MARKING THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE "PEACE IS OUR CHOICE"

International Day of Peace will be marked this year in Prijedor and Sanski Most. It will be organized by Nansen Dialogue Centre Prijedor within the project "Peace Education / Prevention and Conflict Management in Primary schools".

On 21st of September 2016 students and teachers from 15 primary schools from Prijedor, Sanski Most and Ostra Luka will jointly send a message of peace to the world by participating in inter-active creative activities, dancing and singing. Activities are adjusted to different age groups.

Also, the goal of this event is to strengthen cooperation and friendship among students of the schools who have already had the opportunity to meet and socialize in similar events and gatherings, but also to expand the friendship on some new students and teachers.

We invite you to join us in Sanski Most, Park at Zdena, in period from 10 a.m. till 12 a.m. and the main event in Prijedor, at the small square in period from 1 p.m. till 3 p.m. In case of bad weather, all activities will be realized in sports halls in Sanski Most and Prijedor.

NDC with office in Prijedor, local Association of Citizens established in September 2000, organize this event together with partners in the project / multi-ethnic group of primary school teachers and students, Nansen trainers and Nansen Peer mediators as the activity in the programme “Peace education –conflict prevention & conflict management” with the aim to strengthen multi-ethnic institutional cooperation of Primary schools from cross-entity municipalities Prijedor, Oštra Luka (RS, B&H) and Sanski Most (FB&H). More than 300 students, 50 teachers and directors will participate in events. Students from Prijedor will participate in activities in Sanski Most and students from Sanski Most will also participate in activities in Prijedor.

During the event, we invite you to, together with participants, send the message of peace by participating in inter-active creative activities such as: work on hammer papers with recycled materials, decoration of letters of slogan, drawing with chalks on the sidewalks, creative work on canvas, writing peace messages, distribution of paper doves with peace messages, distribution of promo material, singing Peace songs with students and dance performance.

Mr. Steinar Bryn, founder and senior consultant of Nansen dialogue network and Mr. Alfredo Zamudio, director of Nansen Center for Peace and Dialogue, Lillehammer, Norway, NDC Prijedor project partners and associates will address to participants in both towns.

International community, representatives of Embassies, international and local NGOs, local and republic / state institutions, media representatives and target groups representatives from NDC Prijedor project activities are invited to join us at the events in Prijedor and Sanski Most.

The events are implemented within the NDC Prijedor project supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Norway.

Please find enclosed the programme of the events and do not hesitate to contact us for any additional info you might need on NDC Prijedor, 052/ 242 400, 242 401 i 242 402 and mobile phone of events coordinator, Tijana Timarac 066/537 579. We would also be grateful if you could R.S.V.P by no later than Friday, 16th of September to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or above mentioned phone numbers.

We look forward to your confirmation of participation in events and opportunity to send the message of Peace from Prijedor and Sanski Most to Bosnia and Herzegovina and the World!