Statement of the Association Network for Building Peace on marking July 11, the Remembrance Day of the Genocide in Srebrenica

27 YEARS AFTER THE GENOCIDE IN SREBRENICA, THE FAMILIES OF THE VICTIMS ARE STILL LOOKING FOR THEIR LOVED ONES Although in 1993 Srebrenica was declared a protected zone by the United Nations, i.e., exempted from armed attacks, this did not prevent the in the period of six days from July 11 – 16, 1995, in Srebrenica, genocide […]

Zijo Ribic on reconciliation – marking the commemoration of the victims of the genocide in Srebrenica

Some people took everything from me, others gave me everything At the protests organized due to the enormous increase in prices and fuel, which were recently attended by about a thousand Tuzla residents, we met four-year-old Sara smiling carefree, safe on her father’s shoulders. She said she came for ice cream. When she grows up, she will[…]

Mapping of the socio-economic needs of citizens and the business sector

In order to identify the needs of citizens and the business sector in the field of socio-economic development in local communities, the Network for Building Peace conducted four consultative workshops and five focus groups in 9 local communities in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Bosanska Krupa, Derventa, Gorazde, Gornji Vakuf/Uskoplje, Gradacac, Kotor Varos, Laktasi, Tesanj and Usora. Consultative workshops[…]

SOLIDARITY APPEAL OF CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS: ADOPT THE LAW PROHIBITING SHPPS ON RIVERS IN FEDARATION OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA!

The struggle to save the rivers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, which are under terrible attacks from investors in small hydropower plants, is probably one of the struggles that has united people in the recent history of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Coalition for the Protection of Rivers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, which gathers around 30 organizations, supports local[…]

Events calendar marking the Month of peacebuilding and strengthening the visibility of women’s activism

Marking the International Women’s Day 2022, the Women’s Network of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Network for Building Peace in cooperation with the Citizens’ Initiative for Constitutional Change, join forces with all its members and mark the Month of peacebuilding and strengthening the visibility of women’s activism in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In recent years, members of these[…]

Strategic communication training for members of the Network for Building Peace

On Thursday and Friday, representatives of eleven organizations from all over Bosnia and Herzegovina participated in a two-day training on strategic communication in the non-profit sector in Sarajevo. The training is an introduction to a six-month program of mentoring and consulting in the field of strategic planning, cooperation with the media and quality writing. In addition to[…]

TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE AND PARTICIPATORY LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

In the past six months, the Network for Building Peace has conducted extensive research and mapping of socio-economic development needs of local communities and analysis of their compliance with local development strategies and plans in 16 municipalities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, taking into account the representation of local communities ethno-national and economic characteristics. At the Conference with[…]