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Grawert, E., Isikozlu, E., Murtaza Haqeeqat, M., & Shirzad, F. (2017). Conflict-Sensitive Employment Framework (CSEF) for construction and transport companies. Bonn: BICC.

When companies operate in fragile and conflict-affected settings (FCAS), they encounter a range of particular problems. Many companies try to protect staff, premises and ­machinery by hiring security guards. Armed guards ­escort convoys of trucks. Expenditures for security ­measures can be quite... more

Etzold, B., Schimpl, H., Hamm, & Sonnack (2017). Documentation: "Lokale Konflikte um die Aufnahme und Unterbringung von Geflüchteten: Welchen Beitrag leisten Bürgerbeteiligung und Konfliktmediation vor Ort?". Bonn: BICC.

In many cities in Germany, there have been conflicts around the reception, housing and integration of refugees. Local actors responsible for the housing of refugees have used various strategies to encounter this challenge. On 17 February, municipal actors (mayors, representatives from the... more

Schinke, B., Klawitter, J., Döring, M., Komendantova, N., Irshaid, J., & Bayer, J. (2017). Electricity Planning for Sustainable Development in the MENA Region (Mena Select Working Paper). Bonn: BICC.

As electricity systems are not developed in isolation from society, but in a continuous interaction with social, economic, environmental, and political dimensions, this publication aims to develop a comprehensive database for the purpose of evaluating the complex trade-offs between different... more

Schinke, B., Klawitter, J., Döring, M., Komendantova, N., Irshaid, J., & Bayer, J. (2017). Description of electricity generation technologies

This chapter describes the eight electricity generation technologies considered in this publication by illustrating the basic principles behind each form of electricity generation, the conventional sub-types for each technology, as well as their common application and specific technological... more

Meininghaus, E. (2016). Commentary \ The World Humanitarian Summit—Reform the system, but do not merge humanitarian and development aid. Bonn: BICC.

Esther Meininghaus, researcher at BICC, comments on the World Humanitarian Summit, 23-24 May 2016 in Istanbul. She underlines that “we need to act, and we need to act fast” but also addresses mayor shifts in aid funding and the crisis of the UN. Last but not least she argues that the separation of... more

Acharya, N., Wiegink, N., & Idriss, S. (2015). Civilian Arms Registration and Marking Handbook. Bonn: BICC.

In collaboration with Sudan's National Focal Point on Small Arms Control, BICC has published the Civilian Arms Registration and Marking Handbook, available in both English and Arabic. This Handbook is a guide on arms registration and marking (ARM) for practitioners, government officials, and... more

von Boemcken, M. (2015). Ertüchtigung als neue Strategie europäischer Sicherheitspolitik. Berlin: Bundesministerium für Verteidigung.

Reader Sicherheitspolitik, 11/2015, pdf In: Bundesministerium für Verteidigung. 2015. Der Reader Sicherheitspolitik - Transformation im 21. Jahrhundert more

Isikozlu, E. (2015). Commentary \ The Seduction of Simplicity: Popular Claims Following the Paris Attacks. Bonn: BICC.

Elvan Isikozlu, researcher at BICC, comments on the aftermath of the Paris attacks. She argues that “the discourse following the attacks has been full of generalisations, oversimplifications and dichotomies, none of which help to better grasp who and what we in the West are dealing with.”She comes... more

Mielke, K., & Schetter, C. (2015). Commentary \ The case of Kunduz. Bonn: BICC.

In their commentary on the return of the Taliban to Kunduz, Katja Mielke and Conrad Schetter, researchers at BICC, call for a critical analysis of the Bundeswehr deployment to Afghanistan. “The question isn’t whether or not more soldiers ought to be deployed to Afghanistan, but rather what has been... more

Licata, A. (2015). Commentary \ "Military barracks for profit? A critical reflection on conversion in Italy". Bonn: BICC.

Dr Andrea Licata, political scientist from Italy and Associate Researcher of BICC, comments on the Italian politics of base conversion. His criticism of only state budget driven approaches to bases closures is that they “disregard the potential of former military sites at the local level” and “deny... more

Schetter, C. (2015). Commentary \ „Der Gipfel globaler Verantwortung(slosigkeit): Ein Plädoyer für Nachhaltigkeit anstelle militärischer Aufrüstung“. Bonn: BICC.

Conrad Schetter, Director for Research at BICC, maintains that the German government has a duty to implement its plea for a new responsibility at the upcoming G7 summit. "The G7 are well advised to discuss a way to a more peaceful and just world rather than about increased military armament,... more

Swatuk, L. (2015). Commentary \ "Water Woes but not Water Wars: Getting Beyond Fatalism". Bonn: BICC.

Professor Larry Swatuk, University of Waterloo, Canada, is an expert on environmental security and natural resources governance. Commenting on the water crisis in California he argues: “In my view, this prolonged drought challenges not only Californians but every one of us to reconsider the ends to... more

Faltas, S. (2015). Report on the Work of the Arms Registration and Marking (ARM) Program and on Community Security and Arms Control (CSAC) in West Darfur (in Arabic). Bonn: BICC.

In the “Report on the Work of the Arms Registration and Marking (ARM) Program and on Community Security and Arms Control (CSAC) in West Darfur (in Arabic)" Dr Sami Faltas presents the results of his field research in West Darfur, Sudan. The study was assigned by BICC and the Sudan DDR... more

Richards, J. (2015). An Institutional History of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam

(Working Paper No. 10). Geneva: Centre on Conflict, Development, and Peacebuilding. more

Rüegger, S., & Bohnet, H. (2015). Explaining the Need for Sub-National Refugee Data

In: CIS News: Migration and Multiculturalism, 25: pp. 12-14. more

Faltas, S. (2014). Report on the Work of the Arms Registration and Marking (ARM) Program and on Community Security and Arms Control (CSAC) in West Darfur

In the “Report on the Work of the Arms Registration and Marking (ARM) Program and on Community Security and Arms Control (CSAC) in West Darfur” Dr Sami Faltas presents the results of his field research in West Darfur, Sudan. The study was assigned by BICC and the Sudan DDR Commission (SDDRC). The... more

Mutschler, M. M. (2014). Security Cooperation in Space and International Relations Theory

In Kai-Uwe Schrogl et al. (eds.). Handbook of Space Security, New York: Springer. more

Heinemann-Grüder, A. (2014). Die Radikalisierungsdynamik des Putinismus

In: Blätter für deutsche und internationale Politik, Heft 10, pp. 77-85. more

Mielke, K. (2014). Protests in Search of a Movement

In: Tanqueed, Issue 7 (Fall 2014), pp. 52-58. more

Mutschler, M. M. (2014). Der internationale Waffenhandel und der Versuch ihn zu regulieren

In: Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte (APuZ). 35-37/2014. pp.11-17. more

von Boemcken, M. (2014). Commentary: Die deutsche Rüstungsindustrie braucht eine Diät!

Dr. Marc von Boemcken comments on a possible new orientation in German arms export policy, initiated by Sigmar Gabriel, Germany’s Federal Minister for Economic Affairs. There is reason to hope that at least the export of land-based weapons systems to states that systematically violate human rights... more

Mielke, K. (2014). Das neue Kabul: Besitzkämpfe und Interessen im Urbanisierungsprozess.

