Post-Conflict Research Center
27 September 2023
SREBRENICA YOUTH SCHOOL
The fourth annual Srebrenica Youth School, organized by the Post-Conflict Research Center in collaboration with the Srebrenica Memorial Center, brought together 40 young people from Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Western Balkans, and around the world to explore topics of transitional justice, memorialization, and historical narratives, as well as to honor the victims of the Srebrenica genocide. The Srebrenica Youth School took place from July 7th to 14th.
THE TURKISH MESSAGE OF STRENGTH AND SOLIDARITY
In a powerful display of unity and support, we embarked on a journey to Istanbul alongside 15 mothers of Srebrenica and Srebrenica Memorial Center with the support of Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency - TİKA and Bağcılar Municipality to shed light on the challenges women in Bosnia face and their relentless pursuit of justice. With our Mother's Scarf art installation and Scarves of Remembrance and Memento photo exhibition, we stand strong, determined to amplify their voices and honor their unwavering strength.
MOTHER'S SCARF IN BELGRADE
As part of the 28th Srebrenica Genocide commemoration, the "Mother's Scarf" installation was also opened in Belgrade on July 11. In the joint effort of our center, the Youth Initiative for Human Rights - YIHR Serbia, the Mothers of Srebrenica and the Srebrenica Memorial Center, the people of Belgrade were given the opportunity to express solidarity with the women and mothers of Srebrenica and pay tribute to all the innocent victims.
FROM COURTROOM TO CLASSROOM
On 12 July 2023, the Mechanism Information Programme for Affected Communities (MIP) held a conference entitled “Srebrenica Genocide: From Courtroom to Classroom – Utilising Facts Established by the ICTY and IRMCT in Education” at the Sarajevo Canton Memorial Fund, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The conference was organised jointly with the Sarajevo Canton Memorial Fund and the Post-Conflict Research Center. During the conference, a Memorandum on the future cooperation of these three institutions in the field of transitional justice and memory was signed.
YOUTH ACADEMY STATE OF PEACE
The European Union in Bosnia and Herzegovina, in partnership with the PCRC organized the first ‘State of Peace’ Youth Academy from August 18 – 31 in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Young people from BiH, Serbia, Croatia and Montenegro took part in a cross-country program with 15 + activities in 4 locations, traveled across the country and enjoyed their summer break in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Post-Conflict Research Center (PCRC) | Centar za postkonfliktna istraživanja
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