Thursday, 21 February 2019

New Research Project \ Trajectories of reintegration and social change

The voluntary return of refugees—e.g. to conflict areas—raises many questions about its sustainability and the medium- and long-term prospects of the returnees. A new research project of the peace and conflict research institute BICC investigates trajectories of reintegration and the impact of forced displacement, migration and return on social change in the Western Balkans, West Africa and the Middle East. » more

Friday, 15 February 2019

New publication \ “Stabilisation—For Whom and to What Ends?”

On 20 November 2018, BICC hosted an international academic conference entitled “Stabilisation—For Whom and to What Ends?” in Bonn. The recent BICC Knowledge Note 1\2019, edited by Esther Meininghaus, Katja Mielke and Max Mutschler, documents the conference’s outcomes. » more

Thursday, 31 January 2019

Global Think Tank Ranking \ BICC ranked again amongst Top 100 worldwide

Based on its international experience, the peace and conflict research institute BICC provides research and advisory services in highly relevant thematic fields such as forced displacement, violent armed conflicts or the control of arms exports. In the 2018 Global Think Tank Index, BICC together with only a dozen other institutions from Germany is again ranked in the category of leading think tanks worldwide. » more

New international research project TRAFIG\Creative solutions to the challenge of forced displacement

With the new research project TRAFIG, BICC (Bonn International Center for Conversion) together with research partners from Europe, Africa and Asia, seeks to contribute to finding solutions to protracted displacement. » more

New publication \ Energy planning towards sustainability in Tunisia

BICC’s Policy Brief “Energy planning towards sustainability: Anchoring Tunisia’s energy transition to the local level” gives recommendations on how to relate current energy planning to the country’s political transformation processes. » more

BICC in the Media

"Phoenix der Tag - u.a. Wladimir Putin zur Lage der Nation". Interview with Andreas Heinemann-Grüder , Phoenix, 20 February 2019 (in German)

"Conrad Schetter: US-Rückzug aus Afghanistan über andere Interessen hinweg". Interview with Conrad Schetter, SWR2, 19 February 2019

Interview with Conrad Schetter on Afghanistan (by Dirk Wagner), © hr-iNFO, 15 February 2019 (in German)

"Afghanistan: Can peace prevail?", Deutsche Welle, 15 February 2019 (in English)

"Das irische Dilemma". Interview with Corinna Hauswedell, Phoenix, 7 February 2019 (in German)

"Deutsche Waffen töten im Jemenkrieg", Deutsche Welle, 6 February 2019 (in German)

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