A group of ten government officials and nongovernment employees from across the Ukraine visited Sarajevo from October 15-22, 2017, in the context of a study trip on the topic of the “Role of government, civil society, and private sector in helping internally displaced persons (IDPs) to gain employment”. The goal of the visit was to share Bosnia and Herzegovina’s experience in providing assistance and protecting rights of IDPs after the Dayton Peace Agreement from the viewpoint of BiH’s institutions, nongovernment and international organizations, and private companies. The training and study trip was organized by the Peace Academy Foundation based in Sarajevo with the support of USAID and World Learning.

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From January 24. to 31. 2016, the Peace Academy will be the organizer and host of a a training/study visit to Sarajevo and Mostar entitled „Strengthening Conflict Resolution Capacities in War-Affected Communities". The participants of this training will be 10 Ukrainian activists and humanitarian workers from conflict-affected areas who work in various capacities on peacebuilding in the Ukraine. Their particular areas of focus are work with displaced people, education and work with youth, and socially-vulnerable populations.

The goal of the visit is increasing knowledge and skills of the participants in the field of peacebuilding and conflict resolution through examples in Bosnia-Herzegovina. The participants of the program will be able to learn to know the work and lessons learned from actors in BiH regarding peacebuilding.  An important component of the program is connecting small groups of participants with peers from similar professional backgrounds from BiH.

Partners in this project are: Youth Cultural Center „Abrašević" Mostar, Bread of St. Anthony (Trauma Center), Union for Sustainable Return and Integration in BiH, Media Center, Sarajevo Cantonal Center for Social Work, „Sezam" Zenica, „Izvor" Prijedor, „Schüler Helfen Leben" Sarajevo, "SOS Children's Village BiH", "Consortium for Enhancement of Ukrainian Management Education" and„Democratization Policy Council".

The project is supported by USAID and World Learning.

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From 18.-25.01.2015. a group of 10 activists, journalists, NGO workers and representatives of government institutions from Ukraine are visiting Sarajevo.

The group is participating in a USAID program in cooperation with World Learning "Do No Harm: Fostering Conflict-Sensitivity in Southern and Eastern Ukraine" which is implemented in BiH by the Peace Academy.

During their residence in Sarajevo, the participants will have the opportunity to learn from the experiences of civil society, media and other key actors related to peacebuilding and conflict transformation in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

The goal of the program is developing conflict-sensitive programs which reduce violence and strengthen peacebuilding processes.

The guests from the Ukraine include representatives of NGOs working on protecting minority rights and vulnerable groups (HIV-positive individuals, handicapped), media as well as local government from Zaporozhe and Kharkov region.

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Ubleha for idiots

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    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.

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from Ubleha for Idiots – An Absolutely non useful Guide for Civil Society Building and Project management for Locals and Internationals in BiH and Beyond by Nebojša Šavija-Valha and Ranko Milanovic-Blank, ALBUM No. 20, 2004, Sarajevo, translated by Marina Vasilj.

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