Below are listed peacebuilding and conflict resolution organisations active in the Western Balkans. Just click on a group’s name for further information.
KULT works throughout Bosnia-Herzegovina, with a particular focus on educating young people about peacebuilding and conflict resolution.
Balkan Sunflowers is a media and education organisation that involves young people in peacebuilding projects, promoting intercultural collaboration and community cohesion in Kosovo and the Balkans.
Center for Intercultural Dialogue (CID)
The Centre for Intercultural Dialogue (CID) is a youth voluntary organisation, based in Macedonia. It promotes intercultural understanding and cooperation.
Center for Peacebuilding (CIM)
CIM works for reconciliation in Bosnia-Herzegovina through creating spaces for inter-ethnic and inter-religious dialogue. They also organise international delegations to share experiences with other peace processes around the world.
Center for Tolerance and Integration of Southern Serbia (CTI-JS)
CTI-JS works to promote tolerance, mutual recognition, integration and education of citizens of all ages and ethnicities in South Serbia.
Centre For Children’s Theatre Development (CCTD)
CCTD engages young people in Kosovo on society’s most pressing issues through drama, teaching them their rights, the values of democracy and reconciliation.
Centre for Nonviolent Action (CNA)
The CNA is a regional peace organisation, contributing to the development of lasting peace in the former Yugoslavia by promoting a culture of non-violence and dialogue.
Centre for Peace and Tolerance (CPT)
CPT strengthens local institutions in Kosovo Serb dominated municipalities and advocates transparent and effective local governance.
Centre for Research, Documentation and Publication (CRDP)
CRDP works on transitional justice and reconciliation in Kosovo, focusing particularly on the needs of the families of victims.
Committee for Human Rights (CHR) Leskovac
CHR Leskovac works to strengthen cooperation between Serbs and Albanians in south Serbia, and fights against human rights injustices.
Community Building Mitrovica (CBM)
CBM aims to identify and advance the common concerns of citizens, empowering communities to work together and establish means of peaceful co-existence in Kosovo.
Council of Bosnian Intellectuals of Kosovo (VKBIK)
This branch of an international association supports the development of science and culture in Kosovo whilst promoting cooperation to break down barriers between the different ethnic and national groups.
Genesis Project promotes peace and coexistence in mainly rural areas of Republika Srpska / Bosnia and Herzegovina
International Forum Bosnia (IFB)
IFB is working to bridge divisions in Bosnia and Herzegovina and to create an inclusive and peaceful society.
Jump provides young people with an opportunity to get actively involved in developing their own community bu upholding human rights, peacebuilding, environmental protection and increasing mobility
Kosovar Civil Society Foundation (KCSF)
Through its support for local initiatives this not-for-profit organisation aims to build a strong civil society movement that will promote a democratic culture and be responsive to the socio-economic needs of Kosovo.
Mozaik's mission is train enterprising young leaders with the aim of fostering peace and development of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Multikultura promotes youth activism, participation and interethnic tolerance in Macedonia.
Musicians Without Borders
Musicians Without Borders work with music and culture to revitalise local communities and support peaceful coexistence and protection of human rights in Bosnia.
Network for Building Peace
The Network for Building Peace is made up of 63 leading peace and human rights organisations working in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Nova Vizija (or 'New Vision') supports the development of local communities in Sandzak, Serbia through the implementation of projects that incorporate all social groups, regardless of nationality, religion, gender or social status.
Post-Conflict Research Center (PCRC)
PCRC helps create an environment for sustainable peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the greater Balkans region using creative multimedia projects.
proMENTE Social Research
proMENTE is a consultancy providing social research solutions on social and political issues. They have engaged in research in a number of areas, with a focus on inter-cultural education in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
PRONI Center for Youth Development
PRONI is a youth organisation based in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with a focus of human rights and peacebuilding.
Psycho-social center for trauma therapy, Diakonie Kosovo
The centre provides trauma therapy, particularly those affected by the war in Kosovo.
Regional Peace Initiative Network (ReMI)
ReMI is a network of organisations working in reconciliation, intercultural and interreligious dialogue.
Reintegracija (Reintegration) is the first organisation in Serbia to deal with returnee issues after readmission, with the aim of creating the conditions for sustainable returns from Western Europe and empowering returnees within the local community in order to attain both protection and assistance.
Resource Ecological Centre Zenica
This network of NGOs conducts peacebuilding workshops and youth exchanges, teaching people the importance of their shared environmental heritage in Bosnia.
Seeds of Peace
Seeds of Peace inspires and equips new generations of leaders from regions of conflict with the relationships, understanding, and skills needed to advance lasting peace.
Syri i Vizionit
Through a range of activities, Syri i Vizionit encourage people to enforce democratic practices and promote good governance, accountability and transparency.
The First Children’s Embassy in the World Megjashi (FCEWM)
FCEWM was established in Macedonia in 1992 to protect the rights of children and contribute to the development and strengthening of citizen awareness.
TransConflict Serbia is an organization undertaking conflict and post-conflict transformation projects and research throughout the Western Balkans.
Urban-in promotes equal opportunities for all through activities and programmes aimed at creating a vibrant civil society and modern democratic institutions in the Novi Pazar, Serbia. The organisation also promotes tolerance and dialogue as the primary means of resolving disputes.
Voice of Woman
Voice of Woman promotes the position and role of women in the post-conflict, transitioning society of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Women For Peace
The Women for Peace organisation was founded in February 2007 in Leskovac and is dedicated to women’s human rights and the promotion of peacebuilding.
Women in Black
Women in Black, is a network of women across the Balkans dedicated to peacebuilding activities.
Youth Can works to the empower young people to actively participate in the development of their own communities through social and youth activism in the Balkans.
Youth Centre Vermont
Youth Center Vermont is a youth association, established in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1993 to empower young people.
Youth Communication Center (YCC)
YCC works strengthen civic engagement among young people in the Balkans through activities, such as education, advocacy, and peacebuilding.
Youth Council for Cross Border Cooperation (YC4CBC)
YC4CBC is a group of young activists and students from Macedonia, Kosovo and Serbia, who work to promote inter-ethnic dialogue and cooperation across the region.
Youth Initiative for Human Rights (YIHR)
YIHR works in building connections between young people across the Balkans to work together for human rights.
Youth Resource Centre (YRC) Tuzla
YRC connects youth from across Bosnia-Herzegovina, actively involving them in building democratic values and strengthening of civil society.