Thursday, 02 December 2021

BICC Annual Report 2021 \ From Conversion to Conflict research

As of 15 September 2021, BICC's new name is Bonn International Centre for Conflict Studies. Against this background, the Annual Report 2021 depicts the advances of the peace and conflict research institute and its growing expertise in research and policy advice. » more

Wednesday, 17 November 2021

Conference \ Prevention of radicalisation in NRW. How can the capacities of experts be strengthened?

In this online conference on 30 November 2021, BICC presented final findings from its project on prevention of radicalisation and discussed key recommendations to the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (in German language). » more

Monday, 25 October 2021

International conference \ Between concepts and reality–How to deal with armed groups in transition phases of violent conflict?

On 11 and 12 November 2021, BICC conducted its annual international conference “Between concepts and reality – How to deal with armed groups in transition phases of violent conflict?” (online). » more

BICC has as new name \ Leading German peace and conflict research institute is now “Bonn International Centre for Conflict Studies”

BICC, founded in 1994 as “Internationales Konversionszentrum Bonn – Bonn International Center for Conversion” will now be named the “Bonn International Centre for Conflict Studies” as of 15 September 2021. With this step, the second-largest peace and conflict research institute in Germany is marking the advancement and broadening of its research and advisory activities. » more

Event Peace Report 2021 \ Europe can do more—Also in conflicts in eastern Europe?

Globally, the conflict situation remains at a high level, and Europe is no exception. Nagorno-Karabakh and Donbas represent de facto regimes where violence has recently escalated or is always threatening to escalate. How can negotiation processes be strengthened? How can the German government and the European Union improve their early warning systems to better assess the potential for escalation? » more

BICC in the Media

"Hybridkrieg an der EU-Außengrenze", Interview with Andreas Heinemann-Grüder, Deutschlandradio, 14 November 2021, 08:11 hrs (in German)

"Flüchtlingssituation Belarus/Polen: Studiogespräch mit Prof. Andreas Heinemann-Grüder", Phoenix, 10 November 2021 (in German)

"Nach Afghanistan-Debakel - Ertüchtigungs- und Stabilisierungseinsätze auf dem Prüfstand", script of podcast Streitkräfte und Strategien (NDR Info) by Jerry Sommer with quotes by Conrad Schetter, 7 November 2021 (in German)

"Nach Afghanistan-Debakel - Ausbildungseinsätze auf dem Prüfstand", Conrad Schetter in Podcast NDR Info, 6 November 2021 (in German)

"Ideologische (Ab)gründe der Taliban". Katja Mielke in DW, 2 November 2021 (in German)