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.
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 […]
The latest report published annually by the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP). Find out which nation is graded as the most peaceful. Full methodology provided on the website.
These resources have been developed by Professor Nayanika Mookherjee (Anthropology, Durham University) in collaboration with Research Initiatives Bangladesh (RIB) based on her publications.They constitute a valuable resource for researchers in these difficult sensitive areas. It provides a set of guidelines, a graphic novel and an animation film outlining how to ethically record testimonies of sexual violence.
ACLED-Religion A new project collecting data on religious repression, disorder and violence. Coverage begins at the end of January 2021. The pilot project currently collects real-time data on seven countries in the Middle East and North Africa: Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Palestine, and Yemen. Building off ACLED’s core methodology for monitoring global political violence and […]
Mozambique Conflict Observatory- Cabo Ligado — or ‘connected cape’. A new website from ACLED in association with Zitamar News and Mediafax which aims to monitor levels and trends of political violence in Mozambique and to provide weekly updates of data and visualisations. There is a dashboard with mapping and descriptions of events.
GAPS UK and a consortium of key development organisations have just launched a tool to ensure women’s voices are heard in consultations about peace and conflict reconstruction in fragile and conflict zones. Its aim is to provide guidelines and a methodology for self assessment of current processes and a framework for future improvement. Also released recently […]
12th August was designated International Youth Day by the UN General Assembly in 1999. To commemorate it here are several resources. End of childhood The Save the Children report, Stolen Childhoods. The report has found that in 2017 1.2 billion childhoods were threatened by conflict, poverty and gender discrimination. Political participation/Engagement UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs […]
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This useful free source has been developed by the Joint Research Centre in cooperation with the Conflict Prevention, Peacebuilding and Mediation Instruments Division within the EU. It uses open source statistics to calculate, using quantitative data, the risk of violent conflict in the next 4 years. Detailed information on the methodology is provided on the website. Indicators relating […]
Conflict Urbanism: Aleppo from the Center for Spatial Research at Columbia University, a project to build online maps of the conflict damage in the historic region of Aleppo. You can use the satellite images to explore the city before and during conflict to view the damage. Case studies from collaborators will be added to analyse and […]