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Monday, 01 February 2016

Study on cultural work in refugee camps

In her study “Foreign Cultural and educational policy for refugee camps?“, Leila Mousa investigates the potentials of cultural work in refugee communities in the Lebanon. The study is published by ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) in co-operation with BICC.
Category: Press

Thursday, 28 January 2016

Global Think Tank Index Report: BICC again listed in two categories

In 2015, BICC (Bonn International Center for Conversion) is again ranked among the leading think tanks worldwide. The 2015 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report of the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP), University of Pennsylvania, lists the Center among the Top 150 think tanks (worldwide) und Top 100 (non-US). Only 12 German institutes are represented in both categories.
Category: Press, Highlight

Monday, 11 January 2016

Panel Discussion: Protection and Opportunities?

BICC and the Journal Wissenschaft und Frieden (W&F) invite to a discussion on “Protection and Opportunities? Perspectives of the displaced in North and South“ at BICC on 29 January 2016 (in German).
Category: Events, Highlight

Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Commentary \ The Seduction of Simplicity: Popular Claims Following the Paris Attacks

Elvan Isikozlu, researcher at BICC, comments on the aftermath of the Paris attacks.
Category: Press

Friday, 18 December 2015

High-level delegations from Mali and Nigeria visited Germany

Between 14-18 December 2015, BICC hosted two high-level delegations – one Malian and one Nigerian – during a week-long visit to Berlin and Bonn.
Category: Events

Thursday, 17 December 2015

Arms Exports Report 2015

On 17 December 2015, the Joint Conference Church and Development (GKKE) presented its Arms Exports Report 2015 in Berlin. A stop of all weapons deliveries and arms exports to Saudi Arabia is one of its key demands.
Category: Events, Highlight

Thursday, 17 December 2015

Talk: Mali and the Greater Sahel

On Thursday, 17 December 2015, BICC (Bonn International Center for Conversion), cordially invites to a talk on “Mali and the Greater Sahel—Arms Flows and Conflict Dynamics” (in English) by high-ranking representatives from Mali and Nigeria.
Category: Events

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Photography Exhibition and Film Screening “A Call for Arms”

On 16 December 2015, the German Embassy in Khartoum opened exhibition “A Call for Arms” in Khartoum at the Goethe Institute followed by the film screening “A Call For Arms-Community Security & Weapons Regulation in Darfur”.
Category: Events

Monday, 14 December 2015

Talk “Trends in Humanitarian Right”

On 14 December 2015, BICC and Junge Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik (DGAP) organized the talk "Tendenzen im Humanitären Völkerrecht“ with Dr. Heike Spieker (in German).
Category: Events

Friday, 27 November 2015

Global Militarisation Index 2015

The Global Militarisation Index (GMI) 2015 developed by BICC (Bonn International Center for Conversion) shows an unbroken upward trend of militarisation in the Middle East, which the authors, Jan Grebe and Max M. Mutschler, relate to the violent conflicts across the region.
Category: Press