Sitting behind the glass and facing the past

RATKO MLADIĆ’S TRIAL IS FINALLY OVER, BUT BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA STILL HAS OPEN WOUNDS. Almost 26 years after being indicted for the first time by the International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague, Ratko Mladić has had his life sentence confirmed.  On Tuesday (June 8), the Appeals Chamber of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunal […]

Radnički univerzitet (Tuzla) platform – synergies of social activism in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Radnički univerzitet is a program platform institutionally supported by the Association “Front slobode” Tuzla, through which activists, academic citizens, educational and cultural workers, workers in the economy and the public sector, students and artists together develop tools and strategies needed to demand socio-economic justice for the impoverished and marginalized populations, and to persevere in the fight for[…]

BELLSPIRATION CLUB – Sven Curiš, Croatia/Austria: Do what you love, believe in yourself, and strive towards your goals! (Part 4/4)

1) Can you share with us what you have learned from life experience so far, and what you consider very important for a peaceful, happy and successful life? From my life experience, I can tell that you’ll experience a lot of things. Sometimes everything will go excellently in life, sometimes not so much… For that reason, I’d[…]

BELLSPIRATION CLUB – Katherine Meneses, Venezuela/Hungary: Invest time and energy in self-awareness and be honest with yourself! (Part 3/4)

1. Dear Kath, you moved from Venezuela to Hungary, from one continent to another. How difficult was that change for you? How did the process of adapting to the new area go? New language, culture, tradition… Frankly, the change was not difficult. In fact, I was overly excited about it. To me, change is a necessary aspect[…]

BELLSPIRATION CLUB – Joana Freitas, Portugal: In social entrepreneurship, there’s the concept of “creative destruction”! (Part 2/4)

1. Dear Joana, I know that you participated in a lot of youth exchanges. Can you tell us briefly about that? Would you share with us, how does that affect you as a young person who still creates her life? What are the most significant lessons from those experiences that you learned? I could write so much[…]