Friday, 16 June 2017

New publication \ Conflict Prevention in Refugee Shelters

This Policy Brief presents recommendations on conflict prevention in German refugee shelters, in which all refugees are obliged to live until their applications for asylum have been processed. This study aims to contribute to prevent, minimise or resolve conflict at the level of shelters run by the state (stage 1) as well as by local municipalities (stage 2). » more

Monday, 12 June 2017

Academic freedom and international cooperation at risk: Turkey and beyond

The Right Livelihood College at ZEF and BICC invite to a joint public panel discussion with Özgür Mumcu (Cumhuriyet) and Stephan Geifes (DAAD) on 21 June at ZEF. The discussion will be moderated by Markus Rudolf (BICC). » more

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Friedensgutachten 2017 launched

On 30 May the Friedensgutachten (Peace Report), funded by the German Foundation for Peace Research (DSF) and published by the five major German peace research institutes, was presented in Berlin. » more

New publication \ Conflicts in refugee shelters in NRW

The state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) hosts the highest number of refugees who have entered Germany thus far. Using a qualitative approach, this study on conflicts in refugee shelters in NRW is based on visits to 33 shelters and interviews with more than 200 participants within NRW. » more

New Publication \ Refugees and internal displacement in Asia

BICC Working Paper “Flucht und Binnenvertreibung in Asien: Ansatzpunkte für und Grenzen der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit” (in German) discusses the limits and opportunities of development cooperation in tackling the causes of displacement in Asia. » more

New Publications

Bohnet, H. (2017, June). “Going Beyond Temporary Measures-A way forward for refugee livelihood programming in southeastern Turkey” (BICC Policy Brief series No. 4). Bonn.

Christ, S., Meininghaus, E., & Röing, T. (2017, June). Konfliktprävention in Unterkünften - Selbstverantwortung geflüchteter Menschen stärken (BICC Policy Brief series No. 3). Bonn.

Press Release

„Rüstungsexporte in Konfliktregionen sind Brandbeschleuniger“ -  Kirchen fordern ein wirksames Rüstungsexportkontrollgesetz (23 June 2017, in German)

Stichpunkte und Argumente der GKKE zum Rüstungsexportbericht der Bundesregierung für 2016 und zum Zwischenbericht für die ersten vier Monate 2017 (23 June 2017, in German)

"Neue Publikation \ "Going Beyond Temporary Measures" (21 June 2017, in German)

BICC in the Media

"So kann man Konflikten in Flüchtlingsheimen vorbeugen" (in German), MiGAZIN, 19 June 2017

"Streitkräfte und Strategien" (in German), NDR Info, 17 June 2017

"Mal wieder später als versprochen" (in German), Taz.de, 6 June 2017

"Why Bangladeshis are taking boats to Italy" (in English), NewsDeeply.com, 5 June 2017

"Nach dem Anschlag in Kabul, Afghanistan" (in German, mp3). Interview with Conrad Schetter. Copyright by hr-iNFO, 1 June 2017

"Mehr Militärausgaben bedeuten nicht mehr Sicherheit" (in German), Die Zeit, 30 May 2017

"Alternativen zum Altbekannten" (in German), Frankfurter Rundschau, 30 May 2017

"Forscher warnen vor Aufrüstung" (in German), Handelsblatt, 30 May 2017

"Darum gibt es Streit und Gewalt in Flüchtlingsheimen" (in German), Welt.de, 24 May 2017

"Militärisches Kräfteverhältnis in Ostasien" (in German), Deutsche Welle, 9 May 2017

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