Obala Kulina Bana 39
Bosnia and Herzegovina
IMIC (International Multi-religious Intercultural Center) provides platform for promotion of inter-religious dialogue and development of discourse on justice and peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina and South-Eastern Europe. The organization supports the goals of multi-religious, multiethnic and multicultural society, and promotes democratization and reintegration o f the country and its people, securing of human rights and culture of tolerance, peace and mutual understanding.
Foremost, among the goals of the IMIC is the facilitation of understanding central role played by spiritual dimension in the peace process. IMIC is active locally as well as globally in its support of peaceful encounter and understanding through theoretical dialogue, often together with international organizations, and in bringing communities together in prayer, action, and day-to-day shared life. Our center is convinced that tolerance in multi-religious Bosnia & Herzegovina and Europe can be fostered through dialogue and that it is the only guarantee for lasting and sustainable peace in the country and region.
International Multi-religious Intercultural Centre is recorded in Registry of scientific and research associations in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and it is involved in research and scientific work related to its mission and goals.. The two most important projects, in this sense, are research/project:Women , Religion and Politics which resulted in publication in BCS, and recently (this year, 2010) published in English, and another research-project “Inter-religious dialogue trough education and communication of the youth in multi-cultural society of Bosnia and Herzegovina” that investigated attitudes towards religiosity, ethnicity and religion in 8 municipalities and more than 50 schools in B&H.
IMIC was founded on 10th of December, 1991, for the Anniversary of UN Declaration of Human Rights, as non-governmental organization under civil law, in premises of Jewish community in Sarajevo. The organization operated for some time, in the premises of Sarajevo Academy of Arts and Sciences. Since the 1st of July 1996, IMIC has its own center and Library in Sarajevo, Old City, the address is: Obala Kulina Bana 39.