The recent terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka have left the world in shock. How common is terrorism in Sri Lanka? Global Terrorism Database Maintained by The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) enables you to trace and compare past incidents by country, type of attack and perpetuator. It covers 1970-2017 SATP […]
A new index which focuses specifically on female disadvantage and achievement at a regional level within the European Union. It has two indices: Female Disadvantage Index (FemDI) Female Achievement Index (FemAI). These both focus on 7 key areas 1) Work & Money, 2) Knowledge, 3) Time, 4) Power, 5) Health, 6) Safety, Security & Trust […]
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Free access to this new full-text resource, MIDAS, the Mexican Intelligence Digital Archives (los Archivos del Autoritarismo Mexicano), is supported by the Center for Research Libraries, Northwestern University, El Colegio de México. It offers free public access to a digital archive of historical documents from Mexican intelligence agencies. These include materials from Dirección Federal de […]
Launched in 2017 by Georgetown University in conjunction with Peace Research Institute (PRIO)— this free tool ranks 153 countries on both peace and security—and women’s inclusion and justice. It aims to address previous omissions of gender in conflict measures. This blog posting now explains the purpose of the index and its difference from others available.
Keep up to date with the latest tests of all missiles launched by North Korea capable of delivering a payload of at least 500 kilograms (1102.31 pounds) a distance of at least 300 kilometers from the Nuclear Threat Initiative. It records all flights from 1984 onwards. The site also links to related analysis on understanding […]
The total number of terrorist attacks and total deaths due to terrorist attacks worldwide decreased by 12% in 2015, according to the latest annual update of the Global Terrorism Database (GTD) from The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START). The database is the largest open-access database including information on […]
From UN Habitat this year’s annual report focuses on the theme of urbanization and development: emerging futures. It considers problems urban areas are facing relating issues such as inequality, climate change, insecurity. View a slideshow of the worldwide growth of cities from 1990-2015.
New from Rand: a database covering treaties relating to all aspects of military and defence matters. The site includes a zip file of data plus an 85 page report which analyses the content.
Iraq Syria and the Middle East: an essay by Tony Blair Read the essay from Former British Prime minister on his official website to find out what he thinks Western governments should do. Need to find out more about Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS)? Try the starting points listed below. A good basic […]
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 […]