Wednesday, 03 August 2022

Public event \ “Der Preis der ‚Zeitenwende‘?“

On 21 September 2022, BICC together with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Plattform Zivile Konfliktbearbeitung and Deutsche Gesellschaft für die Vereinten Nationen will organise a panel discussion in Bonn on the future of international arms control. » more

Wednesday, 29 June 2022

TRAFIG Synthesis Report \ Understand the needs of displaced people and identify solutions that last

Across the world, 16 million refugees and an unknown number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) experience long-lasting conditions of economic precarity, marginalization, rightlessness and future uncertainty. Their needs and preferences are widely ignored. The EU-funded project TRAFIG (Transnational Figurations of Displacement) investigated such protracted displacement situations and developed alternative solutions that are tailored to the capacities of displaced persons. In a “Synthesis... » more

Tuesday, 21 June 2022

Peace Report 2022 presented in Berlin

The war in Ukraine is the main topic of this year's Peace Report. The joint report of the leading German peace research institutes analyses why it was possible for a hot war to break out again in the middle of Europe and asks about its global consequences. » more

Ukraine–Russia War \ Views from the US and Germany

On 1 June 2022, BICC organised a transatlantic online discussion with Professor Thomas R. Mockaitis, DePaul University, Chicago, and Professor Andreas Heinemann-Grüder about the war in Ukraine. The event can now be found on BICC’s YouTube channel. » more

New publication \ Pro-government armed militias in the Sahel: ”Conflict solvers” or “spoilers of peace”?

International military interventions in the Sahel have so far failed to help improve the conflict situation in the region. At the same time, militias supported by the regional governments are actively involved in the fight against Islamist movements. The Paper "Today’s solution, tomorrow’s problem? An analysis of West African practices in the use of pro-government militias" examines how the operation of these groups affects violence against civilians. This is the first of a row of SAD-Nexus... » more


Bonner Friedenstage, 31 August 2022 - 18 October 2022

Public event \ “Der Preis der ‚Zeitenwende‘?, with Max Mutschler, 21 September 2022, 18:00 - 20:00 hrs



BICC in the Media

Bilanz am Abend vom 16.08.2022. Interview with Andreas Heinemann-Grüder, Saarländischer Rundfunk (from 10:00), 16 August 2022 (in German)

Friedensforscher: Mit Taliban reden zur Stärkung moderater Kräfte. Interview with Conrad Schetter,, 16 August 2022 (in German)

Afghanistan: Ein Jahr nach der Machtergreifung der Taliban. Interview with Conrad Schetter, Aktuelle Stunde WDR, 14 August 2022 (in German)

Shikiba Babori und Prof. Conrad Schetter zur aktuellen Lage in Afghanistan. Interview with Conrad Schetter, Phoenix, 15 August 2022 (in German)

Friedensforscher über Afghanistan: „Wir müssen lernen, von unseren eigenen Schablonen wegzukommen“. Interview with Conrad Schetter, Migazin, 14 August 2022 (in German)

Friedensforscher: Taliban beim Thema Frauen nicht einig. Interview with Conrad Schetter,, 12 August 2022 (in German)

Fall und Flug - Die Regierung der Taliban in Afghanistan. Interview with Katja Mielke, Provisorisch legal (Podcast), 04 June 2022 (in German)

Bestandsaufnahme: Afghanistan - Ein Jahr Taliban-Herrschaft. Interview with Katja Mielke, hr-iNFO, 15 August 2022 (in German)

„Die Taliban verstehen sich als Bewegung des kleinen Mannes“. Interview with Conrad Schetter, Deutschlandfunk, 14 August 2022 (in German)