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Dear friends, We’re delightful to present you the Youth Resource Center’s (ORC) Tuzla and Youth Network's in B&H February edition of the monthly bulletin. At the moment this movement accounts for 185 organizations and 115 individuals from 75 places across BiH. Currently, the newsletter is published in Bosnian-Serbian-Croatian and English language. The newsletter contains information about Youth Resource Center’s (ORC) activities; monthly activities of the youth organizations, informal groups and individuals – Youth Network’s in B&H members, their plans for the upcoming period and all the other information intended for the young people of today and the NVO sector (donor invitations for projects, conferences, seminars, tuitions, scholarships etc.). If you wish to be on the mailing list for the coming editions of our monthly informative newsletter or if you have any questions or suggestions at all, please let us know. You can find the Monthly Informative Bulletin (as well as the archive of our previous editions) on the Youth Network’s in B&H website:

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C O N T E N T: Activities in March 2018.....................................2 Plans for April 2018. ..........................................9 Network's members' activities .......................... 10 Announcements/information/donors/invitations 27

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ORC/HCA ACTIVITIES IN MARCH 2018 DIVIDED PAST JOINT FUTURE campaign Within the project “Divided Past- Joint Future”, which is being implemented by 19 organizations in six countries of western Balkans and Turkey, national campaign named “Embracing damage” is being carried out in Bosnia and Herzegovina during months of March and April. Campaign is being implemented in several steps. First step of the campaign has gathered 25 young people from Tuzla, through educational and field activities on topics of process of reconciliation and youth activism in the sphere of peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Upon completion of two-day workshops, field activities have followed up which were carried out as a “Flash mob” on streets of City of Tuzla, setting up a banner on the main pedestrian street (Korzo) and the Blue bridge, as well as planting a red maple tree together with City administration of TuzlaDepartment of Utilities, in the City park near the Orthodox church. In addition, we have also planted a time capsule with peace messages of young people.

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During street performances, in which have took part most of participants from the workshops, a stand was placed at the Korzo by the city clock, where citizens could get familiar with and take a copy of qualitative study: “Process of reconciliation in the Western Balkans and Turkey”. Research is available on this link http://jointfuture.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Processof-Reconciliation-Qualitative-study.pdf

Project “Divided Past- Joint Future” is financially supported by the European Union.

Youth work in progress In Ulcinj, from 18th until 24th of March, a training seminar “Logging in” was held, within the project “Youth work in progress”, whose project leader is South East European Youth Network. Training seminar “Logging in” is organized for youth workers and activists from Serbia, BiH, Slovenia, Turkey, Montenegro, Albania, Bulgaria, Italy, Macedonia, Croatia, Greece and Lithuania. Goals of the project, that is being implemented under the patronage of European Commission through Erasmus+ program, KA2- capacity building in the field of youth, are strengthening competences of youth workers and activists in the field of youth work, creating online tools and methods for NFE, exchange of practices regarding digital tools in youth work, as well as creation of courses, respecting principles of NFE, on the Moodle online platform. Organizer of the training seminar is an organization from Montenegro “Association for Democratic Prosperity ZID”. Representatives of Youth Resource Center and Youth group of Youth Resource Center were Slobodan Blagovčanin and Emir Karamujić.

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Youth Workers countering violent extremism In Brčko on 24th and 25th of March, a second module was held within the project “Youth Workers Countering the Violent Extremism”, which is being implemented by PRONI with support of US embassy to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Over 30 young people from North East Bosnia have participated in the training. Training was led by Miralem Tursinović (Youth Resource Center Tuzla) and Jasmin Jašarević (PRONI Brčko). Representatives of the Youth Resource Center Tuzla at the training were Amila Selimbašić, Mirela Biković, Emir Mujakić, Merita Sokoli, Slobodan Blagovčanin, Nejla Ibraković, Adi Selman and Emir Karamujić. Project “Youth Workers Countering the Violent Extremism” has a goal to teach young people how to fight terrorism and radical extremism, that is increasingly widespread in the country and world. Third module will be held in the middle of this year in Brčko.

Round table: „Sport and inclusion of Roma” On 28th of March in Bucharest, a meeting was held for organizations around FARE network that advocates for sports fields without discrimination, racism and hate speech. Topic of the round table was “Sport and inclusion of Roma” and it has gathered 24 participants from over 15 countries involved in the program activities of FARE network. Representative of Youth Resource Center Tuzla was Slobodan Blagovčanin.

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Youth group of ORC Tuzla Intercultural Dialogue through Creative Writing Intercultural Dialogue through Creative Writing was a workshop that was held in Birmingham, UK in the period from 1st until 9th of March. 3 participants per country from 12 different countries took part in the workshop, among which were Portugal, Spain, Turkey, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina of course. Aim of the workshop was that participants start using creative writing to express their opinions, but also for international communication, as well as to transfer gained knowledge to the youngsters in the countries they are coming from. Among other activities, participants were given an opportunity to organize their own mini- workshops. Workshop was successfully organized and participants have returned home with a lot of knowledge and experience. Mario Mrkić took part in the workshop, a new member of ORC Youth groupTuzla.

Supporting youngsters that have experienced peer violence in juvenescent relationships On March 25th a chat room activity was held for young people from Lukavac, that were involved in the project “Supporting youngsters that have experiences peer violence in juvenescent relationships”. Chat room was moderated by one of the member of ORC Youth group, Samira Aličić, together with her colleague from the Foundation of Tuzla community, as well as professional associate Larisa Buševac. Chat room was held in premises of Culture Center in Lukavac and 8 participants have attended it. Workshop has started at 13:30h in Culture Center. At the beginning we have altogether created the code of conduct during the workshop. It was followed by getting to know each other through an interesting exercise in which participants had an opportunity to talk about their weaknesses and what makes them strong and recognizable. Group was open, communicative and ready to cooperate Everyone had an opportunity to express their opinion, as well as communicate and collaborate in the group work. At the chat room participants have created a simulation of violence, physical and psychological, where the actors were participants of the workshop itself. During the workshop no one was left out. At the end everyone placed a paper with anonymous questions in the “secret box” and was given and assignment for the next workshop to write their own personal experience and emotions that they had during the chat room.

