The Peace Worldwide Organization Civility Report 2014 reviews of all countries (193) within the United Nations and provides each country with human rights, democracy, peace, and civility scores using a scale of 0-100. The Report is intended to provide a tool that can be used to assess countries for their good domestic and international conduct. The country with the world’s highest Civility Score is Costa Rica and the lowest scores go Central African Republic, North Korea, Somalia, Sudan, and Syria.
The countries with highest civility scores come from those countries with highest democracy scores. That is, the civility and democracy are strongly correlated. For most countries, the best way to improve their civility scores is to respect human rights and become more democratic.
For the first time, performance scores are provided for the following:
The analyses and scores in this report provide a great tool for the governments to prioritize their reform policies in order to improve their international standings. Also, they can assist governments, international public and private entities in assessing their risks of conducting business in other countries.
Comparing the results against those reported in Civility Reports 2013, the world has become slightly less civilized.