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Sustainable peace is more than lack of violence

Sep 06, 2016 07:46 BST
In a world of conflict and violence new knowledge on how to build sustainable peace is ...

Upward trend in fatalities in organized violence was broken in 2015

Jun 14, 2016 18:00 BST
The alarming upward trend in fatalities in organized violence, witnessed over the last ...

Marketing Darfur: can trade bring peace and stability to a troubled region?

Marketing Darfur: can trade bring peace and stability to a troubled region?

May 23, 2016 16:08 BST
How Practical Action is helping to bring together conflicting communities by re-establi...

New conflict data show that 2014 was a very violent year

Oct 12, 2015 09:37 BST
In June, Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) reported that the number of fatalities in...

2014 the most violent year since the end of the Cold War

Jun 17, 2015 09:02 BST
40 armed conflicts were active in 2014, the highest number of conflicts since 1999 and ...

Clarkson suspended

Clarkson suspended

Mar 11, 2015 11:51 GMT
An online petition calling for the BBC to "reinstate" Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkso...

Democracy and Freedom are still elusive in Sudan

Aug 23, 2014 12:45 BST
Almost 30 years ago a medical researcher for the World Health Organization was killed b...

Armed conflicts decreased in 2012, but fatalities increase

Jul 01, 2013 11:00 BST
Last year the number of armed conflicts decreased markedly, at the same time as the num...

New data allows for unique conflict research

Dec 08, 2011 06:20 GMT
Which factors increase the risk for armed conflict and war? What circumstances make con...

TAKE THE VOW SO GIRLS CAN SAY NO TO EARLY/FORCED MARRIAGE

TAKE THE VOW SO GIRLS CAN SAY NO TO EARLY/FORCED MARRIAGE

Aug 12, 2011 11:27 BST
Plan UK is campaigning to end child marriage and the practice of girls being forced to ...