In: inamo (Informationsprojekt Naher und Mittlerer Osten), 20.78, pp. 21-23. more

Mielke, K. (2014). Social Order as a Boundary Concept: Unveiling Dichotomies, Conceptualizing Politics

In: Asien - The German Journal on Contemporary Asia (July 2014), pp. 35-52. more

Kaitinnis, A. (2014). Auswärtige Kultur-und Bildungspolitik in Staaten im Umbruch am Beispiel Myanmars

In the study “Auswärtige Kultur-und Bildungspolitik in Staaten im Umbruch am Beispiel Myanmars”, Anna Kaitinnis, visiting researcher at BICC in 2013, looks at the complicated process of democratization of Myanmar under its military dictatorship and the role German foreign cultural and education... more

Schetter, C. (2014, June). "Afghanistan: von der Bürgerkriegs- zur Interventionsruine"

In: Werkner et. al. (eds.). Friedensgutachten 2014. LIT: Münster, pp. 310-322.                            more

Vollmer, R., & von Boemcken, M. (2014, June). "Europa off limits: Aufrüstung an den EU-Außengrenzen"

In: Werkner et. al. (eds.). Friedensgutachten 2014. LIT: Münster, pp. 126-139.         more

von Boemcken, M., & Grebe, J. (2014, June). "Gemeinsam uneinig: Ambivalenzen in der Kontrolle europäischer Rüstungsexporte"

In: Werkner et. al. (eds.). Friedensgutachten 2014. LIT: Münster, pp. 140-153.     more

Schetter, C. (2014). "The Unknown Unknowns. The Use of Knowledge in Western Internvention Politics"

In: Bernhard Chiari (ed.). From Venus to Mars? Provincial Reconstruction Teams and the European Military Experience, 2001-2014. Rombach Verlag, pp. 87-101. more

Heinemann-Grüder, A. (2014). Ukraine: Revolution und Revanche

In: Blätter für deutsche und internationale Politik, Heft 6, pp. 37-47. more

Schetter, C., & Nokkala, N. (2014). Die Auswirkungen der militärischen Intervention auf Afghanistan und Pakistan

In: Hoppe (ed.). Verantwortung zu schützen. Interventionspolitik seit 1990 - eine friedensethische Bilanz. Köster: Berlin, pp. 203-227. more

Schumann, P., & Grawert, E. (2014). Internationales Peacekeeping im Sudan. UNAMID: Zwischen humanitärem Auftrag und realpolitischen Interessen

In: Hoppe (ed.). Verantwortung zu schützen. Interventionspolitik seit 1990 - eine friedensethische Bilanz. Köster: Berlin, pp. 151-201. more

Vollmer, R. (2014). "Migration im Fokus der Medien: Die Zeit des „Arabischen Frühlings“"

In: Zwischen den Fronten. Grenzen neutraler Berichterstattung. Göttingen: Steidl, pp. 83-98. more

Guesnet, L., Müller-Koné, M., & Zeil, M. (Eds.). (2014). Compensation Matters. Securing community interests in large-scale investments

The study “Compensation Matters Securing community interests in large-scale investments” provides analyses of contentious issues in compensation matters such as power relations in negotiations, entitlements for compensation and types of compensation. Furthermore, it offers practitioners tools and... more

Vollmer, R. (2014). "Europäische Migrations- und Außengrenzpolitik – Wege aus der Sackgasse?"

In: Sicherheit und Frieden, Vol. 32, No. 1, S. 53-60. Europäische Migrations- und Außengrenzpolitik – Wege aus der Sackgasse? more

Paes, W.-C. (2014). Krankenhäuser und Schulen allein reichen nicht: Warum die Geber am Chaos im Südsudan eine Mitschuld tragen

In: Welt-Sichten, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 8-9. "Krankenhäuser und Schulen allein reichen nicht: Warum die Geber am Chaos im Südsudan eine Mitschuld tragen" more

Paes, W.-C. (2014). Südsudan: Die Tragödie als Chance?

In: "Blätter für deutsche und internationale Politik", 2/2014, pp. 29-32 Südsudan: Die Tragödie als Chance? more

Schetter, C. (2014). Commentary: The new German foreign policy: Responsibility and interests

Only rarely does one experience such a unanimous and clear commitment to a new direction Germany’s foreign policy is taking as at the security conference late January in Munich. In unison, Federal President Joachim Gauck, Foreign Minister Walter Steinmeier and Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen... more

Grawert, E. (2014). Forging Two Nations Insights on Sudan and South Sudan

One nation becoming two- looking into an arduous process ridden with violence, and sketching out the struggles with the legacies of an already troubled history, are the motivations for this publication on the Republic of Sudan and the Republic of South Sudan. The governments and societies of the... more

Rudolf, M. (2013). Integrating Conflict - Assessing a Thirty Years War

Conflict and conflict management in the Lower Casamance, Senegal. Dissertation, Halle, 2013 more

(2013). Impact Assessment of the Reintegration Component

The new Demobilisation, Disarmament and Reintegration Programme (NDDRP) in the Republic of South Sudan was launched by the National Demobilisation, Disarmament and Reintegration Commission (NDDRC) on behalf of the South Sudanese government in 2012. A pilot program started in April 2013 and is due... more

Kösling, M. (2013). Approaches to arms control with armed non-state actors

In: Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung. International Politics. Foreign Affairs & Security Approaches to arms control with armed non-state actors more

Grebe, J. (2013). BICC’s Global Militarization Index (GMI) 2013: Factsheet

Update of the Global Militarization Index of BICC 2013 more

Schetter, C., & Wimmer, A. (2013). Ethnic Violence

In: Gerben Bruinsma and David Weisburd (eds.). Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Springer; New York, pp. 1394‑403. more

Ashkenazi, M. (2013). "Forces Of Order And Disorder: Security Providers And The Illusion Of Conflict Management"

In: Volker Franke and R. Dorff (eds.). Conflict Management and Peacebuilding: Pillars of a New American Grand Strategy. Carlisle, PA: Strategic Studies Institute. more

Khalifa, A. (2013). “Allies or Competitors: The Economic Interests of the Armed Forces and the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt”

Paper prepared for the Annual Middle East Association (MESA) Convention October 10–13 2013. New Orleans, USA.  more

Grebe, J. (2013). “Europäische Rüstungsexporte nach Südostasien”

Zeitschrift für Südostasien, No. 3/2013, pp. 8-9.   "Europäische Rüstungsexporte nach Südostasien" more

Mielke, K., & Schetter, C. (2013). Pakistan. Land der Extreme

München: C.H. Beck. (Beck’sche Reihe) 1. Auflage 2013. more

Kösling, M., Ashkenazi, M., & Kögler, C. (2013). "The Kalashnikov Curse"

Entwicklung + Zusammenarbeit 54 / Development + Cooperation 40, pp. 330-332. "The Kalashnikov Curse"  more

Grebe, J., & Roßner, S. (2013). Parlamentarische Kontrolle und Transparenz von Rüstungsexporten

A new study commissioned by the German church aid organizations MISEREOR and Brot für die Welt calls for more involvement of the Bundestag in and improved oversight mechanisms for arms exports. The study „Parlamentarische Kontrolle und Transparenz von Rüstungsexporten“ (in German) by the Bonn... more

Doevenspeck, M., Guesnet, L., & Müller-Koné, M. (2013). “Ostkongo: der ewige Krieg?”

