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

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

Monday, 27 August 2018

New publication \ Protection, reconciliation and access to rights for refugees in Ecuador

Ecuador is one of the major recipient countries of refugees from Venezuela or Columbia. BICC researcher Clara Schmitz-Pranghe offers recommendations to German development cooperation to support Ecuador in adressing these challenges. » 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

BICC in the Media

"Streitkräfte und Strategien: US-Space Force – Einstieg in Rüstungswettlauf im Weltraum?". Radiofeature by Jerry Sommer, NDR Info, 25 August 2018 (Manuscript/Podcast, in German)

"Wer von Russland die Einhaltung des Völkerrechtes erwartet, muss es auch selbst ohne Ansehung von ‚Bündnispflichten‘ hochhalten". Interview with Andreas Heinemann-Grüder, NachDenkSeiten, 21 August 2018 (in German)

"Das neue Polizeiaufgabengesetz leistet potenziell rechts(zer)setzender Polizeigewalt Vorschub". Marc von Boemcken in Politicum (Summer 2018, pp. 18-19)

"Verharmlosung der Waffenexporte". Interview with Max M. Mutschler, Welt-Sichten, 9 August 2018 (in German)

"Massenunterkünfte fördern Konflikte", Mediendienst Integration, 9 August 2018 (in German)

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