Training on Monitoring and evaluation held

 ME7A three-day training «Monitoring and evaluation» was held in Sarajevo on June 23-25, 2015. The training was attended by municipal officers in charge of issues of youth, the Roma, women, persons with special needs and other marginalized groups, and representatives of youth councils from FBiH and RS. 

 

 

 

 

Doboj: USA Ambassador in BiH Maureen Cormack Opens Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities

otvaranje.centra.doboj1In Doboj there are around 400 children with disabilities, 216 of whom are under 18 years old. The interests and requirements of children and youth with disabilities were the main motivation to build the Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities that will certainly alleviate their daily activities. The ceremony of opening the Center was held on 18 June and the activity was performed by Maureen Cormack, the American Ambassador in BiH.

"I am a mother of three and I am truly glad to have the opportunity to open the Center for Children and youth with Disabilities in Doboj" – stated Ambassador Cormack.

National Geographic Photo Camp: Youth Contribute to Building Trust through Inspiration and Photography

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Twenty high school students from all over Bosnia and Herzegovina who participated in the six-day National Geographic Photo Camp presented their best photographs in Sarajevo.

They worked in teams of two, photographed each other and made friends through photography. Imran and Darija have never met before. During the six days that they spent in Camp, they learned, as they state, a lot about each other. They presented what they had learned through their photographs. Amer from Gornji Vakuf and Ivana from Novi Grad say that the Camp was a wonderful experience and that during their stay they learned how to use photography to document and share aspects of their communities. The trainer, photographer Stephanie Sinclair, shares their joy and claims to have seen much talent in youth who participated in the Camp. 

BiH High School Students Will Participate in National Geographic Photo Camp

A grant-awarding Contract was signed between the PPMG and Internews organization in Bosnia and Herzegovina on 1 June 2015. Through the support of the project of National Geographic – the Photo Camp, over 20 youth from all over BiH will participate in interesting workshops held by lecturers from this world-known organization.

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SUCCESS STORIES

Service Center "Dajte nam šansu"

27 November 2015

The opening of the Service Center «Dajte nam šansu – Svjetlice» heralds the beginning of a new stage for equal members of the BiH society – children and persons with...

No Welfare Dependency - Contributing to Society as Employed Young People

01 February 2017

Children without parental care belong to one of the most vulnerable marginalized groups in BiH, and as such deserve special care and attention. In Bosnia and Herzegovina, there are between...

Childhood Passion Turned Into Business: Silvana’s Cakes on Tables all Across BiH

22 December 2017

Cakes and pastries have been Silvana’s passion since early childhood. When she was still a little girl, she would sneak up, take some dough from her mother and make it...

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USEFUL INFORMATION

Coalition of Marginalized Populations in BiH

11 June 2015

Coalition of Marginalized Populations in BiH – KOMA is currently conducting two campaigns of public advocating: 1) Establishing minimal social security and equal opportunities and 2) Regulating extra-institutional support for...

Strategy for Implementation of Istanbul Convention Adopted: Entities and Cantons Must take Harder Stance Towards Combating Violence Against Women

24 July 2015

Sarajevo Open Center applauds the adoption of the Framework Strategy for the Implementation of the Istanbul Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence in BiH for...

Celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities

21 December 2015

As an organization that is thoroughly dedicated to the protection of the rights of persons with disabilities, as well as to promoting inclusion and equal rights for all, «Dajte nam...

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