Support the development of peace-supporting policies and broaden public understanding of conflict by:
- tracking the development, resolution and impact of armed conflict worldwide;
- compiling research into a comprehensive and coherent report, called the Armed Conflicts Report, distributed in Canada and abroad.
Armed Conflicts Report
The Armed Conflicts Report consists of two major components, both updated annually.
- A compilation of detailed descriptions of each conflict available exclusively on our website, updated annually.
- A poster printed for distribution to donors, at various conferences and events and in response to requests.
Recent Publications on Armed Conflicts
Social media and conflictDecember 5, 2018
Social media has a major impact on how we communicate, interact, and understand the world. It is now intricately linked with global, national, and local politics. We take this for granted. But we are now coming to understand that social media is used in particular ways in societies experiencing ongoing violent conflict or emerging from a period of war. For ...
The War in Yemen: 2011-2018: The elusive road to peaceNovember 29, 2018
Working paper 18-1 November 2018 By Sonal Marwah and Tom Clark Executive summary The United Nations (UN) has played a key role in most recent peace processes, but has not, thus far, been an effective force for peace in Yemen, which is now the site of one of the world’s bloodiest internationalized civil ...
Humanitarian disarmament: Putting people firstDecember 6, 2017
The Humanitarian Disarmament Forum, which began in 2012, has become an annual gathering, conducted on the margins of the UN General Assembly First Committee. The 2017 Forum, organized by Human Rights Watch, PAX, and the Harvard Law School International Human Rights Clinic, was held at the UN Church Center from October 13-15. In attendance were some 90 participants from 50 ...