- On May 17, the European Movement Serbia with the support of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation will host in Belgrade the International Conference “Serbia and Albania- Towards European Future”.
CDRSEE’s Zvezdana Kovac will be a panelist on the “ Role of Civil Society in Promoting Serbian-Albanian Joint Projects” and present our Joint History Project and its role on the process of cooperation and mutual understanding through education.
- New season, new topics and great guests!
Our TV talk show “Okruzenje” is back for its fifth season, following the success of the previous ones. Between June 2 - 7 the shooting of the new season’s first cycle will take place in Belgrade. Follow the project’s updates, more interesting shows are about to come!
- History education reform and innovative pedagogical methodologies are the topics planned for discussion and action at an event on June 9 - 11 in Vienna. Bringing together a regional working group on Didactical Reform and the History Education Reform Group, the event will debate on priority issues for a wide ranging needs assessment for improving history education and pilot training activities based on the CDRSEE’s innovate methodology ‘Teaching for Learning’ and set out a scheme for pilot testing in schools in the Western Balkans.
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.
CDRSEE Executive Director Zvezdana Kovač took part in an influential conference on the role of education in preventing conflict, one of the foundations of the CDRSEE, as part of the 20th anniversary commemoration of the OSCE's The Hague Recommendations Regarding the Education Rights of National Minorities.
Extremist narratives and counter-extremism activism in the Mediterranean region were among some of the topics raised in the Regional Youth Innovation Lab that took place in Madrid on the 17th of March.
Honoured and proud, the CDRSEE officially launched its new research project on integration of minorities on March 15, called “Communities in Greece”.
The Regional History Teacher Conference held in Podgorica this weekend was widely covered in the Media and drew more than 60 historians, history teachers and education ministry representatives who had the opportunity not only to meet the editors of the Joint History Project workbooks but also to discuss and voice their opinions on the draft versions of the two new volumes, which are scheduled to be launched for the upcoming school year in autumn 2016.
A kick-off meeting of the CDRSEE and EUROCLIO project “ePACT - Education Partnership for Advocacy, Capacity-Building and Transformation” took place in The Hague on 18-19 February, sealing our cooperation and the creation of our common project.
A few words by Saša Kulenović, Project Manager at the CDRSEE
When I obtained my master degree in 2013, like any other young graduate who's suddenly catapulted from university to the job market, I began my personal quest for opportunities that could suit my skills and interests.