EU funded projects in BiH

'''Balkan - House of diversity'''' CfP CBC BIH/Serbia

PROJECT DETAILS

Sectors Regional and territorial cooperation
EU Acquis chapters Other issues
Programme Funding Year 2008
Value €55,546
Periods of implementation 2010
Locations TUZLA, BIJELJINA, BRČKO

Results

1. The project has trained 90 young people and 12 local mentors for the promotion of interculturalism and interethnicity. Their joint efforts and new skills resulted in an innovative tourist guidebook for the 6 towns which have in their focus the cultural heritage. Around 6,000 citizens were familiarised with cultural and ethnic diversity during tourist tour. 2. The Project organised the annual Halfway Festival - regional gathering of writers. Around 1550 young people attended lectures in the field of literature during the festival; 850 citizens attended literary evenings at the regional festival. Around 4,000 citizens were informed about cultural and ethnic diversity of the region through produced materials, public events and media reports during the festival.

SUMMARY

The project aims at contributing to the development of social cohesion in the project intervention areas in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia by the promotion of ethnic and cultural diversity. The project is designed to increase understanding of the youth and citizens in 6 towns in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia about the multiethnic and multicultural identity of these two countries as a potential for their development.

RESULTS

1. The project has trained 90 young people and 12 local mentors for the promotion of interculturalism and interethnicity. Their joint efforts and new skills resulted in an innovative tourist guidebook for the 6 towns which have in their focus the cultural heritage. Around 6,000 citizens were familiarised with cultural and ethnic diversity during tourist tour. 2. The Project organised the annual Halfway Festival - regional gathering of writers. Around 1550 young people attended lectures in the field of literature during the festival; 850 citizens attended literary evenings at the regional festival. Around 4,000 citizens were informed about cultural and ethnic diversity of the region through produced materials, public events and media reports during the festival.