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.
Category: Events

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).
Category: Press, Highlight

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.
Category: Events, Highlight

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

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”.
Category: Events

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Annual Report 2014: Arms control and arms transfers are main topics

The Annual Report 2014 presents BICC’s (Bonn International Center for Conversion) implementation of its new research strategy. Problems of organised violence and the search for avenues to overcome these lie at the heart of BICC’s work. Emphasis is placed on the theme of “Arms control and arms transfers”, particularly in the Sahel region.
Category: Press, Highlight

Tuesday, 07 October 2014

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.
Category: Press

Monday, 29 September 2014

Panel discussion: The changing face of war and peace: 1914 to 2014

On Monday, 29 September 2014, BICC (Bonn International Center for Conversion) and the German Federal Agency for Civic Education (bpb) in co-operation with the Representation of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia invited to the panel discussion “The changing face of war and peace: 1914 to 2014” at the Representation house in Berlin.
Category: Events

Friday, 12 September 2014

Lecture: Ukraine conflict-Challenges for a new European neighbourhood policy

BICC cordially invites the interested public to a presentation followed by a discussion (in German) on “Ukraine conflict: Challenges for a new European neighbourhood policy” on Monday, 29 September 2014 with Dr Andreas Heinemann-Grüder, political scientist and co-author of the Friedensgutachten 2014 (Peace Report 2014).
Category: Events

Monday, 18 August 2014

“The German arms industry needs a diet!”

Dr. Marc von Boemcken comments on a possible new orientation in German arms export policy, initiated by Sigmar Gabriel, Germany’s Federal Minister for Economic Affairs. There is reason to hope that at least the export of land-based weapons systems to states that systematically violate human rights or fan regional conflict dynamics might soon be history.
Category: Press

Sunday, 17 August 2014

Discussion: "Bad times for arms control and disarmament?"

With its process “Review 2014”, the German Foreign Office aims to critically review German foreign policy and has asked 50 renowned experts: “Is there anything wrong with German foreign policy and if so, what? The German Foreign Office also participates in public discussions at the local level. BICC has taken this opportunity and has invited the interested public on 4 September to its premises to “inspire German foreign policy” (discussion in German).
Category: Events