CENTER FOR DEMOCRACY AND RECONCILIATION IN SOUTHEAST EUROPE
  • Okruzenje

    (Vicinities)

    Prime Ministers of Albania and Serbia look to future on Okruzenje.
    PMs Edi Rama and Aleksandar Vučić came together
    for the first time in a TV studio as guests of the CDRSEE's "Okruzenje".

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  • The Economist

    The Economist: JHP helps teachers gain "a broader perspective"
    The international news magazine has recognised the importance of the CDRSEE and our work.

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  • ePACT

    A kick-off meeting of the CDRSEE and EUROCLIO
    project “ePACT” took place in The Hague on 18-19 February.

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  • Joint History Project

    The Regional History Teacher Conference
    held in Podgorica was widely covered in the Media and
    drew more than 60 historians.

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Who we are

The Center for Democracy and Reconciliation in Southeast Europe is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation that seeks to foster democratic, pluralist, and peaceful societies in Southeast Europe. We advocate principles of social responsibility, sustainable development, and reconciliation among the peoples in the region. We accomplish these goals via seminars, publications, conferences, research projects, exchange programmes, and opinion polls.

 

  FES honors CDRSEE with Human Rights Award 

A few words from CDRSEE Executive Director Zvezdana Kovac A few words from CDRSEE Executive Director Zvezdana Kovac

POPULISM AS A CHALLENGE

July 2016

After the UK referendum and the initial reaction and analysis, two words began surfacing in the media coverage: youth and populism. And, like the old idiom on divorce goes, which applies to this situation as well, a good divorce is always better than a bad marriage, especially if children are involved. Yet, more than 60% of young people in UK voted to stay in the EU, and they are children of this obviously bad marriage. I am especially touched by their pain and tears. For their good, no one should celebrate and exult, as like we said, a good divorce is more than desired. The EU and the UK should help each other to survive and develop; there should be no blackmail, no bitterness, no revenge.

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News

12
Jul
In memory of Founding Director and Honorary Board Member Dr. John Brademas

Photo credit William E. Sauro/The New York Times

Dr. John Brademas

In Memoriam

 

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11
Jul
“Flows of people are like flows of water; they bring new life”

The challenges of dealing with migration-the problems, fears and negativity-have regularly been at the forefront of the news, but at the NECE Workshop ‘Crossing Borders.

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07
Jul
Okruzenje amongst the best!

Okruzenje honoured at a European level.

Recognising the value, commitment and innovative effectiveness of Okruzenje’s work, the European Citizenship Awards 2016, honoured the initiative with a special mention in the ‘Media’ category.

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Areas of Strategic Focus

Education

Developing innovative educational methodologies to empower tomorrow’s democratic citizens with critical thinking and multi-perspective skills. Read more

Media & Communication

Utilising the power of the media to promote dialogue, share experiences and overcome disagreements without violence. Read more

Social Inclusion

Long-term integration of marginalised groups through creative, educational and practical projects-putting the people in control of their own destinies. Read more

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Zvezdana Kovac
Executive Director
Montenegro
Antonis Hadjiyannakis
Programme Adviser
Greece
Elena Farini
Financial Officer
Greece
Ruth Jennifer Sutton
Development Officer
United Kingdom
Susan Nadeau
Development Officer
USA
Sasa Kulenovic
Project Manager
Italy
Michaela Zervidou
Project Manager
Greece

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