Investigating Mass Graves as a Means to Rectify Atrocities
Violent conflicts are social disasters which fundamentally change the trust relationships in a society. Trust is easy to lose, but takes a long time to rebuild.
Discussing Russia, Eurasia, and Eastern Europe in the Big Apple: An Interview with Alexander Cooley
“You see a lot of human rights practices and norms under assault all over the world. In our region especially, we are witnessing the forces of nationalism and populism and there’s a growing perception that the US isn’t as engaged as a steward for human rights as it once was,” says Cooley.
Mountains: Once a Place of Fear, Now a Beacon of Unity
Much of the fighting that took place during the Bosnian war of the 1990s occurred in the country’s mountains, hills, and countryside. Now, BiH is re-establishing itself as a hub for outdoor and adventure tourism.
Youth Heroes: Jajce Teens Halt Further Segregation in Schools
The authorities did not take them seriously, but the youths’ persistence and courage, along with public pressure, resulted in the revocation of the decision to further segregate schools in Jajce.
SARA-Srebrenica: Don’t Wait for Change, Initiate It
When it all began 20 years ago upon founding the association, they didn't know what their reach would be, what challenges they would face, or how much support or controversy they would encounter along the way. It took the courage of a few like-minded individuals who wished for positive change and shared a common vision to make life better in Srebrenica.
The OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina: Partnering with Youth to Consolidate Peace
Bosnia and Herzegovina’s youth population has the potential and ability to work for peace and security in innovative ways. Sadly, recognizing the country’s youth as genuine partners for peace often falls short and their voices go unheard. The OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina is working diligently in their efforts to spark a change.