Tuesday, 13 December 2022

GKKE Report 2022 \ Good approaches that threaten to falter

GKKE (Joint Conference Church and Development) welcomes the efforts of the German government to introduce an Arms Export Control Act, but points out that serious shortcomings still exist. » more

Wednesday, 30 November 2022

BICC Annual Report 2022

The Annual Report 2022 presents empirical research conducted by BICC (Bonn International Centre for Conflict Studies) in regions characterised by violent conflict and its aftermath, forced migration dynamics and arms proliferation. Besides Ukraine, these include Afghanistan, Yemen or the Sahel. » more

Wednesday, 23 November 2022

Global Militarisation Index 2022 \ Two Scenarios for the €100 billion Special Fund and a Juxtaposition of Russia and NATO

Every year, the Global Militarisation Index (GMI) of BICC (Bonn International Centre for Conflict Studies) reflects militarisation and demilitarisation trends on the basis of the latest available figures. » more

BICC International Conference \ Infrastructural power at global frontiers

On 29 November 2022, BICC held its Annual Conference entitled “Infrastructural power at global frontiers: prospects for conflict and peace”. » more

New publication \ Third Report on the State of Extremism Research in North Rhine-Westphalia

The third Annual Research Report of the CoRE-NRW network gives a comprehensive overview of this research landscape in North Rhine-Westphalia and current projects on Islamism, right-wing extremism and cross-cutting aspects, such as anti-Semitism, racism and conspiracy narratives. » more

BICC in the Media

Conrad Schetter über die aktuelle Situation in Afghanistan, Interview with Conrad Schetter (from minute 19:54) about the current situation in Afghanistan, Der Tag vom 02.02.2023, Deutsche Welle TV, 2 February 2023 (in German)

Schwächt die Rüstungshilfe für die Ukraine die Bundeswehr?, Interview with Max Mutschler, SRF, 26 January 2023 (in German)

Prof. Andreas Heinemann-Grüder zur Lieferung von Panzern an die Ukraine, Interview with Andreas Heinemann-Grüder, Phoenix, 24 January 2023 (in German)

Winteruniversität Iserlohn: Das sagt ein Ukraine-Kenner, Article with quotes by Andreas Heinemann-Grüder, IKZ-ONLINE, 24 January 2023 (in German)

"Interessen der Panzerhersteller spielen durchaus eine Rolle", Interview with Max Mutschler, n-tv, 23 January 2023 (in German)

Druck auf Deutschland zur Freigabe von Leopard-Panzern wächst, Article with quotes by Max Mutschler, Südwest Presse, 23 January 2023 (in German)

Misstrauen und Konkurrenz: Wie groß ist der Streit zwischen Wagner und Putins Truppen?, Article with quotes by Andreas Heinemann-Grüder, web.de, 23 January 2023 (in German)