Peace Report 2016 was presented to the public

The “Peace Report” is published for the 30th time in 2016 and was presented to the public on June 7, 2016 in Berlin.

The title of this year’s Peace Report is “Causes of flight in focus: Assuming responsibility” and the issue in particular focuses on questions about current refugee movements to Europe and analyses the related political dynamics on international and national levels. Furthermore it seeks to develop ideas for a politically responsible rfeugee policy.

The “Peace Report” receives funding by the DSF since 2007.

Festivities for the 15 year anniversary of the DSF

The german foundation for peace research has turned 15 years old and used this anniversary as an opportunity to present itself with a new look in Osnabrück. The same day the new constitution of the foundation entered into force and activated changes in the organizational structure as well as the purpose of the foundation. For this reason the foundation board and the newly founded executive board came together at the residence of the foundation in the stone-structure building Ledenhof for their constituting meeting.

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to the press release on 15 years DSF (german) 
to the speech of the vice president of the German Bundestag Edelgard Bulmahn (german)


The german foundation for peace research has a new leadership team

  The new elections were coincided with a fundamental reform of the foundation’s constitution and structure. Stefan Müller emphasized that the foundation had given itself “contemporary governance and clear areas of responsibility for the organs of the foundation.” In the future the Foundation Council will be mainly occupied with management and control tasks whilst the […]

Appointment of new Foundation Council member

The federal minister for Education and Research,
Prof. Dr. Johanna Wanka, has appointed
Prof. Dr. Dr. Sabine Freifrau von Schorlemer as a new member of the Foundation Council of the German Foundation for Peace Research as of March 10, 2016.
The legal scholar holds a chair for international law, law of the EU and International Relations as well as the UNESCO chair for International Relations at the TU Dresden.




press releasse on the calling of Sabine Freifrau von Schorlemer (german)

Transfer-events in the course of the project „Salafism in Germany. State of Research and knowledge transfer“

The BMBF-funded project „Salafism in Germany. State of Research and knowledge transfer” was brought to a close by two transfer-events in Berlin organized by the DSF and the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF) in cooperation. The goal of the parliamentary evening and the expert conference was to present the results of the project coordinated by […]