Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal represents the UK in Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial Complex on 11 July - Srebrenica Memorial Day.
First Minister for Scotland
A message of support from the leaders of Northern Ireland's five main political parties.
Actress, filmmaker and humanitarian
Remembering Srebrenica's education pack for the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence gained backing from the First Minister and four party leaders in Scotland.
Students at Blackburn High School were challenged to think about how we can build a united community and learn the lessons from Srebrenica as part of Hate Crime Awareness Week.
Mark Viner co-ordinated the radiography team assisting the forensic investigations of mass graves in Bosnia for seven years. In that time he helped uncover vital evidence to convict those who perpetrated the atrocities in Srebrenica, but also developed techniques that would help in many other disasters across the world. He returned to Srebrenica to learn more about the context and the people in October 2016 and shares his story here.
Northern Ireland's community relations chief, Peter Osborne, is taking over from Dr Ahmed Helmy as chair of the Northern Ireland Board of Remembering Srebrenica.
We organised a fundraising dinner and donated the money to Remembering Srebrenica and our local Bosnian school. This fundraising dinner celebrated Bosnian women, Bosnian culture and served to raise awareness about the impact of war and conflict, on women. For this fundraising dinner, we brought together different communities and discussed issues of sexual violence, genocide […]
The You Press collective group of artists were deeply inspired by Srebrenica to create work about human rights and war, with many pieces drawn from survivors’ accounts of the genocide in Bosnia. This event featured performances of this work and drew a diverse crowd to learn more about Srebrenica.
Prominent Scots will be visiting Potocari Memorial Centre to hear from survivors of the genocide first hand about what happened, taking the lessons back to their communities.
Community Champions in the North West took on the challenge of doing a 23-mile Peace Walk from Blackburn Cathedral to Manchester Cathedral at the end of Srebrenica Memorial Week 2016.
“It is an opportunity to plant together and grow closer as a community as the trees take root” Jews and Muslims come together to plant trees in shadow of Grenfell. @SFITogether @JewishNewsUK
“Mosques, churches and synagogues, all together, are talking a more optimistic story of peaceful coexistence.” @BorisJohnson on the hopeful future of interfaith reconciliation in Bosnia. @SarajevoTimes
I featured myself a while ago in the ICTY's documentary produced before an official closing of the ICTY, which's called "Srebrenica genocide:No room for denial". An amazing documentary. Please watch it, you won't regret it. https://t.co/COZpJsoTUk
“Springburn has a very strong community and we can still come together and support people in times of need.” A heart-warming story of strangers who attended the funeral of an asylum seeker whose death left son an orphan. @heraldscotland