September 17th, 2013 - A Discussion on the Role of Civil Society in the Process of EU Integration

The Alpbach Summer School on European Integration gathered 25 aspiring students from throughout Southeast Europe to learn, debate, and discuss the politics of the region and undertake a course on the European Union and the EU integration processes.

September 17th, 2013 - Alpbach Summer School Students Introduced to the CDRSEE's Joint History Project

The Alpbach Summer School on European Integration held its annual program in Belgrade to learn about the region’s history, culture, society, politics, and law. The CDRSEE’s Nenad Sebek led a panel discussion and presented the work of the CDRSEE at the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory.

August 31st, 2013 - CDRSEE to receive European Union funding for the Project "Uniting Differences- fostering the integration of Roma preschool children"

The Center for Democracy and Reconciliation in Southeast Europe is pleased to announce it has been awarded European Union funding to launch a new programme to help integrate Roma preschool children in Croatian schools.

30-31 May 2013 - 4th Teacher Training Workshop in Podgorica, Montenegro

The fourth JHP workshop in Montenegro was completed with great success, with the participating teachers asking for more workbooks and opportunities to attend additional workshops. The CDRSEE, together with its local partner, the Bureau for Education Services, hosted 22 teachers in Podgorica for the last two days of May. 

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The overall objective is to promote reconciliation in the Western Balkans. In particular, Vicinities strives to create an open dialogue on a series of controversial regional issues and foster debate, an ultimately, reconciliation.

Vicinities has no hidden agenda. The intention is to turn communication, which had boiled down to only the necessary minimum over the past 20 years, into something normal and desirable.