· March, 2014

Proposals Conflict & Reconciliation from March, 2014

Croatia: Wikipedia>Local>Global

  March 26, 2014

Project goal is to make minority communities of Croatia (with focus on Serbs in Croatia) more visible by using Wikipedia. Under this project there will be made research and written articles about history, culture, traditions of community in English, Serbian, Serbo-Croatian and Croatian Wikipedia. Also, articles about rights of minority groups will be translated from English Wikipedia into local Wikipedia so that local population can have source of information about their rights. Project will continue already started activity but enable more people to take part and make rural sources accessible

Nigeria: Citizen Media for Peace Building in Kafanchan

  March 19, 2014

Communities around Kafanchan continue to be targets of ethnic/ religious conflicts that has destroyed lives and homes since 2011. Several Government-sponsored efforts do not seem to be achieving the desired results. The main perpetrators of the violence are armed youths on opposing sides while the bulk of the consequences are borne by women who have to look after the wounded, the dying and cope with the loss of loved ones. So far, there is no systematic video documentation that captures the stories of the women on both sides, who are bear the brunt of the violence