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The Center for Democracy and Reconciliation in Southeast Europe
The Economist: JHP helps teachers gain "a broader perspective"
The international news magazine has recognised the importance of the CDRSEE and our work.
CDRSEE receives Human Rights Award
This year the Human Rights Award of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung pays tribute to the particular merits of the CDRSEE
Uniting Differences team
The Uniting Differences project off to an enthusiastic start.
Vicinities impresses, top journalists vow to cooperate
The CDRSEE’s current affairs talk “Vicinities”, kicked off another season with a roundtable discussion on regional cooperation of the media.

Upcoming events:

International Conference on "European Commemoration"
Dec. 16-17, Berlin, Germany -- CDRSEE's Executive Director will attend the conference, organised by the German Federal Foreign Office, the IfA, and the Chairs for Contemporary and Public History of the University of Heidelberg. 

Uniting Differences: Teacher Training event
Jan. 9-10, Međimurje County -- Second teacher training event is scheduled to provide teachers with tools to help keep Roma pre-school children in Croatian public schools.

Uniting Differences: Teacher Training event 
Jan. 23-24, Međimurje County -- The third and final training of teachers is scheduled  to provide teachers with tools to help keep Roma pre-school children in Croatian public schools.

Uniting Differences: Assessment Roundtable
Feb. 4-5, Međimurje County -- The final event of the Uniting Differences programme, during which teachers, trainers, organizers and local leaders will discuss and assess the projects, its impact and its future. 

Who we are

The Center for Democracy and Reconciliation in Southeast Europe is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation that seeks to foster democratic, pluralist, and peaceful societies in Southeast Europe. We advocate principles of social responsibility, sustainable development, and reconciliation among the peoples in the region. We accomplish these goals via seminars, publications, conferences, research projects, exchange programmes, and opinion polls.

Uniting Differences: Teacher Training event


Dec. 12-13, 2014 – Uniting Differences, the CDRSEE’s programme to help keep Roma children from dropping out of the mainstream Croatian school system, held its first Teacher Training Event in Međimurje County, Croatia.

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JHP II Teacher Training Seminar in Vukovar, Croatia


The CDRSEE held a successful and productive weekend teacher training seminar, attended by 27 teachers, which also served to tap teachers’ experience and ideas as the Joint History Project embarks on its next phase and the publication of two new books.

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Uniting Differences: 2nd Training of Trainers


Nov. 21-22, Međimurje County, Croatia -- The Uniting Differences programme successfully held its second Training of Trainers workshop, as part of the project to help integrate Roma children into the Croatian public schools. 

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CDRSEE fields panel on World War 1 history education at Univ. of Graz


Nov. 22, Graz, Austria -- The CDRSEE organised a history education panel on “Teaching World War I”, as part of the University of Graz’s Centre for Southeast European Study’s conference on Histories of 1914, Debates and Use of the Origins of World War One in Southeastern Europe.

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Board of Directors convenes in Thessaloniki for 22nd Meeting


The Center for Democracy and Reconciliation in Southeast Europe Board of Directors gathered in Thessaloniki this weekend, celebrating the successes of 2014 and mapping out the future as the CDRSEE embarks on new projects and expands its flagship programs.

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Reconciliation - an educational mission, and a possible one


CDRSEE has contributed an interesting overview on reconciliation as an educational mission to Lifelong Learning in Europe (LLinE), a trans-European journal dedicated to the advancement of adult education, lifelong learning, intercultural collaboration and best practice research.

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