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Which Way to Peace?

Dubravka Kalac Zadar, Croatia >Sometimes, when I walk the streets of my city, late in the evening, when there's only silence present, pictures of  not so distant past strike me, and I...

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Lessons in Dissent: The Principles of the "Others"…

Marina Vasilj "Nothing is more unworthy of a civilized people than to allow itself to be "governed" by an irresponsible ruling clique motivated by the darkest instincts" (The White Rose leaflet, summer...

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Ubleha za idiote

Izgradnja kapaciteta

Eng. Capacity Building. Systematic studying of the language of ubleha (See), with the final aim of becoming a consultant (See) or at least a facilitator (See).

Translator's note: Direct translation of the phrase „Capacity building“ into BSC language.

   

IT

A person employed in an ubleha’s organization who employees may ask – if s/he is ever available- how to turn on a computer, how to send an I-mejl (See), where is @ on the keyboard, how they are going to remove “that red thing” below the letters, etc.

   

Internacionalac

Engl. An international. Commonly known as a foreigner but that’s not the way it is used in polite speech (See). S/he is a guest in the land of the locals (See) wishing to contribute to the development of democracy (See) and enhance human rights (See). Has read at a minimum one book or at least the more important chapters on the history of B&H or even the entire region of South-East Europe. Has got money. Gladly takes other internationals out to dinners whenever s/he can charge it to the budget of a project (See). S/he likes the locals and considers them to be her/his equal, to be de facto equalized to her/him. And the locals love her/him, too. S/he knows how to say GOOD DAY, THANK YOU and NO PROBLEM in local languages of which s/he is very proud.  A vegetarian, a feminist, a non-smoker and not a racist; s/he points that out very often and is not ashamed of it at all.  Additionally, s/he thinks that war criminals should be brought to justice in Den Haag. In general, a happy character. See: expert.

Translator's note: BSC form of an English word „International“ when taken from English and adjusted gramatically to BSC language.

   

Infrastructure

Everything that makes taking money for the ublehas (See) easier; very often is undeveloped and increases the project costs (See) considerably; also, if it is undeveloped, it is used as a HLRW (See).