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The Center for Democracy and Reconciliation in Southeast Europe
The Economist: JHP helps teachers gain "a broader perspective"
The international news magazine has recognised the importance of the CDRSEE and our work.
CDRSEE receives Human Rights Award
This year the Human Rights Award of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung pays tribute to the particular merits of the CDRSEE
Uniting Differences team
The Uniting Differences project off to an enthusiastic start.
Okruzenje impresses, top journalists vow to cooperate
The CDRSEE’s current affairs talk show "Okruzenje", "Vicinities" in English, kicked off another season with a transformative roundtable discussion...

Upcoming events:

Joint History Project -- Teacher Training Seminar
March 27-29, Bujanovac, Serbia, -- The third of a three-part series of teacher training seminars, to be held simultaneously with the production of two new JHP volumes. JHP developers will meet with teachers to train but also gain valuable insight during the development of the new books.

Uniting Differences: Assessment Roundtable
May, Međimurje County -- The final event of the Uniting Differences programme, during which teachers, trainers, organizers and local leaders will discuss and assess the projects, its impact and its future.

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.

ACT students debate and create CDRSEE visibility plan


March 2015 -- A group of students from the American College of Thessaloniki - ACT- brainstormed and worked together to come up with several unique plans to raise the visibility of the CDRSEE, as part of an ACT extra-curricular activity for students from a variety of majors who are interested in NGOs.

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Japanese newspaper cites JHP's work "on common understanding"


March 13, 2015 -- The major Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun, based in Tokyo with a daily circulation of about 8 million, featured the CDRSEE and its Joint History Project in a recent series on history education around the world...

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History teachers, together in Mostar, discuss conflictive past


March, Mostar -- Twenty-eight high school history teachers from across the Western Balkans came together in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, to discuss the conflictive past, as part of the CDRSEE's project to create multi-perspective teaching materials that cover the history of the region.

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European TV association highlights "extraordiniary success" of Okruzenje


The Association of Commercial Television in Europe praised the CDRSEE's regional current affairs talk show "Okruzenje" ("Vicinities") for its "extraordinary success", featuring the show as an example of the positive impact that TV can have in the world.

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With RTK1 as new partner, Okruzenje to air in both Serbian and Albanian in Kosovo


"Okruzenje" gained another important TV channel partner, Albanian-language RTK1 of Kosovo, which means that the fourth season will be broadcast on both the Serbian- and Albanian-language TV channels of Kosovo's public TV station RTK...

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Reconciliation - an educational mission, and a possible one


CDRSEE has contributed an interesting overview on reconciliation as an educational mission to Lifelong Learning in Europe (LLinE), a trans-European journal dedicated to the advancement of adult education, lifelong learning, intercultural collaboration and best practice research.

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