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New Age Conflict Transformation In Vršac, from 21st until 28th February, a training from trainers “New Age Conflict Transformation” was held Training course “New Age Conflict Transformation” is training for trainers that was organized for youth workers and activists from Srbija, BiH, Slovenia, Turkey, Kosovo*, Romania and Belgium. Aim of the project, which is being implemented under the patronage of European Commission through Erasmus+ program, KA2capacity building in the field of youth, was strengthening trainer's competences of youth workers and activists, creating digital and online tools for conflict transformation and planning the Pool of Trainers for future conflict transformers. Organizer of the training was organization from Serbia “Balkan Urban Movement”. Representative of ORC Youth group was Emir Karamujić

UMiD module II Learn, think, act (UMiD) is one year training that is organized by Institute for youth development KULT, Sarajevo. In the period from 16th until 18th March a second module was held out of ten modules. Theme of the module was: Civic activism and volunteering. Training on civic activism and volunteering aims to familiarize youngsters with volunteering, youth activism, as well as encourage them to take active participation in processes in their communities. Participants are being trained to further encourage their peers, as well as to nonformally educate themselves on topics that will enable them to be active citizens. 23 young people from different towns of BiH have took part in the module, out of which 3 members of the ORC youth group; Samira Aličić, Mario Mrkić, Merima Čokić.

Smile for a smile (OzO) On March 31st a workshop was held for kids from 8 elementary schools (sections) from City of Tuzla area and members of Youth club of organization for children and youth “Smile for a smile” (Osmijeh za osmijeh). Topic of the workshop was “Assembly” and the goal was to acquaint children and youth with the term Assembly, on democratic process of decision making, way of voting and way of electing. Presented were: agenda, proposition for the steering board of the organization, annual media report for the period of year 2017. Workshop was held in “Space for youth” (premises of the organization), Youth Center Tuzla.

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32 children took part in the activity and 3 member of the Youth club. Workshop lasted for 90 minutes, and after the workshop children and youngsters attended VII regular assembly session of the organization for children and youth “Smile for a smile”. Workshop was led by volunteer of the organization, Aldžić Emina, also a member of ORC Youth group.

Creative expression by painting In the month of March, third module of psychoeducational workshop “Creative expression by painting” was continued, which was organized by Amica Educa association. Creative expression by painting is a technique that is used to express own feelings, but also to express events for which the person is not yet ready to talk. Importance of the painting created is in the emotional, not in the esthetic value. An accent was put on past, present and future during this module. Goal of the workshops is to recall past, accept and live in the present, as well to devise a beautiful future and sail into it, and by that to further develop own personality. Workshop was conducted on 26th, 27th and 28th March and it lasted for 4 hours. Presentation and interpretation of inner images created in atelier of the association was realized during three days. First day participants were recalling their past. What is the most beautiful they can take from it, what kind of images they see and what do they remember. Second day participants have lived in the present moment. What is it that gives them strength and what motivates them. Third day participants have imagined future. What are they going to do, who is with them, how do they live and what they do. Certificates were awarded at the end of third module. Even though psycho educational workshop is intended to all people that want to work on strengthening themselves and their competences, members of the group in which I was, were students of Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences. Workshop was attended by Nerma Sinančević and Jasmina Velić, members of ORC Youth group. !!!

Alternative urbanization On March 24th, interactive workshop “Alternative urbanization” was organized by youth movement “Revolt” in their premises. Workshop was held with the aim to emphasize importance of alternative urbanization, but also dialogue and cooperation with young people from the entire Bosnia and Herzegovina, who would by networking contribute to communities in which they live. Introduction was followed by presentation of

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Cooperation and Development Network Eastern Europe, as well as working group of Alternative Urbanization, IC Lotos and “Dobre Kote” organization. A film “Urbanised” was played, that was followed by discussion about movie and the significance of alternative urbanization, with emphasis on current actions by youth and youth organizations. As a follow up to the activities, on March 25 th, flea market without money was organized. Members of the ORC Youth group Nerma Sinančević, Jasmina Velić and Samira Aličić participated in the workshop.

“Pod lupom” Coalition Within the project “Pod lupom”, financially supported by the European Union and United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Emir Mujakić, Amila Selimbašić, Mirela Biković, Emir Karamujić and Nerma Sinančević, members of ORC Youth group have participated in the build-up of data base for the members of electoral boards on the state level, with the aim of improving electoral culture and processes in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Meeting of Youth Resource Center (ORC) Youth group On March 27th meeting of Youth Resource Center (ORC) Youth group was held. At the meeting a pilot project was presented by members of Youth Resource Center Tuzla and “Eko Sol Tuzla”. Second item on the agenda was an interactive workshop that Amra Deliomerović would do. Workshop would last for two hours and would include few psychological exercises. Topics of the workshops are: wholeness, doughnut and realizing. Members of the Youth group are planning to write and implement a project on topic of violence on the internet.

REGULAR ACTIVITIES OF ORC/HCA TUZLA During the month of May we have worked on maintaining and development of communication and coordination within the Youth network of Bosnia and Herzegovina (www.omladina-bih.net). As a part of that, we have distributed information on a daily basis which are interesting for youth and youth activism in BiH throughout the mailing list of the network (posta@omladina-bih.net), but also on other addresses in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the region. We did correspondence with organizations and individuals

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interested in the work of the network, answered inquiries related to certain activities, educations and other information related to activism of youngsters in BiH. In addition, our project team has carried on with applications for project proposal.

ORC/HCA PLANS FOR APRIL 2018. Round table within the project “Divided past – Joint future“ Within the project “Divided Past – Joint Future”, in the Business center Networks in Sarajevo, on 9th April a round table “Embracing damage” will be held, as a part of the campaign which YRC (ORC) Tuzla is leading in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Round table will gather representatives of economic and civil sector, authorities and media, in order to inform themselves about the project itself, but also on the qualitative study “Process of reconciliation in the Western Balkans and Turkey”

Continuation of activities within the project „Youth for better future“ In the month of April, within the project “Youth for better future” realization of the training “Forum Theater” is planned. Training will be organized in the period from 24 th until 28th April for the most active participants of the previous workshops held in Tuzla, Brčko, Doboj and Vitez. Topics of the previous workshops in the aforementioned cities were: identity, stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination. It is planned to work through the technique of Forum Theater, which is considered a great tool for transformation of society, on this training with the participants. Forum theater helps youngsters to build their own better future, not to passively wait for changes to happen themselves.

