Tuesday, 07 July 2020

Commentary \ Policing, Pandemic and the American Racial Divide

Over the past month the United States has experienced the greatest civil unrest since 1968. Demonstrations have occurred in more in 1700 towns and cities in all 50 states. Outrage over the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, caught on video, drew people into the streets to protest racial injustice. » more

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

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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