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Center for Peacebuilding

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A Concert inside a Cave!

Our inter-religious Choir Harmony once again sang in the Hrustovo Cave, this time as part of the manifestation called Days of Hrustovo. In an unusual and unique ambience, surrounded by hundreds of candles, members of the Choir sang songs of different traditions that the audience had greeted with great applause. Harmony’s choirmaster Alma Karabeg told […]

Welcome Stefan, CIM’s newest employee!

My name is Stefan Terzić. I was born during the war in Sarajevo, in September 1993. After the end of civil war in Bosnia, I moved to small city Sokolac, not far from Sarajevo. I finished my primary and high school in Sokolac and got back to Sarajevo to Faculty of Electrical Engineering. I’m active […]

Meet Boris! One of our new Regional Coordinators!

This is Boris Lovrinović (25). He was born and raised in Travnik, Central Bosnia. His profession is psychology. Boris became member of CIM’s family in 2015 when he was on Peace Camp. Since then, his human being oriented philosophy got the right path.  Now he is one of our new employees, working as a Regional […]

Introducing Bojana Buzic, one of our new employees

Hi. I’m Bojana, 22 years old girl, borned and raised in a little town in central Bosnia called Travnik. I study Pharmacy at University of Sarajevo and for the past few years I’m devoted to peace activism in Bosnia and Herzegowina. After attending few activities of Center for Peacebuilding, I felt the call and, above […]

CIM’s National Reconciliation and Peace Building Program

We are proud to announce that the CIM team has added seven additional employees, such as Tamara Cvetković, Bojana Buzić, Elvira Adžikić, Boris Lovrinović, Stefan Terzić, Strahinja Savić and Erol Mehmedović.   These new employees are regional coordinators within the new CIM’s National Reconciliation and Peace Building Program, which will start working to identify and […]

Harmony Interreligious Choir at the event “The Well of Spirituality on the Coast of Vrbas”

The cultural program called “The Well of Spirituality on the Coast of Vrbas” was held at the National Theatre in Banja Luka on Tuesday, June 27, at 7 p.m. A large number of visitors visited this event organized by the association MOTHER AND CHILD from Sarajevo and FATMA from Banja Luka on the occasion of […]

Voilà! Amélie Métel from France is with us!

I’m a 22 year-old french student coming from Grenoble, southern France. There I study a Master in International Cooperation, which specialy focuses on geopolitics and humanitarian action. I am the president of the association of the master which organizes events such as conferences or debates about international solidarity and sustainable developement, what allows us to […]

This is Bibek! Our first volunteer from Nepal

Born and raised on the foothills of the Himalayas, in the beautiful country of Nepal, Bibek just finished his third year at Bennington College in the United States where he is studying multidisciplinarily in the fields of Peacebuilding, Environmental Studies, and Music. He enjoys singing, dancing, sharing ideas, spending time in nature, and helping people. […]

Meet our new volunteer Jack!

Meet our new volunteer Jack Sapoch! Jack is a soon to be 21 year-old college student coming to us from the United States. He is coming to us fresh from spending the past semester living in Belgrade, Serbia where studied Peace and Conflict in the Balkans and spent his weekends assisting refugees and migrants moving […]

Multireligious Bosnia, Ahdname and Contemporary Contexts

554 years ago on the Milodraž Field, near Kiseljak, Sultan Mehmed El-Fatih delivered to Anđeo Zvizdović, a Franciscan friar,  the Ahdname of Milodraž ,  the promise of the freedom of religion to Bosnian people following the Ottoman conquest of Bosnia. On that occasion in Kiseljak was held a scientific meeting on 25 May with the […]

Bearing Witness Retreat in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Zen Peacemaker Order in collaboration with the Center for Peacebuilding, in May this year held the first  Bearing Witness Retreat in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Bearing Witness retreats take place in places where much trauma happened and where healing is needed. There are different Bearing Witness [BW] Retreats; BW retreats in places where genocide has […]

Genocide Prevention Week

This year the Center for Peacebuilding hosted their first Genocide Prevention Week, from April 23rd to April 29th. The goal of this awareness week was to educate the Sanski Most about genocide prevention education, with a special focus on young people in the region. This week was sponsored through Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Foundation. One of […]

About Us

Today, the Center for Peacebuilding (CIM) stands on the former frontlines of the war, acting as a bridge between a past that few can currently discuss and a future where open dialogue can rehumanize the enemy and dispel the misinformation that acts as the seeds for hatred.

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