During the past decade, unemployment among youth in the Western Balkans has been a persistent issue. Young people from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Kosovo are leaving the Balkans massively in search of better job opportunities and a chance for a higher quality of life.
Srebrenica Memorial Center strives to preserve the memory of genocide and combat its denial. Led by Dr. Emir Suljagić, the young team works tirelessly to show consequences and the scale of genocide that happened in Srebrenica and Eastern Bosnia to the whole world. A young volunteer from Visoko, Amina Žiga, has been part of the team for a year, even though she is not from Srebrenica.
Radio Active Zenica is one of the first community radio stations in Bosnia and Herzegovina. No crime reporting, politics, or advertisements can be found on Radio Active, only positive stories and a lot of good music.
Experts on transitional justice and human rights activists predict that a fight is ahead. Only those armed with facts can stop the celebration of war criminals, unfortunately, left to the young generation as a cultural heritage.
Twenty-one-year-old Kenan Suljić is one of the creators of the world's first application to fight depression. The first-year student of the Faculty of Medicine in Tuzla is also a certified youth leader. In an interview for Balkan Diskurs, he reveals his perspective on mental health and how he managed to make his dream come true.