I read an article on the most peaceful countries in the world and was surprised to see all the Scandinavian countries featured.
I like the photograph here as it shows Stockholm in all its beauty. It really is a gorgeous city. Not as beautiful as South Africa but as cities go, it cannot be beaten.
I think that is an excellent point Nathalie. Sweden is not officially in NATO but more and more closely aligned as time goes by, and there is Putin and Russia right next door, flexing their muscles. Sweden abolished conscription about two years ago but they may even start it again if the Putin situation gets worse.
Yes Denmark and Norway are very peaceful countries. I’m not surprised to see those two fantastic places top of the list.
However it would be interesting to get an update of that list which is several years old and see how things have evolved.
I recently worked on an official report about how peaceful are the countries in the world and l found it amazing how the results change with time. It seems to be a constant struggle for governments to improve or even stabilize the peacefulness of their countries which is constantly challenged