The Center for Children, Youth and Family: Building an Active and Cohesive Community in Laktaši
The NGO Center for Children, Youth and Family in Laktaši has been working for 14 years to build a responsible and active civil society by promoting values and social cohesion in their community and offers children and their parents access to leisure activities through informal creative and recreational education.
A Brief History of Transgenerational Trauma (Part III)
What role can the visual arts play in public health? How can a nation recover from mental health trauma when there are not enough psychologists and psychiatrists to support them?
Ferhadija Mosque Reopening: A test of tolerance in a divided city
Twenty-three years to the day since it was demolished by Serbian nationalists as part of an ethnic cleansing campaign, Banja Luka’s grand mosque, Ferhadija, was reopened on 7 May. Despite continuing tensions between the Serbian and Bosniak population of Banja Luka, the ceremony passed off without incident and marked an important date in the city’s troubled history.
World Peace with a Hint of Garlic and Tahini
Food can be used to resolve or create conflict. Can culinary diplomacy and gastro-diplomacy increase an appetite for peace?
Education in the Netherlands regarding the Yugoslavian War
Anna Idzinga and Milou Liebregts present the results of a recent high school survey they conducted in the Netherlands, which highlighted just how little young people there know about the Srebrenica genocide.
Nikola Cvoro: Building Trust among Bosnian Youth
In a country such as ours, where young people don’t go to other parts of the city where they were born solely because they were taught not to, Nikola is a hero.