Village Harmony

Vahidin Omanovic

Vahidin 2VAHIDIN OMANOVIC is the co-founder and co-director of the Center for Peacebuilding in Sanski Most, Bosnia.  He is an Islamic imam, and professional trainer in nonviolent communication with a masters degree in conflict transformation from the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont. Vahidin experienced a personal transformation while participating in inter-ethnic dialogue and trauma healing sessions with an American organization in the 1990’s. He found that reconciliation was the only way forward in his country. He is the recipient of several peace prizes from international organizations and is in demand in many countries as a skilled peace builder. In addition to organizing many aspects of this camp he will be sharing his knowledge, skills and stories about peace building with all of us.