Monday, 23 May 2016

Commentary \ The World Humanitarian Summit—Reform the system, but do not merge humanitarian and development aid

Esther Meininghaus, researcher at BICC, comments on the World Humanitarian Summit, 23-24 May 2016 in Istanbul. » more

Wednesday, 04 May 2016

New publication \ Country Fact Sheet Morocco

In the latest publication of the project Middle East North Africa Sustainable ELECtricity Trajectories (MENA-SELECT), the authors Boris Schinke and Jens Klawitter (Germanwatch) provide an insightful and up to date overview on how Morocco is operationalizing and projecting its development priorities. » more

Thursday, 28 April 2016

Update of BICC’s Interactive SALW Guide

BICC’s Interactive Guide on Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) is being updated. To assist in this process, national representatives from all over the world are currently validating BICC’s data on the whereabouts of the most commonly used SALW in violent conflicts. » more

Talk "Afghanistan: Insights gained and lessons learned"

BICC and DGAP (German Council on Foreign Relations) invited to the talk "Afghanistan: Insights gained and lessons learned" (in German) with Brigadier General Kay Brinkmann and Professor Conrad Schetter on 16 March 2016. » more

"JRF vor Ort": "Peaceland" by Severine Autesserre

On 2 March 2016, in the framework of the “JRF vor Ort” series of events, two member institutes, DIE and BICC, invited the interested public to the lecture by Severine Autesserre "Peaceland: Why everyday practices hinder the effectiveness of peace missions". » more


Experts' workshop "Ehemalige militärische Liegenschaften im urbanen Raum - Konversion für die Zukunftsstadt?", 19 May 2016, Bonn.

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

BICC in the Media

"Sudanesischer Außenminister Ghandour: 'Wir wollen Überwachungstechnologie für unsere Grenze.'" (in German),, 17 May 2016

"GIZ koordiniert Grenzschutz im Sudan und in Eritrea" (in German),, 14 May 2016

"Armenia 3rd most militarized country in the world, Azerbaijan 8th" (in English),, 20 April 2016

"Hanging in the balance" (in English),, 20 April 2016

"Deutsche Waffen kämpfen weltweit" (in German), WDR Aktuelle Stunde, 27 March 2016

"Feind, Beute, Sexsklavin: Frauen in der Gewalt des IS" (in German), Tiroler Tageszeitung online, 8 March 2016


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

"'Sichere Gebiete' im unsicheren Land?". Interview with Prof. Conrad Schetter (in German),, 18 February 2016

"Bundeswehr in Afghanistan gegen IS, Warlords und Taliban". Interview with Prof. Conrad Schetter (in German),, 6 December 2015

"Einsatz der Bundeswehr in Syrien". Interview with Prof. Conrad Schetter (MP3, in German), SWRInfo, 4 December 2015


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