On 12 February 2017, The Post-Conflict Research Center (PCRC), and the UN Resident Coordinator for Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) hosted and organized a meeting between Civil Society Organization (CSO) representatives and Under-Secretary-General Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide.
Youth United in Peace is a network that gathers young peacemakers from Serbia, Croatia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Each year, the network organizes a series of activities with peace as the central focus.
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.
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.