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By Kofi Annan, president of the Kofi Annan Foundation
 © United Nations 
Ever since national frontiers were invented, people have been crossing them -- not just to visit foreign countries, but to live and work there. In doing so, they have almost always taken risks, driven by a determination to overcome adversity and to live a better life. Those aspirations have always been the motors of human progress. Historically, migration has improved the well-being, not only of individual migrants, but of humanity as a whole. (Full Story)
By Miriam Rabkin, Contributor to Tolerance.ca®
Credit : Lene Juul-Madsen
The conflict in Bosnia was brought to an end by forced international intervention -mostly American- which resulted with the Dayton Peace Agreement, signed on December 14th, 1995. Bosnia was placed under stronger international supervision, becoming a sort of experiment for post-war reconstruction. A High Representative was established with wide-ranging powers to intervene on both political and economical levels where the situations are deemed critical. Several international organizations, such as the OSCE, UNHCR, and NATO, took on the daunting roles of repairing the war damage, trying to install democracy and security in Bosnia. (Full Story)
By Miriam Rabkin, Contributor to Tolerance.ca®
Credit : Lene Juul-Madsen
The old Turkish area of Sarajevo bustles with activity as merchants try to sell their ware, locals stroll for hours down the many pedestrian streets or sit in outdoor cafes. Trendy stores and boutiques remain open till late at night. The general mood is festive, the calm of the city interrupted by the traditional Muslim call for prayer and occasional church bells. Nothing, save the bullet holes on the sidewalks and buildings, indicates the war-zone that Sarajevo was, not so long ago. (Full Story)
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