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BICC (Ed.). (2019). Annual Report 2019. Bonn: BICC.

Since its foundation in 1994, BICC (Bonn International Center for Conversion) has developed into one of the leading institutes for peace and conflict research in Europe. BICC’s Annual Report illustrates: The unique scientific expertise of the Center derives from the empirical insights that its... more

BICC, HSFK, IFSH, & INEF (Eds.). (2019). Friedensgutachten 2019. Berlin: LIT.

In peace and security policy, international and regional regulatory frameworks are under pressure, as are the institutions that serve to implement them. In this situation, the existing rules and institutions must be protected, and at the same time new rules and processes for securing peace must be... more

BICC (Ed.). (2018). Annual Report 2018. Bonn: BICC.

In its Annual Report 2018, the international peace and conflict research Institute BICC analyzes the question of how peace and sustainability can be interlinked, and which challenges arise from this.  The Annual Report 2018 not only connects research projects on forced displacement with this... more

BICC, HSFK, IFSH, & INEF (Eds.). (2018). Friedensgutachten 2018. Berlin: LIT.

The world is currently far removed from a stable and just peace order. The wars in the Middle East, Africa and elsewhere have claimed thousands of victims and are forcing people to flee. The common concern for peace through international co-operation – for example in the United Nations (UN) – is... more

BICC (Ed.). (2017). Annual Report 2017. Bonn: BICC.

Civil wars, such as in Syria/ Iraq, Afghanistan, South Sudan or in Donbass persist, as does forced migration as an effect of violent conflicts around the world. Researchers of the peace and conflict research institute BICC (Bonn International Center for Conversion) conduct empirical research and... more

BICC (Ed.). (2016). Annual Report 2016. Bonn: BICC.

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... more

BICC (Ed.). (2015). Annual Report 2015. Bonn: BICC.

Protracted civil wars, refugee movements and the shortage of natural resources have been central topics in the work of the peace and conflict research institute BICC (Bonn International Center for Conversion) in 2014/2015. BICC has also contributed to peacekeeping efforts in the prominent crisis... more

BICC (Ed.). (2014). Annual Report 2014. Bonn: BICC.

The Annual Report 2014 presents BICC’s implementation of its new research strategy. Problems of organised violence and the search for avenues to overcome these lie at the heart of BICC’s work. Emphasis is placed on the theme of “Arms control and arms transfers”, particularly in the Sahel region.... more

BICC (Ed.). (2013). Annual Report 2013. Bonn: BICC.

The year 2013 has marked the beginning of a new era at BICC with the introduction of a dual leadership structure. Conrad Schetter was appointed Director for Research in March and his position is combined with a newly established professorship for Peace and Conflict Research at the University of... more

BICC (Ed.). (2012). Annual Report 2012. Bonn: BICC.

BICC’S mission statement is: “Peace, security and development through research, advisory services and training.” In other words, security and the transformation of conflicts can only be achieved by simultaneously promoting both peace and development. This normative approach is also included in the... more

BICC (Ed.). (2011). Annual Report 2011. Bonn: BICC.

Since the publication of its last Annual Report, BICC has initiated an intensive discussion on the future direction of its work. We have asked ourselves in which programmatic fields we wish to conduct and provide our applied research, advisory and training services over the years to come. We want... more

BICC (Ed.). (2010). Annual Report 2010. Bonn: BICC.

BICC is working at the interface between peace and development. Here too it is important to meet the new challenges with innovative, application-based scientific approaches and concrete practical projects. This is demonstrated by the selection of BICC’s projects which we are presenting in this... more

BICC (Ed.). (2009). Annual Report 2009. Bonn: BICC.

BICC (Bonn International Center for Conversion) will be 15 years old in 2009. It was founded in 1994 on the initiative of the Land of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW).  With our Annual Report 2008/2009, we want to inform you about BICC’s current activities in the fields of applied research,... more

BICC (Ed.). (2008). Annual Report 2008. Bonn: BICC.

The Annual Report 2007/2008 sets out to provide information on how BICC is engaging throughout the world at the interface between development and peace in the fields of application-oriented research, counseling and capacity building.  We are proud to have a very prominent guest author for... more

BICC (Ed.). (2007). Annual Report 2007. Bonn: BICC.

BICC (Bonn International Center for Conversion – Internationales Konversionszentrum Bonn) operates at the interface between development and security policy, on the one hand, and application-oriented peace and conversion research, on the other. With our 2007 Annual Report we wish to once again... more

BICC (Ed.). (2006). Annual Report 2006. Bonn: BICC.

In 2006, BICC (Bonn International Center for Conversion—Internationales Konversionszentrum Bonn) is launching a new publication series: the Annual Report. With this new publication we intend to comment on our three key areas of work – arms control, measures to establish peace, and conflict – as... more