Thursday, 19 October 2017

International Conference \ “Dirty Peace? The Political Economy of Peacebuilding”

On 19 October, BICC will be hosting an International Academic Conference on “Dirty Peace? The Political Economy of Peacebuilding" in Bonn. » more

Thursday, 21 September 2017

Talk \ Aleppo and Mosul—Can mass crimes be prevented when the cooperative world order is crumbling?

Talk and discussion (in German) about the Peace Report 2017 on 21 September 2017 at BICC in Bonn (in the framework of the Bonn Peace Days). » more

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

New publication \ Jihadi-Salafism in Afghanistan—Beyond Taliban, Al-Qaeda and Daesh

Since July 2017, the declared liberation of Mosul, Iraq, and the expected fall of Raqqa, Syria, has brought the debate about the survival of so-called Islamic State (Daesh) to the forefront. BICC policy Brief “Jihadi-Salafism in Afghanistan—Beyond Taliban, Al-Qaeda and Daesh” discusses options for German foreign and development policy. » more

New publication \ South Sudan’s stalled Peace Process—Security arrangements in need of adjustment

Claudia Breitung, author of BICC Policy Brief 5 \ 2017, argues for a clear strategy for the transformation of South Sudan’s security services. » more

Peace and conflict research institute BICC \ Presentation at the Open Day of the German Federal Foreign Office

On the occasion of the Open Day of the German Federal Foreign Office in Berlin, BICC showed the photo exhibition “A CALL FOR ARMS—Community Security and Arms Control in Darfur” at the Foreign Office on 26 and 27 August 2017. Additionally, BICC technical advisors demonstrated a weapons marking machine used in Sudan. » more

BICC in the Media

"Fragen zur Bundestagswahl: Wann ist Schluss mit Waffenexporten?" (in German), greenpeace magazin, 8 September 2017

"Trump will Südkorea massiv aufrüsten" (in German), neues deutschland, 6 September 2017

"Leitartikel: Pauschale Verurteilungen helfen nicht weiter" (in German), MainPost, 1 September 2017

"'Nur keine Endzeitstimmung!'" (in German). Interview with Susanne Heinke. Taz, 2 September 2017

"Trumps Afghanistan-Strategie: Experte warnt vor neuer Gewalt" (in German), Evangelischer Pressedienst (epd), 23 August 2017

"Studie über 'Unterbringung von Flüchtlingen in deutschen Kommunen'" (in German). Interview with Isabella Bauer. BR, 18 August 2017

"German weapons makers profiting from Korea tensions" (in English), Deutsche Welle, 14 August 2017

"Teilung bis heute nicht überwunden" (in German). Interview with Conrad Schetter. SWR2, 14 August 2017

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