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YOUTH NETWORK'S IN BIH MEMBERS' ACTIVITIES B&H Medicine Students’ association BoHeMSA LC Tuzla Univerzitetska 1, 75000 Tuzla Tel. +387 61 820 292 E-mail: bohemsa.lctuzla@gmail.com President.tuzla@bohemsa.org

Education on importance of vaccination “Health and vaccination” is a project of Bosnian and Herzegovinian Medical Students' Association, local committee of Tuzla (BoHeMSA LC Tuzla) which will be implanted for the first time this year in last week of the month of April within the global week of immunization. The idea of this project has been launched because of the problem of increased number of non-vaccinated children, which has occurred as a consequence of poor awareness and a lack of parents' education on the significance of vaccination and dangers of non-vaccination. One of the main tasks of every health worker and student is constant education and training in all fields, especially when it comes to topic of vaccination. Taking into consideration that today it is spoken of this subject from various sources, that do not follow basic postulate of academic and health community (“evidence based medicine”), it is very important to know where to look for quality and verified information. One of the project activities also included education for students of (bio)medical sciences which occurred previous weekend (16th and 17th March) from domains such as immunology, infectology, microbiology, pediatrics and epidemiology. Education was held by prof.dr.med.sci. Fahrija Skokić, prof.dr.med.sci. Fatima Numanović, prof.dr.med.sci Sead Ahmetagić, prof.dr.med.sci. Nijaz Tihić and mr.med.sci.dr. Blaško Topalović. Within the framework of education it was discussed on various facts, controversies and deceptions when it comes to vaccines and their role in maintaining good health. Education was certified by the Medical Chamber of Tuzla Canton, and it was held at the Medical Faculty Tuzla with 110 attending students. This was just one of preparatory activities that are incoming before the Immunization week itself, such as surveying citizens from 5 municipalities in Tuzla Canton, as well as gathering information on their findings and attitudes towards vaccination. Other activities include organizing a competition for high school students from the field of immunization, conducting promotional events on the open space, organizing panel discussion and many other activities which are upcoming in the month of April.

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PRONI Center for youth development Ul. Mehmedagića 24, 76100 Brčko distrikt BiH Tel./Fax: +387 49 217 695 E-mail: pronibrc@teol.net www.pronibrcko.ba

Founding Assembly of the Youth Council held in Brčko On March 29th a Founding Assembly of the Youth Council of Brčko district of Bosnia and Herzegovina was held. Venue of the event was the Youth Center, with 7 organizations from Brčko attending. PRONI center for youth development gives support to the Law on Youth of Brčko district of Bosnia and Herzegovina and to forming of Youth Council of Brčko district of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Youth Workers Countering the Violent Extremism From March 24th until 25th, in Brčko, hotel Jelena, a second module of the “Youth Workers Countering the Violent Extremism” has occurred. Training was attended by 27 young people from 5 youth organizations, from the are of Brčko, Tuzla and Bijeljina. Topics discussed were digital youth work and mapping local communities with the aim of preventing violent extremism in digital and real world.

“Youth discovering Erasmus+” in Estonia PROJECT LAB “Youth discovering Erasmus+” was designed and implemented by SA Archimedes noorteagentuur organization from Estonia, whose third edition of the project was named: PROJECT LAB III, and it was held in Tallin from 12th until 16th March, through trainings intended to youngsters from several European states. Among 44 participants from various organizations from Estonia, Portugal, Slovenia, Romania, Ireland, Albania, a representative of PRONI center for youth development, Arnela Podbićanin, was also attending the project, as well as member of the Youth club Omerbegovača Harun Šabanović, volunteer Nizama Perenda of the INPUT centre for youth from Zenica, as well as Milenko Konjić representing municipality of Ugljevik. Aim of this project is increasement of youth and organizations in Erasmus+ Youth in action program, as well as encouragement and support for strategic use of Erasmus+ projects as means for inclusion and enhancement of organizational capacities, as well as enabling cooperation between youth workers at

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the international level, with the goal of finding project partners in organizations throughout Europe. This training has served as an opportunity for youth workers and leaders to actively cooperate and work on enhancement of their knowledge, skills and attitudes. During three days of training, a few dozens of youth workers from 7 European countries had an opportunity to present organizations from which they are coming from and to exchange experiences regarding working on projects with other participants. After presenting the participants and detailed introduction to the rules and possibilities of Erasmus+ program, participants were given an opportunity to design a project themselves and to find a partner for implementation of the aforementioned. PRONI center for youth development has achieved cooperation with organizations from Albania, Portugal and Slovenia, working on a project to whose implementation they are hoping for sometime next year. In the focus of the project, as like the majority of projects designed during the training, are youth with fewer opportunities. Participants from Bosnia and Hezegovina have used this training as an opportunity to meet youth workers from different parts of Europe, with the aim of making partnerships, as well as learning from an experienced team of international trainers.

“Move On Seminar” – volunteer's experiences Volunteers of PRONI center for youth development wanted to change things in their local communities, which involves activation of Youth club in Grčica. They have recognized the call to attend “Move On Seminar” that SHL is organizing to enhance their skills and knowledge, and dedicate themselves to planning of concrete project activities and to get financial support if possible. Their idea has passed into top 5 ideas out of 140 applications and they have spent three days in Sarajevo on further development of their idea. 1. To motivate young people to spend more time together offline. Show how social media can be used for activism 2. Also, that through meetings in Youth Club they learn more about themselves, to start noticing steretypes, prejudice, discrimination, conflicts in their surroundings, because those are taboo topics that youth does not learn in schools. 3. Learning about aforementioned topics to be more educated. 4. To empower youth and get them to start taking responsibilities for their actions, choices and ultimately their life. 5. To develop skills and knowledge that are essential for young people to fully achieve their potentials. Our primary goal is to activate Youth Club in Grčica. We consider that Grčica is a neighbourhood that is in need of a Youth Club, especially taking into consideration that Grčica has a population of 10k.

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RYCO – FYROM PRONI Center for youth development has attended an event from March 20th until 22nd that has defined strategic priorities of the Regional Youth Cooperation Office in the Western Balkans for the period of 2018- 2020. At “RYCO Strategic dialogue� in Skopje, more than 100 representatives of civil society organizations, educational system, representatives of international organizations and authorities have attended the event. Topics of reconciliation, cooperation, youth work, intercultural learning, youth exchanges and many other topics of interest for youth were discussed during the event.

