Risk and security
According to data from the Committee to Protect Journalists in 2013 it was Syria, Iraq and Egypt. See the Guardian Datablog visualisation graphic. In a recent survey the International Women’s Media Foundation found that 21% of respondents had experienced physical violence and 47.9% some form of sexual harassment.
NATO on Duty A new official interactive map has been launched by NATO based on Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) software. Find out about current missions and partnerships. It also some links to stories and case studies provided by NATO.
Embedded! Archaeologists and Anthropologists in Modern Landscapes of Conflict Interesting webcasts from a conference held as part of the Engaged Scholarship Workshops organized by Brown University’s Middle East Studies. The presentations consider how social scientists working in conflict war zones have interacted with the military. It covers the use of military technology, social relations, ethics and research […]
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 […]
Aon Political Risk Map 2014 Just released, a new map which covers 163 nations. Free registration required. It measures political risk using a range of factors including: political violence and financial risk. This is however, only one of a number of similar risk services. All are slightly different so it is advisable to consult […]
iGarapé Citizen Security Database This database maps security in 18 countries from Latin America and the Caribbean for the period 1999-2013. It has been created in association with the Inter-American Development Bank. Users can access interactive graphs of data relating to citizen safety and security which have been sourced from online databases managed by major institutions such […]
UNRWA Audiovisual Archive for Palestine Refugees http://archive.unrwa.org/about-archive/ United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)’s new photo and film archive offers free access to hundreds of iconic images of refugees from 1948 onwards taken by UNRWA staff. A wide range of topics are covered including Middle-East conflict and refugee camps. The archive can be searched or […]
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World Bank’s theHive This site has been in beta for a while but is developing well. Register for free to get the most benefits. It aims to gather in one place reports and resources relating to human conflict, human security and violence. It also takes items from the Human Security Report Project which was renowned for its […]
Find information on the extent of government and political corruption worldwide using the latest annual report from Transparency International: http://www.transparency.org/gcb2013 Transparency International also publish an annual corruption perceptions list which charts opinion on levels of corruption. On a related theme the World Bank has The Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) project The reports have governance indicators […]
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Useful UN materials include Official twitter account for the latest news. Past missions with a timeline of past missions. A page on women in peacekeeping – which has statements and statistics Other resources Center on International cooperation publishes an annual global review of peacekeeping. Limited news stories are free on the website. Spiri has a multilateral […]
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