Measuring and Monitoring Armed Violence - Goals, Targets and Indicators
|Title||Measuring and Monitoring Armed Violence - Goals, Targets and Indicators|
|Subtitle / Series Title||Background Paper for the Oslo Conference on Armed Violence|
|Year of Publication||2010|
|Number of Pages||32 pp.|
|Publisher||Secretariat of the Geneva Declaration on Armed Violence and Development and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)|
The human, social and economic costs of armed violence are extensive and far reaching: direct and indirect violence claims more than 740,000 lives each year. A growing body of evidence indicates that armed violence may hinder progress towards certain Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and development in general.