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 […]
The new Bangsamoro Conflict Monitoring System from Alert and the World Bank is collecting current and historic data on incidences of political violence in the region. It includes reports and charts of conflicts.
Global Governance Monitor Tool from the Council on Foreign Relations. …aims to monitor how the international community is doing in dealing with security threats. It has a timeline of key events in preventing war from 1648 to the present day. Other features of the site include: a matrix of Core United Nations peacekeeping documents, lists of […]
… comprises data on de-stabilising events such as coups, revolutions and political and economic upheaval. Analysis has been made from a global news archive. Materials generally date from 1945 onwards. Event file data and visual representations can be downloaded. For example the Google Earth File: 1979-2009 Sample Set contains data of three types of civil unrest events for […]