Vibeke Lilloe: It is Necessary to Empower BiH Women
On March 22nd 2015, the Post-Conflict Research Center (PCRC) had the honor of meeting with Ms. Vibeke Lilloe, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway in Sarajevo. The ensuing discussion explored the Embassy’s efforts to support peace and reconciliation processes and strengthen civil society organizations in Bosnia-Herzegovina, with a specific focus on their work concerning women, victims of sexual violence and youth. Marion Pineau and Chloé Gaillard report.
Macedonia – Countering Brutality in The Land of a Bloody Sun
“At this time, it is important that all citizens, regardless of their differences, understand that we are facing a political machine that threatens our right to life through the systematic destruction of our institutions,” Golubovska explains.
Bosnia’s Plenum: Considering the Rise and Decline of Bottom-up Democracy
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You Can’t Muzzle Pencils
Chloé Gaillard reflects on the deadly attack on the Paris-based offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
Bosnia as the European Avant-garde
Despite the fact that it went through the most brutal armed conflict in Europe since World War II, Bosnia-Herzegovina’s multiculturalism —albeit now tinged with horrific war memories — is at least three levels above Western multiculturalism.
Miguel: The Protests are a Manifestation of Frustration
Ciara Costa reports on the Post-Conflict Research Center’s recent meeting with Luis Miguel, Envoy to the Spanish Embassy in Sarajevo, where discussions focused on the parallels between the post-war experiences of Bosnia-Herzegovina and Spain.