In: Marc von Boemcken, Ines-Jacqueline Werkner, Margret Johannsen, and Bruno Schoch (eds.). Friedensgutachten 2013. Münster: Lit Verlag, pp. 278–91. more

Grebe, J. (2013). Harmonized EU Arms Exports Policies in Times of Austerity? Adherence to the Criteria of the EU Common Position on Arms Exports

The study analyzes the current trends on the international arms market and the role EU Member States play as well as the adherence to the Criteria of the EU Common Position. It also takes a closer look at the effects of austerity measures on the European defense industry and the shift towards... more

Grebe, J., & Kreuzer, P. (2013). “Lässt sich der Drache zähmen? Eskalation und Aufrüstung im Südchinesischen Meer”

In: Marc von Boemcken et al. (eds.). Friedensgutachten 2013. LIT: Münster, pp. 69–83. more

von Boemcken, M. (2013). "Rüstungsmärkte ohne Grenzen. Neue Komplexe globalen Unfriedens"

In: Marc von Boemcken et al. (eds.). Friedensgutachten 2013. Berlin: LIT, pp. 32–45. more

Grebe, J. (2013). "Deutsche Rüstungsexportpolitik: Zwischen manglender Transparenz, der Notwendigkeit parlamentarischer Kontrolle und einer Neujustierung der Rüstungsexportpolitik"

Zeitschrift für Friedens- und Konfliktforschung, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 279-289. "Deutsche Rüstungsexportpolitik: Zwischen manglender Transparenz, der Notwendigkeit parlamentarischer Kontrolle und einer Neujustierung der Rüstungsexportpolitik" more

Rudolf, M. (2013). Gender and Conflict in the Casamance

In: Logica Publications, Nairobi, 2013. more

Richards, J. (2013). DDR in the DRC: The Impact of Command and Control

Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace. more

van de Vondervoort, L., Deng, D., & Mertenskoetter, P. (2013). “Establishing a Mining Sector in Postwar South Sudan”

Special Report. Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace.  “Establishing a Mining Sector in Postwar South Sudan”  more

Tahmasebi, A., Ehlers, E., & Schetter, C. (2013). "Climate Change and Mountain Pastoralism - The Shahsevan of Northwest Iran"

 Climate Change and Mountain Pastoralism - The Shahsevan of Northwest Iran. In: Erdkunde 67 (4): 309-323. more

Schetter, C. (2013). Afterword: Trajectories of Local Politics in Afghanistan

In: Conrad Schetter (ed.). Local Politics in Afghanistan. A Century of Intervention in the Social Order. London: Hurst & Company, 265-274. more

Mucha, W., & Khalifa, A. (2013). "The Military in Egypt. Peacemaker with Expiration Date?"

In: Africa & Francophonie. Air & Space Power Journal, Volume 1, 2013/1, pp. 68-88. "The Military in Egypt. Peacemaker with Expiration Date?" more

von Boemcken, M. (2013). Between Security Markets and Protection Rackets. Formations of Political Order

Security is a social practice which constitutes different formations of political order. Developing a political economy of security practice, BICC Senior Researcher Dr. Marc von Boemcken distinguishes these formations with a view to the actual exchanges between various providers and receivers of... more

Khalifa, A. (2013). “Stein auf Stein”

In: Zenith, Zeitschrift für den Orient. more

Kahl, M. (2013). Starter Guide towards strong Arms and Ammunition Management Practices

This Guide addresses countries that wish to start improving their approaches to and practices of arms and ammunition management and are at relatively early stages of improvement. The current version of the Starter Guide will be developed further this year. The “Starter Guide towards strong Arms... more

Heinemann-Grüder, A. (2013). Zivile Konfliktbearbeitung – Vom Anspruch zur Wirklichkeit

(hrsg. zs. mit Isabella Bauer). Opladen, Berlin, Toronto: Verlag B. Budrich. more

Grebe, J., & von Boemcken, M. (2013). "Schaffen Waffen Frieden und Stabilität?"

Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte, Internationale Sicherheit, Nr. 36-37, pp. 28-32. "Schaffen Waffen Frieden und Stabilität?" more

Ashkenazi, M., & Grebe, J. (2012). ”Traditionelle Konfliktbearbeitung”

In: Andreas Heinemann-Grüder und Isabell Bauer (eds.). Zivile Konfliktbearbeitung. Vom Anspruch zur Wirklichkeit. Leverkusen: Buderich Verlag, pp. 122–32. more

Schetter, C. (2012). Ungoverned Territories – The Construction of Spaces of Risk in the ‘War on Terrorism’

In: Detlef Müller-Mahn (ed.). Spatial Dimension of Risk. London: Earthscan: 97-108. more

Saracino, D. (2012). Media-Conflict-Migration—The conflict potential of the media coverage regarding migration from the countries of the Arab Spring to Europe

ifa-Edition Culture and Foreign Policy Media-Conflict-Migration—The conflict potential of the media coverage regarding migration from the countries of the Arab Spring to Europe (pdf) Conference Report more

Grebe, J., & Schaede, N. (2012). “Aufstrebende Staaten. Rüstungsindustrie in Brasilien, Indien und Südafrika"

Wissenschaft und Frieden, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 25–27. “Aufstrebende Staaten. Rüstungsindustrie in Brasilien, Indien und Südafrika” more

Guesnet, L., & Bleischwitz, R. (2012). "Conflict Minerals"

In: Sarah Fredericks, Lei Shen, Shirley Thompson, & Daniel Vasey (eds.), The Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability: Vol. 4. Natural Resources and Sustainability (pp. 82-88). Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire Publishing.  more

Korf, B., & Schetter, C. (2012). Räume des Ausnahmezustands. Carl Schmitts Raumphilosophie, Frontiers und Ungoverned Territories

Peripherie 32 (126/127. 147-170). Räume des Ausnahmezustands. Carl Schmitts Raumphilosophie, Frontiers und Ungoverned Territories more

Wirkus, L. (2012). Ländlicher Raum kommt schlecht weg

In: Städte- und Gemeinderat, Ausgabe 7/8 more

Heinemann-Grüder, A. (2012). Patron-Client Relations: Explanations and Conceptual Promises

In: Heiko Pleines, Andreas Heinrich (eds.): Challenges of the Caspian Resource Boom: Domestic Elites and Policy-Making, Houndmills: Palgrave MacMillan, pp. 58-69. more

Grawert, E. (2012). Making A Living in Rural Sudan

Food Production of Women, Labour Migration of Men, and Policies for Peasants' Need. This book was first published in Basingstoke/London/New York by MacMillan Press / St. Martin's Press in 1998. The rights have been reverted to the author, Elke Grawert, in 2007. Reproduction, copy of transmission... more

Schinke, B., Klawitter, J., & Kögler, C. (2012). “Desertec: Zwischen Heilsanspruch und neokolonialen Befürchtungen”

In: Wissenschaft und Frieden, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 39–42. “Desertec: Zwischen Heilsanspruch und neokolonialen Befürchtungen” more

Dockter, H., Pansieri, F., Cremers, A., Lodgaard, S., Waegele, W., Dedek, M., Lopes, C., & Croll, P. (2012). Festschrift: Farewell to Peter J. Croll

On 3 May the Farewell Celebration of BICC Director Peter Croll took place in Museum Koenig, Bonn. The Festschrift documents the speeches held on the event. Among the speakers was Helmut Dockter, State Secretary at the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Research of the Land of North... more

