News about the Sarajevo Peace Event 2014

Video: Sarajevo Singing Tree by Laurie Marshall

Before and during the Peace Event, Create Peace Project of San Francisco sent me to work with the youth of Art Grupa in Sarajevo to make a collaborative mural. Here's a video about the project, which is called "The Sarajevo Singing Tree of Renewed Togetherness."

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drawing of the closing ceremony

 

Here is a drawing I - Laurie Marshall - made of the closing ceremony that I wanted to share.  Thank you for all you do for peace.

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Peace Event in Red Bulletin

although some time has passed since Sarajevo saw a great peace event, I wanted to let you know that it was mentioned in "Red Bulletin", a magazine produced by Red Bull. I am not a fan, I have to admit, but nevertheless I stumbled upon it and thought I'd let you know (in case you don't know it anyway).

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Finacial help needed

the Peace Event Sarajevo 2014 lies some month behind us now, but we still have it in our minds. It was the biggest international peace event 2014 and a central meeting point for peace activists in the year 2014 inviting for discussing with old and new friends and experiencing many cultural activities and dialogues of peace, non-violence, and justice. We got a lot of positive even enthusiastic reactions.

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Sarajevo Peace Event : la solidarité comme anticorps

Le Courrier des Balkans de notre correspondant à Sarajevo

par Andrea De Noni

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blogs d'Attac: Nouvelles du Peace Event Sarajevo 2014

Nous sommes 4 membres d’ATTAC (dont deux dans la délégation du Mouvement de la Paix) à être présents à Sarajevo Peace Event (Forum Social Mondial sur la paix et la sécurité humaine)...

par Daniel Hofnung

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Sarajevo Peace Event: la solidarietà come anticorpo

E' un “evento di pace” ed ha aperto le celebrazioni del mese del centenario dell'inizio della Prima guerra mondiale. Quasi 6.000 persone hanno partecipato dal 6 al 9 giugno al “Sarajevo Peace Event”.

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New photos added to the Photo-Galery

Impressions from the Party of the Volunteers at the end

Impressions from the Kamerni Theater

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Dignity and Freedom of Women in B&H after the War, the Mirror of Gender (in)equality

Speech by Mr.sc. Memnuna Zvizdić, Association Žene ženama, Sarajevo, B&H in the women workshop “Which cultural changes are necessary to give women their dignity and freedom back?”

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It’s still time to stop the war

Declaration to the Ukrainian and international press from the fact finding mission on behalf of the European Left, the Prague Spring II Network against Right Wing Extremism and Populism, and various networks of the world wide Peace Movement which has gathered recently at the Peace Event Sarajevo 2014

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Round Table Gender Women Peace - all lectures are online now!

Please have a look to the lectures of Ingeborg Breines (Norway, Co-President IPB), Dragana Dardic (BiH, Helsinki Citizens' Assembly Banja Luka), Jadranka Milicevic (BIH, Foundation CURE and CARE International, Sarajevo), Sissy Vovou (Greece, Activist) and some pictures.

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Documentation of Peace Assembly added

Have a look to the proposal put to the wall by participants.

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Impressions from Peace Event in the City: Peace March on Friday June 6th

have a look to the pictures of the Peace Event activities in City of Sarajevo on Friday June 6th.

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Report by Freek Landmeter, Director PAX

Building bridges and the challenge of Sarajevo

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Peace Event Sarajevo 2014 - by Heidi Meinzolt, WILPF, Germany

Linking a "Culture of Remembering" to a "Culture of Peace" - Sarajevo is the appropriate place to find crossroads between history, present and - hopefully a more peaceful - future

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New articles on the German version.

You will find in German a report by Mechthild Klingenburg-Vogel, IPPNW, Germany and

from Reiner Braun and Tobias Pflüger: Theses on strategic considerations - What's next after the Peace Event Sarajevo 2014

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« 1914-2014 – History and lessons learned » by Verdiana Grossi

PEACE EVENT SARAJEVO, 6-9th June 2014, Opening ceremony : « 1914-2014 – History and lessons learned » by Verdiana Grossi, Bosanski kulturni centar, Sarajevo, 6th June 2014, 6.50 p.m.

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Music from BalsiKa

You can hear on our website now music from BalsiKa. BalsiKa gave a concert at the Opening Ceremony at BKC.

