The Pandemic and Sustainable Peace. A combination yet to be understood

Journal title SALUTE E SOCIETÀ
Author/s Roberta Iannone, Romina Gurashi
Publishing Year 2023 Issue 2023/1
Language English Pages 19 P. 116-134 File size 332 KB
DOI 10.3280/SES2023-001009
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This essay aims to verify the existing combination of low levels of sustainable peace and the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. The hypothesis we want to support is that the aforementioned panemic wouldn’t have become a world crisis had there been greater investments in social and environmental issues, which are the sources of sustainable peace. The applied methodology is preceded by a brief description of the different meanings of and the interdependencies between sustainable development and peace, a reflection on the main reports, both national (Italian Min-istry of Health, Italian National Statistical Institute) and international (UN, UNPD, IMF, WHO, IEP) and a quantitative supplementary analysis of their guidelines insofar as pandemic-related sustainability and sustainable peace are concerned. Our goal is to prove how much needed and no longer deferrable is a reading able to reconcile factors that are different from each other when it comes to their nature and content. Such factors are environmental pollution, climate change, cultural and structural violence, inequalities within individual States and be-tween States.

Keywords: sustainable peace; pandemic; inequalities; natural environment; domain; 2030 Agenda.

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Roberta Iannone, Romina Gurashi, The Pandemic and Sustainable Peace. A combination yet to be understood in "SALUTE E SOCIETÀ" 1/2023, pp 116-134, DOI: 10.3280/SES2023-001009