UN Award for excellent work

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Velma Saric Director of The Post Conflict Research Centre and Institute of War and Peace reporting, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina was awarded by the UN in recognition of her excellent work. She was presented award in 2014 Intercultural Innovation Award Ceremony recently.

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (left) and Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser (right), UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, present the 2014 Intercultural Innovation Award Ceremony, to Velma Šarić, the founder and Executive Director of the Post-Conflict Research Center (PCRC), which won this year’s top prize. The centre’s multimedia-based peacebuilding project “Ordinary Heroes” promotes reconciliation and enhances inter-ethnic cooperation among Bosnian citizens by utilizing stories of rescuers’ behavior and moral courage to save lives during times of ethnic violence and genocide worldwide.

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