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The U.S. “Pivot” To Asia & the Pacific, Joseph Gerson

The U.S. “Pivot” To Asia & the Pacific, Joe Gerson at the Round Table Militarization and Alternatives

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Opening Ceremony

documentation updated included photo impressions.

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Video Message from Noam Chomsky

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Noam Chomsky (* December 7, 1928), USA, is a linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, logician, political commentator and activist.

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A controversial debatte about UN Resolution 1325 - speech by Dragana Dardić

A controversial debatte about UN Resolution 1325.

Dragana Dardić, Helsinki Citizens' Assembly Banjaluka, focused on two segments of the Resolution:

  1. Increasing the participation of women at decision – making positions at all levels of authorities in BiH and
  2. Women’s contribution o conflict solving and sustainable peace.

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Please look - new links Peace Event in other medias

The page Peace Event Sarajevo in other medias has been updated with a lot of international links, please have a look!

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Greetings by Angela Kane

Ms. Angela Kane of Germany assumed the position of High Representative for Disarmament Affairs in March 2012.

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Mairead Maguire: PEACE MOVEMENT’S COMMON VISION – THE ABOLITION OF MILITARISM.

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Keynote address by Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate, at Sarajevo Peace Event Sarajevo.  (6th June, 2014)

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We have to become more visible on the streets

Over 2500 participants at the international Peace Event Sarajevo 2014 - read an article from Reiner Braun,Lucas Wirl and Kristine Karch.

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More peace actions are needed!

Over 2500 participants at the international Peace Event Sarajevo 2014

Press release from Peace Event Sarajevo 2014, Monday, June 9th, 2014

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Excerpt from an interview with Reiner Braun in Neues Deutschland

Here is an excerpt from an interview with Reiner Braun in Neues Deutschland (German daily newspaper) on the question of the donation list for the Peace Event.

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Press release: The opening ceremony of the Peace Event Sarajevo 2014 was filled with enthusiasm

“Peace is possible” – that was the common mood at the opening ceremony of the international Peace Event 2014, on June 6th 2014 in Sarajevo. We don’t want “any more wars, conflicts have to be solved peacefully”, that was the message of the over 900 peace activists from 32 countries.

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Correction of our map of Sarajevo

Unfortunatly on the map the loation no. 14 was mentioned twice.

We have delete the wrong one and also add a new location: Medical Catholic School,Augusta Šenoina 3.

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DIRECT & ON LINE INVITATION to "WSF CAFE SARAJEVO" -- 6 7 8 JUNE 2014

This is an invitation to participate ONLINE or directly  in WSFcafe Sarajevo 6 7 8 june 

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Peace Event on Youtube

Find here an Youtube video about the preparation of Peace Event 2014, mostly in local language, some original speaches are in English.

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Donor's dinner hosted by Network for building peace/Mreža za izgradnju mira

Last week Network for building peace/Mreža za izgradnju mira hosted a Donor's dinner to promote the Peace Event Sarajevo 2014.

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PEACE & POWER Call for Artists

The association Elephants for Peace will be present at the event to promote peace and will share a stand with the Festival of Berlin. Elephants for Peace will make exhibitions of peace works which have been created not only by real artists but also by inexperienced people.

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Letter to the victims of the floodings

by the International Coordinating Committee of the Peace Event Sarajevo 2014

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Call for PEACE FAIR EXHIBITORS

Organizations, networks and associations involved in fostering a Culture of Peace and Nonviolence can participate and display their materials to promote and present their work.

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Workshops have now rooms and times

We put several list with the workshops their rooms and the proposed time to the webpage. Please hav a look and do not forget to register.

The defined list of all cultural activities and their logistics details will shortly be published.

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The place of women in war 1914-2014

Call for abstract and exhibition submissions

The Women in War inaugural conference will take place in Sarajevo on June 7thand 8th, in cooperation with University of Sarajevo’s Center for Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Studies Gender Department and the Sarajevo Peace Event.

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Peace Caravan from Italy to Peace Event Sarajevo

The idea of the peace caravan begins to take body, even with very difficulties, dues to the lenghty italian movements, wich look too much inside "their" garden ..., they will go from Trieste and Torino.

