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This resource distributed by the Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) constitutes its most diaggregated dataset on individual events of organized violence. It encodes the different actors involved, is spatially disaggregated down to village levels anc currently covers the time period of 1989 to 2021. Older versions of the data set can be downloaded, but users are recommended to download the latest data set.


A global event dataset (GED) encoding envents of organized violence a point geometries


The following versions are available

  • 5.0

  • 17.1

  • 17.2

  • 18.1

  • 19.1

  • 20.1

  • 21.1

  • 22.1 or latest

The following argument should be specified by users:


A character vector specifying the version to download. Defaults to "latest".


Davies, Shawn, Therese Pettersson & Magnus Öberg (2022). Organized violence 1989-2021 and drone warfare. Journal of Peace Research 59(4). doi:10.1177/00223433221108428