NEVENA BAJALICA, Executive Director Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Nevena Bajalica is internationally oriented professional, researcher and writer, with more then 15 years of experience in government, media and cultural projects related to promoting peace, transition, cooperation and sustainable development in EU, The Netherlands, the Southeast and the East Europe. Researching and educating on the subjects of Human Rights, Holocaust and genocide. Nevena is regional expert for Western Balkans at the Anne Frank House Amsterdam. Prior engagements includes Dutch Institute for War Documentation (NIOD) and Dutch National Commission for International Cooperation and Sustainable Development (NCDO).
People need to learn about Human Rights: to be able to protect their own rights, and to understand the rights of others. It should really become a regular school-subject in educational system of every country from the basic school level.
MISKO STANISIC, Creative Director Stockholm, Sweden
Misko Stanisic is educational designer, lecturer, multimedia artist, musician and writer. Pedagogue specialized in interactive teaching aids and usability design. Misko has long experience of project development, project application development and project management, especially within international and multidisciplinary CSO cooperation. Among other engagements, Misko worked as educator at Swedish adult education organizations Sensus Study Association and Studieförbundet Vuxenskolan in Stockholm. Misko is particularly interested in evolvement of use of social media among CSOs and pedagogues in promoting diversity and Human Rights.
Multimedia gives us very exciting possibilities of expression, in communication, in art, and especially in pedagogy. It keeps audiences attention and makes people focus on the subject. It is extremely important in work with youth and children.
JEREMY WYLER, Online Media Strategist Paris, France
Jeremy Wyler studied philosophy, literature and history, and oriented his professional career towards web project management, specializing in social media, user experience and semantic web. Among other engagements, Jeremy worked at the Shoah Memorial in Paris as webmaster, digital media editorial designer and project manager.
The underlying problematic of teaching the History of the Holocaust is not so much about remembering and preaching for the “never again”, but to make the youth understand how easy it is to slip from simple rights deprivation, to the annihilation in total indifference, of millions of individuals.
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