Monday, 27 March 2017

Parliamentary Evening \ Exchange of experiences on protracted global refugee movements

Protracted refugee situations as a consequence of violent conflict, misled refugee aid and a change in the political interaction with refugees were topics dealt with at the Parliamentary Evening on 22 March 2017 in Berlin. » more

Thursday, 23 March 2017

New publication \ Fleeing Conflict—Trajectories of Displaced Persons

On 3 November 2016, BICC (Bonn International Center for Conversion) hosted its annual international conference entitled “Fleeing Conflict—Trajectories of Displaced Persons”. BICC Knowledge Note 2\2017, edited by Elvan Isikozlu and Susanne Heinke, BICC, documents the conference proceedings. » more

Thursday, 02 March 2017

New Publication \ Safety First

In BICC Knowledge Note “Safety First—Towards responsible arms and ammunition management in DRC’s Equateur and Nord-Oubangui Provinces” the authors Nikhil Acharya (BICC), Olivier Grumel (MAG), and An Vranckx (GRIP) provide an insight into current realities, behaviour and practices in arms and ammunition storage sites in north-western DR Congo. » more

MENA SELECT \ Exchange with Tunisian Civil society

As part of the outreach of the MENA Sustainable Electricity Trajectories project, BICC has organized an exchange on 1 March 2017 in Berlin with Tunisian civil society representatives active in promoting energy and environmental issues. » more

New publication \ “Conversion for the city of the future?”

On 19 May 2016, BICC hosted the one-day international expert workshop “Former military sites in urban space—Conversion for the city of the future?” in Bonn. BICC Knowledge Note 1\2017 (in German) documents the results. » more

BICC in the Media

"Scharfe Kritik an deutschen Rüstungsdeals mit Saudi-Arabien" (in German),, 9 March 2017

"Entwicklung + Sicherheit = Frieden: Das falsche Paradigma" (in German),, 9 March 2017

"Jede Nacht haben sie andere geholt". Vergewaltigung als Kriegsstrategie (in German), WDR5, 5 March 2017

"Friedensforscher: Weltweiter Waffenhandel wächst weiter" (in German), Zeitzeichen, 20 February 2017

"Die globale Allgegenwärtigkeit des Kriegs" (in German),, 15 February 2017

"Debakel der Interventionen" (in German), FAZ, 6 February 2017


"Abschiebung zurück nach Afghanistan. Aber ist es da überhaupt irgendwo sicher?". Interview with Elke Grawert (in German), ZDF heuteplus, 21 February 2017

„Negativliste für Staaten einführen“. Interview with Max M. Mutschler (in German),, 21 February 2017

"Wissenschaftler fordern eine Stärkung der Flucht- und Flüchtlingsforschung". Interview with Benjamin Etzold (in German), Radio LORA München, 19 January 2017

Video Feature


Flyer Deutsch, Konversionsforschung für eine friedliche Welt

Flyer English, Conversion Studies for a more peaceful world