Shared Narratives of the 1990’s Conflicts: An Opportunity for Reconciliation
Commentary on Bosnia’s Dark Tourism
BaUM Banovići: Young People as Drivers of Change
About UsBalkan Diskurs staff is composed of both local and international members who possess experience and expertise in a wide range of disciplines, ranging from journalism and human rights to peacebuilding and transitional justice. As a team, we are dedicated to supporting young talent, challenging stereotypes and providing viewpoints on society, culture, and politics that cannot be found in other media.
Winner of the Intercultural Achievement Recognition Award by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs.
Meeting the Needs of Young People in Bosnia and HerzegovinaPhrases like “the world is left to the young” and “young people are the future of this country” are heard on a regular basis, but the problems young people face in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) are not abating and there is a wide range of them, from the education system and unemployment to healthcare and other services.
Ukraine and BiH: Justice and Accountability (Part 1)The pursuit of justice for survivors of sexual violence committed during the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) offers valuable lessons for international and non-governmental organizations as well as other actors now working with the survivors of war crimes being committed in Ukraine more than 25 years later.
The IT Sector: Prospects for Employment and Lifelong EducationHigh salaries, job flexibility, and continuous learning are some of the advantages of working in the information technology (IT) sector. This field is of growing interest to young people in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and is helping to reduce the disparity between high unemployment rates and the present needs of IT companies.
Be Yourself. Be Brave. Be Different. Be Proud.Their dream was to create something unique and ‘Made in BiH’. Together, sisters Nermina Hodžić and Emina Hodžić Adilović, formed designer label Kaftan Studio, whose quality pieces are known for their recognizably expressive designs.
Bosnian Women Pushing BoundariesWomen and girls in Bosnia and Herzegovina are increasingly pushing the boundaries that have been imposed on them, often opting to pursue careers long “reserved” for men and considered exclusively male occupations.
Emir Avdić: Preserving an Old Craft with A Modern MethodTwenty-eight-year-old Emir Avdić from Dubrava, near Tuzla, replaced ladles, pots, knives, and pans with wool, a tufting gun, and canvas.
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