Adopt Srebrenica Adopt Srebrenica Project Leaders Tuzlanska Amica

Project Leaders
Alexander Langer Foundation Tuzlanska Amica
Short history of the Project I do not hate/Ja ne mrzim. Zijo’s story. Euromediterranea 2015 in Bosnia and Herzegovina International Week 2014 International Week 2010 11th July - Don´t Forget Study trip to Strasbourg march 09 After Dayton: Events May 08 International Week 2009 International Week 2008 Field trip to Bosnia and Herzegovina 25/07-02/08 International Week 2007 About Srebrenica and Bosnia News Contacts Link Adopt, Srebrenica, nagrada Alexander Langer 2015
(14) (26) adopt Srebrenica Group (6) as / Experience Srebrenica 2010 (3) as- memory travel 11 July 2009 (52) Bz-Dayton -Meeting Trento 06-16 (15) Bz-Dayton Culture 06.17 (6) Bz-Dayton Eurac 15.06 (5) Bz-Dayton faces (10) Bz-Dayton Master Meeting 06.17 (13) Bz-Dayton Meeting with local institutions 06.16 (2) Bz-Dayton-Conference 06.17 (17) Cooperation for memory 2011 (36) Internat. Conference 2008 (37) Internat.Conference 2007. (9) Internat.Conference 2008-2 (17) International Week 2009 (28) international Week 2014 (52) Srebrenica - Potocari 11.7.2007 (9) Srebrenica 11.7.2005 (9) Srebrenica 11.7.2005 (4) Srebrenica 11.7.2006 (6) srebrenica-mars mira 2010 (8) Tuzla 07.2006 (9) Tuzla-Modena City Ramblers (4) Tuzlanska amica (13)

Tuzlanska Amica

The association “Tuzlanska Amica” is a non-governmental organisation based in Tuzla, a city in the north-eastern part of Bosnia Herzegovina. Officially registered in 1996, its work started in 1992 with the aim of easing the suffering of a growing number of women and children arriving from the concentration camps, from the areas concerned with ethnic cleansing and fleeing from the city of Srebrenica. In 1993, Tuzlanska Amica started receiving support from the women volunteers of  “Spazio Pubblico di donne” (Public Space of Women) of Bologna and later on from a growing number of Italian associations, thus achieving a remarkable expansion of its engagement also outside Tuzla. Today, two "mobile teams" are able to intervene also in the most abandoned areas in a multidisciplinary way, guaranteeing medical, psychological and first aid assistance to families in need.
Tuzlanska Amica is directed by Irfanka Pašagić, neuropsychiatrist originary from Srebrenica, who arrived in Tuzla as a refugee in 1992. Psychologists, pedagogists, social assistants and - if necessary - also legal consultants give their contribution to the association. Furthermore, the Tuzlanska Amica serves as a Centre for documentation and research on the condition of women and promotes public initiatives and seminars in order to support dialogue, understanding and tolerance between persons of all nationalities.
For her engagement, in 2005 Irfanka Pašagić received the International Award of the Alexander Langer Foundation, an award that from 1997 has been assigned to persons actively working for freedom, democracy, justice and together living.

These are Tuzlanska's principal activities:

 

The organisations which collaborate with Tuzlanska Amica in Italy are: Adottando of Bologna, Macondo Tre of La Spezia, Bancaiuti of Rimini, ARCI Macondo of Bagnolo in Piano, Cosmohelp of Faenza, Solidarieta’ 1991 of Villa di Serio (BG), Nema Frontiera of Torino, Club Motociclisti of Torino, Radio Città Fujko with Wilmo Ferri of Bologna, Cral Telcomunicazioni Emilia Romagna, Cral Telecomunicazioni Liguria – Toscana, Progetti teatrali Babelia with Roberta Biagiarelli, Rivista Una Città of Forlì, Azione Cattolica of Parma, Associazione Scaut of Bergamo, Associazione Calcutta Project of Milano, Associazione Orlando of Bologna, YABIH, the Region Emilia Romagna, the Provices of Ravenna and Forlì, the Municipalities of Pescara and Ferrara.

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