Renaud, F., & Wirkus, L. (2012). “Water, Climate Change and Human Security: Conflict and Migration"

In: Bigas, H. et al. (eds.).The global water crisis: Addressing an urgent security issue. Papers for the Interaction Council. UNU-INWEH, Hamilton, pp. 34–45. more

Schetter, C. (2012). Wer sind die Taliban? Lifestyle zwischen Stammeskultur, Islamismus und Globalisierung

In: Bernhard Chiari (ed.). Auftrag Auslandseinsatz. Neueste Militärgeschichte an der Schnittstelle von Geschichtswissenschaft, Politik, Öffentlichkeit und Streitkräften. Freiburg i. Br.: Rombach: 307-320. more

Croll, P., Guesnet, L., & Schmitz, R. (2012). “Konkurrenz um knappe Ressourcen. Herausforderungen für Sicherheit und Frieden"

In: Michael Reder, Hanna Pfeifer (eds.). Kampf um Ressourcen. Weltordnung zwischen Konkurrenz und Kooperation. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, pp. 18-32. more

Guesnet, L. (2012). "Folgen der Erdölförderung für die Konfliktdynamik im Tschad"

In: Michael Reder, Hanna Pfeifer (eds.). Kampf um Ressourcen. Weltordnung zwischen Konkurrenz und Kooperation. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, pp. 86-101.  more

von Boemcken, M., & Moltmann, B. (2012). "Der eingebildete Kranke. Rüstungsindustrie in Zeiten klammer Kassen"

In Bruno Schoch et al. (eds.). Friedensgutachten 2012. Berlin: LIT, pp. 124‑35. more

Schetter, C. (2012). Krise, Katastrophe und soziale Ordnung. Der Bürgerkrieg in Afghanistan

In: Thomas Mergel (ed.). Krisen verstehen. Historische und kulturwissenschaftliche Annäherungen. Frankfurt a.M.: Campus. more

Ashkenazi, M. (2012). “Development is Destruction, and other things you weren’t taught at school”

In: Volker Franke and Robin Dorff (eds.). The Whole of Government Approach and US Policy. Carlisle PA:  US Army War College, pp. 99-106. more

(2012). Participation of Diaspora In Peacebuilding and Development

E-Discussion Report Participation of Diaspora In Peacebuilding and Development Stabilization & Peacebuilding Community of Practice,  September 9th – October 24th 2011    more

Grebe, J. (2012). "Waffen für die Welt"

JS Magazin. March 2012, pp. 28-30. more

Grawert, E. (2012). “State Building im Südsudan: Wie können Staatsaufbau und Friedenssicherung zusammenkommen?“

In: Marcus Schaper (ed.). Good Enough Governance? Loccumer Protokoll / Tagungsdokumentation, pp. 80–90. more

Schetter, C., & Prinz, J. (2012). Counterinsurgency, Anthropology, Retreat –
the US Military's COIN ‘Strategy’ in Afghanistan

In: Orient 2: 24-34. The COIN strategy of the US Military was conceived as a response to the lack of strategy in the intervention in Afghanistan. An analysis of the core elements and a presentation of the major political connections of the intervention suggest that on this basis they cannot... more

Grebe, J. (2012). BICC’s Global Militarization Index (GMI) 2012: Factsheet

Update of the Global Militarization Index (GMI) of BICC 2012 more

Schetter, C. (2012). Translocal Lives. Patterns of Migration in Afghanistan

Crossroads Asia Working Paper Series, No. 2. Bonn: ZEF. more

Rudolf, M. (2012). National, Ethnic, and Creole Identities in Contemporary Upper Guinea Coast Societies

2012, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology Working Papers No. 135, Halle, Authors: Christian Højbjerg, Jacqueline Knörr, Christoph Kohl, Markus Rudolf, Anita Schroven, Wilson Trajano Filho more

Schetter, C. (2011). Geographie des Widerstands: Überlagernde Konfliktdynamiken in der afghanisch-pakistanischen Grenzregion

In: Conrad Schetter & Jörgen Klussmann (eds.). Der Taliban-Komplex. Zwischen Aufstandsbewegung und Militäreinsatz. Frankfurt a.M. Campus: 135-160. more

Heinemann-Grüder, A. (2011). Frieden mit oder ohne Menschenrechte?

(zus. mit Yanti Hölzchen), in: Swen Steinberg, Daniel K.W. Trepsdorf, Christoph Wielepp (Hrsg.), Nach dem Umbruch. Transformationen in europäischer und globaler Perspektive, Berlin: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Berlin, pp. 179-192. more

Wirkus, L. (2011). Liegenschaftskonversion reloaded

In: Friedens Forum, Zeitschrift der Friedensbewegung, Nr. 4, Aug./September, pp. 48–50. more

Paes, W.-C. (2011). Handlich und gefährlich – Gewehre und Pistolen richten mehr Schaden an als andere konventionelle Waffen

Handlich und gefährlich – Gewehre und Pistolen richten mehr Schaden an als andere konventionelle Waffen In: Welt-Sichten, No. 9/2011. more

Croll, P., & Vollmer, R. (2011). Kompetenzzentrum Diaspora

Lecture on behalf of the Stuttgart expert meeting on migrants in human rights activities (9 December 2011). more

Ashkenazi, M. (2011). “What do the Natives Know? Societal mechanisms for controlling small arms”

In: O. Greene and N. Marsh (eds.). Small Arms, crime and conflict: Global governance and the threat of armed violence. London: Routledge, pp. 228–47. more

Müller-Koné, M. (2011). “Turning the Curse into a Blessing. A Convenient Illusion. Lessons from the Nigerian EITI Process”

In: Jürgen Runge and James Shikwati (eds.) Geological Resources and Good Governance in Sub-Saharan Africa, London: Taylor and Francis Group, pp 69–89. more

Grebe, J., & Schwarz, C. (2011). “Die maritime Aufrüstung von Schwellenländer: Strategische und friedenspolitische Implikationen”

In: Margret Johannsen (ed.) et al. Friedensgutachten 2011. Münster: LIT-Verlag, pp. 316-327. more

Grawert, E. (2011). “Sudan: Interventionen light?”

In: Margret Johannsen, Bruno Schoch,Corinna Hauswedell, Tobias Debiel and Christiane Fröhlich (eds.). Friedensgutachten 2011. Berlin: Lit Verlag, pp. 223–34. more

Isikozlu, E. (2011). "Kriegsvergewaltigung. Eine Typologie". W&F, Wissenschaft und Frieden – Dossier 67

“Wartime rape-A Typology” aims at developing a typology of wartime rape as a first step toward understanding the different consequences of this form of violence in war. This typology is based on the examination of wartime rape in Bosnia and Herzegovina and El Salvador as well on a review of the... more

Grawert, E. (2011). “New Start, Old Baggage”

Development and Cooperation D+C, Vol. 52, No. 3, p. 130. “New Start, Old Baggage” (comment on South Sudan’s independence /“debate”)  more

Grawert, E. (2011). “Neubeginn mit Altlasten”

Entwicklung und Zusammenarbeit E+Z, Vol. 52, No. 3, p. 130. “Neubeginn mit Altlasten” (Kommentar zur Unabhängigkeit des Südsudan /„Debatte“) more

Schetter, C. (2011). Kleine Geschichte Afghanistans

München: C.H. Beck (Beck’sche Reihe) 3. Auflage 2011. more

Schetter, C., & Prinz, J. (2011). The Stability of Instability – State, Security, and Violent Conflicts in South Asia

In Christoph Schuck (ed.). Security in a Changing Global Environment. Challenging the Human Security Approach. Baden-Baden: Nomos, pp. 327‑54. more

Warnecke, A., & Schmitz-Pranghe, C. (2011). "Diasporaengagement für Entwicklung und Frieden. Handlungsspielräume und Kapazitäten der äthiopischen Diaspora in Deutschland."

