• Is the Worst Yet to Come?

    Is the Worst Yet to Come?

    Does the pandemic have the potential to exacerbate extremism? Focusing on the Maghreb states, this Spotlight by Clara-Auguste Süß argues that the pandemic has had serious consequences, but that there is no empirical evidence of a direct “COVID effect” as of yet – and makes the case for broadening the debate with regard to structural problems.

  • Governing Evaluations

    Governing Evaluations

    In an international comparison, similar challenges arise when structures for evaluation are established in extremism prevention. The PRIF Spotlight by S. Bressan, J. Friedrich, and M. Wagner explains what policy makers and practitioners in Germany can learn from the experiences of other countries.

  • Storytelling Against Extremism?

    Storytelling Against Extremism?

    What does Harry Potter have to do with the prevention of extremism? Fictional storytelling offers new opportunities for narrative campaigns, writes Linda Schlegel on PRIF Blog.

  • Political Violence in the Philippines

    Political Violence in the Philippines

    PRIF Report by Peter Kreuzer on the cultural context of a widespread practice

  • Europe Can Do Better – But It Must Also Want To Do Better

    Europe Can Do Better – But It Must Also Want To Do Better

    The Peace Report 2021 has been published. At its core is the call for the EU’s “strategic autonomy” to be specifically geared to peace policy.

  • Withdrawal of NATO Troops From Afghanistan

    Withdrawal of NATO Troops From Afghanistan

    How can the twenty-year NATO mission in Afghanistan be evaluated? To what extent were the goals of the mission achieved? What does Afghanistan teach us for future interventions? These and other questions are addressed in the new series on Afghanistan on the PRIF Blog.

  • The bitter reality of German arms exports

    The bitter reality of German arms exports

    New PRIF Report by Simone Wisotzki notes a considerable gap between claim and reality of German arms trade

Peace Research Institute Frankfurt

PRIF sets out to analyze the causes of violent international and internal conflicts, carrying out research into the conditions necessary for peace and working to spread the concept of peace. The Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF), part of the Leibniz Association, is one of the leading peace research institutes in Europe and is located in Frankfurt am Main.