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International children and youth center FORTIS Ul. Suljo Čilić bb, 88420 Jablanica Tel./fax: +387 63 334 993, +387 61 327 427 E-mail: centarfortis@yahoo.com Web: www.centar-fortis.org

Youth encounters through classical music In the focus of the project was promotion of culture and cultural events in local communities, as well as spending quality spare time. Throughout the set of musical workshop activities, pianist Bartolomej Stanković from Visoko has made an outstanding performance through Stories on baroque and classical music. Auditorium had an opportunity to hear the works from: George Friedrich Händel, Johann Sebastian Bach, Domenico Scarlatti, Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig Van Beethoven. Encounters have connected two Cantons: Hezegovina Neretva Canton and West Herzegovina Canton, then Jablanica municipality and City of Ljubuški, as well as two institutions: Elementary music school Ljubuški with Center “Fortis” from Jablanica. Participation of youth is one out of 11 eleven indicators how Council of Europe assesses level of development of state policies towards youth and it is connected with mobility of youth in the sense that active youth are more common users of various exchange programs. Through mobility youth are getting practical experiences which they can use in their local communities. This is also a unique project which together with classical music, as a highest instance of music, with joint concerts, can affect cultural level of citizens. Encounters were held in newly built premises of Elementary music school Ljubuški, and participants have joined a visit, on the invitation of principal Ivana Šaravanja, to the mosque in Gožulj on the Gornji grad in Ljubuški, where the leading imam of Majlis of Islamic community of Ljubuški, ef. Hadži Šemso Germić, has introduced attendees on history of the mosque, basics and principles of Islam, similarities and differences with other religions, after which they have continued their meeting in an informal manner in the local tea-shop, where opinions have been exchanged from the adherents of the three religions. Contentment could be seen on the face of imam considering the fact that this was a first multinational visit to the mosque and a tea-shop. Previous encounters in Ljubuški have covered the tour of Franciscan monastery of St. Anthony of Padua at Humac, Museum at Humac and Kravice waterfall. Project was implemented by International center for kids and youth “Fortis” from Jablanica with financial support from Federal ministry of culture and sport and Jablanica municipality Council of Youth.

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Association “Volunteers and friends of Konjic region” Konjic Ul. Civilnih žrtava rata 3, 88400 Konjic Tel.: +387 61 610 127 E-mail: vipkkonjic@gmail.com Web : www.vipk.info Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/220690771277915/

Struggle for a better city continues! Membership of a nongovernmental organization “Volunteers and friends of Konjic region- VIPK” has on Saturday, March 11th, re-elected Adis Muhibić, activist and a tireless human rights defender for a president of a Steering committee of VIPK, while his deputy has been elected Samira Jablić, an excellent student of Medical highschool in Konjic. Agile Mustafa Kurtić, is a new president of the Assembly of VIPK, and favorite volunteers, Elvira Ćosić, deputy of the president of Assembly. New composition of a steering committee is made of volunteers Muamera Tabak, Zuhra Omerović and Sanela Muhibić.

For a mandate period of 2018-2020 new members have been elected to the VIPK Assembly: Almedina Kašić, Mirsad Čukle, Endi Omeragić, Ramiza Tabak, Elvisa Salčin, Adna Maksumić, Irma Kurtić, Muamer Lavić and Samira Sultanić. Members have approved Yearly and Financial report for year 2017, and have due to larger operativity and cost-effectiveness, adopted certain changes and amendments to the Statute, which are reflected in the reduction from 17 to 11 delegates of the Assembly. After promulgating the voting results, Muhibić has expressed his gratitude, as well as his belief that the association has an outstanding leadership potential, that has been in the course of over 10 years positively affecting and promoting responsible behavior of local authorities and gathering a larger number of young citizens of Konjic in actions for wellbeing of the community. He has pointed out that it is their intention to remain like that, because a struggle for a better Konjic continues. By Assembly decision, on a proposal from Steering committee, thanksgivings have been awarded for a successful leadership of association to Elvira Ćosić and Almedina Kašić. ”This hardworking group of people from Konjic of different ethnicities and generations that has 50 members has been showing for years its social engagement, altruism and selflessness in helping people in solving vast issues that are troubling ordinary man/woman in Konjic. They have won many social recognitions, and citizens of Konjic with great sympathies support this organizations whose activists are a bright example of new generation of youth in Konjic.”, portal novikonjic.ba reports.

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March 2018. Citizens of Konjic marked 3rd March- Fascism liberation day in Konjic With adoptive activities, citizens of Konjic have marked 3rd March- Fascism liberation day in Konjic. Numerous delegations of Antifa associations from Konjic, Hadžići, Ilidža, Vogošća, Old City of Sarajevo, New City of Sarajevo, Ilijaš, Breza, Olovo with support of municipal committee of Social-democratic party (SDP) Konjic, Scout squad “Neretva” and NGO “Volunteers and friends of Konjic region”, have laid flowers and wreaths at the memorial and paid tribute to fallen fighters of NOR from years 1941- 1945. VIPK delegation has laid flowers, recited Fatiha and with a minute of silence paid tribute to shaheeds on the Memorial in the center of Konjic. Central manifestation of marking 73 rd anniversary has began by laying flowers and paying respects to fallen fighters of NOR at the partisan-roma cemetery in Podorašac, then went on to Memorial in Musala, Konjic, where over 80 combatants from Konjic, as well as combatans from 29th Herzegovina division and 310 combatants from all parts of Yugoslavia. Values of NOR from 1941- 1945 cannot be forgotten, neither as values from the war of 1992-1995. “This day today should give us an inspiration to further build peace and stability for future generations, because Konjic is, just like the entire Bosnia and Herzegovina, a community of people of different faiths, ethnicities, political and other commitments and we all together should look up into the future. Current state of mind of citizens and relations between peoples are requiring full responsibility and commitment of all to the process. In that direction, rejuvenation and massification of members of Association of antifascist of Konjic, so the activities of the association could be brought to a higher level and younger generations thought true life values and heroism of people that gave their lives for our country. Their sacrifice must not be forgotten.”, it was stated from VIPK. Volunteers, Civil Defense, and police helped take care of passengers from Ivan Sedlo VIPK volunteers from Konjic, Civil Defense of municipality of Konjic, Mountain rescue service and volunteers from Mostar from Association “Together for our city” were involved in distribution of lunch packages and taking care of passengers that were found in a car column on the road M17 on a mountain pass Ivan Sedlo, in the area of Konjic municipality. “I want to thank FUP for support. We have reached a compromise with combatants, we will unblock the road without use of force”, a chief of Konjic Police station has stated for N1, and added that the agreement has been reached with understanding and appreciation for protesters. “In our town there are noble people, citizens, true patriots, always ready to help those in need and in difficulties, and they have proved it last night. I was personally impressed by quick reaction from municipal Civil Defense service, and we would also like to give commendations to friends from Mountain rescue service Konjic for support and help.”, Adis Muhibić, president of VIPK, briefly stated for portal novikonjic.ba

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Ul. 4. Viteške brigade 34 – 36 BA, 71210 Ilidža, Sarajevo Tel: +387 33 778 778. Fax: +387 33 778 79 E-mail: kult@mladi.org, web: www.mladi.org

Sarajevo Canton has acquired a Strategy for Youth for the first time Draft of the Strategy for youth in Sarajevo Canton has been adopted at the assembly of Sarajevo Canton on March 5th 2018. By adopting the document willingness has been shown to systematically work towards strengthening position of youth, and a Draft has been created for the first time in this Canton. Draft of the Strategy was created by the Ministry of education, science and youth of Sarajevo Canton with the support of representatives of all corresponding ministries, assembly bodies, City of Sarajevo, Student parliament of UNSA, Association of secondary school students in BiH and Youth Council of Sarajevo Canton, then forwarded to Government for consideration.