In: Tatjana Baraulina, Axel Kreienbrink and Andrea Riester, eds. Potenziale der Migration zwischen Afrika und Deutschland. Nürnberg: BAMF, GTZ. more

Vollmer, R. (2010). „Wie sicher ist die Sicherheit? Flucht und Migration“

afrikapost. Magazin für Politik, Wirtschaft und Kultur, No. 4, pp. 26–28. more

Heinke, S. (Ed.). (2010). Peace on earth?
Initiatives for disarmament, non-violence and dialogue

Documentation of the international Symposium “Peace on earth? Initiatives for disarmament, non-violence and dialogue” in Bonn, discussing the topics: On the way to Global Zero nuclear armament—Where are we now?Ethnic conflicts—Solutions from theory and practical experienceVictims of war—A... more

Abdullaev, I., Mielke, K., Mollinga, P., Monsees, J., Schetter, C., & Shah, U. (2010). Water, War and Reconstruction. Irrigation Management in the Kunduz Region

In Murat Arsel and Max Spoor (eds.). Water, Environmental Security and Sustainable Rural Development. Conflict and Cooperation in Central Eurasia. London: Routledge, pp. 21‑48. more

Grawert, E. (2010). Introduction: After the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in Sudan

In: Elke Grawert (ed.). After the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in Sudan. Woodbridge: James Currey / Boydell & Brewer, pp. 1–26. more

Grawert, E. (2010). “Challenges of Sub-regional Peace after the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in Sudan”

In: Elke Grawert (ed.). After the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in Sudan. Woodbridge: James Currey / Boydell & Brewer, pp. 241–261. more

Grawert, E. (2010). “Beyond the Comprehensive Peace Agreement: Theoretical Outcomes”

In: Elke Grawert (ed.). After the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in Sudan. Woodbridge: James Currey / Boydell & Brewer, pp. 265–284. more

Schetter, C. (2010). "Ungoverned territories“ – Eine konzeptuelle Innovation im „War on Terror“

In: Geographica Helvetica 65 (3. 181-188). „Ungoverned territories“ – Eine konzeptuelle Innovation im „War on Terror“. more

Grebe, J., & Sommer, J. (2010). "Hochgerüstet in der Pleite"

Die Tageszeitung, 8 October 2010, p. 4. "Hochgerüstet in der Pleite"    more

Mielke, K., & Schetter, C. (2010). Pakistan als Drehscheibe globaler Migrationsströme

In Bernhard Chiari and Conrad Schetter (eds.). Pakistan. Wegweiser zur Geschichte. Paderborn: Schöningh, pp. 133‑43 more

Böhm, A. (2010). Participator Capacity Assessment of SSDDRC

Participator Capacity Assessment of SSDDRC.  Mission report (9 July until 7 August 2010). Juba: SSDDRC / BICC more

Schetter, C. (2010). Interventionen in Räumen des Ausnahmenzustands

In: Welttrends 73, Juli/August, pp. 97‑99. more

Winkler, N. (2010). Research Report. Psycho-social intervention needs among ex-combatants in Southern Sudan

Research Report. Psycho-social intervention needs among ex-combatants in South Sudan. Juba: SSDDRC / BICC more

Grebe, J. (2010). “Zehn Jahre Krise in Simbabwe: Die Rolle der Europäischen Union, der USA und Chinas im Kontext der Krise”

In: Helmut Asche et al.  (ed.) Afrika und externe Akteure – Partner auf Augenhöhe?. Baden-Baden: Nomos, pp. 217-238. more

Warnecke, A., Tänzler, D., & Vollmer, R. (2010). Climate Change, Migration and Conflict:
Receiving Communities under Pressure?

This paper analyzes the likely intersections between climate change, migration and conflict. The paper identifies some of the most relevant factors that might turn environmentally induced migration into a source of conflict and hold major implications for receiving areas. more

Ashkenazi, M. (2010). “Der Sudan am Scheideweg [Sudan at the Crossroads]”

In: Christiane Froehlich et al. (eds). Friedensgutachten 2010. Berlin: Lit Verlag, pp. 219–27. more

Grebe, J., & Croll, P. (2010). "Simbabwe 30 Jahre nach der Unabhängigkeit: Ein Grund zum Feiern?"

Zeitschrift für Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik, 2, pp. 169-179. more

Schetter, C., Kuzmits, B., & Conermann, S. (2010). Einleitung zu "Grenzen Asiens. zwischen Globalisierung und staatlicher Fragmentierung"

In Conrad Schetter et al. (eds.). Grenzen Asiens. zwischen Globalisierung und staatlicher Fragmentierung. (=Bonner Asienstudien, Bd. 4). Hamburg: EB-Verlag, pp. 7‑25. more

Schetter, C. (2010). Paschtunistan, Tribalistan, Talibanistan: Eine Grenze, drei Konflikte

In Conrad Schetter et al. (eds.). Grenzen Asiens. zwischen Globalisierung und staatlicher Fragmentierung. (=Bonner Asienstudien, Bd. 4). Hamburg: EB-Verlag, pp. 221‑46. more

Schetter, C. (2010). Militärische Intervention: Humanität oder Durchsetzung von Eigeninteressen?

In Bernhard Chiari and Magnus Pahl (eds.). Wegweiser zur Geschichte. Auslandseinsätze der Bundeswehr. Paderborn: Schöningh, pp. 207‑15. more

Mielke, K., & Schetter, C. (2010). Die Praxis des Wiederaufbaus am Beispiel Afghanistans

In Bernhard Chiari and Magnus Pahl (eds.). Wegweiser zur Geschichte. Auslandseinsätze der Bundeswehr. Paderborn: Schöningh, pp. 217‑27. more

Schetter, C. (2010). Der Antistaat: Talibanistan

In Josef Braml, Thomas Risse and Eberhard Sandschneider (eds.). Einsatz für den Frieden. Sicherheit und Entwicklung in Räumen begrenzter Staatlichkeit. München/Oldenbourg: Jahrbücher des Forschungsinstituts der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik Bd. 28, pp. 114‑22. more

Schetter, C. (2010). Von der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit zur humanitären Intervention. Die Kontinuität einer Kultur der Treuhandschaft

In Thorsten Bonacker et al. (eds.). Interventionskultur. Zur Soziologie von Interventionsgesellschaften. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag, pp. 31‑47. more

Grebe, J. (2010). "And They Are Still Targeting: Assessing the Effectiveness of Targeted Sanctions Against Zimbabwe"

"And They Are Still Targeting: Assessing the Effectiveness of Targeted Sanctions Against Zimbabwe." Africa Spectrum, 45 (1), pp. 3-29. more

Isikozlu, E., & Millard, A. (2010). “Wartime Rape: Identifying Knowledge Gaps and their Implications”

S + F, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 35–41. “Wartime Rape: Identifying Knowledge Gaps and their Implications” more

