Thursday, 13 November 2014

New publication about arms registration and marking, and community security and arms control in West Darfur

In the “Report on the Work of the Arms Registration and Marking (ARM) Program and on Community Security and Arms Control (CSAC) in West Darfur” Dr Sami Faltas presents the results of his field research in West Darfur, Sudan. The study was assigned by BICC and the Sudan DDR Commission (SDDRC). » more

Thursday, 20 November 2014

Training Workshop: Physical Security and Stockpile management

From 16 to 20 November 2014, BICC is supporting a regional Pysical Security and Stockpile Management (PSSM) for Arms and Ammunition Training Course, which is organized by the Sub-regional Arms Control Mechanism (SARCOM) in Khartoum, Sudan. » more

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Conference: Facing Organized Violence: Research Agendas and Conversion Potentials

On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, the Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC) hosted a two-day international academic conference on “Facing Organized Violence: Research Agendas and Conversion Potentials” from 27 to 28 October 2014 in Bonn. » more

Public event on the occasion of BICC’s 20th anniversary

On 27 October 2014, in celebration of its 20th anniversary, BICC cordially invited to a panel discussion and an evening reception at Uniclub Bonn. The panel discussion was entitled “The new German foreign policy: responsibility and interests”. » more

BICC launches a new logo

On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, BICC (Bonn International Center for Conversion) has tackled the comprehensive task of redesigning its logo and its corporate design. Both mirror the conceptual advancement in Conversion Studies of the internationally renowned institute for peace and conflict research. » more


United Nations Day in Bonn, on 25 October 2014

Conference: "Facing Organized Violence: Research Agendas and Conversion Potentials", on 27-28 October 2014




BICC in the Media

"Waffenhandel: Zwischen wirtschaftlichen Interessen und moralischen Ansprüchen", Deutschlandfunk, 20 November 2014 (in German)

"Falsche Prioritäten?", NDR Streitkräfte und Strategien, 14 November 2014 (in German)

"3rd Demobilisation Camp Starts in N. Darfur", Sudan Vision, 3 November 2014 (in English)

"Die Friedensforscher vom Rhein", Generalanzeiger Bonn, 29 October 2014 (in German)

"Deutsche Rüstungsexporte: Was Abgeordnete wissen dürfen", Deutschlandfunk, 20 October 2014 (in German)


"Why Afghan drug lords are not afraid of ISAF" (Interview with Conrad Schetter, in English); Sputnik International, 13 November 2014

"Afghanistan: Drogenproduktion auf Höchststand“ (Interview with Conrad Schetter, in German);, 22 October 2014

"Zur wirtschaftlichen Bedeutung deutscher Rüstungsexporte" (Interview mit Jan Grebe, in German), ARD Mittagsmagazin, 21 October 2014

Afghanistan: "Eine Regierung mit kurzem Verfallsdatum" (Interview with Conrad Schetter, in German), ZDF, 29 September 2014

"Die Rüstungsindustrie braucht eine Diät" (Interview with Marc von Boemcken, in German), ZDF, 5 September 2014

"Lässt sich Frieden lernen?" (Conrad Schetter in "Tagesgespräch", in German), WDR 5, 1 September 2014


Flyer Deutsch, Konversionsfoschrung für eine friedliche Welt

Flyer English, Conversion Studies for a more peaceful world