The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED) is a disaggregated data collection, analysis, and crisis mapping project. ACLED collects the dates, actors, locations, fatalities, and types of all reported political violence and protest events around the world. The ACLED team conducts analysis to describe, explore, and test conflict scenarios, and makes both data and analysis open for free use by the public.

ACLED is a registered non-profit organization with 501(c)(3) status in the United States. Learn more about the organization’s history here.

Contact Us

Please contact [email protected] with comments or queries regarding the ACLED dataset.

For members of the media seeking information, please contact ACLED Communications at [email protected]

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Consultation Policy

ACLED regularly provides support to users on ACLED methodology queries. ACLED also provides consultation to donors and partners on the application of ACLED data to specific use cases, bespoke analysis and visualization projects, as well as advising around establishing one’s own data structures and methodologies. If you are not a donor or partner, but would like to request support of this nature, please contact [email protected] to discuss becoming a partner/donor or hiring an ACLED representative for consultation.

Code of Conduct for Protection from Sexual Exploitation, Abuse, and Harassment

The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED) does not tolerate sexual exploitation, abuse, or harassment (SEAH) of any kind. This applies to our own organization and extends to those we work with.If you suspect or have experienced sexual exploitation or abuse, please immediately report it to ACLED’s Designated PSEAH Lead Maya Salkanovic at . ACLED’s policy on sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment is outlined in our Code of Conduct for Protection from Sexual Exploitation, Abuse, and Harassment.

Careers

Interested in working for ACLED? Visit our Careers page for opportunities.

Funding

ACLED is a registered non-profit organization with 501(c)(3) status in the United States. ACLED receives financial support from the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations at the United States Department of State, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the German Federal Foreign Office, the Tableau Foundation, the International Organization for Migration, and The University of Texas at Austin.

ACLED’s coverage of the United States began as part of the US Crisis Monitor, a special project made possible through support from the Bridging Divides Initiative at Princeton University.

ACLED also partners with Mapbox for support on the latest location data and mapping tools.

The project has previously received funding from the European Research Council under the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) / ERC grant agreement n° 283755 from 2013 to 2017.