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Areas of Expertise

PRONI Center for Youth Development has expertise in a range of areas, including:

Main Aims and Objectives

PRONI is working on bridging the barriers that create differences within society. PRONI works for individuals and groups in society that will have the benefit of the labor organization, with a special focus on young people.

Upholding the Principles of Conflict Transformation

PRONI Brcko has proven that multi-ethnic coexistence and life is possible. PRONI Brcko become the first Youth NGO project that combined all three ethnicities in the year 2000 and since then has promoted a multi-ethnic approach in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Since May 2011 PRONI Brcko, in partnership with Youth Build International (USA) and the Center for Sustainable Development (Bosnia-Herzegovina) implemented a two-year Youth Build Program in Brcko District, supported by USAID through its Conflict Mitigation and Reconciliation Program.

Where and with Whom

PRONI Center works on the local, national, regional and global level.

PRONI Center works with Local Government, National Government, Ministries of B&H, European Commission, the Embassy of USA, Embassy of Norway, SIDA, USAID etc.

Main Activities in the Field of Conflict Transformation

PRONI Brcko was one of the first organizations to initiate peacebuilding work in Bosnia-Herzegovina using youth work education and practice as a tool. Since 1998, PRONI Brcko (in that time known as PRONI Center for Youth Development) started educational programs for youth coming from different ethnic groups and religions in Bosnia-Herzegovina (Bosniaks – Muslims and Serbs – Orthodox Christians) with the aim of rebuilding destroyed “bridges” and breaking prejudices among youth in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Those educational and peacebuilding activities from 1998 established the foundations for all PRONI Brcko’s future activities and results.

PRONI Brcko has organized more than 100 educational activities in the field of peacebuilding, more than 200 intercultural exchanges in Bosnia-Herzegovina and the region, and organized and supported more than 1,000 workshops where workshops leaders and participants were coming from different ethnicities in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

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