Panel “Exodus of People” at Free Zone festival

PIN participated in the panel discussion titled “Exodus of people” organised in the Mokrin House as part of the Slobodna Zona / Free Zone Film Festival. The event included a screening of the film Fire at Sea followed by a discussion on the migrant crisis and sharing of our experiences in providing psychological support to refugees in Serbia.
The panelists were Žarko Korać, retired University professor and national MP and Mirko Rudic, a journalist from the Nedeljnik Vreme and NVO Atina associate. Željko Bodrožić from Kikindske newspaper moderated the discussion.

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Joint brief on the lives of unaccompanied refugee children in Serbia and the Balkans

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In cooperation with IRC, PIN team participated in the making of a joint brief on the lives of unaccompanied refugee children in Serbia and the Balkans. Some of the fundamental problems that migrants report on as they continue their journey towards the EU are inadequate accommodation, poor education as well as frequent neglect from foster parents. Apart from feeling lonely, they feel that they are deprived of their elementary rights and are at greater risk of being exploited. The summary is available at the following link: https://rescue.app.box.com/s/drskae3smvjyc8ap6w9giscz1l74ohc6

“The Dialogue Project – Migration trauma in transition” held at Faculty of Philosophy in Sarajevo

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PIN took part in The Dialogue Project – Migration trauma in transition: Exploring sociotraumatic roots of dealing with the refugees organized at Faculty of Philosophy in Sarajevo.
This project connects students and professors from Western Balkan universities with stakeholders and practitioners in refugee help as well as media representatives from countries involved in the Balkan refugee route.
Our team gave a lecture on Research in Social Trauma among refugees and participated at one of the experts group exploring vicarious trauma and burnout among helpers working with refugees.