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  • Kako ste/si? (How are you?)
    • (Note: you're supposed to roll your "r"s)
    (Note: the "i" sounds like a "long e" as in “see”) Dobar Dan! (Good day!) Zdravo (Hi!)
  • Why Beyond Borders?
    • Aspirations:
        • Work alongside NGOs/ NPOs
        • Become an elementary teacher
    • Program’s Competitive Advantage
        • Educational component (1.5 credits)
        • Volunteering, Networking & Local Involvement
        • (The Working Center, Intercodia Canada)
        • Peers (Like-mined ppl from diverse faculties)
        • Seminars (4 total) & Reintegration in August
        • (Intercordia Canada)
  • Beyond Borders
    • Mission Statement:
        • “ provides educational and local and international service experience for undergraduates interested in putting their education to use in the pursuit of a more just and peaceable world”
    • Placements:
        • Bosnia-Herzegovina, Ukraine, Ecuador, Honduras, Peru, Ghana, Malawi, Botswana, Nicaragua and Kenya.
        • vary from teaching English to promoting AIDS awareness in schools, and working in sustainable agriculture to supporting abandoned or disabled orphans.
    • Partners:
        • Intercordia Canada & World University Service of Canada (WUSC)
  • GORNJI VAKUF/USKOPLJE Bosnia Herzegovina Location: South-eastern Europe on Balkan Peninsula Surrounding Countries: Croatia (N&W); Serbia (E); Montenegro (S) Capital: Sarajevo Placement: Gornji Vakuf/Uskoplje (W of Sarajevo) Diverse ethnicity: Bosnians; Croatians; & Serbians
  • Bosnia Herzegovina
  • Bosnian War:
    • After WWI (1929): Bosnia became a part of Yugoslavia
    • 1940s (WWII): Josip Broz Tito helped free Bosnia from German control and created communist-ruled Yugoslavia
    • 1980: Tito died & federation fell apart
    • 1992: BiH claimed independence & ethnic war followed
        • Serbs wanted to reunite all Yugoslav territories but eliminate non-Serbs
    • 1995: divided BiH into Serb Republika Srpska & the Federation of BiH
  • Bosnian Conflict
    • Bosnian War: 1992-1995
    • March 1995 Dayton Peace Agreement = uneasy peace
    • Major town taken over by opposing ethnicity & smaller towns were divided
    • 1993- present: Gornji Vakuf split in the middle (lower part “Uskoplje”: Croats, upper part: Muslims)
    • Result: city, especially Muslim area, was destroyed
    • City split created primarily homogenized areas, apart from the previously formed cross-cultural families
    • Economy has crumbled since the war
  • Post- War
    • Violence hasn’t erupted since 2004; however, the mixing of ethnic groups isn’t has prominent
    • Separate city structures: city councils (2); mayors (2); post offices (2); schools systems (2); & health centers (2)
    • Mixed city structures: bus station; police force; & public market (both sides shop on Wednesdays)
  • Bosnia Herzegovina July 13, 2006
  • Omladinsky Centar
    • Founded:
        • Spring 1996
    • Location:
        • Middle of Gornji Vakuf, central Bosnia
        • Formal front line where the war of Muslims & Croats fought
    • Major Organizations Involved:
        • Local NGO; National NGO; International NGO; & Local Leaders
          • Project for: UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief); UNDP (U.N. Development Project) until 1997; and locals
          • Runs without government assistance, in order to work towards multi-culturalism
        • ~12 staff members & 15 volunteers
  • Omladinsky Centar Cont’d
    • Goal: “Encourage youth to take major roles in peace building”
      • A location where students, teachers and parents can safely interact cross-culturally
    • Target Demographic:
      • 500+ 7-18 yr olds take part in the educational and recreational programs
    • Hours of Operation:
      • 9am-8pm
    • Although small in proximity, it has a “tight schedule of activities”
  • Programs Offered at Gornji Vakuf- Uskoplje Youth Center
    • Some programs and courses offered at the center:
      • 4 Computer classes in computer lab for 10-17 yr olds
      • English & German
      • Photography
      • Drama
      • Conflict Resolution & Non-Violent
      • Communication
    • Currently, classes are intermixed
  • Omladinsky Centar
  • Canada Day at Omladinsky Centar "Banana is Unite!" Massive Cdn Word Search Canadian Family Feud Fear Factor
  • Doviđenja ( Bye!)
    • (Note: "đ" makes the "dg" sound)
    Hvala ( Thank You!)
  • Please Take a Look at the Silent Auction in the Bar Area Door Prizes/Raffle
  • A Special Thank You
    • Zio’s Italian Restaurant
    • North Star Dry Cleaners
    • Guardian Pharm Assist
    • Casa Lena
    • McMaster's Meat &Deli
    • The Wood Heron Studio Gallery
    • Capina Family Eatery
    • Copperfield Band
    • Jason Rowbottom, Jen & Ruby from BB
    • Parents
    • Everyone Who Came Out to Support Me
  • Auction Items:
    • Kenneth Cole Watch
    • Trendz Spa Items
    • Medium sized Table-Hockey
    • Book “Luxe” by Anna Godbeisen
    • Best Western: One Night Accommedation for Two Bonus: Breakfast for Two
    • Ultra golf balls worth $100
    • 10,000 Villages Fair Trade Coffee + ScotiaBank mug & pen
    • McMaster’s (Butcher) $25 Gift Card
    • 18pc Tumbler set
    • E-Lite Electric Leaf Blower/Weed Eater
  • Auction Items Cont’d:
    • Black & Dekker Auto. Jar Openner
    • Pepsi Standley Cup JerseyTeam Canada Jersey
    • Package: Cargo seat cover, 3pc BBQ tool set, & Molson Cdn Bag
    • Standley cup playoff hats (2pc)
    • Blue Flame Duffle
    • Print: “Garden Gate” from local artist
    • Curves package including 1month free membership, T-shirt & pedometer
    • Digital Photo Frame
    • Metro (A&P: grocery store) $25 gift certificate
    • ETC. !!!