The Institute for Peace and Development (IPD) is pleased to announce that registration has opened for the I Global Peace Conference 2017: Theme “View to Peacebuilding, Security and Human Rights in Modern World”. The conference will take place in Baar, Switzerland on the 29 – 31 May, 2017.
20.000 Serbs went from Mostar during and after the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina. 22 years ago, there were close to 24,000 Serbs in this city, today there are only four. One Serb Radivoje Krulj, the priest of the Serbian Ortodox Church, has decided to move to this town. Despite devastating statistics of his people, the priest is doing everything to make Mostar nice place to live for all of its citizens.
Youth Communication Centre from Banjaluka published a call for two experts regarding the project “Divided past-Joint future”, financed by European Union.
“Divided Past – Joint Future” is the project implemented by Youth Communication Centre (YCC) located in Bosnia and Herzegovina, together with 17 partners (7 IPA beneficiary countries plus Slovenia, Croatia, Austria and Netherland). Project consortium involves CSOs, research institutes, foundations, resources center and Erasmus NAs, 25 associated business partners. Duration of the project is 48 months (starting date 1st January 2016)
School-community projects meeting social challenges
School projects provide a concrete framework for combined learning, training, information, action and new encounters. They make learning more engaging, enable experiences of successful participation and civil engagement and promote the development of young people’s competences and skills needed for life and work in the 21st century. Addressing relevant topics and burning issues of their living environment challenges students and teachers to look beyond their own lives and horizons. By taking action together with their partners they achieve meaningful impacts in their communities. In addition, the international experience and exchange at the Academy provides a broader European perspective.
Center for non-violent action calls for potential participants to apply for a conference ”Introduction to peace building: Mir – Page – Μир”.
Conference will be held in Veles, The Veles Lake, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Working languages of conference are Albanian, Macedonian, Bosnian-Serbian-Croatian-Montenegrin language.
The Youth Peace Camp engages young people and youth organisations from conflict affected regions in dialogue and conflict transformation activities based on human rights education and intercultural learning during and after the camp.
The main objectives (personal, organisational and institutional) of the Youth Peace Camp are:
Unfortunately, Srebrenica and Potočari is the most known place in this part of Europe after 1995. And right here, where according to official statistics was killed 8372 Bosnians, it seemed that coexistence will never become a reality. But it is!
Formerly an industrial zone, now a memorial. A few kilometers from Srebrenica to Bratunac, Potocari today shared the fate of many similar pre-war in which life is starting from the beggining. In the mainly agricultural region, near the border with Serbia, a population usually grows raspberries.
Work. Sacrifice. Solidarity. In these three words BHRT employees describe their everyday work filled with stress and responsibility, but above all, with human relationships. Considering the fact that this a company that operates throughout the country, it is logical that here work representatives of all nations living in Bosnia and Herzegovina, also constitutive, minorities and disabled people.
For understandable reasons we will call her N.N. She turned 30 this year and works as a consultant. Ever since her early childhood, he understood she is different from her peers. She had her first girlfriend with 15. She did not experiment too much, because she knew back than she is into same sex. For the last two years, she is in a relationship with A.D. They live together, but are currently separated due to their work. This is their story.
Nadežda Mojsilović is a Serb and an Ortodox. She is employed in the ” Archdiocesan Center for youth ministry,” John Paul II.” She is working on a project ” Let’s walk together”. The project is a joint initiative of the serbian ortodox church and the catholic church in Bosnia and Herzegovina.