After the adoption of the Draft of Strategy public debates are incoming in municipalities and cantonal organs. Adopting the Strategy for youth will mean a beginning of systematic regulation of areas that are concerning youth, which will by action plans provide a possibility for young people of Sarajevo Canton to exercise their rights through improved institutional mechanisms. Process of creation of Strategy for youth was coordinated by the Ministry of education, science and youth of Sarajevo Canton. Institute for youth development KULT has been expert- advisory support for Ministry of education, science and youth of Sarajevo Canton in providing support for the process of creating the Strategy for youth in Sarajevo Canton.

Una Sana Canton has acquired a Strategy for Youth Assembly of Una- Sana Canton has adopted a Proposition of the Strategy for youth of the period 20182022 on the meeting of the assembly held on March 5th 2018.

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Aforementioned document is offering systematic approach towards youth and puts their needs into focus through seven key areas: education, employment, health, free time, safety, mobility and area of social protection. After adoption of the document, creation of action plans for implementation is incoming in all ministries of Una- Sana Canton Government. Institute for youth development KULT was expert- advisory support in the process of creating the Strategy for youth in Una- Sana Canton.

Youth in the focus of Business forum in Bihać “Fact that 88% of young people from Una- Sana Canton wants to leave is a clear indicator that something is not right for them in this country”- as said by Jasmin Bešić, CEO of Institute for youth development KULT at the Business forum “By relieving the economy to new jobs” which was held in Bihać on March 7th 2018. As it was pointed out at the forum, by strengthening the economy, creating subsidiaries for business start- ups and abolition of vast taxes that are making it difficult for BH businessman to work, young people can be kept in this country. “State and economy cannot function without youth as they are the ones that build the state and fill the budget, therefore we have to invest all efforts to alleviate their difficulties when it comes to employment, starting their own businesses and create an environment in which they want to stay in this country. Youth leaving this country is not the problem, it is the consequence of the problems that have been piling up for years”- Jasmin Bešić pointed out, the CEO of Institute for youth development KULT. During the forum on burden that is limiting growth and development of economy in Federation of BiH, with the focus on Una- Sana Canton, possibilities for overcoming the issue, initiatives and activities that are being conducted for the purpose of economic reforms were discussed by businessman, representatives of government, non- governmental sector, academic sector, as well as youth from UnaSana Canton. It was also spoken of programs and measures of incentive for employment and self- employment, especially youth, as well as opportunities and obstacles for starting a business. In addition, results of research on allocation of budget funds for economy in the period of 2012- 2015 were presented, as well as initiative of BH businessman that the payment of VAT to the state would be for collected bills, instead of issued. “Una- Sana Canton is investing great efforts to increase employment and improve standard of living for citizens, especially young people. A series of measures have been implemented, Strategy for youth of Una- Sana Canton has been adopted and we are ready to take series of steps that will prevent exodus of youth, which is a burning issue, not just in this Canton, but in entire Bosnia and Herzegovina.”- it was said by Husein Rošić, prime minister of Government of Una- Sana Canton. Examples of good practice by young people that have started and running their own businesses have been presented within the forum, but also it was spoken of issues that need to be overcome to ensure better business development.

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“I have started a business and I am struggling to keep it alive. I am disappointed that neither I, nor other young entrepreneurs have support of the state and the system. We do not expect a financial support, but I have to point out that we do not have advisory support, not even deductions for starting the business itself.”- it was pointed out by Elvedin Velić, founder of Agro Velić d.o.o. company from Velika Kladuša. Business forum was dedicated to businessman and economy, and organized by Institute for youth development KULT and Ministry of economy of Una- Sana Canton. Business forum is organized as part of initiative “Business space BH” which is being conducted by Institute for youth development KULT since 2014. in the frame of Civil Society Sustainability Project (CSSP), that is being implemented by Centre of Civil Initiatives (CCI) and Center for Promotion of Civil Society (CPCD), supported by United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Business forums have been earlier organized in Tešanj, Bijeljina, Neum and Tuzla.

Young people know why they want to volunteer! Civic activism and volunteerism was topic of the second module of “Learn, think, act!” training for generation 13. Participants have learned of ways in which they can participate in society and change their community for better. Youth that attend the training are coming from different communities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, so the focus was also the topic of recognition of problem in the community.

“Very instructive module, choice of trainers fantastic! There was not much theory, which is in my opinion not as helpful as the practical knowledge itself. In a very short time, this module has helped me bring important decisions in my life”- it was said by Lamija Mezit, participant from Konjic. Organizers of the training are especially proud on the fact that participants have found the answer to questions why they want to volunteer and contribute to their communities in themselves. Also they have been familiarized with positive examples of youth initiatives that have inspired these young people to start an initiative by themselves. In every module, as this one as well, an event “Coffee with…” was organized with the guest being the general secretary from the Youth Council of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Jasmina Banjalučkić. Jasmina has spoken of her activism in Ključ and changes she has made together with her colleagues, but also on importance of activism in her daily life.

