• IFSH Report Provides Incoming Federal Government with Recommendations on Arms Control

    Christopher Fichtlscherer, Dr Pia Fuhrhop, Dr Alexander Graef, Dr Mischa Hansel, Dr Alexander Kelle, Dr Ulrich Kühn, Dr Moritz Kütt, Dr Oliver Meier, Dr Neil Renic, Professor Dr Elvira Rosert, Dr Jantje Silomon, Franziska Stärk, Maren Vieluf


    In the coming years, the new German federal government will be faced with three difficult arms control issues. The government must create new approaches, protect existing ones, and further develop…

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  • Why do hypersonic missiles matter? – BBC interview

     

    In November 2021, IFSH researcher Marina Favaro was interviewed by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)'s radio programme 'The Inquiry'. The overarching question of the programme was: What are…

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  • The West Cannot Rescue Arms Control Alone: Interview in Judy Dempsey´s Strategic Europe Blog


    In an interview in Judy Dempsey's Strategic Europe, Dr Ulrich Kühn talks about the history and current state of arms control, which had its peak between 1985 and 1995. At that time, Washington and…

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  • Apply now! New 12-months scholarship for Public Interest Science

     

    IFSH is offering a new scholarship dedicated to young scientists and engineers. The awardee will be given the opportunity to learn about science in the public interest and the intersection of…

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  • Recent publication: Report on the Project Arms Control and Emerging Technologies


    As part of a review process initiated by the Federal Foreign Office, a report assessing the research and transfer project Arms Control and Emerging Technologies was produced and is now available. In…

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  • Joint INMM/ESARDA Annual Meeting 2021


    The joint (virtual) annual meeting of the European Safeguards Research and Development Association (ESARDA) and the U.S. Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) was held from August 23 to…

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  • Video: Presentation of the project results and interactive website

    Körber Strategic Stability Initiative - A joint project with the Körber Foundation

    How can we prevent competition between great powers from escalating into open military conflict? In cooperation with the IFSH, the Körber Strategic Stability Initiative developed 19 policy…

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  • Peace Report 2021 Published

     

    "Europe can do more!" This is the rallying cry of the four leading German Peace research institutes call for in their current Peace Report, which they have presented today at the Federal Press…

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  • New Policy Paper: "Weapons of Mass Distortion"

     

    Which emerging technologies are most likely to escalate a crisis? And which nuclear risk reduction measures could mitigate any potential risks of emerging technologies, while also capitalising on…

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  • New Project on Nuclear Warhead Authentication

     

    In March 2021, a new research project started working on nuclear disarmament verification. The authentication of nuclear weapons ensures that an object is indeed a nuclear weapon. In this project, C…

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