Peace & Security

A Feminist Take on Nuclear Weapons in Germany – CFFP x ICAN

With the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the discussion around nuclear weapons has reached a new high. At the same time, more and more states are open to a Feminist Foreign Policy (FFP) - but what does that mean in terms of nuclear policy? And what is the stance on US nuclear weapons on German ground…

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Briefing: Germany on the Security Council: Recommendations for a Feminist Foreign and Security Policy

Together Centre for International Peace Operations (ZIF) and CFFP Germany have developed 10 recommendations for a feminist and human security-based foreign policy for Germany’s upcoming term on the United Nations Security Council beginning in January 2019. These recommendations are the result of a workshop with 25 experts from a wide range of NGOs, ministries, and…

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Briefing: The ‘Women, Peace, and Security’ Agenda: Implementation Matters

17 German NGOs published this policy brief ahead of the Third National Action Plans on the implementation of UN Security Council resolution 1325 on Women, Peace, and Security.

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Briefing: Why the International Arms Trade is a Feminist Issue – and What Germany Can Do About It

By explicitly referencing the Arms Trade Treaty, the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Agenda re-confirms its link with the arms (export) control and disarmament agenda. However, Germany’s increasing commitment to strengthen the WPS agenda is not complemented by changes in arms control and disarmament policies. This briefing explores this tension and offers recommendations for what…

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How the Next German Government Can Support the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

On January 22, 2021, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) entered into force. The legally-binding, multilateral treaty prohibits the development, production, possession, stockpiling, testing, and use of nuclear weapons under international law, thus closing an important legal gap (Immenkamp, 2021). Currently, there are 86 signatories and 55 state parties. Unsurprisingly, none of…

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Exporting Violence and Inequality Report

What is the link between gender-based violence and German arms exports? In this study, commissioned by

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How Militarised is Germany’s Foreign Policy?

Internationally, Germany enjoys a reputation of military restraint. This policy brief argues that this reputation is increasingly detached from reality. By providing an analysis of Germany’s foreign and security policy priorities, decision-making processes, and multilateral engagement from a feminist perspective, this policy brief identifies entrenched militarisation in Germany’s foreign and security policy. Ultimately, the briefing…

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