The Common Challenges of Monitoring Conflict,
Crime and Violence: The Nairobi Crime Observatory
Patrick Burton
June 2013
G...
2
Overview
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4
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Collect data
Data Sources
Police stations
Health Officials
Police Administration officials
Judiciary Officials
Chiefs an...
Design/Implementation
• Distrust in the police, and
in the utilization of the
data
• Resources constraints:
– To record an...
Potential Success Factors
• Initiated from the community level (Ownership)
• Opportune moment politically
• Support and bu...
8
"Crime and violence
impedes development, rolls
back gains on women and
children’s rights and
threatens democratic
govern...
THANKYOU
Patrick@cjcp.org.za
www.cjcp.org.za
9
THANKYOU
Patrick@cjcp.org.za
www.cjcp.org.za
9
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  1. 1. The Common Challenges of Monitoring Conflict, Crime and Violence: The Nairobi Crime Observatory Patrick Burton June 2013 Geneva VIOLENCE REDUCTION AND PEACEBUILDING: HOW VIOLENCE OBSERVATORIES CAN CONTRIBUTE
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  3. 3. Overview 3
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  5. 5. 5 Collect data Data Sources Police stations Health Officials Police Administration officials Judiciary Officials Chiefs and Chiefs assistants Children’s Officers Data capturing Data Analysis and interpretation Produce weekly statistics Disseminate weekly reports Produce Monthly reports Disseminate monthly reports Data validation Write up Annual report Disseminate annual result report Information Validation workshop Dissemination of information to the public
  6. 6. Design/Implementation • Distrust in the police, and in the utilization of the data • Resources constraints: – To record and analyse the data – to act on analysis • Data validation (population survey as part of audit and evaluation) Policy / Take-up • Integration of different forms or types of data (crime? Violence? GBV/VAWG/VAC) • Potential double-capture of cases of violence • Ownership (credibility) of process, data 6 Challenges
  7. 7. Potential Success Factors • Initiated from the community level (Ownership) • Opportune moment politically • Support and buy-in of the IGP • Integration of data collection and analysis within the context of other local safety initiatives, including planning and interventions, and community safety structures • Starting relatively focused with opportunities and systems built in to expand • Integration of ICT 7
  8. 8. 8 "Crime and violence impedes development, rolls back gains on women and children’s rights and threatens democratic governance"
  9. 9. THANKYOU Patrick@cjcp.org.za www.cjcp.org.za 9
  10. 10. THANKYOU Patrick@cjcp.org.za www.cjcp.org.za 9

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