Campaign 2016

Real hero is the one who forgives, not the one who kills

“Real hero is the one who forgives, not the one who kills”: Takes shape in Shkoder the Wall against “blood feuds” and for Reconciliation.

It is the first place all around Albania dedicated to the phenomenon victims. In order to commemorate them it has been put a memorial plaque saying: “In memory of the “blood feuds” victims”.

We would like to commemorate all togheter the phenomenon victims with a stencil inspired by the “5 heroes” statue, symbol of the city of Shoder.

Stencil making-of: pictures of “Real hero is the one who forgives, not the one who kills”

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VIDEO Stencil inauguration:

Roundtable with the institutions

Roundtable with the institutions and presentation of the document “Commitment to fight and prevent the blood feud phenomenon and the promotion of a culture of peace and reconciliation” in the Scientific Library of the University “Luigi Gurakuqi”, Shkoder

Roundtable with the institutions

In order to:

  • Achieve a common action and to coordinate the efforts in the fight against the phenomenon of revenge killings and blood feuds and its consequences in the whole Albania;
  • Protect and guarantee a fundamental constitutional right, such as the right of life, as well as to promote a culture of peace and reconciliation

Click here to get the pdf of the document

Video: Roundtable 20 May 2016

Roundtable with the institutions

Program of the event in Shkoder 19-20-21-May 2016

The 2016 Event “Të lidhim besën për… pajtim!”
One event for three cities: “Together we can build up Reconciliation!
3 cities, 3 dates, 3 days: 1 Reconciliation

The awareness raising event “Të lidhim besën për pajtim” was born with the desire to awaken a sense of community across Albania, symbolically linking the north (Scutari), the center (Tirana) and the South (Vlora) of the Country.

Program of the event in Shkoder 19-20-21 May 2016

Thursday, 19th  of May 2016:

4:30 p.m.
Opening of the event in the pedestrian area Kole Idromeno
Public meeting: The real hero is the one who forgives, not who kills with Mr. Gianfranco Testa, Mr. Tonin Çobani , Mrs. Loreta Tomaj

6:30 p.m.
Screening of the movie The Forgiveness of Blood at ARKA youth center with the movie protagonist Sindi Laçej

Program of the event in Shkoder

Friday, 20th of May 2016:

10:30 a.m.
Roundtable with the institutions and presentation of the document “Commitment to fight and prevent the blood feud phenomenon and the promotion of a culture of peace and reconciliation” in the Scientific Library of the University “Luigi Gurakuqi”, Shkoder

Saturday, 21st  of May 2016:

3:00 p.m.
Graffiti laboratory at the park  in Hasan Riza Pasha street
6:00 p.m.
Inauguration of graffiti
7:00 p.m.
Closing and musical evening at ARKA the youth center

Press conference presentation event “Të lidhim besën për… pajtim!”

Press Conference presentation event 2016

17/05/2016 at 11.00 a.m.

Press conference presentation event “Të lidhim besën për… pajtim!” in Shkoder

Together we can build Reconciliation! Organized by Operazione Colomba

Press conference presentationEvent 2016: “Të lidhim besen për… pajtim!”
1 event for 3 cities: Together we can build Reconciliation!
3 cities, 3 dates, 3 days: 1 Reconciliation

Presentation of the event:

The raising-awareness event “Të lidhim besën për… pajtim!” was born wishing to awake the sense of community all over Albania, tying together, in a symbolic way, the north of the Country (Shkoder), with the centre (Tirane) and the south (Vlore).

Here are the scheduled dates:

Shkoder: 19-20-21 May 2016;
Tirane: 29-30 September and 1 October 2016
Vlore: 24-25-26 November 2016.

Together we can build Reconciliation!

Together we can build ReconciliationTogether we can build Reconciliation

Campaign 2016: “Të lidhim besen për… pajtim!”
1 event for 3 cities: Together we can build Reconciliation!
3 cities, 3 dates, 3 days: 1 Reconciliation

Presentation of the event:

The raising-awareness event “Të lidhim besën për… pajtim!” was born wishing to awake the sense of community all over Albania, tying together, in a symbolic way, the north of the Country (Shkoder), with the centre (Tirane) and the south (Vlore). (more…)