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Genocide Prevention Awareness Campaign

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Project Background and Needs in our Local Community: Major demographic shifts in our area due to the war have directly impacted the education system in the region. Today, schools are primarily mono-ethnic. A Council of Europe (CoE) report has identified that a consequence of ethnic division and separation lies in the creation of mono-ethnic schools. […]

International Peace Week 2015 [Report]

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Peace Week 2015: Local and International Peace Advocacy

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International Peace Week has been annually hosted by the Center for Peacebuilding since 2010, hence this year we mark the 6th anniversary of our peace activism project. This year is no exception to the previous years’ pattern, where, for a whole week, we mobilise our local community and international friends and supporters to campaign and […]

Peace Camp 2015

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    Our annual peace training with youth from across Bosnia took place from the 22nd-29th August 2015. The camp brought together 18 participants from Visoko, Priboj, Brcko, Vitez, Travnik, Mostar, Prijedor, Buzim, Kresovo, Han Pijesak, Sarajevo, Bjelina, and Banja Luka. The programme included many workshops designed to facilitate personal transformation, to expand the participants’ […]

Are you a CIM donor? These are the results of your efforts

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In 2012 CIM asked our supporters to help us fundraise through small, individual donations. We were in a critical stage of development, unable to fund even our main project, the annual Peace Camp. An opportunity arose to become a partner organisation of GlobalGiving, a platform that would allow us to access tools that would facilitate […]

Global Youth Connect Delegation 2015

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From July 7th to July 10th, CIM hosted the visiting Global Youth Connect  (GYC) delegation led by Miki Jacevic. Since 2005, CIM has met with GYC groups to discuss issues of peacebuilding and conflict resolution in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Participants from the U.S., Canada, U.K., Australia, South Africa, and Oman worked with CIM staff and […]

Interreligious Iftar in Sanski Most

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On July 7th 2015, we hosted our fifth annual Interfaith Iftar meal in Mali Park in Sanski Most. Around 500 people were in attendence, including the mayor of Sanski Most, all three local religious leaders (from the Muslim, Orthodox, and Catholic communities),  representatives from the U.S. Embassy, USAID, the visiting Global Youth Connect delegation, and […]

Pre Ramadan Concert 2015

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To celebrate the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan, we hosted a  concert with two choirs led by choirmaster Alma Karabeg, Harmonija and Melodi, in the small park in Sanski Most on the 15th of June 2015. The main Imam of Sanski Most, Husein Kovačević, opened the event with a few words about Ramadan, […]

The Role of Women in Conflict : Movie Screening And Discussion

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On June 11, 2015,  CIM hosted a movie screening and discussion of the Lebanese film “Where Do We Go Now ?” (Arabic : w halla’ la wayn, French : Et maintenant, on va où) by Nadine Labaki. The event was held by the Helsinki Citizen’s Assembly of Banja Luka, on behalf of their project Ženska Alternativna Vlada […]

Establishment of Sanski Most Interreligious Council

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On the 14th of April 2015, CIM hosted its 4th conference on interreligious dialogue. In partnership with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, the topic of  this meeting was ‘Women’s rights in holy books’. Sanski Most’s head imam Husein ef Kovačević, Catholic priest Ivica Matić, and orthodox priest Alen Marić discussed the topic with reference to the Quran […]

Festival of Choirs

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The festival of choirs was organized by the Center for Peacebuilding on April 11 at Hotel Sanus in Sanski Most. Ten women’s and mixed choirs from all over Bosnia and Herzegovina performed at the event. Apart from our choir “Harmonia,”  the audience also had the opportunity to watch performances by choirs from Bugojno, Donji Vakuf, […]

Inter-religious Conferences 2014

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During autumn 2014 together with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, CIM held a series of 3 inter religious conferences, where four of the local religious leaders (Orthodox, Muslim, Catholic) presented their view on the topics of coexistence of 3 religions in Bosnia Herzegovina, family and family values, and « Love thy neighbour ». The guest speakers included the director […]

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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