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Dataset | 27 April 2021

Uppsala Conflict Data Program

Datasets on organized violence and peacemaking.

The Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) is the world’s main provider of data on organized violence and the oldest ongoing data collection project for civil war; with a history of almost 40 years. Its definition of armed conflict has become the global standard of how conflicts are systematically defined and studied. UCDP produces high-quality data; which are systematically collected; have global coverage; are comparable across cases and countries; and have long time series which are updated annually. Furthermore; the program is a unique source of information for practitioners and policymakers.

UCDP also operates and continuously updates its online database (UCDP Conflict Encyclopedia) on armed conflicts and organised violence; in which information on several aspects of armed conflict such as conflict dynamics and conflict resolution is available.

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