Security and risk
2021 Highlights of Security Council Practices The Security Council branch at the Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs have issued their online 2021 Highlights of Security Council Practices. It holds data on the number of meetings including numbers switched online, meeting attendees by gender and themes and content of meetings.
ACLED (The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project) has now released all political violence and protest data for 2021. You can now access an annual update covering more than 266,000 events around the world. It includes extensive coverage of the impact of COVID on violent uprising and state repression across the world. Register for […]
Ocha-coordinated review which examines global and regional trends highlighting achievements and priorities for the coming year. This includes overviews of threats such as Covid, displacement and conflict. Future needs are considered.
Education4Resilience – online platformSite created by UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP-UNESCO), in partnership with the Education Above All (EAA). It aims to provide free access to a searchable databases of resources, guidelines, and tools to help policy makers and teachers use education as a tool to build resilience including in post-conflict situations and during lockdowns. […]
This new data site is a direct outcome of the Secretary General’s Data Strategy, which calls for ensuring everyone, everywhere can discover, access, integrate and share the data they need. It comprises a catalogue of datasets that can be browsed or searched by theme. Note: some are not available to the public. Themes include mediation, gender […]
A shocking report from Times Higher of a study showing doctoral students at high risk of suicide due to stress. The Co-op foundation’s Lonely but not alone campaign offers students forums of support and messages for those experiencing loneliness.
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Urban-Nexus Environmental Assessment Tool (U-NEAT+)The United Nations launched a free online tool recently which is to help humanitarian aid workers rapidly identify and mitigate environmental risks when responding to crises. The free, cloud-based Urban-Nexus Environmental Assessment Tool (U-NEAT+) offers an easy way to assess a range of potential environmental threats and sensitivities and suggests how to mitigate them. Risks […]
WMO Atlas of Mortality and Economic Losses from Weather, Climate and Water Extremes (1970 – 2019) A rich source of data published recently by the World Meteorological Organization which gives overview of impacts from weather, climate and water extremes globally from 1970 to 2019 based on disaster data from the Emergency Events Database (EM-DAT). There […]
An international digital project led by Dr Sria Chatterjee and made possible by a grant from DARIAH EU and support from the Institute of Experimental Design and Media, FHNW. Princeton Center for Digital Humanities is a project partner. It is interdisciplinary and seeks to curate visualisations which spotlight on inequality. Topics include: how Covid policies effect […]
Created by the Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies, the Encyclopedia currently includes 129 commonly-used humanitarian concepts. It also aims to provide crowd sourced resources and links to online learning resources for humanitarians.