Wednesday, 01 July 2020

New publication \ „Prävention ist keine ‚Eintagsfliege‘

In BICC’s recent Working Paper (in German), the authors Maurice Döring, Tim Röing und Marc von Boemcken deal with the challenges and needs of preventing Islamist radicalisation from a local perspective in North Rhine-Westphalia. » more

Wednesday, 24 June 2020

New Publication \ “Refugees and migrants between everyday conflict and peace processes”

How do refugees and migrants in Germany deal with conflicts in their daily lives? And how do they do so in their country of origin through engaging in peace processes? This Knowledge Notes provides key insights into the topic from the BICC conference on “Refugees and migrants between everyday conflict and peace processes”, held on 5 December 2019 in Bonn. » more

Monday, 15 June 2020

Peace Report 2020 \ In the shadow of the pandemic—Global solutions for a global crisis

The coronavirus pandemic is keeping the entire world on edge in 2020. Socio-economic upheavals, political unrest and societal divisions are looming, particularly in fragile regions of the world. The leading German peace research institutes warn of this in their Peace Report 2020, published on 16 June 2020 at the Federal Press Conference in Berlin. » more

New publication \ Immobilisation, restricted spatial mobility and displacement in violent conflict

Putting the humanitarian–development nexus into practice, aid organisations and donors pay most attention to camp populations in protracted refugee situations (PRS). In BICC Working Paper 1\2020 the author Markus Rudolf argues that synergies arise when development aid redefines and expands the area of humanitarian needs regarding developmental objectives and instruments rather than bolstering the mainstream activities of humanitarian actors. » more

New publication \ "Leaving them behind"—Global trends in forced migration

In 2030, the envisaged year of the accomplishment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), millions and millions of displaced people will still be living under precarious conditions. The recent BICC Policy Brief identifies global trends of forced migration that will challenge the international community in the coming decade. » more

BICC in the Media

"Pressekonferenz zum Friedensgutachten 2020", Conrad Schetter in Phoenix (YouTube), 16 June 2020 (in German)

"Friedensgutachten: Letzte Chance für Euorpa", ZDF heute, 16 June 2020 (in German)

"Friedensgutachten 2020 - Corona-Krise verstärkt Krise der EU!", Interview with Conrad Schetter, Faces of Peace, 16 June 2020 (in German)

"Deutsche Friedensforscher warnen vor destabilisierenden Folgen von Corona-Krise", with quotes by Conrad Schetter, Stern, 16 June 2020 (in German)

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