Peace Festival 2024: By Respecting Human Values We Build Peace
Tolerance, peaceful coexistence, and the absence of violence, along with respect for universal life values, are necessary for building sustainable peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
From the heart of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Young people send messages of peace and tolerance
Understanding, non-violence, love, respect, tolerance, health, and friendship are just some of the words used by 50 young people from Bosnia and Herzegovina to describe their understanding of peace. The fourth Peace Festival was opened on February 22 in the Čardaci ethno-village in Vitez.
Peace Festival 2024: How youth build peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina
In the heart of Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the small town of Vitez, young people have been gathering for three years to learn about preserving peace, coexistence, and tolerance. The Peace Festivals are organized by the Post-Conflict Research Center (PCRC). During the first two editions, they gathered nearly 100 young people from different parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina to work together on building a better and more peaceful future for our country.
Call for applications: PEACE Festival ’24
The Post-Conflict Research Center (PCRC) and Balkan Diskurs invite young people from Bosnia and Herzegovina to participate in the third edition of Peace Festival in Vitez from February 22 to 26, 2024.
Jasmina and Siniša: “When Certain Things Click, There’s Not Much More to Think About”
Jasmina Alić-Zec and Siniša Zec met through Facebook. By the end of their first coffee date, which lasted for five or six hours, they realized they have a lot in common, from their clothing style to the kind of music they listen to and their love for nature. Although society defines them as Bosniak and Croat, they don’t identify that way. Their different ethnic backgrounds did not stand in the way of their love story, which culminated with their marriage in Tuzla, where they now live with their daughter Iris.
Youth confront the past
Participants of the Youth Academy for “State of Peace,” organized by the European Union in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Post-Conflict Research Center (PCRC), who come from Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, and Bosnia and Herzegovina, paid their respects to civilian war victims through a series of commemorations in Tuzla, Brčko, Sarajevo, and Vitez. Relying on the …