The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) presented its 2013 Human Rights Award to the Center for Democracy and Reconciliation in Southeast Europe, citing its commitment to strengthening democratic and pluralistic societies, its work to include disadvantaged groups in society and its mission to foster reconciliation in Southeast Europe.
German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle had nothing but praise for CDRSEE, posting these articles after Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung gave the CDRSEE its prestigious Human Rights Award for 2013.
In the coastal city of Vlore, the CDRSEE in collaboration with ALBNA, the Albanian history teacher association, organised the second local teacher training workshop of the 2nd Albanian Language Edition of the Joint History Project (JHP).
Ever since its first airing last year, Vicinities has successfully captured audiences throughout the Balkans. It has brought together experts who rarely sit on the same side of an argument, challenged audiences with controversial themes that are seldom addressed across borders, and most importantly, engaged citizens of the Balkans in a dialogue that has fostered reconciliation and better understanding.
On 28-29 September the first JHP Teacher Training Workshop of the new second Αlbanian language edition, was completed in Berat, Albania.
Dusan Reljic, senior researcher at the German Institute for International Affairs and Security and CDRSEE board member, lead a panel discussion on Serbian-German relations at the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung organized conference, Serbia and Germany – Asymmetrical Reality.
The Third Belgrade Security Forum, where global issues are brought to the Balkan strategic discussion, took place over the course of three days at the onset of autumn in Belgrade.
The CDRSEE successfully completed another Joint History Project Teacher-Training Workshop in Croatia, in the city of Trogir, Dalamatia.