Wirkus, L., & Warner, K. (2009). “Evidence of the impacts of climate change on human security in Africa, with reference to migration and water-related conflict"

Paper presented at the International Conference on Climate Change, Social Stress and Violent Conflict, Hamburg 19–20 November 2009. more

Grawert, E. (2009). "Departures from Post-colonial Authoritarianism. Analysis of System Change with a Focus on Tanzania"

Reihe Berliner Studien zur Politik in Afrika, Vol. 15. Berlin/New York / Oxford: Peter Lang Verlag. more

von Boemcken, M. (2009). "Condottieri der Gegenwart. Die Globalisierung des privaten Sicherheitsgewerbes“

In Stig Förster, Christian Jansen and Günther Kronenbitter (eds.). Die Rückkehr der Condottieri? Krieg und Militär zwischen staatlichem Monopol und Privatisierung: Von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart. Paderborn: Schöningh-Verlag (Reihe: Krieg in der Geschichte), pp. 297–309. more

Ceska, E., & Ashkenazi, M. (2009). “Piraterie vor der afrikanischen Küste und ihre Ursachen [Piracy on the African coast and its causes]”

Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte, No. 34–35, pp. 33–8. “Piraterie vor der afrikanischen Küste und ihre Ursachen [Piracy on the African coast and its causes]” more

von Boemcken, M. (2009). “Arms Embargoes against Eritrea and Ethiopia”

In Michael Brzoska and George A. Lopez (eds.). Putting Teeth in the Tiger: Improving the Effectiveness of Arms Embargoes. Bingley: Emerald, pp. 189–204. more

von Boemcken, M. (2009). “UN Arms Embargoes in the Great Lakes, 1994-2004"

In Michael Brzoska and George A. Lopez (eds.). Putting Teeth in the Tiger: Improving the Effectiveness of Arms Embargoes. Bingley: Emerald, pp. 163–88. more

Paes, W.-C. (2009). "The Challenge of Measuring Success: Yugoslavia's Sanction Decade (1991-2001)"

In Michael Brzoska and George A. Lopez (eds.). Putting Teeth in the Tiger: Improving the Effectiveness of Arms Embargoes. Bingley: Emerald more

Ashkenazi, M. (2009). “Kazakhstan: Where surplus arms are not a problem”

In: Contemporary Security Policy Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 129–50.  Reprinted in Aaron Karp (ed.). 2009. The politics of destroying surplus small arms. Oxford: Routledge, pp 133–54. more

Franke, V., & von Boemcken, M. (2009). “Private Guns: The Social Identity of Security Contractors"

Journal of Conflict Studies, Vol. 29. “Private Guns: The Social Identity of Security Contractors" more

Grawert, E. (2009). “Auf schmalem Grat: Good Governance zwischen Globalisierung und Schattenglobalisierung”

In: Heribert Weiland, Ingrid Wehr and Matthias Seifert (eds.). Good Governance in der Sackgasse?. Baden-Baden: Nomos, pp. 31–52. more

Mielke, K., & Schetter, C. (2009). Praktische Herausforderungen beim zivilen Wiederaufbau Afghanistans

In Bernhard Chiari (ed.). Wegweiser zur Geschichte: Afghanistan. Paderborn: Schöningh, pp. 157‑67. more

Vollmer, R., Ardakanian, R., Hare, M., Leentvaar, J., van der Schaaf, C., & Wirkus, L. (2009). Institutional Capacity Development in Transboundary Water Management

Institutional Capacity Development in Transboundary Water Management. The United Nations World Water Assessment Programme, Side Publication Series “Insights”. UNESCO, Paris. more

Schetter, C. (2009). The Peripheralization of the Center: “Warlordism” in Afghanistan

In Middle East Institute (ed.). Afghanistan, 1979-2009: In the Grip of Conflict. Viewpoints. Special Edition. Washington, DC, pp. 118‑21. more

Swatuk, L., & Wirkus, L. (2009). “Transboundary Water Governance in Southern Africa: An introduction”

In Larry Swatuk and Lars Wirkus (eds.). Transboundary Water Governance in Southern Africa - Examining underexplored dimension. Baden-Baden: Nomos (Reihe Sustainable Peace abd Global Security Governance), pp. 11–29. more

Swatuk, L., & Wirkus, L. (2009). “Transboundary Water Governance in Southern Africa: beyond the state"

In Larry Swatuk and Lars Wirkus (eds.). Transboundary Water Governance in Southern Africa - Examining underexplored dimension. "Baden-Baden: Nomos (Reihe Sustainable Peace and Global Security Governance), pp. 197–207. more

Schetter, C., & Glassner, R. (2009). The Changing Face of Warlordism in Afghanistan

In Hans-Georg Ehrhart and Charles C. Pentland (eds.). The Afghanistan Challenge. Hard Realities and Strategic Choices. Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press, pp. 37‑56. more

Schetter, C., & Glassner, R. (2009). Neither Functioning, nor Failing of the State! Seeing Violence in Afghanistan from Local Perspectives

In Sabine Collmer (ed.). From Fragile State to Functioning State: Pathways to Democratic Transformation in Georgia, Kosovo, Moldova, and Afghanistan. Berlin: LIT/Transaction Press, pp. 141‑60. more

Grawert, E. (2008). “Cross-border Dynamics of Violent Conflict: The Case of Sudan and Chad”

Journal of Asian and African Studies, Vol. 43, No. 6, pp. 595–614. “Cross-border Dynamics of Violent Conflict: The Case of Sudan and Chad.”  more

Grebe, J., Stalenheim, P., Perdomo, C., & Sköns, E. (2008). "Tables of military expenditure"

In: SIPRI Yearbook 2008, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 207-235. "Tables of military expenditure" more

Grebe, J., & Stalenheim, P. (2008). "Appendix 5B. Tables of NATO Military Expenditure by category"

In: SIPRI Yearbook 2008. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 236-241. more

von Boemcken, M. (2008). "Hochrüstung in armen Staaten? Differenzierung von Rüstungsdynamiken in Afrika südlich der Sahara"

In Andreas Heinemann-Grüder et al. (eds.). Friedensgutachten 2008. Münster: LIT Verlag. more

von Boemcken, M. (2008). "Das Private Militärgewerbe: Ursachen, Typen und Problemfelder"

In Walter Feichtinger et al. (eds.). Private Sicherheits- und Militärfirmen. Konkurrenten – Partner – Totengräber? Wien: Böhlau Verlag, pp. 47–66. more

von Boemcken, M. (2008). "Network Centric Warfare oder die Automatisierung des Krieges"

In Niklas Schörnig and Jan Helmig (eds.). Die Transformation der Streitkräfte im 21. Jahrhundert. Frankfurt/M.: Campus Verlag, pp. 81–102. more

von Boemcken, M. (2008). “Deutsche Waffen nach Südamerika. Eine kritische Bestandsaufnahme"

In: Matices – Zeitschrift zu Lateinamerika, Spanien und Portugal, No. 57. more

(2008). SSANSA Update 1

Newsletter of the South Sudan Action Network on Small Arms (SSANSA) more

von Boemcken, M. (2008). Sicherheit als Wirtschaftsfaktor: Eine kritische Reflexion

Paper presented at the conference: Privatisierung im Sicherheitssektor. Neue sicherheitspolitische Risiken – Neue Synergien, Bundesakademie für Sicherheitspolitik (BakS), Potsdam, 20–21 February. more

