Wednesday, 19 February 2020

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

Friday, 31 January 2020

Global Think Tank Ranking \ BICC listed as the only German think tank for peace and conflict research

Empirical research and advice on violent armed conflicts, radicalisation, forced migration and arms export controls make up the character of the peace and conflict research institute BICC as a think tank. In the Global Think Tank Ranking 2019, BICC is again amongst the top 100 think tanks worldwide. » more

Friday, 10 January 2020

New publication \ Peacemaking engagement of Afghans and Syrians in Germany

For several decades now, Germany has become home to significant numbers of Afghans, and more recently Syrians, who have fled war. BICC Working Paper 11\2019 analyses the political engagement for peace by Afghans and Syrians there since the beginning of violent conflict in Afghanistan (1978) and Syria (2011). » more

Official Launch \ Revised UN Integrated Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration Standards

The official launch of the revised United Nations Integrated Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Standards (IDDRS) took place in Geneva and New York on 19 November 2019 and represents a milestone in DDR policy and practice. » more

BICC Global Militarisation Index 2019 \ TOP 10 remain unchanged

Among the most militarised countries are, as in previous years, Israel, Singapore, Armenia, Cyprus, South Korea, Russia, Greece, Jordan, Belarus and Azerbaijan. The Global Militarisation Index 2019 of the peace and conflict research institute BICC is now available online at https://gmi.bicc.de/ » more