Monday, 18 June 2018

New Publication \ A good return policy needs good return advice

So-called voluntary return has priority over deportation in German’s residence law. BICC Policy Brief 7\2018 criticizes the increasingly restrictive German return policy. The authors Valentin Feneberg and Claudia Olivier-Mensah provide an analysis of how, under the given circumstances, it is possible to achieve successive improvements for those who are affected by return measures. » more

Monday, 11 June 2018

Friedensgutachten 2018 \ Researchers demand more diplomacy and fewer arms exports

On 12 June 2018, the four major German peace research institutes presented the Friedensgutachten 2018 (Peace Report) at the Federal Press Conference in Berlin. They called upon the German government to use more diplomacy and restrict its arms exports. » more

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

DW Global Media Forum 2018 \ BICC’s session „Global Inequalities in the Academic World: Researchers under Threat”

BICC was partnering with Germany’s international broadcaster Deutsche Welle and hosted a session at the Global Media Forum, held from 11– 13 June 2018 in Bonn, Germany. » more

BICC at the Science Night in Bonn \ 'Vicious circle' natural resources and conflicts

BICC again participated in the 11th Bonn Science Night with an information stand. The Bonn peace and conflict research institute offered information on "Natural resources and conflicts—breaking the 'vicious circle'" as well as a quiz to test one's knowledge on this topic. » more

New publication \ "German commitment in Iraq: How less can sometimes be more"

The political situation in Iraq is highly dynamic. After the military defeat of the so-called Islamic State (IS) as a shared effort by the Global Coalition against Daesh in late 2017, parliamentary elections on 12 May 2018 were a chance for overhauling political agendas. » more

Event

Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum 2018. BICC workshop on "Global inequalities in the academic world: Researchers under threat", 12 June 2018

Wissenschaftsnacht Bonn, 18 May 2018