Tuesday, 10 September 2019

New publication \ Pastoralists, politics and development projects

In BICC Working Paper 7\ 2019 the author Kennedy Mkutu, United States International University, Nairobi, in the framework of the research project “Future Rural Africa” explores the complexity of existing conflict in Isiolo and the emerging effects of new plans and land claims. » more

Thursday, 12 September 2019

Talk on German peace report 2019 \ For more peace policy initiative: Strengthen multilateral and rule-based arms export control

BICC cordially invites to a talk and discussion (in German) about the Peace Report 2019 on 26 September 2019 in his premises in Bonn (in the framework of the Bonn Peace Days). » more

Monday, 19 August 2019

Open Day of the GFFO in Berlin \ New BICC photo exhibition ”Safety First”

On the occasion of the Open Day of the German Federal Foreign Office in Berlin, BICC showed the new photo exhibition ”’Safety First’: Cross-border arms control for at-risk communities” in the “Europasaal” at the Foreign Office on 17 and 18 August 2019. » more

Commentary \ Are the German government’s revised Political Principles on the Export of Military Weapons and other Military Equipment really more ‘restrictive’?

On 26 June 2019, the German cabinet updated the "Political Principles for the Export of War Weapons and Other Military Equipment". Max Mutschler (BICC) and Simone Wisotzki (HSFK) welcome “some minor progress in German arms exports policy”. At the same time, the authors fear in their Commentary that the passages on facilitating European arms cooperation will be used to circumvent German arms export controls by means of European arms cooperation. » more

Kick-off ceremony \ Innovation Campus Bonn presented itself

Bonn is developing into an international centre for sustainability research—this was the stimulus given by the opening event of the Innovation Campus Bonn (ICB). The Campus is to give research on this forward-looking topic a concrete location in the federal city. The ICB is initiated by the Bonn Alliance for Sustainability Research, which brings together six universities and scientific institutions. » more

BICC in the Media

"Perspektiven nuklearer Abrüstung", Interview with Jerry Sommer, transparenzTV, 11 September 2019 (in German)

"Streitkräfte und Strategien", Interview with Conrad Schetter (08:01min), NDR Info, 13 July 2019 (in German)

"Systemwechsel bei Rüstungsexporten notwendig?", Interview with Max Mutschler, WDR 5, 12 July 2019 (in German)

"Europäischer Türöffner: Die Neuauflage der Rüstungsexportrichtlinien", Telepolis, 11 July 2019 (in German)

"Forschung in der AKBP - Was Cybersicherheit mit Kultur zu tun hat. Mit Odila Triebel und Andreas Heinemann-Grüder", Die Kulturmittler - Der ifa-Podcast zu Außenkulturpolitik, 30 June 2019 (in German)

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