• A new era for the Joint History Project








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  • Okruzenje

    Okruzenje makes history in Trieste

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  • Joint History Project

    High Representative Vice President of the European Commission,
    Ms Federica Mogherini
    commends the work of the JHP in helping
    the new generation moving forwards towards a European future.

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  • Okruzenje (Vicinities) wins the jury award

    in London

    Receiving the jury award in the "Media Initiative of the Year" category
    at the European Citizenship Awards in London sets our standards higher.

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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

Path to EU accession ‘under construction’

Although fraught with negative connotations, the geographical region defined as the ‘Balkans’ is one of unique and lively history.  Unequivocally, a history of ethnic divisiveness and political turmoil, yet, in a space abound in cultural richness,

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Looking to the future of the 'Vicinities': first meeting for the 'Okruzenje' team in Belgrade

On 7 March 2018 the creative and production team of 'Vicinities' met to review the activities of the past season and discuss the next steps of Season 7.

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CDRSEE's 2018 pita cutting

On 23 February 2018 the traditional new-year cutting of vasilopita (St Basil’s cake) took place, as it has done every year, at the premises of the CDRSEE in Thessaloniki.

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RETHINK project gets underway

With an interesting and busy project kick-off meeting successfully concluded on 29-30 January, the RETHINK project has got off to a great start.  Hosted by CIEP (Centre International d'Etudes Pedagogiques), the consortium leaders, in Sevres, the m

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Areas of Strategic Focus


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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