ACD Index Latest Figures

  • 180,000 Fatalities worldwide

    Up 67,000 on 2013
  • 42 Active Conflicts

    Up 1 on 2014
  • 12,181,000 Refugees

    Up 2.8m on 2013
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  • News
    27 November 2015

    Mali’s prospects for peace

    Twenty-one people were killed in the attack on a hotel in Bamako on 20 November by Al-Mourabitoun, one of several radical Muslim factions operating in northern Mali. The recurring conflict between Tuareg actors and the government also continues to threaten...

  • News
    13 November 2015

    Myanmar’s peace process after the elections

    The National League for Democracy (NLD) has won Myanmar’s historic election just a few weeks after the government and ethnic armed organisations signed a Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA). With the ambitious next phase of the peace process due to start...

  • News
    23 October 2015

    Lebanon, Hizbullah and the battle of Zabadani

    To many Lebanese observers, the battle of Zabadani was a potential turning point in the Syrian conflict’s repercussions on their own country. Restoring Syrian regime control in the city and the Qalamoun region impedes rebel infiltration into Lebanon, but the...

  • News
    16 October 2015

    Ankara bombing further divides Turkish society

    The recent deadly attack on activists in Ankara and the bombing in Suruc in July have reignited the conflict between the Turkish government and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). The conflict has polarised Turkish politics and society, and shows little...