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    • 1. 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!)
    • 2. 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)
    • 3. 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)
    • 4. 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
    • 5. Bosnia Herzegovina
    • 6. 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
    • 7. 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
    • 8. 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)
    • 9. Bosnia Herzegovina July 13, 2006
    • 10. 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
    • 11. 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”
    • 12. 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
    • 13. Omladinsky Centar
    • 14. Canada Day at Omladinsky Centar "Banana is Unite!" Massive Cdn Word Search Canadian Family Feud Fear Factor
    • 15. Doviđenja ( Bye!)
      • (Note: "đ" makes the "dg" sound)
      Hvala ( Thank You!)
    • 16. Please Take a Look at the Silent Auction in the Bar Area Door Prizes/Raffle
    • 17. 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
    • 18. 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
    • 19. 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. !!!