News from CSOs

The Civica Mobilitas grants are aimed at supporting “national” civil organizations i.e. those who usually work in one or more sector on a national level; medium or even small sized CSOs that wish to promote their causes by means of collective actions, organizations that are taking local social actions, for those who wants to address “hot” issues “here and now” and also supports informal, non-registered, CS actors who are engaged in social initiatives for the common good.

NHRIs are critical for human rights protection in the Western Balkans, despite lack of strategic approach, low visibility and funding issues

National Human Rights Institutions (NHRI) play a critical role in ensuring human rights protection in the Western Balkans, despite studies finding their offices are often understaffed, poorly budgeted and lack visibility, panellists told the “A Human Rights Bedrock: Effective National Human Rights Institutions for the Western Balkans” virtual conference on Wednesday. Organised by Civil Rights […]

Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences today migrated on the new URL and new OJS version!

I would like to thank the staff of Public Knowledge Project for the fast and smoothly migration and upgrade of the OJS software. I would suggest the users of the Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences to send me any information about the errors and difficulties for using this web platform. Cordially Prof. Dr […]

Effectiveness of NHRIs in Western Balkan countries: What is behind and beyond the average?

This regional report is the result of the research project which included independent institutions established by the state to protect and promote human rights in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia. The research took place in the period from July – November 2019 and July – November 2020. It was first […]

Discussion: If we do not take measures to protect the water resources, we can very easily lose them irreversibly

Around 1.7 billion euros of investment are needed to clean urban wastewater, which is now discharged directly into rivers, lakes and soils and for securing clean water supply in accordance with the EU acquis. Water is a resource that is consumed indefinitely, yet for years now the competent institutions have had no real insight into […]

Project summary: ACT – Active citizen participation 2.0

The project aims at increasing the involvement of the general public with national stakeholders in a national democratic debate that will open pan-national dialogue on the needed mechanisms for an effective democratic transition. DOWNLOAD PDF The post [Project summary] ACT – Active citizen participation 2.0 appeared first on EPI.

EPI, The Academy for Judges and Public Prosecutors, The Chamber of Mediators and The Mediators Federation Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding

In order to promote and to increase the overall usage rate of the mediation, the European Policy Institute, The Academy for Judges and Public Prosecutors, The Chamber of Mediators and The Mediators Federation Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding. This Memorandum will contribute to the implemention of the project “Mediate, do not hesitate!”, funded by the Embassy of […]

The Macedonian Path to Brussels: Breaking the Vicious Cycle

Author: Malinka Ristevska Jordanova Ultimately, we should acknowledge that the EU cannot simply come up with a recipe that will grant us a better life. We must have our own vision and our own plan. Some fifteen years ago, while talking to another veteran in the EU integration process from the region, I complained to […]

Discussion: The youth in North Macedonia is not very well informed about the right to a healthy environment

The right to safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment plays a key role in leading a healthy life, and this right is one of the most important for young people. Unfortunately, the environment is endangered starting from air pollution, unsanitary water up to garbage in various places around cities, and young people through various forms […]

Third dialogue meeting regarding the project “Interpretation of the mutual history of modern time”

The third dialogue meeting, within the project “Interpretation of the mutual history of modern time” was implemented on 17th, 18th, 21st and 22nd of December 2020. The dialogue meeting was implemented via the platform ZOOM. Through the implementation of the project, Peace Action and HTAM, continue to contribute towards reaching the project specific goal: The […]

Adequate Housing Policies and Practices Presentation of a Report: “I Have to Live in an Urban Environment First”

Within the project “Policies and practices for adequate housing” on 28.01.2020, the National Roma Centrum presented the research report prepared within the project. As a result of the general situation with Covid 19 in the country and the world, NRC has adjusted its activities in accordance with the situation and the measures of the Ministry […]

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