The CDRSEE completed its first JHP Teacher Training Workshop in Veles, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on October 19th.
The CDRSEE would like to thank personally Mr. Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament, for the kind and motivating words he spoke about the CDRSEE.
The CDRSEE’s flagship programme, the Joint History Project, drew high praise at the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the French Institute in Serbia’s co-organized roundtable on collective history writing.
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.