Monday, 23 March 2020

Recent news \ BICC premises closing until 17 April 2020

BICC will follow the instructions and the advice of the federal and national health authorities in connection with the COVID-19 outbreak. » more

Sunday, 22 March 2020

Commentary \ European Union at a crossroads: "Shield Europe from refugees "or "Protect refugees"?

In light of the coronavirus-crisis, European refugee policy is currently receding into the background. But the situation of refugees at the EU's external borders, on the islands of the Aegean Sea and elsewhere on the periphery of Europe is deteriorating rapidly, aggravated by the global pandemic. Benjamin Etzold of the Bonn peace and conflict research institute BICC and other researchers from the EU-funded project TRAFIG are deeply concerned not only about the humanitarian situation but also... » more

Wednesday, 11 March 2020

New publication \ Subversion in cyberspace

In the ifa-publication” Subversion in cypberspace- Security, freedom and resilience against attacks on the net” (in German), the authors Andreas Heinemann-Grüder and Johannes Wiggen investigate current security threats in cyberspace, security discourses in an international comparison and show avenues of how resilience of open societies can be strengthened against subversion from cyberspace. » more

New publication \ Country report Niger

The current “Country Report Niger” by the Peace and Conflict Research institute BICC gives an overview over basic data on the military sector and investigates the position of the country in relation to criteria of the EU Common Position on arms exports. » more

New publication \ Global Militarisation Index 2019

In this year's Global Militarisation Indix ranking, the ten countries that provided the military with markedly large amounts of resources in relation to other areas of society are Israel, Singapore, Armenia, Cyprus, South Korea, Russia, Greece, Jordan, Belarus and Azerbaijan. » more

Press Release

Neue Publikation \ Subversion im Cyberraum (11 March 2020, in German)

Neue Publikation \ Länderbericht Niger (4 March 2020, in German)


Bonnalliance Newsletter 01/2020, Bonn, January-April 2020

BICC in the Media

"Deutschland verkauft weiter Waffen an Kriegsallianz im Jemen", with quotes by Marius Bales, Deutsche Welle, 1 April 2020 (in German)

"Die Zukunft der NATO und die Folgen für Europa", with quotes by Max M. Mutschler, SWR2, 30 March 2020 (in German)

"Nach Aus für NATO-Manöver "Defender 2020": Die Aufrüstung geht weiter", with quotes by Marius Bales, Deutschlandfunk, 24 March 2020 (in German)

"Crises are fueling the global arms trade: SIPRI report", with quotes by Max M. Mutschler, Deutsche Welle, 9 March 2020


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