On 30 June 2021, Horizon Civitas organized the closing conference on reintegration and resocialization of returnees from conflict zones. This activity aims to present the work done in scope of the project and provides expert discussions with stakeholders about enhancing the process of reintegration, resocialization and rehabilitation of returned individuals from conflict zones.

The conferences started with opening speeches by our chief executive Samet Shabani, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in North Macedonia HE Dirk Jan Kop, advisor for social policies to PM of North Macedonia Milan Zivkovic and deputy National Coordinator for CVE and CT Xheladin Ajvazi.

The conference continued with presentation of implemented activities, including findings of the research in scope of BRIDGE 2.0 Project. The project assistant and coordinator also shared their experiences with various stakeholders during the project implementation.

The activity ended with the moderated panel discussion where experts from various sectors (public, media, civil society, think tanks) shared their views on the topic. The panelists were:
Xheladin Ajvazi, National Committee for CVE and CT
Mlladen Cadikovski, Association of Journalists of Macedonia
Afrodita Musliu, Nexus Civil Concept
Skender Perteshi, Kosovar Center for Security Studies

This activity marked the completion of BRIDGE 2.0 Project, financially supported by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in North Macedonia.