9-10 January 2015 -- The CDRSEE opened the new year with a teacher training workshop in Sveti Martin, MeÄ‘imurje County, Croatia, as part of a project to help integrate Roma children in Croatian schools.
16-18 December 2014 – CDRSEE Executive Director Zvezdana Kovac took part in an important international conference in Berlin on European Commemoration, sponsored by the German Federal Foreign Office, which focused on remembrance in societies.
The JHP covers 12 countries in Southeast Europe, with contributors, editors, translators, coordinators and supervisors from all of the countries. In addition, the materials contain documents drawn from diverse sources in all of the countries.
The JHP also works with teachers' groups on advocacy with both local and central authorities and in these ways, helps to empower teachers as potential agents of change and to participate in a democratic system themselves.
Dec. 12-13, 2014 Uniting Differences, the CDRSEE's programme to help keep Roma children from dropping out of the mainstream Croatian school system, held its first Teacher Training Event in Medjimurje County, Croatia.
The CDRSEE held a successful and productive weekend teacher training seminar, attended by 27 teachers, which also served to tap teachersâ€™ experience and ideas as the Joint History Project embarks on its next phase and the publication of two new books.
Nov. 21-22, MeÄ‘imurje County, Croatia -- The Uniting Differences programme successfully held its second Training of Trainers workshop, as part of the project to help integrate Roma children into the Croatian public schools.Â
Nov. 22, Graz, Austria -- The CDRSEE organised a history education panel on "Teaching World War I", as part of the University of Graz's Centre for Southeast European Study's conference on Histories of 1914, Debates and Use of the Origins of World War One in Southeastern Europe.
The Center for Democracy and Reconciliation in Southeast Europe Board of Directors gathered in Thessaloniki this weekend, celebrating the successes of 2014 and mapping out the future as the CDRSEE embarks on new projects and expands its flagship programs.
The Center for Democracy and Reconciliation in Southeast Europe has signed a 600,000 Euro contract with the European Union, enabling the CDRSEE to move ahead with one of the most important projects in its 16-year history and sealing the future of its flagship Joint History Project.
The CDRSEE's first foray into the world of competition debating was very successful, with participants from around the world who took part in the Thessaloniki Open 2014 European Debating Tournament praising the result.