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Friday, 27 January 2017

Panel discussion \ Peace negotiations with Jihadists?

The Journal Wissenschaft und Frieden (W&F) and BICC are pleased to invite you to the panel discussion “Peace negotiations—with so-called Islamic State and other Jihadists?” (in German language) on Friday, 27 January 2017.
Category: Highlight, Events

Thursday, 12 January 2017

Crisis–Stabilization–Order: Courses of action for the Sahel

Forum International Order in cooperation with BICC on 12 January 2017 organized the public event "Crisis–Stabilization–Order: Courses of action for the Sahel" in Bonn.
Category: Events, Highlight

Monday, 12 December 2016

Arms Exports Report 2016

On 12 December 2016, the Joint Conference Church and Development (GKKE) presented its Arms Exports Report 2016 in Berlin.
Category: Highlight, Events

Friday, 02 December 2016

Global Militarization Index 2016 \ Trends in militarization in Europe

With Armenia, Russia, Cyprus, Greece and Azerbaijan, five European countries are amongst the top 10 worldwide of the BICC Global Militarization Index (GMI) 2016. After the Russian annexation of Crimea and following the continuing tense situation in eastern Ukraine, eastern European countries show an increased level of militarization.
Category: Press

Thursday, 01 December 2016

Capacity-building seminar on weapons management \ Kaduna, Nigeria

In the framework of its advisory project ‘Physical Security and Stockpile Management (PSSM), capacity development and technical advice in West Africa 2016-2017’ BICC is implementing capacity development activities in the area of PSSM for armed forces and security agencies in West Africa, in particular in Mali and Nigeria.
Category: Events

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Weapons and ammunition management assessment workshop \ Abuja, Nigeria

From 14 to 16 November 2016, a series of consultative meetings were held in Abuja in the framework of Nigeria’s National Baseline Assessment on Weapons and Ammunition Management (WAM). The events were hosted by the Presidential Committee on Small Arms and Light Weapons (PRESCOM) and organized by the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) and BICC.
Category: Events

Friday, 25 November 2016

Conrad Schetter elected as member of the Supervisory Board of the Deutsche Welthungerhilfe

The General Assembly of the Deutsche Welthungerhilfe met in Berlin on 24 November and elected a new voluntary acting Supervisory Board. Professor Dr Conrad Schetter, Director for Research at BICC, will be the first member to represent peace and conflict research in the Board.
Category: Press

Saturday, 19 November 2016

Multinational executive-level seminar on PSSM

From 9 to 18 November 2016, a multinational executive management seminar for the physical security and stockpile management (PSSM) of small arms and light weapons (SALW) was conducted in Berlin and Geilenkirchen, Germany. Targeting senior government representatives from the Sahel region, the course was organized by BICC in co-operation with the Verification Center of the German Armed Forces (ZVBw).
Category: Events

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

New website \ Network of forced displacement and refugee studies in Germany

The website of the project “Forced Displacement: Research and Transfer” of the Institute for migration research and intercultural studies (IMIS) at the University of Osnabrück and BICC presents for the first time an interactive map of the diversity of research on forced displacement and refugees in Germany.
Category: Press, Highlight

Tuesday, 08 November 2016

Annual Report 2016 \ Empirical research in regions of conflict and direct advice on the ground

The number of those who flee from war and violence and who live in makeshift shelters in a permanent state of humanitarian emergency—for instance in refugee camps—rose dramatically in the past year. With a number of research projects, the topic of ‘displacement’ was in the focus of the work of the peace and conflict research institute BICC (Bonn International Center for Conversion) in 2015/2016. Further important topics of the Annual Report are research and advisory activities on small arms...
Category: Highlight, Press