The United Nations took a step towards helping the billion people around the world suffering from hunger achieve access to adequate food with the publication of a ‘how-to’ guide providing the tools for governments, institutions and civil society to assert this basic human right.

The CITSEE project (The Europeanisation of Citizenship in the Successor States of the Former Yugoslavia - see below for more information) is organising a conference on "Theories and Practices of Citizenship in the New Balkan States" on June 24-25, 2010 at the University of Edinburgh. Deadline: 2009/11/15


The OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina is mandated to assist the country to make the transition to a stable, peaceful, democratic, multi-ethnic and self-sustaining society. Closing Date of application 30-11-2009

Edited by Timofey Agarin and Malte Brosig Amsterdam/New York, NY, 2009.

Date: 6 November 2009

Venue: Strasbourg (Council of Europe Agora Building, Room G-3)

Oct 27, 2009 - The Universal Declaration of Human Rights came about as a response to the crimes committed during the Second World War. Their claim of validity is universal and equal for all – and yet human rights are still not recognized everywhere in the world.

Oct 27, 2009 - The Open Society Fund Bosnia and Herzegovina calls on the interested citizens to come to the conference ”Religion and Education in an Open Society: Review of Model of Religious Education in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, on October 28, 2009, at Europe Hotel in Sarajevo.

The Mediacenter Sarajevo organizes the workshop “Reporting on Persons with Disabilities”, November 8-9, 2009.

The “Why Not” association, in cooperation with its partners – Dosta Movement, OP Revolt, UNS Geto, Ormar, Odisej, Srebrenica Youth Centre, DVOC, University of Sarajevo Human Rights Centre, starts a campaign for introduction of direct democracy into the BiH Constitution, titled „Ne zaUSTAVljajte nas!“ (Don’t Stop Us!)

Deadline: 2009/10/25
SIIGA is trying to position itself at universities in the Balkan countries and is currently recruiting student volunteers from the region to assist in our work. New staff members will work together with current members to promote and develop SIIGA's mission throughout the 2009/2010 academic year.