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Association of Students of the Medical Faculty in Tuzla “Medicus” Univerzitetska br. 1., 75 000 Tuzla Tel: predsjednik: 00 387 (62) 944-739; sekretar: 060/3101-602; Telfax: 035/320-600(1). web: www.us-medicus.ba; e-mail: medicus.tz@gmail.com; info@us-medicus.ba

End of 5th Brain Week in Tuzla As in past 4 years, this year as well, project of marking week of brain in Tuzla called “Tuzla Brain Week”- TBW. Project is marked within a global brain week, by Student Council of Medical Faculty of Tuzla “Medicus”, and is the only project from Bosnia and Herzegovina which has gotten the support every year from DANA Foundation and FENS (Federation of European Neuroscience Societies) as original starters of this initiative. This year's TBW is implemented from 12th until 18th March with a general theme: Brain of the future. This year project has began earlier with the activities, taking into consideration that the workshops were held in the week before the Brain Week itself. Aim of the workshops was approximation of neuroscience in an adapted way that will be understandable for all the participants. These workshops were held in: PI Our child- Buzzerbee kindergarten, Elementary school “Tušanj”, Grammar school “Meša Selimović”, Medical High school Tuzla, Catholic School Centre “St Francis” Tuzla, Mathematical Faculty and Engineering faculty of University of Tuzla, as well as PI Retirees Centre Tuzla. At the opening ceremony which occurred on Monday, March 12th, over 200 officials, guest, students and others interested have attended the event. In the course of the week, all participants of the project had opportunity to attend workshops from area such as neurophysiology, neuroradiology, neurosurgery, court medicine, endovascular procedures and others. Students from universities from Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as region have attended these workshops. Coordinators of this years' Tuzla Brain Week were students Asja Brkić and Ilvana Rabotić. Mentor of the project was prof.dr. Dževdet Smajlović, head of the neurology clinic at the UCC Tuzla and a regular professor of Medical Faculty in Tuzla. Other activities within the Tuzla Brain Week included sessions where students had the opportunity to present their scientific-research works, where the most valuable ones have been accordingly awarded. Within the frame of “TBW quiz” activity, all participants that applied had an opportunity to compete and work together on finding a solution in presenting different clinic cases. As like every year, one part of the activities were reserved for sharing stories of successful young people and their path to success. This year participants had the opportunity to hear stories from prof.dr Nermin Salkić and Dr. Semra Pajazetović, founder of first Tuzla Brain Week. Within the closing ceremony, workshops were held by doc.dr.ing Almir Badnjević from International Burch University. At the end, an abstract of all activities that were organized during this Tuzla Brain Week was presented, with an announcement of upcoming activities of Student Council “Medicus”.

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YOUTH ORGANIZATION “SVITAC” (FIREFLY) Ul. Jusufa Čampare bb, 76100 Brčko Distrikt BiH Tel./Fax: +387 49 211 032 E-mail: svitac@gmail.net Web: www.svitac.org FB: www.facebook.com/omladinska.svitac

Daily workshops Youth organization Firefly has continued with daily activities in month of March. Participants were separated in two groups, ages 4 to 7 years every day from 11 am to 1 pm, and 8+ from 2 pm until 3:30 pm. This month participants of the first group have made various decorative and imaginative things with the help of local and international volunteers. Some of those creations are: marking body parts, 3D rainbow, working sheet with dot connecting “We are friends”, food pyramid, letter Z and Ž, paper fish, which participants were cutting by geometrical shapes of the triangle, so they could get a 3D model, paper tapes with names, crown with paper apples, “Me in the future” where the youngest participants had an opportunity to draw themselves and their future occupation. “Rainbow song” was finished with Makaton signs (British version). This month we also had a new activity for the youngest and that is yoga. From workshops materials participants have used color card, collage paper, wooden and greasy crayons, clippers, tinsel, glue, wooden sticks, and various decorative papers. Second part of the workshop was intended for relaxation, refreshments, sports and other competitive games. Aim of these activities, as before, was for children to develop their imagination and to express their creativity by using various materials, as well as motorics, sense of tolerance and respecting to others and manners. Participants of the second workshop (2 pm until 3:30 pm), for children aged 8+, have took part in many different activities. On Mondays they did creative expression where participants made name signs, cards with 3D text, and patterns on paper in various colors. On Tuesdays they practices English language and everyday communication, as well as many different games that enhance learning English in a group and team work. This month they have worked on vocabulary for expressing emotions (sad or happy). On Wednesdays they practiced D-dur on musical workshops and learned musical system, on Thursday’s sports activities “Adventure Svitac epic game”, and on Fridays German language workshops. Aim of these activities is for participants to develop imagination and to express their creativity by using various materials, as well as motorics, sense of tolerance and respecting to others and manerliness. Coordinator of the workshops was Adin Midžić with assistance of local, Weltwaerts and Erasmus+ international volunteers. All activities took part in Youth Centre of Brčko district.

“Let's talk German” communication workshops in German language with native speakers German language workshops are being held twice a week in premises of the Youth Center of Brčko district. Workshops are being held in the following times: Thursday- for beginners A1 level (4:30 pm to 5:30 pm), for A2 level (5:30 pm to 6:30 pm), and for B1/B2 (6:30 pm until 7:30 pm). Communication workshops in German language are intended to everyone that want to learn basics of grammar and perfect their already existing knowledge and make new experiences and friendships. A1 and A2 have worked on everyday vocabulary and communication, while advanced group worked on topic of Easter in Germany and BiH. Coordinators of the project are international volunteers from Germany.

Guitar workshops Participants of this workshop have practiced etudes of F. Sor, Matteo Carcassi, Roland Dyensa, Thierry Tisseranda, Francisco Tarrega, several pop songs by their own personal choice (“When You Say Nothing

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At All”, “Little Things”, “I Don’t Want To Live Forever”), melody of Napolitan song “Santa Lucia”, twelvestroke blues using be-bop, mixed-scale and reduced scale as a means of improvisation.

Samba Workshops Group has began working on a new composition of a draft title “Perodactyl”. Work has been continued with electric and bass guitar, and on the workshops introduction, theme and one gradation have been worked out. Also, practice on the composition from the previous month has been continued (“Beyonde”). For the upcoming it is planned to work on another gradation and on connecting of these two compositions. st

“Zero Discrimination day” (1 March)

Youth organization Firefly has organized workshops with the aim of promoting importance of World Day against Discrimination, as well as respecting equality and differences of cultures. Younger participants had an opportunity to make a flock of penguins of various sizes and colors – with the help of the flock that they have made it was explained to them what is discrimination, they have learned with the help of penguins that it is not important who is from where or how someone looks, we have to treat them with respect. Older group had a discussion on topic what is discrimination and how often is it seen among their peers, if they have ever been victims of discrimination and what would they do if they have witnessed it.

