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Connecting experiences, events and volunteers in solidarity and action, focusing on current refugee and humanitarian situation in the world, and in the Balkans.

Meeting Razan: Sharing the right story

As the Indian novelist and activist Arundhati Roy said “there's really no such thing as the 'voiceless'. There are only the deliberately silenced, or the preferably unheard.” It’s in that spirit that these series of interviews was born. Razan comes... Continue Reading →

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’’Get up – Crossing borders’’ youth exchange (Klosterbuch, Germany) – 30. 10 – 6. 11. 2017.

20 youngsters between ages 18 and 30 from Germany, France and Serbia took part in a ’’Get up – Crossing borders’’ trilateral youth exchange in a city called Klosterbuch. We spend one week in a community farm where we were... Continue Reading →

”Balkan Steps” – finalization of project, 30th of August 2017.

Public event of the ''Balkan Steps'' project happened in the last week of August. We gathered locals from Novi Sad in order to raise awareness about the current (but also previous) situation in Europe related to people seeking refuge and... Continue Reading →

”Balkan Steps” project – Alessandra’s impressions from Šid, Serbia

Here you can read the impressions coming from an Italian volunteer, Alessandra. She was staying in Šid for quite some time in June trough a project VCVimplemented, called ”Balkan Steps”. This project is a product of cooperation between SCI Italy and... Continue Reading →

”Balkan Steps” project – Silvia’s impressions from Šid, Serbia

Here you can read the impressions coming from an Italian volunteer, Silvia Valdre. Silvia was staying in Šid for quite some time in June trough a project VCVimplemented, called ”Balkan Steps”. This project is a product of cooperation between SCI Italy and... Continue Reading →

 ‘’Individuals need a wake-up call!’’ – What is happening with people seeking refuge in Serbia

‘’Individuals need a wake-up call!’’  What is happening with people seeking refuge in Serbia In April in Novi Sad, VCV Serbia organized a Living Library event called ''Closing borders'', which had a topic of refuge and migration as a main... Continue Reading →

Živa biblioteka // Living library ,,Closing borders” – @dom b-612 (21. 4. 2017.)

*english below* ,, ...Da li ste se ikada zapitali zašto mediji skrivaju pravu istinu o ovoj temi? Ko je iza volonterskih mreža koje pomažu pridošlim izbeglicama? Koliko ljudi je kriminalizovano tokom ovog perioda izbegličke krize, i koji je zapravo uticaj... Continue Reading →

Belgrade Waterfront with refugees in front (Beograd na vodi, a ispred – izbeglice), 23. 1. 2017.

Belgrade Waterfront with refugees in front (Beograd na vodi, a ispred - izbeglice), 23. 1. 2017.   *english below* U proteklih nekoliko nedelja smo, putem raznoraznih portala i medija, imali prilike da svedočimo katastrofalnim i nehumanim uslovima u kojima žive... Continue Reading →

Human Faces blog – personalising the Refugee crisis

Human Faces blog is a blog run by independent volunteer from US, Rachel. Rachel is currently in Subotica (Northern Serbia), where she is part of volunteer group called Fresh Response. Her goal is to personalize the current situation trough the photographs... Continue Reading →

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