggest exporters of weapon in Europe. Sweden has about 9000 burglaries a year which is much lower that of the USA which is about 350,000 a year. According to the Global Peace Index, Sweden is one of the most peaceful countries in the world, in spite of the fact that it’s among the world’s top arms exporters. Besides, Sweden has not gone to war in the past two centuries.
Belgium: According to the Global Peace Index, Belgium is one of the best and most peaceful places to live in Europe and on Earth. Brussels, the capital city, is home to the European Union and NATO. The medieval cities, splendid town halls, castles, and scenic beauty are a hit with the tourists!