April 14, 2013

NGO Gariwo in Konjic

Svetlana Broz, NGO Gariwo director, and Amer Tikveša, NGO Gariwo PR manager, gave a talk to the citizens of Konjic in Wooden Hall at the National University in Konjic. Title of the lecture was „The Best among Us“.

Citizens, 50 of them, were introduced into the concept of civil courage and ways of civil courage affirmation with particular emphasis on the work of NGO's Gariwo.

Svetlana Broz spoke about the concept of civil courage, Duško Kondor Civil Courage Awards and award winners and the films made and produced by NGO's Gariwo. Amer Tikveša spoke about NGO's Gariwo publishing. Citizens had the opportunity to see two films: Human - a film about Duško Kondor and The Fearless Correspondence - a film about Predrag Matvejević. There were developed a discussion with the citizens which were given a book Allah, Liberty and Love by Irshad Manji, a brochure with the names of Duško Kondor Civil Corage Awards laureates and statements of awards, and a CD with the songs Do it – an Ode to Civil Courage performed by Irina Kapetanović.

Co-organizer of the event was the National University in Konjic and media partner was Radio Konjic.

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