Samira Fatma Baručija


Regional Coordinator for URI Multiregion

Samira Fatma Baručija is from Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and works as the Regional Coordinator for the URI Multiregion. She is an activist, trying to facilitate dialog, interfaith work, and reinforce the importance of living together for the sake of peace and security. Most of her work nowadays is focused on peacebuilding and creating cultures of peace. For the most of her nine-year-long experience in civil society, Samira has been an educator trying to use the platform of non-formal education to raise awareness, motivate and empower individuals and groups, reinforcing their role in the change they want to see. The work that Samira is doing locally is done through a youth led, youth founded organization called Youth for Peace. She is also a part of the UNDP’s Global Youth Programme as one of 16 young people from around the world, working toward fulfilling the UN’s 2030 agenda. Since 2014, Samira has been a Youth Leader for the United Religions Initiative. Samira loves traveling and cooking.

URI Stories of Impact

Celebrating International Youth Day

Representatives, Issac Shibu Thomas, Global Council Trustee of URI, and Samira Barucija-Homoraš, Regional Coordinator for URI Multiregion, took part in this inspiring UN event in honor of International Youth Day.

Golden Rule Day 2021

The Golden Rule, which says, “Treat others the way you want to be treated,” calls us to extend our concern beyond ourselves and to embrace a greater understanding and respect for all life form and Mother Earth.