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Syrian and Bosnian women conference in Sarajevo

Syria & Bosnia Women Conference on Importance of Women-Driven Peace held in Sarajevo. A report by Cynthia Cockburn.(external link)

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call for ads for CATALOGUE for Peace Event

The Peace Event is coming sooner and sooner, we are preparing now the catalog for the participants and calling for ads for this 40 page catalogue in English and local language.

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Mairead Maguire reports about the INTERNATIONAL PEACE PILGRIMAGE TO SYRIA

The Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maquire, how will come and speak at Peace Event Sarajevo 2014, reports from the INTERNATIONAL PEACE PILGRIMAGE to Syria via Iran from 5th April, - 14th April, 2014.

 

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New promotion material for the Youth Camp

Read and/ or download the new flyer for the Youth Camp and advertise for the Peace Event and Youth Camp.

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Call for an International Peace Songbook

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Penny Stone, who will come to the Peace Event launched a call for an International
Peace Songbook. 

“A group of people cannot all speak at once, but they can sing together”
– unknown South African singer

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My Family in WW1- Appeal to work with us for June 6/7/8th Sarajevo event and more

John Baruch attended the final preparatory meeting Sarajevo and speak about the project My family in WW1

As you know I am running a project called called My Family in WW1.  We are planning to run a workshop at the event 6/7/8th June. We will be bringing a draft pack of teacher materials that will help them take up the issues of WW1 in their classes. We are looking for partners.

He send us now the following information.

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The Peace Event Sarajevo 2014 is only fifty days away ! Join us !

The Peace Event Sarajevo 2014 is only fifty days away! Join us !

A press release launched from the prepartion group for the Peace Event Sarajevo June, 6-9 2014

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Printed news paper Peace Event Sarajevo is availible

The preparations for the Peace Event Sarajevo 2014 have entered their final phase.
Please find the latest newspaper issued especially for the Peace Event 2014, with detailed description of the event itself, its workshops and cultural activities here:
 

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Overview by Aida Topic and Reiner Braun

Where we are with the Peace Event

77 days before the event starts

An overview by Aida Topic and Reiner Braun, presented at the final preparatory meeting in Sarajevo, March 22nd, 2014. Who are we: the International Coordinating Committee, the Local Coordination Team, and the National Committee.

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70 days before the Peace Event Sarajevo 2014…

Spirit of optimism and enthusiasm marked the international preparatory meeting of the Peace Event Sarajevo 2014, held in the City of Sarajevo on March 22/23.

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Press conference Sarajevo March 22nd, 2014

In the framework of the final international preparation meeting in Sarajevo March, 22nd a press conference took place. Look here for some pictures.

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The peace movement and WWI

A background article on the peace movement and WWI from our Belgian friend Ludo de Brabander. You are free to distribute of course.

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Registration for Peace Event Sarajevo June 6-9 2014 is now open

Now the registration to the Peace Event Sarajevo June 6-9 is open, spread the word and advocate peace, non-violence, and justice. Become an active part of the big peace event in Sarajevo. Registering is the first step. The sooner you do it the more you help us to organize the event. Thus please register now.

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Overview about proposals for workshops in Sarajevo

Until today (Februar, 28th, 2014) more than 100 workshops were proposed by organizations and initiatives from more than 35 countries from all continents. Read the whole list.

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Invitation to the final preparatory meeting in Sarajevo March 2014

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A fourth and final preparatory meeting for the Sarajevo Peace Event will take place at Hotel Grand, Sarajevo from March 22 to 23. All interested persons are invited to come and to engage in the final preparation phase of the Peace Event.

March 22nd to 23rd, 2014.

Have a look to the invitation and the agenda.

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Second Call: Youth Camp Activities Proposal

The Working Group on Youth Activities send out a second call for activities.

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FAQs for Youth Activities

The working group Youth Activities elaborated  FAQs which are now in english version on the wesite. We are working on translations and thanks for supporters. If you can help us, please send us an email com@peaceeventsarajevo2014.eu

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"Between Two Mountains"

"..What happens when the guns fall silent? An inspirational story of 4 young people struggling to survive a war that ended 19 years ago..."

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Sarajevo 1984, Yugoslavia's Olympic Games

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Thirty years ago, from February 8th to 19th, the fourteenth edition of the Olympic Winter Games was held in Sarajevo. A few years after the Olympic facilities, a symbol of common history and life, were targeted by the bombings.

