April 18, 2016

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Most Mira was featured as case study in the United States Institute of Peace report on “Reconciliation in Practice.”


From page 26:

"For a number of years, Most Mira, a European organization operating in the northwest region of Bosnia and Herzegovina, has hosted the Youth Festival to “build a bridge of understanding and tolerance between the young people of the Prijedor Municipality using the arts in a...

March 3, 2016

On March 1st Martin Bell OBE hosted a Most Mira event at the Frontline Club in London. It was a fundraising and networking event to help make our Peace Centre Project a reality – to build a new peace centre out of the ruin that stands now. The event was attended by over 90 people interested in Most Mira and Bosnia; representatives from the media, theatre, arts charities, peace building organisations,...

December 9, 2015


Most Mira was shortlisted for the PeaceDirect Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Photography Award. The photo taken by Nikola shows Most Mira’s architect workshop in October 2014 connecting with community members and young people around Kevljani.


October 15, 2015


Most Mira presents: an evening of Balkan music & poetry on 24th November at 7:30 pm at The Betsey Trotwood, Farringdon.


Featuring the wonderful Balkan Gypsy folk band Le Gazhikane Muzikante, poetry and stories about Bosnia and hosted by Most Mira trustee and poet Laila Sumpton.

Suggested donation for tickets £5 on the door, all funds raised will go towards Most Mira’s work with chi...

August 5, 2015

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Using poetry to work with the group at POP2015 gave us some reflection space to really consider what the events of the war meant to us on a more personal level- so that we can carry the stories forward and use them in our awareness-raising and peacebuilding work. The poems the groups created both individually and as a group were really thoughtful and concise, great lyrical pieces we can use to share o...

July 23, 2015

On Wednesday, Laila led our group in a creative workshop on the role of art and artists in activism. We also visited a building that was destroyed in the war but in which Most Mira hopes to build a future youth centre.

Laila inspired us to write about the conflict, memorials we had seen, and the potential for a different future.

Check out a few of our first drafts of poems from the workshop…

Reflecting o...

July 22, 2015

On Day 2, Elma from Humanity in Action led a great workshop on memorialization in Bosnia and Herzegovina. We started by discussing how to interpret memorials, who builds and funds monuments, and what the political purpose is of memorials. Then we analyzed several monuments from other parts of the region. After lunch, we visited monuments in the village of Kevljani and Omarska.


July 20, 2015


Every year on the 20th of July a collective funeral is held near Prijedor for the burial of victims whose remains were identified in the last year. Most of these victims were found in mass graves and identified by the International Commission on Missing Persons. The ceremony was led by imams from the region, with speeches by local civic leaders. One speaker declared in front of a crowd of more t...

July 19, 2015

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This week we will host the 3rd annual Project on Peacebuilding in Kevljani in northern Bosnia. For the next 5 days, participants gather from Bosnia, Denmark, United Kingdom, and the U.S. The group will explore the work of local peacebuilding in Prijedor and the surrounding region. Look for reflection posts from all our participants and summaries of the workshops!


About the Program:

The project will in...

December 5, 2014

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Most Mira’s Travelling Youth Centre Exhibition was designed, project managed and realised by a team of young architects, including graduates from London”s The Cass School of Architecture and students and graduates from the Banja Luka Architecture Faculty in Bosnia and Herzegovina (B&H). The exhibition is a “work-in-progress” consultation pack that will support the design and development of Most Mira’s...

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