Ashkenazi, M. (2008). “Stockpile Management: Security”

In: James Bevan (ed.). Conventional Ammunition in Surplus: A Reference Guide. Geneva: SAS, pp. 67–75. more

Ashkenazi, M. (2008). “Ammunition Stockpiles and Communities”

In: James Bevan (ed.). Conventional Ammunition in Surplus: A Reference Guide. Geneva: SAS, pp. 166–71. more

Ashkenazi, M., & Anders, H. (2008). “Stakeholders in Conventional Ammunition Management”

In: James Bevan (ed.). Conventional Ammunition in Surplus: A Reference Guide. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, pp. 160–65. more

Ashkenazi, M., Isikozlu, E., & Radeke, H. (2008). "SALW Control Training Manual for West Africa"

The purpose of this manual is to help strengthen the capacity of the West African community  to deal with the devastating consequences of the uncontrolled proliferation of small arms  and light weapons (SALW). It is intended as a primer for those with little or no experience in SALW... more

(2007). SALW Control Training Manual for West Africa

The purpose of this Manual is to help strengthen the capacity of the West African community to deal with the devastating consequences of the uncontrolled proliferation of small arms and light weapons (SALW). It is intended as a primer for those with little or no experience in SALW action, and as an... more

Croll, P., Debiel, T., & Klingebiel, S. (2007). Plädoyer für eine integrative deutsche Sicherheitsstrategie. Warum die Bundesregierung sich im europäischen Kontext mit zivilen Akzenten in der Sicherheitsstrategie stärker profilieren sollte

Plea for an integrative German security strategy. Why the German federal government should become more visible in the European context emphasizing the civil component with regard to the security strategy. more

Heller, R. (2006). Zur Konsistenz der EU-Zentralasienpolitik im Lichte von
Konfliktprävention und dem diesbezüglichen Potenzial
grenzüberschreitender Kooperation

This paper is to investigate in how far the EU Central Asia Strategy, while particularly taking into account the nexus between development and security, is consistent with the requirements of conflict prevention. Which links do already existing variants of cross-border cooperation in the region... more

Maras, I. (2006). Säulenübergreifende Zusammenarbeit von Rat und Kommission
der Europäischen Union zur Unterstützung von Reformen im Bereich
der Sicherheitssektorreform.

This paper intends to discuss the question of congruence and matching European Council and Commission SSR measures with respect to European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP) SSR missions. Main objectives are firstly to identify deficits regarding the connection between ESDP SSR missions with... more

Ashkenazi, M., Isikozlu, E., Rush, P., Farha, J., & Radeke, H. (2006). Services, Return, and Security in Four Countries in Southern Sudan

BICC was commissioned to undertake a study on issues relating to Return and Reintegration (RR) of actors displaced by the fighting in Sudan and to provide action-oriented data on issues relating to RR as a basis for suggestions to improve the RR program in Southern Sudan. Data from the study was... more

Ashkenazi, M., Beeck, C., & Isikozlu, E. (2006). Marking and Tracing Small Arms and Light Weapons

This training module is intended for national, regional and international government officials, legislators, administrators and other stakeholders involved in SALW control, and therefore already have a general understanding of SALW issues. However, it is anticipated that these participants will have... more

Isikozlu, E., & Stone, L. (Eds.). (2006). Communities Safe from Small Arms in Southern Sudan. A Handbook for Civil Society

By reading this booklet you are taking an interest in creating a community safe from small arms. Small arms and light weapons (SALW) are a great threat to communities all over the world. Be it a large war or a village argument, the presence of SALW will make the situation worse and lead to more... more

Burghardt, D., & Pietz, T. (2006). Handreichung Themenbereiche und Konfliktfelder zivil-militärischer Beziehungen

The interplay between military, humanitarian and development policy actors in war and post-war situation is currently subject of lively discussions. To enable the interested public to gain an insight into the issue, the following compilation offers a brief overview over six selected topics, which... more

Küchle, H. (2006). The cost of non-Europe in the area of security and defense. Study for the European Parliament

Despite manifold efforts both on the demand and on the supply side, there is still no integrated European defence market. Even though hardly any European state is still able to afford to finance and sustain a full spectrum of defence-technological and -industrial capabilities, there are strict... more

SEESAC (Ed.). (2006). SALW Survey of Croatia

This report is a SALW Survey of the Republic of Croatia. It was conducted between January and June 2006 in accordance with a set of guidelines developed by the South Eastern and Eastern Europe Clearinghouse for the Control of SALW (SEESAC), in co-operation with a non-governmental research... more

Muggah, R. (Ed.). (2005). No Refuge
The Crisis of Refugee Militarization in Africa

The militarization of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs), especially in Africa, is causing growing alarm within the humanitarian and development commonities. The planned and spontaneous arming of refugees and IDPs threatens access to asylum as well as protection. But while the policy... more

(2005). People Safe from Guns in South Sudan. A Training Manual for Local Stakeholders

This booklet explains the main issues of SALW. As small arms affect many different areas of life, the range of topics that are explored here are also varied. There are notes on practical issues of identifying SALW and their control, collection and destruction. Information about what you can do to... more

Wulf, H. (2004). Internationalizing and Privatizing War and Peace: The Bumpy Ride to Peace Building

In this timely work, the author analyzes the use of private military firms and international interventions of the military. Outsourcing to the private sector takes missions away from the military, but the shift towards international intervention adds new, wider functions to the traditional role of... more

(2004). 10 Years BICC

Speeches on the occasion of the festive celebration of BICC’s 10th anniversary at the Haus der Geschichte in Bonn, 2 April 2004 held by• Johannes Rau, Federal President of Germany• Hannelore Kraft, State Minister for Science and Research, North Rhine-Westphalia• Bärbel Dieckmann, Mayoress of the... more

Paes, W.-C., Risser, H., Stoneman, S., & Grillot, S. (2004). A Fragile Peace: Guns and Security in Post-conflict Macedonia. Small Arms Survey, Special Report 4

This study provides an assessment of small arms availability, distribution, circulation, impact and control in the Republic of Macedonia. Since the close of the crisis in the fall of 2001, the country has continued to struggle with tensions between ethnic Albanians and Macedonians, a depressed... more

Batchelor, P., & Kingma, K. (2003). Volume I - Concepts and Processes

Provides a conceptual framework for the analysis of demilitarisation and peace-building processes, applicable particularly in the southern Africa context. This volume argues that a broad concept of peace- building has to take into account economic, political, social and cultural factors, at the... more

Chrobok, V., & Faltas, S. (2003). Disposal of surplus small arms:
A survey of policies and practices in OSCE countries

Recent efforts by the OSCE in developing their ‘Best Practice Guides’, and SEESAC in the development of Regional Micro-Disarmament Standards (RMDS), now means that national governments and international organisations have both strategic guidelines and operational procedures available to them for... more

Brzoska, M. (2003). Development Donors and the Concept of Security Sector Reform. DCAF Occasional Papers 4

This paper aims to clarify some of the aspects of the discussion on security sectorreform, its origins, strengths and weaknesses. The emphasis is on the concept of security sector reform, the ideas behind it, and its links to other discourses. Security sector reform has its roots in the development... more

Anthony, I., Melnyk, O., & Bailes, A. (2003). Relics of Cold War - Europe’s Challenge, Ukraine’s Experience. SIPRI Policy Paper 6

