The Regional Network of Youth Initiative for Human Rights has the great honor to announce that we have received the Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize for our work on peacebuilding and reconciliation in the Balkans. The prize was presented at a special on 30th September at the Palais de l’Europe in Strasbourg, on the opening […]
The official launch of the Youth Employment Magazine is announced on the UN International Day of Friendship. Nearly 200 institutions from 26 European countries implementing projects financed by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway unite to share results of their initiatives aimed at combating youth unemployment in Europe. Launched on July 30, the Youth Employment Magazine (https://youthemploymentmag.net/) will […]
Regional Call for Application // The Voice of Youth on Establishment of the Regional Youth Cooperation Office— 15.06.2016.
Regional network of the Youth Initiative for Human Rights, the Center for Balkan Cooperation LOJA and the Franco-German Youth Office are pleased to announce the call for application for three seminars that will be organized in the light of establishment of the Regional Youth Cooperation Office. During the Paris Summit on the Western Balkans which […]
Call to the Executive Committee of UEFA: Euro 2016: take action to ensure the spirit of “total football” triumphs over nationalism— 10.06.2016.
10.6.2016. Zagreb/Paris While Euro 2016 kicks off, nationalism threatens an event that is awaited by many as a celebration of fraternity transcending national identities around the shared love of the round ball. This fact was highlighted several weeks ago with the passing Johan Cruyff: never had a player such as he so revolutionized the game. […]
“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 […]