Project title: „A More Equitable Society: Promoting Social Cohesion and Diversity in BiH (Dialogue for the Future II)”
Donor: UNICEF Bosnia and Herzegovina
Project duration: 15/07/2018 – 30/11/2019
Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina
– LOT2 locations: Vitez, Busovača, Kiseljak, Kreševo, Travnik, Novi Travnik, Bugojno, Bijeljina, Doboj, Trebinje, Brčko and Banjaluka.
– LOT3 locations: Vitez, Busovača, Kiseljak, Kreševo, Travnik, Novi Travnik, Bugojno and Doboj.
Beneficiaries: Number of beneficiaries / groups:
– LOT2: Developed methodology for education of adolescents (adapted to age groups of 12-15 and 15-18 years) in all project municipalities.
– LOT3: app. 240 younger adolescents and app. 12-20 schools expert staff members
Through providing spaces for dialogue and continued interaction between different groups at the local and BiH levels, the programme supports collective identification of issues that affect all citizens in BiH; and contributes to enhanced interaction and collaboration between groups. The project has a major focus on youth, connecting young women and men opinion-makers, future leaders and key stakeholders with the BiH-level leadership and across the neighboring countries, thus linking them to a joint effort with their neighboring countries. Through here presented programme we have continued to develop more positive attitudes towards diversity and social cohesion among project direct target group, children from 12-15 years of age, attending primary schools in 12 targeted municipality. We have been spread the ideas of the peacebuilding, critical thinking, peaceful conflict resolution, etc. with the final goal of enhancing the peacebuilding and social cohesion within the targeted local communities and wider. Gender considerations are taken into account in the project design and are incorporated in its activities. It includes different needs of men and women, girls and boys as well as their equally important contribution to promotion and support of project ideas. The project supports gender mainstreaming and ensures participation of both genders in project activities.