• Berlin Office welcomes International Diplomatic Course of the Federal Foreign Office

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  • Major success for Hamburg's arms control research

     

    The team of the Research and Transfer Project Arms Control and Emerging Technologies was able to convince the Federal Foreign Office with the project results following four years of project duration…

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  • IFSH Researcher gives Key Note Address at Open World Conference 2022

     

    On November 10 and 11 2022, the Niels-Bohr Institute of the University of Copenhagen organized the fourth Open World Conference. Under the heading “Open Science and Global Dangers" the organizers…

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  • Indo-Pacific Policy

    Discussion round of the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea and the Helmut Schmidt University in Hamburg

    The government in Seoul has been keeping a close eye on international security policy developments – not just since the Russian invasion of Ukraine. For a long time now, the South Koreans have been…

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  • Berlin Office Hosts Briefing on Effects of Nuclear Weapons

     

    Since the beginning of the attack on Ukraine, Russian President Putin has repeatedly threatened to use nuclear weapons, triggering the discussion on so-called tactical or "small" nuclear weapons.…

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  • The Case of Zaporizhzhia: Making International Nuclear Safety and Security Fit for Conflict

    IFSH Brief analysis by Maria Kurando

     

    "The situation at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant illustrates the insufficiency of international nuclear safety and security mechanisms in the face of threats from state actors." (Maria Kurando

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  • Nuclear Injustice - Article in the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists


    The Russian attack on Ukraine put the nuclear order to the test. In February 2022, the world watched in horror as Russia attacked Ukraine. The West could not intervene because Russia threatened to…

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  • New Research Report: Forecasting the future impact of emerging technologies on international stability and human security

    Marina Favaro, Dr Neil Renic, Dr Ulrich Kühn


    In their Research Report, ‘Negative Multiplicity: Forecasting the Future Impact of Emerging Technologies on International Stability and Human Security’, Favaro, Renic, and Kühn asked 30 international…

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  • Berlin Office welcomes UN Disarmament Fellows

     

    On 19 September, the Berlin Office welcomed 25 participants of this year's United Nation Programme of Fellowships on Disarmament and invited them to two round table talks. Anja Dahlmann, Head of the…

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  • IFSH receives funding for nuclear network project with Harvard University


    Russia's nuclear threats in the context of their invasion of Ukraine have put nuclear deterrence once more high on the political agenda. At the same time, an increasing technological competition is…

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