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.

All Updates

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17 Oct 2018 description

Palestinian-Israeli violence continued last week throughout Palestine, with a major increase occurring in the West Bank due to Israeli raids and attacks by settlers on locals, and vice versa. In Iran and Bahrain, demonstrations and civil unrest continued, while in Turkey the investigation into the alleged murder of a journalist in the Saudi consulate carried on with international scrutiny. In Iraq, the increase in attacks on civilians continued in Baghdad and across the country.

16 Oct 2018 description

The overall levels of political violence remained relatively static in the South and Southeast Asian regions over the last few weeks, whereas the number of reported fatalities increased significantly last week. The overall levels of demonstrations decreased across the region, especially in Pakistan and India.

16 Oct 2018 description

Key developments in Africa during the week of October 7th include persistent militant threats in Egypt and in the Lake Chad area; coupled with election-related violence in Cameroon, Mozambique and Nigeria.

12 Oct 2018 description

Following regime victory in southern Syria in late July, with the greater Idleb pocket as the last remaining stronghold of Islamist opposition groups in the country, global attention as well as Sochi peace talks have become increasingly focused on the actions of Islamist groups such as Hayat Tahrir al Sham (HTS) within the enclave. ACLED data show that both the actions of and relations between HTS and other Islamist alliances such as National Liberation Front (JTW) have shifted according to 3 clear phases:

1) The Regime Offensive on Dar’a

Maps & Infographics

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Jobs

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09 Oct 2018 description
job Closing date: 31 Oct 2018 Armed Conflict Location and Events Dataset

​The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED) is seeking a Digital Security Consultant to support in the assessment of existing organizational security and provision of a strategy and implementation plan to ensure ACLED is adhering to the highest standards.

The project

09 Oct 2018 description
job Closing date: 31 Oct 2018 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.

The role:

03 Oct 2018 description
job Closing date: 31 Oct 2018 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. These data are publicly available, along with analysis and information about the project, at www.acleddata.com. These data are 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.

The role

13 Sep 2018 description
job Closing date: 19 Oct 2018 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.

The role: