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Associations of War Victims-Bijeljina, BiH-April 11, 2009

2009, Association of Victims, BiH, local consultation, NGO's

Local Consultation with Associations of Victims on the Initiative for RECOM


The first national consultation in Bosnia and Herzegovina was organized by the non-governmental organization Povratak i održivi opstanak Association (BiH) and was attended by 26 representatives of non-governmental organizations, mostly associations of war victims, and other associations of citizens. Three of the present people were journalists, at the same time members of non-governmental organizations. President of the Islamic community in Bijeljina took part in the consultations, too. Consultations were monitored by an observer from the Bijeljina office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Mission. Consultations were opened by Vehid Šehić (Citizens’ Forum of Tuzla, BiH), Salem Čorbo, (Povratak i održivi opstanak Association, BiH), Bogdan Ivanišević (International Center for Transitional Justice) and Nataša Kandić (Humanitarian Law Center, Serbia). Dnevni Avaz, EuroBlic, RTRS, and RTV BN announced the news on the consultation.

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