Call for applications for an international summer school on dealing with the past

CIVIL – Center for Freedom, as one of the regional partners of The Center for Peace and Tolerance (CPT) announces the call for applications for the Summer School of “Challenge History 2 - REACT for the Future”, which will be held from 22nd to 28th July 2018 in Prizren, Kosovo. The partner organizations from the region are inviting open-minded students from high schools (16-17 years old only) in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Kosovo, Macedonia and Serbia to apply for the Summer School as part of the REACT program. Deadline for applications: no later than 20 May 2018. Language of applications has to be in English.

The Summer School will enable its participants to actively reflect on historical narratives, particularly those related to the recent wars/conflicts in the Balkans, in order to enable them in developing open dialogue and constructive approach dealing with past for the future. Furthermore, the Summer School will increase their regional network and strengthen cross-country neighbourly relations. It will also increase their critical thinking through fun and creative activities network with young people from the region and strengthen cross-country neighborly relations.

The project is financially supported by the Western Balkans Fund, the Swiss Federal Department of Defense, Civil Protection and Sport, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Dialogue Southeast Europe (FES-SOE), the Schweizerische Helsinki Vereinigung and forumZFD (Forum Civil Peace Service).

Project partners are: CIVIL – Center for Freedom (Macedonia), Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Dialogue Southeast Europe (FES-SOE), Democracy Plus (Kosovo), The Swiss Helsinki Committee for Human Rights (Serbia), The Swiss Helsinki Committee for Human Rights (Macedonia), United World College (UWC) Mostar (BiH), Schweizerische Helsinki Vereinigung (SHV) and forumZFD (Forum Civil Peace Service) in BiH, Kosovo and Macedonia.

Applicants can download the Application form HERE and the Parents authorization form HERE.

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