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The School for a Culture of Peace presents a database on conflicts, tensions and peace processes around the world

The School for a Culture of Peace (ECP) has created a database on the conflicts, tensions and peace processes around the world.

The ECP Database on Conflict and Peacebuilding is bilingual (in Spanish and English) and is supported by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It has been developed for the ECP Conflict and Peacebuilding Programme and complies with the methodological criteria used by the publications of this research team.

In the first phase, the database includes information on thirty ongoing conflicts in all regions of the world. Each one includes information on the origins and development, the main parties involved, the type of conflict, its intensity and basic information on the country in which the conflict is taking place.

The database provides information on a three-monthly basis, from 2003 to date, and a news archive. In the future it is anticipated that the database will have information on around 70 situations of tension, and 50 peace processes in the world.

The system currently also includes gender files on each conflict, in order to highlight the particular impact they have on women and men, and the role they play in initiatives for the construction of peace and the rejection of violence, according to United Nations resolution 1325 on women, peace and security.

Database on Conflict and Peacebuilding Website