CENTER FOR DEMOCRACY AND RECONCILIATION IN SOUTHEAST EUROPE

The CDRSEE Board of Directors gathered on December 2 and 3 to review the past year and to look ahead to 2013

Welcomed by the CDRSEE team and under the leadership of Board Chairman Dr. Erhard Busek, 10 board members engaged in lively discussion about progress in reconciliation in the region, the events of the past year and most importantly, the CDRSEE’s goals and focus for the new year.

9-11 November 2012: Shared teacher training event for Albanian and Serbian communities in South Serbia Part II, Bujanovac

The second workshop of shared teacher training in South Serbia took place in Bujanovac and followed up on the positive experiences of the first workshop in Vranje in June of this year.

(Euro)pe, an open-end crisis - What is the vision for Europe in the 21 century?

The Franco-German Youth Office (FGYO), together with the Institut d'études politiques (IEP) de Grenobles, Chair for South-East European History at the Humboldt University, and the CDRSEE are piloting a project dialogue between young French, Greek and German citizens.

7-13 October 2012: Third international workshop and study trip - Dealing with difficult pasts in the Western Balkans and Western Europe - Platform for Trans-European exchange and cooperation, France

The CDRSEE’s Director of Programmes Corinna Noack-Aetopulos was invited to attend this event organized by the French-German Youth Office, the Youth Initiative for Human Rights BiH, Documenta-Centar for Dealing with the past (Croatia) and the Centre Andre Malraux in Sarajevo.

15-17 October 2012: NATO Parliamentary Assembly, 81st NATO PA Rose-Roth Seminar - Anchoring Stability in the Western Balkans: Fulfilling the Promise of Euro-Atlantic Integration, Sveti Stefan, Montenegro

The CDRSEE was invited to take part in this event to discuss whether European Union Membership is still a magnet for the Western Balkans.

11-14 October 2012: Regional conference for scholarship holders from South-East Europe and Germany - Learning from the Past: Remembering and Reconciliation in Europe, Sarajevo

The CDRSEE was invited to take part in this event hosted by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Foundation.