Marrakech - Morocco ranked 63 out of 162 countries based on the degree of peace in the country, according to the 2014 Global Peace Index (GPI), which was conducted by the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP). Morocco advanced 6 ranks in comparison to last year, coming in first in North Africa and seventh in Middle East following, Qatar (22), Kuwait (37), the United Arab Emirates (40), Jordan (56), and Oman (59).