Zagreb, July 22, 2021 Together with Nikica Torbica (DKolektiv) and Lina Jurjević (Hermes), on Wednesday, July 10th, we held a workshop for history and social science teachers about antiwar and peace initiatives in Croatia during the 1990s, a topic which is marginalized within the collective memory and the educational curriculum. The workshop was attended by […]
Zagreb, July 21, 2021 Isabell Radešić, an architecture graduate from Pula, won our competition for the creation of an artistic design for the commemoration of civil war victims. At the beginning of May, we announced the call in search of an artistic design that can be installed in unmarked places where civilians suffered […]
Presenting the recommendations for dealing with the past and regional confidence-building at the Civil Society Forums of the Western Balkan Summit Series— 19.07.2021.
On Monday, July 5th, 2021, we participated in the conference “Civil Society & Think Tank Forum II”. At the panel “Reconciliation, Social Dialogue and Regional Confidence Building”, our coordinator for justice and reconciliation programs, Branka Vierda, presented the recommendations for NGOs and think tanks from the Western Balkans, Western Balkan states as well as European […]
As a part of the Social Innovators project, we have just published an extended version of the Toolkit for Mentors in English, which is available for use and sharing for all those who want to offer a structured Apprenticeship program in civil society organizations. The toolkit is one of the products of the Apprenticeship program in civil […]
“The Sarajevo Museum of Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide 1992-1995” Learning from the past through emotional overwhelm— 21.09.2016.
Actually we came to Sarajevo for the Sarajevo Film Festival to watch movies and experience the vivid and open atmosphere of the town. We realized quickly that Sarajevo can´t be experienced without the memory of the war and the siege from 1992-1996. The town is telling its story to anyone who wants to see and […]
Hidden in the Petriceva Ulica in the center of Zagreb the “Memorijalni centar raketiranja Zagreba” (Memory Center of the Shelling of Zagreb in 1991 and 1995) is located, which is a collection of the City museum of Zagreb. The Museum is dedicated to the events of Yugoslav Air Force strike on Banski dvori and artillery attacks […]
Croatia – beautiful beaches, incredible landscape, very friendly and hospitable people – this is what lots of people in Germany think about this country or what they experienced during their summer holidays on the Adriatic coast. When I came to Zagreb I had no touristic experience – I have never been to Zagreb or Croatia […]
On the 30th May 2016 we visited the Memorial of Jasenovac. After a two-and-a-half-hour lasting trip by train from Zagreb we arrived at the train station of the village Jasenovac – in the middle of nowhere, near the Bosnian border. We didn´t have internet connection and unfortunately no idea how to find the way to […]