Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Online portal "War and Peace"—Interactive information now in English

The Information Portal "War and Peace" of the German Federal Agency for Civic Education (bpb) and BICC (Bonn International Center for Conversion) has been offering a wealth of facts and figures on war and peace for five years. The first three modules are now also available in English. They offer information on "War and violent conflict", "Peace and demobilization" and "Military capacities and means". » more

Monday, 11 July 2016

New Publication \“Networks of Organised Violence”

On 28 October 2015, BICC hosted its annual international conference entitled “Networks of Organised Violence”. BICC Knowledge Note 1\2016, edited by Elvan Isikozlu and Susanne Heinke, BICC, documents the conference proceedings. » more

Wednesday, 06 July 2016

New publication\ Combating Armed Actors, Organized Crime and Wildlife Trafficking

BICC Policy Brief 3\2016 “The Final Round: Combating Armed Actors, Organized Crime and Wildlife Trafficking” by Nikhil Acharya, technical advisor at BICC and Dr Arthur Mühlen-Schulte aims to equip SALW policymakers and practitioners with an understanding of how increased wide-scale wildlife trafficking is directly linked to the involvement of organized crime, heavily armed state and non-state actors and the proliferation of SALW. » more

New Publication \ Local Security-Making in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

In BICC Working Paper 5\2016 the authors Marc von Boemcken ( BICC), Conrad Schetter (BICC), Hafiz Boboyorov, Nina Bagdasarova, Joomart Sulaimanov explore the securityscapes of various social groups in urban spaces of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan and production of securityscapes by everyday practices. » more

Open Day in Bonn

On Sunday, 26 June 2016, 11 am to 6 pm, on the occasion of Bonn’s 20th Anniversary as Germany’s United Nations City, the Open Day “International Bonn” took place. » more

Event

BICC International Conference "Fleeing Conflict—Trajectories of Displaced Persons", 3 November 2016, Bonn.

Call for Submissions for FOSS4G 2016 Conference, 24-26 August 2016, Bonn.

BICC in the Media

"Blutige Diamanten auch ohne Konflikte" (in German), donaukurier.de, 29 June 2016

"Forscher kritisieren Flüchtlingspolitik und Waffenexporte" (in German), faz.net, 7 June 2016

"Friedensforscher verlangen Waffenlieferstopp für irakische Kurden" (in German), dw.com, 7 June 2016

"Migrations-Ministerium gefordert" (in German), fr-online.de, 7 June 2016

Interview

"Es gibt Falken in beiden Lagern". Interview with Wolf-Christian Paes (in German), neues-deutschland.de, 22 July 2016

"Interview zum Weltflüchtlingstag" with Conrad Schetter (in German), WDR 3 Resonanzen, 20 June 2016

"Sie haben ein eigenes Hollywood. Friedensforscher über Medienstrategien der Taliban". Interview with Prof. Conrad Schetter (in German), taz.de, 17 April 2016

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