Wednesday, 12 January 2022

New TRAFIG study \ Protracted displacement in Greece and Italy

Whereas attention to protracted displacement in developing countries has increased in international discourse, only few attempts have been made to link this debate to that on migrants’ marginalisation and exclusion in Europe. Based on research in Greece and in Italy TRAFIG working paper 9 shows that forced migrants experience conditions of protracted displacement in southern Europe that are shaped by migration, asylum and reception policies. » more

Wednesday, 15 December 2021

New publication \ “Prisons as spaces to prevent radicalisation?”

BICC Working Paper 5\2021 examines the challenges and needs associated with preventing radicalisation in prisons in North Rhine-Westphalia. The results are based on interviews conducted by the project team at BICC in 2021 with actors working in prevention in and outside of the justice system in North Rhine-Westphalia. » more

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

Peace- and Statebuilding in Afghanistan \ Partial Success or Predictable Failure?

On 19 October 2021, 18:00–19:30 hrs Käte-Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research and Bonn International Centre for Conflict Studies (BICC), in cooperation Institute for Development and Peace (INEF), will jointly organize a Käte Hamburger Dialogue on Peace- and Statebuilding in Afghanistan (online). » more

Statement by the editors of the Peace Report / After the failure in Afghanistan: Lessons learned for the new German federal government

The leading German peace research institutes made a public statement addressed to the future German government and the Bundestag in which they summed up the twenty-year mission of the German armed forces, analysing the mistakes made and giving clear recommendations for action. » more

BICC in the Media

Rüstungsexportgenehmigungen sind schwere Hypothek für neue Regierung. Interview with Markus Bayer, NDR, 17 January (in German)

Söldner in Syrien - Krieg der Schattenarmeen. Interview with Prof. Andreas Heinemann-Grüder, ZDF, 11 January (in German)

Prof. Andreas Heinemann-Grüder zum Ukraine-Konflikt. Interview with Prof. Andreas Heinemann-Grüder, Phoenix, 5 January (in German)

Wie eine Kampfdrohne zum Verkaufsschlager wurde. Interview with Max Mutschler, Neues Deutschland, 16 December (in German)