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Final conference on “Serbia and Kosovo: Intercultural Icebreakers” program for 2015

Pristina, December 18, 2015

 

 

The closing conference on the results of the program “Serbia and Kosovo: Intercultural Icebreakers” for a year 2015 was held on December 18, 2015 in the EU Info Centre in Pristina. The conference is organized by the Liberal Democratic Centre from Pristina. The pogram is realized with the assistance from the European Union under the Support to Civil Society Facility 2013 Program.

The Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia and the Liberal Democratic Centre from Pristina have launched the project “Serbia and Kosovo: Intercultural Icebreakers” in 2015. The project aims at renewing old ties and creating new ones among young people, academic and artistic circles, media outlets and civil society organizations from Belgrade and Pristina, thus contributing to dialogue, reconciliation and normalization between the two countries.

Project coordinator from Pristina Birol Urcan and Granit Gashi from Liberal Democratic Centre presented all of the program activities to journalists and guests at the conference. They gave an overview of the main program results and future plans.

It was concluded that the project managed to present the active artistic scenes, which were reveled through musical performances, exhibitions, movie projections and debates on different topics such as the position of women in both societies, the development of both societies before, during and after the Yugoslav state, and similar. Main activities were conducted through the one month lasting festivals “A Month of Pristina in Belgrade” and “A Month of Belgrade in Pristina”.

 

 

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In 2015, program is financed by the European Union under the Support to Civil Society Facility 2013.
In 2016, program is financed by the Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH and the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany.
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