Not every weapon system, soldier or piece of military real estate left from the cold war is dysfunctional or useless today: but bad planning, neglect, ignorance and lack of resources have left Europe burdened with large relict capacities suited neither to the spirit nor the practical needs of the... more

Brömmelhörster, J., & Paes, W.-C. (2003). The Military as an Economic Actor - Soldiers in Business

Armed forces across the globe engage in economic activities both in times of war and peace. This book provides a critical analysis of this phenomenon, comparing experiences with "military business" from four continents (Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America). Taking an interdisciplinary... more

Paes, W.-C., Risser, H., Matveeva, A., & Hiscock, D. (2003). Macedonia:Guns, policing and ethnic division. Report Saferworld III

The report seeks to explore the prospects for weapons collection programmes and the introduction of effective gun control measures in the current security environment in Macedonia.With the government weapons amnesty due to start on 1 November 2003, the report takes a timely look at its chances for... more

Faltas, S., & Paes, W.-C. (2003). You Have Removed the Devil From Our Door'. An Assessment of the UNDP Small Arms and Light Weapons Control (SALWC) project in Albania

The Small Arms and Light Weapons Control (SALWC) project was undertaken in 2002-2003 by UNDP in co-operation with the Albanian government, at a programme cost to the international community of US$ 3.4 million. Its objectives were to help remove illegally held weapons and explosives from the... more

Paes, W.-C., & Matveeva, A. (2003). The Kosovo Serbs: An ethnic minority between collaboration and defiance. Report Saferworld II

Based on field research and consultation conducted over the course of 2002 and early 2003, this research report aims to fill a gap in the existing literature on the region by focusing on the situation of the Serbs in Kosovo since the international intervention began in 1999. It is hoped that it... more

Hodes, M., Dorn, W., & King, J. (2002). An unprecedented experiment: Security sector reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Report Saferworld I

Seeking to remedy this fundamental flaw in security sector reform, nearly seven years since the signing of the Dayton Accords, the international community is now intensifying its engagement to streamline security institutions and reduce personnel numbers to affordable levels. Thus far, public... more

Paes, W.-C. (2002). Kleinwaffen - Eine Bedrohung für die "dritte Welt"

By citing four countries as examples, this brochure provides information about the small arms issue and its effects and illustrates scope for and targets of political lobbying on the national and international level. It also refers to the comments of the expert group of the Joint Conference Church... more

Paes, W.-C., & Faltas, S. (2000). The Problem of Small Arms in Developing Countries

The current international debate and recommendations for Development Cooperation, in particular Technical Cooperation more

Brzoska, M. (2000). Design and Implementation of Arms Embargoes and Travel and Aviation Related Sanctions - Results of the 'Bonn-Berlin Process'

This booklet sets out model Security council resolutions. It also includes a commentary compilde by government experts, members of the academic community, non-governmental organizations and other independent specialists. more

(2000). BICC’s Work on Small Arms: An Overview

Recycled from earlier conflicts or newly imported, small arms are tools of power and violence which can cause social strife to turn into far more destructive conflict. Most of the work of the Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC) is connected to small arms in some way or other, but BICC... more

Kingma, K. (2000). Demobilisation and Reintegration of Ex-combatants in Post-war and Transition Countries. Trends and Challenges of External Support. GTZ study: DD&R

The aim of this paper is to provide a general picture of recent demobilisations worldwide and to indicate the countries in which assistance might be required and/or requested for the demobilisation and reintegration of ex-combattants in the foreseeable future and what form this might take. more

Ministerium für Wirtschaft und Mittelstand, Energie und Verkehr des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (Ed.). (2000). Zehn Jahre Truppenabzug und Konversion in Nordrhein-Westfalen Bilanz und Perspektiven. Konversionsbericht IV

This Conversion Report IV follows up its predecessor from the year 1997: In its introduction, it describes the current situation of troop reduction and base conversion in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) and sketches the short-to medium term developments to be expected. In this, especially the results... more

Wulf, H. (2000). Security-Sector Reform in Developing Countries.
An Analysis of the International Debate and Potentials for Implementing Reforms with Recommendations for Technical Cooperation

The present paper emphasises the breadth of the approach to security-sector reform, pointing out that there is still no generally acknowledged and accepted strategy (see chapter 2.1 and chapter 2.2 in this connection). The analysis focuses on addressing the potentials (and constraints) for external... more

Kingma, K. (1999). Demobilization in Sub-Saharan Africa:
The development and security impacts. Military Industrial Conversion, Special issue of the International Regional Science Review (IRSR), vol.23, no.1

In the early and mid-1990s, several African countries demobilized part of their armed forces. This book analyses, in the light of Africa's large development challenges and continuing wars and insecurity, the questions: to what extent and how demobilizations have contributed to peace and human... more

de Soysa, I., Mouhleb, N., Smit, S., Lindgren, G., Gleditsch, N., & International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO) (Eds.). (1999). Making Peace Pay - A Bibliography on Disarmament & Conversion. The New War/ Peace Bibliography Series 3

This bibliography is a collaborative project between International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO), Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC) and Copenhagen Peace Research Institute (COPRI). A publication from COST A10 Defence Restructuring and Conversion Publication more

Hart, J., & Miller, C. (1997). Chemical Weapon Destruction in Russia: Political, Legal and Technical Aspects

A meeting of 30 experts was held in Bonn, Germany, in November 1996 to discuss various aspects of the destruction of chemical weapons in the Russian Federation. This volume, supported by the Volkswagen Foundation and produced in co-operation with the Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC),... more

Nature Conservation and Nuclear Energy, & Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Energy (Eds.). (1997). Study on the Re-use of Former Military Lands

Germany and the United States are currently conducting a NATO-CCMS pilot study on the "Re-use of Contaminated Former Military Lands". Phase I of this study has been completed, and logistical issues as well as scientific and technological concerns have been evaluated. Phase II of the study... more

(1996). Truppenabbau und Konversion in Nordrhein-Westfalen
Handbuch für Kommunen

Handbook for communitiesThe handbook has not been updated since July 2000; therefore most of the information provided is obsolete or no longer valid! more

Rienner, L. (1996). Mixed Motives, Uncertain Outcomes - Defense Conversion in China

This volume is ...the definitive statement on the progress of the [Chinese] defense industry to date. It is a fascinating antidote to the analysis offered by those who too naively accept the official COSTIND interpretation of the industry's progress or capabilities. The chapters...cover nearly... more

Ministerium für Wirtschaft und Mittelstand, Energie und Verkehr des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (Ed.). (1996). Sieben Jahre Truppenabbau und Konversion in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Konversionsbericht III

The main part of the Conversion Report III—seven years troop reduction and conversion in North Rhine-Westphalia consists of a detailed description of eleven exemplary conversion projects in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW). What is so special about this? Besides the financial support und advice from... more

Voß, W., & Brzoska, M. (Eds.). (1995). Auswirkungen und Alternativen des Eurofighter 2000

Consequences and Alternatives of the Eurofighter 2000. A study of four countries more

Schetter, C., & Mielke, K.. “Erzwungene Staatlichkeit – Die internationale Intervention in Afghanistan”

In: Günter Meyer et al. (eds.). Staatlichkeit in der Dritten Welt – Fragile und gescheiterte Staaten als Entwicklungsproblem. Mainz: Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz (Veröffentlichungen des interdisziplinären Arbeitskreises Dritte Welt Bd. 22), pp. 127–42. more