Center for Peace Studies, together with the other partners from the European Union project "STIRE:SUPPORTING THE INTEGRATION OF THE RESETTLED", published the Community guide for volunteering, where old and new members of the society can read more about volunteering in Croatia.
The Centre for Peace Studies (CMS) has launched a campaign called #ovdježivimo (#welivehere) within Refugee Weeks in Croatia to share the stories of refugees who have found their new home in Croatia about their integration in the new environment.
Today, Centre for Peace Studies filed a criminal complaint to the State Attorney's Office in Zagreb against the unknown perpetrators police officers based on a reasonable doubt of degrading treatment and torture of 33 people and their violent, illegal expulsion from the territory of the Republic of Croatia to Bosnia-Herzegovina.
This morning, the Centre for Peace Studies and the Welcome! Initiative presented to the Government the “Report on violent and illegal expulsions of children and unaccompanied children” where the activists collected testimonies of children who sought protection from Croatia, but Croatia answered with violence.
CPS and Welcome Initiative: "We ask for humanity, not torture! We ask for investigations, not denial!"
This morning, Centre for Peace Studies and the Welcome! Initiative organized a street action in front of the Ministry of Interior (MoI) building. Activists requested to the responsible institution to initiate effective investigations, instead of denying violence against refugees.
Impact Hub Zagreb and the Centre for Peace Studies - Centar za mirovne studije, for the Refugees' weeks, on Friday 19 June from 10 to 12 are organizing an online "BEST Roundtable - Creative Collaborative Opportunities" on the topic of encouraging entrepreneurial skills as a tool for integrating migrants into the labour market and with the aim of creating synergies with external partners and stakeholders.
Over 100 organisations urging the EU: Post-coronavirus recovery for a just, solidary and sustainable society!
More than 100 non-governmental organisations and 7 networks across Europe sent a letter on today's 50th Earth Day urging to build back better after the pandemic for a just, solidary and sustainable society!
Over 90 leading civil society organisations from the Western Balkans and EU member states, active in areas of fundamental rights and the rule of law, democratic institutions, civic engagement, environment protection, combating corruption and migrant rights have, during their online shadow summit held on 5 May 2020, adopted a common declaration titled With or Without (E)U?.
Five people, five life stories, one goal.
We call for humane, sustainable solutions and clear distribution of responsibilities within the EU member states
Ahead of the informal meeting of European Foreign Affairs Ministers, Centre for Peace Studies, Are You Syrious, Welcome Initiative and Forum 2020 warned that the EU has to urgently adopt sustainable and humane solutions for the humanitarian crisis at the Greece-Turkey land border, as well as on Greek islands and other external borders of the EU. A banner with the message “For Open Europe” was displayed at the press conference.