Nine out of ten violent deaths occur outside conflicts. 


The Geneva Declaration on Armed Violence and Development strives to achieve measurable reductions in the global burden of armed violence by 2015.

More about the Geneva Declaration


Regional Review Conferences on the GD are being held in different parts of the world in 2014. Forthcoming conferences will take place in Manila, Rabat, and Nairobi in the fall.


The Global Burden of Armed Violence 2011 report brings into sharp focus the wide-ranging costs of conflict and crime on development.

Available material related to the Expert Meeting on 'Violence reduction and peacebuilding: how crime and violence observatories can contribute' (Geneva, June 2013).