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      Annual Report 2016  Empirical research in regions of conflict and direct advice on the ground
      Nov08

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

      “Our holistic approach allows us to look at the entire spectrum of displacement—from what causes people to flee, to the actual process of fleeing, right up to integration, and the return of refugees”, Conrad Schetter, Director for Research at BICC, describes this main focus. The Annual Report also contains first results of the three-year research...

      Global Think Tank Index Report: BICC again listed in two categories
      Jan28

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

      In 2015, the Index that intends to help bridge the gap between knowledge and policy, lists BICC as the only German peace and conflict research institute. “Of course, we are very happy that we are, again, listed among the most reputable think tanks in the world,” Professor Conrad Schetter, Director for Research at BICC, stresses. “This is both a...

      Global Militarisation Index 2015
      Nov27

      Global Militarisation Index 2015

      “The multiple and complex conflicts across the region are a key factor behind the build-up and modernisation of the armed forces,” Jan Grebe and Max M. Mutschler explain the ranking of the GMI in the Middle East. The authors point out that Syria, also ranked amongst the Top 10 in recent years, is missing in this year’s GMI. This is due to...

      Friedensgutachten 2015 launched
      Jun09

      Friedensgutachten 2015 launched

      The call for more German responsibility is presently the main topic of the discussion on Germany’s role in the world. With their speeches held at the Security Conference in Munich in early 2014, German Federal President Joachim Gauck, Minister of Defence, Ursula von der Leyen, and Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier opened up a debate...

      Kommentar: “Der Gipfel globaler Verantwortung(slosigkeit): Ein Plädoyer für Nachhaltigkeit anstelle militärischer Aufrüstung”
      Jun05

      Kommentar: “Der Gipfel globaler Verantwortung(slosigkeit): Ein Plädoyer für Nachhaltigkeit anstelle militärischer Aufrüstung”

      Die G7 ist sicherlich kein Hort der partizipativen Gestaltung der Welt, sondern vielmehr der elitäre Zusammenschluss sieben gleichgesinnter westlicher Industriestaaten. Mit dem bewussten Ausschluss Russlands sowie dem Fernhalten aufstrebender Mächte wie China, Indien, Brasilien oder der Türkei kontrastiert das Zusammentreffen eine sich immer...

      German Foreign Minister Steinmeier at German peace research colloquium
      Mar18

      German Foreign Minister Steinmeier at German peace research colloquium

      Questions about the causes, dynamics of, and opportunities for the prevention and transformation of wars are highly topical. The fighting in Ukraine and the escalating violence in the Middle East are only a few of the current trouble spots. The three-day conference will cover multi-faceted conceptional questions, basic terms and empirical...

      Global Think Tank Ranking 2014  BICC amongst leading think tanks worldwide in two categories
      Jan23

      Global Think Tank Ranking 2014 BICC amongst leading think tanks worldwide in two categories

      Amongst the Top 150, there are 12 German institutes while nine institutes can be found amongst the Top 100. BICC is the only German institute that specialises in peace and conflict research.”The world seems to have turned upside down. The violence in Ukraine, Syria, Iraq, Nigeria, or Afghanistan presents complex challenges to international...

      Ukraine: The crisis, the people and a global conflict
      Dec03

      Ukraine: The crisis, the people and a global conflict

      The disputes in and around Ukraine can be found in the daily headlines. The conflict’s effects can also be felt in Germany. But it is difficult to get a clear picture of where exactly the interests of the different parties lie. The political context is one side of the medal; the question about the situation of the people in Ukraine is the...

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