Global Money Week Youth organization Svitac, on 9th March, has supported an activity “Global Money Week” by Association of High school Students in BiH, that is a non-governmental, non-partisan, non-political and non-profit organization that gathers over 1200 High school students in 62 local communities across Bosnia and Herzegovina. “Global Money Week” is a project started by Child and Youth Finance Initiative (CYFI) with the aim to inspire kids and youth to inform themselves on money, sustainability and entrepreneurship. This project was created in 2012. as a Child Finance Day, and has ever since influenced lives of over 7.8 million kids and youngsters throughout 23700 organizations in 137 countries. Association of High school Students in BiH (ASuBIH) is a part of their campaign since 2015. As of this year, project has taken form of a fundraising competition between local teams, members of ASuBiH have held two workshops “Face painting” with participants 4-7 year of age and 8+. Parents of participants that wanted to support this action had an opportunity to donate 1 BAM.

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All collected money goes the Fund of Local team Brčko that will be used in further activities. Activities were held in the premises of Youth Centre Brčko district. Besides Face painting, other different games were played in competitive spirit, also discussion on topic of money, relation towards money and how much saving is important.

INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST RACISM On the occasion of marking International day against racism, Youth organization Svitac in the period from 19th until 23rd March organized series of educational and creative workshop, methodically adapted to age, which involved three target group of participants. Aim of the workshop was promotion of importance of this day, tolerance, equality, peace, as well as solving conflicts caused by discrimination and segregation. Workshops were attended by participants aged 4-7, 8+ and 16+. Younger participants aged 4-7 had an opportunity to participate in various educational and creative activities during the week, that were adapted to their age, where topics of racism and discrimination was seen through actual work and solving tasks. Some of activities were recognizing same or similar objects like pencils or flowers, pasta, that according to different colors, shapes and sizes belong to one race. Group aged 8+ also did educational and creative workshops on topic of anti-racism, discrimination and also had an opportunity to participate in a discussion on how do they feel when they see that someone is endangering their friends and how would they react in a similar situation. Activity “Movie night” for youth aged 16+ was held on 23rd March. After screening of the movie “American history X” discussion was held. Students from Gornji Vakuf – Uskoplje took part in this workshop, in whose school still exist the unfortunate phenomenon “Two schools under one roof”, so the discussion was very interesting and fairly intense. All activities were held in the premises of Youth Center of Brčko district. Continuation of all regular activities in the month of April is planned by the Youth organization Svitac (Firefly).

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Regional Association of Dystrophic Doboj Svetog Save bb, 74000 Doboj Tel: 053 221 630 e-mail: nadastuhli@gmail.com

Association of Dystrophics from Doboj is a voluntary, socially humanitarian organization which brings together people with dystrophia illness and similar neuro-muscular ailments and is open to all citizens that support mission and vision of the Association. It covers municipalities of: Doboj, Petrovo, Modriča, Derventa, Bosanski Brod, Šamac, Stanari and Vukosavlje. Association was registered at the beggining of year 1995. Mission of Association Equalizing the status of persons with dystrophia illness and similar neuromuscular ailments with other citizens and their integration into the community. Providing concrete help to members in achieving their rights, strenghtening their economic, social status. Vision of Association To live independently and equally in the community.

Reducing social exclusion through employment of persons with disabilities Regional Association of Dystrophic Doboj has implemented a project “Reducing social exclusion through employment of persons with disabilities”. Implementation of aforementioned project has brought new color copy machine with the aim of advancing technical capacities of printing office of Association of Dystrophic – enterprise for employing persons with disabilities. Procurement of new equipment is necessary for sustainability of working process and creation of conditions for competitiveness in the open market. Support for the enterprise for employment of persons with disabilities is crucial for sustainability of employment inside the printing shop and for employment of new persons with disabilities and in that way promote social entrepreneurship in community and create conditions for equal society of equal opportunities for everyone. Disabled persons through employment gain economic independence and become equal members of their community. Project is support by CDP “Globus” within the framework of Fund for development of social entrepreneurship “Lets enlarge good” whose donor is Embassy of Kingdom of Netherlands in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Association of High School Students in Bosnia and Herzegovina Ul. Mula Mustafe Bašeskije 7, 71000 Sarajevo Tel/fax: +387 33 205 850 E-mail: asubih@yahoo.com Web: www.asubih.ba

Month of March was marked by development of our local teams. During the month of March three regional educations were held, where representative of every local team took part in. Educations were held in Tuzla, Mostar and Bihać. Aim of education was gaining skills for coordinators or members of local teams of Association of High School Students in Bosnia and Herzegovina, so the participants of the education could pass on gained knowledge and new skills to members of teams of their local communities, with aim of more productive work of local teams. In the period from 3rd to 4th March, member of the Steering committee Din Ferizović and alumni of Association of High School Students in Bosnia and Herzegovina held a seminar to the members of local team Tomislavgrad. Throughout workshops they talked about values of our organization, importance of team work, all with purpose for more productive functioning of the team. In the period from 3rd until 9th March, Ismar Begtašević, member of local team Sarajevo, has represented Association of High School Students in BiH on ESSC in Poland! European School Student Cooperation is a training which OBESSU is organizing with help from Visegrad Foundation. Training was held in Gdansk, city in northern part of Poland. Activities of the training were games, debates and workshops which helped them learn of different educational systems and their flaws. Participants came from all over Europe, from Ireland to Kosovo. Conference was held with mayor and afterwards, together with students from Gdansk, workshops were held on topic of how leaders and members of the organization should be, how a perfect students union should look and how it can affect city, state and EU.

On 17th and 18th March, member of local team Bosanski Šamac, Stevan Josipović has represented ASuBiH on General Assembly of UNSS in Belgrade. Union of High School Students of Serbia is an organization whose vision and mission is to create schools in which students will be equal actors and

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decision makers on knowledge, and not just passively receive it. They believe it is necessary to enable all students’ rights, space, opportunity, support to develop their creative potentials. From 12th until 18th March in Bosnia and Herzegovina, but also in world, Global Money Weeks was marked. Global money week is a project started on the initiative from Child and Youth Finance Initiative with the aim of inspiring kids and youth to inform on money, sustainability and entrepreneurship. Association of High School Students in Bosnia and Herzegovina is a part of their campaign since 2015. Until now they have covered workshops with banks on topic of saving money and this year they have decided to differently mark that week. This year, a competition in fundraising has occurred between local teams. Every local team had an assignment to design activities from which they will learn money to invest in something socially beneficial. 21 local team has took part through 38 activities in which 295 high school students took part. 2.052,9 BAM have been collected. Winner of this year’s fundraising competition was local team Šamac, which with two activities has gathered 435 BAM, while local team Brčko has conducted. In the period of 23rd until 26th of March, first exchange was held within “Friends without borders”. High school students from Brčko had an opportunity to host their peers from Gornji Vakuf – Uskoplje. Within the framework of exchange, workshops were held on topic of segregation in education, high school students have together looked for potential solutions. As a part of exchange, on Saturday March 24th, a panel discussion was held on the same topic with the goal to get a response from representatives of government. Also, a street action was held in which high school students made small meals from apples and pears to show that those two can go together.

