Tuesday, 28 August 2018

International conference \ Stabilization—For Whom and to What Ends?

BICC cordially invites to the international conference "Stabilization—For Whom and to What Ends?" on 20 November 2018 in Bonn. » more

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Extension of the military mandate of the Bundeswehr in Iraq? \ BICC recommends scaling down military involvement

On 31 October, the military mandate of the German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr) in Iraq comes to an end, and the German Parliament will have to decide whether to extend it or not. The peace and conflict research institute BICC is critical of such an extension. » more

Monday, 03 September 2018

Invitation \ Talk “Endless wars”-German peace report 2018

BICC cordially invited to a talk and discussion (in German) about the Peace Report 2018 on 19 September 2018 in his premises in Bonn (in the framework of the Bonn Peace Days). » more

New publication \ Practical lessons in civilian disarmament and anti-trafficking

Civilian disarmament is commonly defined as the removal of firearms from the population, largely through voluntary compliance. Yet, cross-border efforts to combat the illicit trafficking in small arms and light weapons (SALW) are crucial to controlling firearms. BICC Knowledge Note 3\2018 by Sami Faltas identifies what practitioners have found to work well or not in both areas. » more

New publication \ “Beyond aid: The continuous struggle to cope with displacement in Myanmar and Thailand”

After multi-party elections and the signing of a Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement hopes were high of a possible settlement of Myanmar’s protracted conflict. Yet conflicts in the border areas and human rights abuses carry on, more than 600,000 Burmese continue to be displaced within Myanmar and three to five million remain in Thailand. » more