ACLED
Academic and Research Institution

ACLED (Armed Conflict Location and Events Dataset) is designed for disaggregated conflict analysis and crisis mapping. This dataset codes the locations, dates and types of all reported conflict events in over 50 countries in the developing world. Data are available for public download from the data page. ACLED is directed by Prof. Clionadh Raleigh and is associated with the International Peace Research Institute (PRIO). ACLED has been supported by the World Bank's Development Economics Group Research Support Budget, the Irish Research Council, Minerva project funding through the CCAPS program and the European Research Commission.

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17 Jul 2019 description

Last week, protests were staged in Russia over the exclusion of opposition candidates in the Moscow city council elections. In Greece, the snap parliamentary elections that took place on July 7 are regarded as one of the calmest in recent years. In Ukraine, protests and violence increased before the upcoming parliamentary elections. In the Donbass region of Ukraine, seven fatalities were reported due to ongoing fighting.

17 Jul 2019 description

Last week in the Middle East region, Iranian and Turkish military operations against Kurdish armed groups intensified, while ‘Operation Will of Victory’ was launched in Iraq to target the remnants of the Islamic State (IS). The IS insurgency also continued in Syria, with a number of high profile bombings occurring in the east. Meanwhile, overall reported battle events continued to decrease across Yemen – with the exception of in Hodeidah city – although clashes continue to result in a high number of reported fatalities.

16 Jul 2019 description

Key developments in Africa during the week of July 7th include clashes in the Central African Republic, Boko Haram activity in the Lake Chad area, a deadly attack by al Shabaab in Somalia, and violent clashes between demonstrators and security forces in Nigeria.

16 Jul 2019 description

The key trends in Asia this week include: a decrease in organized violence and fatalities in Afghanistan; fighting between state forces and domestic armed groups in Pakistan, Thailand and Myanmar; election violence in India and Pakistan; increasing communal tensions in India and Sri Lanka; and attacks on civilians in Vietnam and the Philippines.

15 Jul 2019 description

In this infographic, ACLED Research Analyst Hilary Matfess tracks recent attacks targeting political figures in Ethiopia and explores their potential impact on Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s reform agenda.

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Jobs

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03 Jul 2019 description
job Closing date: 31 Aug 2019 Armed Conflict Location and Events Dataset

The project:

The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED) is a research project which records, publishes and analyses disaggregated data on violent political conflict. The data is publicly available along with information about the project at www.acleddata.com. The data is used for a range of purposes, from academic research on dynamics of conflict to informing diplomatic policy, and humanitarian and development work in conflict-affected contexts.

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10 Jun 2019 description
job Closing date: 31 Aug 2019 Armed Conflict Location and Events Dataset

The project:

The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED) is a research project which records, publishes and analyses disaggregated data on violent political conflict. The data is publicly available along with information about the project at www.acleddata.com. The data is used for a range of purposes, from academic research on dynamics of conflict to informing diplomatic policy, and humanitarian and development work in conflict-affected contexts.

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