Read the nice story from Azra Nuhefendić in Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso (31.01.2014).

external link: http://www.balcanicaucaso.org/eng/Regions-and-countries/Bosnia-and-Herzegovina/Sarajevo-1984-Yugoslavia-s-Olympic-Games-147078

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Successful meeting of local NGOs in January 22nd, 2014

The minutes of a successfull minutes of local NGOs at January 22nd in Sarajevo are now online, with information about the local preparation process of the Peace Event Sarajevo 2014, information and members of the PE2014 National Committee (NC) - a partner to the International Coordination Committee (ICC) and the PE2014 Coordination Team - Supervised/managed by the PE2014 Coordinator (Aida), with the responsibility to serve as a link between the ICC and the NC and to coordinate/organize logistics for PE2014.

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Invitation to the fourth preparatory meeting in Sarajevo

A fourth and final preparatory meeting for the Sarajevo Peace Event will take place at Hotel Grand, Sarajevo from March 22 to 23. All interested persons are invited to come and to engage in the final preparation phase of the Peace Event.

March 22nd to 23rd, 2014. 

The preparations are going quite well and you can see the developments of our different activities on our Website. We have now published the framework of the activities.

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New Flyer for the Peace Event Sarajevo June 2014

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The international coordinating committee launched a flyer for presenting the Peace Event Sarajevo in June 6-9 2014 including the concept of the event and contact details.

Peace Event Sarajevo Flyer.pdf

 

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Documentary Movie about the war in BiH

Have a look to the movie and the proposal from a French filmmaker.

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Preparatory meeting Peace Event Sarajevo 2014, 29-30 November 2013

the minutes of the meeting of the international coordinating group, the chairpersons of the working group and local activists are now online,

from January 10th all party of the minutes are complete.

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The world Day of Peace, January 1, 2014 in Trieste

The world Day of Peace, January 1, 2014, organised by “Committee for peace coexistance and solidarity, Danilo Dolci”(Luciano Ferluga, Alessandro Capuzzo, Annmaria Mozzi, Sabina Nuhefenedic…) was celebrated  in Trieste and was dedicated to peace in Siria and to “Peace Event Sarajevo 2014”.

And to wish everybody a very Happy 2014 and a successful Sarajevo Event!

Greetings  Sabina

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Why War? Peace Studies in the 21st Century.

International Conference to be held as part of the 40th Anniversary Celebrations of the Division of Peace Studies, University of Bradford, 1-3 May 2014.

Call for Papers.

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The first newsletter for Peace Event have been send out

A few days ago we send out our first newsletter for the Peace Event in Sarajevo in June 2014. And as always it is now on our webpage, you will find it under Preparation/Mobilization -> Newsletter, or click here.

And for not missing a new edition please sign in here at the right side or on the newsletter page.

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News from the working group forum

The working group Form for the Peace Event Sarajevo 2014 (June 6-9, 2014) send out a second call for workshops.

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News from the working group youth activities

send out an invitation letter with call for activities and registration form and published rules for the youth camp.

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Minutes and Reports from the Meeting in September in Sarajevo

On September 2013, 6-9 the third preparatory meeting for the Peace Event Sarajevo 2014 took place in Sarajevo. Find here the minutes and the reports of this event.

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Summer 1914 - a scenic and musical revue

Jörg Mischke, a German artist, has the following idea for a peace activity in 2014.

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Call for Workshop Peace Event Sarajevo June 6 - 9, 2014

The international coordinating committe released a call for workshop and published an appplication form. It ask for active participation at the peace event.

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Invitation to the third Preparatory meeting in Sarajevo

PEACE EVENT SARAJEVO 2014

Invitation to the third Preparatory meeting in Sarajevo, September 6 to 9 in Sarajevo, Hotel Grand

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Agenda Third Preparatory meeting

Agenda Third Preparatory meeting of the Peace Sarajevo Event 2014 September 6. to 9. in Sarajevo, Hotel Grand

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Save the date: international youth camp Sarajevo, June 6-9 2014

The first announcement of the youth camp at the Peace Event Sarajevo 2014 is now online.

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Peace Event Sarajevo 2014

Out first announcement from February 2014, also for download

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