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INFORMATIONS/ DONORS/ PUBLIC CALLS Network for Building Peace has published a new directory of donors Dear Colleagues, It is a great pleasure to share with you a new edition of Directory of donors from Network for Peace building in which there is 630 donors and public calls for projects. This was a huge work, from last edition we have removed 40 donors and added 86 new donors, but also this was a pleasure and obligation, also a sort of a sign of gratitude to all members of Network for Building Peace (best organizations in BiH), but also to all of you, activists who are doing an amazing job on building better society, fair society, society for all of us regardless of nation, religion, sexual orientation, even skin color. Directory of donors can be found at this link: http://www.mreza-mira.net/vijesti/pozivi-zaprojekte/mreza-za-izgradnju-mira-objavila-novi-direktorij-donatora/ Thank you for your support and following, get involved, come, let’s build peace together and society that respects human rights. Be a part of Network for Building Peace. Warm peace regards, Goran Bubalo

GEF Small Grants Program: Seeking Project Proposals from NGOs and CSOs 22.03.2018 Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Small Grants Program (SGP) of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) invites NGOs and CSOs to submit project proposals: in the areas of interest of the program : o the conservation of the terrestrial landscape at community level; o smart climate-friendly innovative agro ecology; o the co-benefits of access to the low-carbon energy system; o local and global chemicals management coalitions; o platforms for political and planning dialogue between the OSC and the Government; o promoting social inclusion:  gender mainstreaming;  Involvement of young people. o in the field of Capacity Development The Small Grants Program of the Global Environmental Facility provides grants to nongovernmental organizations and community organizations (NGOs / CSOs) in developing countries to enable them to cope with global environmental challenges while addressing the needs of sustainable development. The SGP motto is “community action with global impact!” Objectives The following specific objectives can be highlighted: to raise awareness and understanding about GEF’s Small Grants Program, its strategy and results;

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experience exchange between NGOs / CSOs working to address global environmental issues to facilitate the exchange of experience and replication of best practice; Promoting and strengthening stakeholder partnerships such as NGOs / CSOs, international funding organizations, central and local public authorities, business communities, and local communities. Grant Information The SGP grant should not exceed US$50,000. Eligibility Criteria Only local nonprofit organizations can apply. How to Apply Project proposals should submit electronically at the address given on the website. For more information, please visit GEF Small Grants Program. Source: https://www2.fundsforngos.org/environment-conservation-climate-change-and-ecology/gefsmall-grants-program-seeking-project-proposals-from-ngos-and-csos/

Public call for support of business ideas Within the EU project, a public call has been announced for support of bussines ideas through business incubator “BeeZone” Center for youth education Travnik. Within the framework of project “TRIK for new possibilities in employment and entrepreneurship” a public call has been announced for a space in Incubator of Center for youth education in Travnik “BeeZone”. Project is implemented within an umbrella project “Supporting local partnerships in employment in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, which is financed by EU, and led by International Labor Organization. Business incubator is a department of Center for youth education in Travnik which helps young entrepreneurs in developing business ideas and creating new jobs. What we offer to enterprises in “BeeZone” incubator: • Positive entrepreneurial surroundings; • Expert help in strengthening entrepreneurial skills; • Expert help in developing business model; • mentoring support in elaboration and finalization of business plan; • Support in public presenting, as well as presenting the idea to investors; • Financial support in design of prototypes of product and/or service; • Financial investment and long-term mentorship, depending on the indicator of business plan and assessment by expert commission Innovative ideas that have a growth potential and creation of new jobs will be able to use nonrefundable start up funds in value of 10 thousand BAM by applicant. Applicants to the call should be between 18 and 35 years of age, from Bosnia and Herzegovina or abroad, that have innovative ideas based on knowledge and who want to start their own business. Leading partner in the project is Regional development agency for region Central BiH- REZ, and partners are: Municipality of Travnik, Center for youth education – Cem and NOBIL d.o.o Nova Bila. PUBLIC CALL and APPLICATION FORM in full form you can download on www.rez.ba or www.cem.ba

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Peace First mini grants for peace projects Peace First is a nonprofit organization with headquarters in Boston – Massachusetts, USA. We are dedicated to support young people so we could make a positive impact in our communities through approach based on compassion, courage and cooperative leadership. We are trying to reach young that are not as available and support their ideas into projects of reconciliation! We accept and support projects all year round. We are currently supporting youth aged from 13 up to 24 years of age, helping them develop solutions for burning issues in their communities. Activities that are financed: • Mini grant of 250 US$; • Digital mentor support from experts during the implementation of the project; • Unique tools and resources in peace building; • supporting stories that will be shared with entire world; • Access to global community of young peace builders; • Possibility to apply for larger grants in the later phase; • possibility to apply for Accelerator Conference where you can cooperate with other young people and get substantial support and finances to build your own ideas Grant size: Grants are 250 US$. Deadline: Application submissions are available all year round. Geographic area of support: Applicant from all over the world can apply Eligibility criteria: • young people from all over world can apply; • applicants must be from 13 to 24 years of age; • applicants must have a problem or see the injustice they want to deal with in their communities How to apply: Application is possible on the next linka Contact: Peace First 25 Kingston St, 6th Floor Boston MA 02111 Tel: +1 617 261 3833 Web page: https://www.peacefirst.org/

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Dear Friends, If you are interested in Youth Resource Center Tuzla (ORC) and BIH Youth Network monthly informative bulletin posting your: invitations for joint activities and collaboration, activities information, job openings, appeals for help or support, public announcements and all other non-commercial ads, you can write to us on one of the listed addresses. Deadline for information submission for every upcoming edition is the 30th of the current month. Send your information for the monthly bulletin on these adresses: Omladinski resursni centar Tuzla Hadži Bakirbega Tuzlića 1 75000 Tuzla tel/fax: 035 258 077 e-mail: orctuzla@bih.net.ba hcatuzla@bih.net.ba The monthly bulletin is edited by the Youth resource Center – ORC Tuzla Bulletin edited by: Amila Selimbašić Translation of the bulletin: Emir Karamujić Network's website: www.omladina-bih.net Network's mailing list: posta@omladina-bih.net Webmaster: emir.delalic@gmail.com

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