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Friday, March 28, 2014 - 2:30pm

March 28, 2014 in Tetovo, the USAID Small Business Expansion Project together with Ecolog, an international integrated services company, launched the Support Fund for Women and Youth Entrepreneurs. Each partner has contributed $15,000 to establish the fund, which will help small businesses increase their capacities, create more jobs, and improve livelihoods and lives in the Polog region.

“An investment in the Support Fund for Women and Youth-run Businesses is an investment in the people of Polog, and it benefits all the people of the region,” said U.S. Ambassador Paul Wohlers. He added, “I strongly urge other businesses to follow Ecolog’s lead with a contribution to the Support Fund for Women and Youth-run Businesses.”

Second Renewable Energy Stakeholder Forum
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 12:00pm

On Wednesday, February 19, 2014, the USAID Macedonia Clean Energy Investment Project implemented by Winrock International hosted the second in the series of Renewable Energy Stakeholder Forums. These Forums are organized in partnership with the Macedonian Association of Renewable Energy Producers at the Chamber of Commerce and the International Finance Cooperation (IFC) Balkan Renewable Energy Program USAID Clean Energy Investment Project Chief of Party, Mr. Samir Latif opened the second Renewable Energy Stakeholder Forum, where key presenters were Mr.

USAID’s Readers are Leaders Project Entertains Kids at Skopje City Mall
Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 9:15am

On 2nd Februari, USAID’s Readers are Leaders Project “Reading and Math are Fun” Celebrity Roadshow made its first monthly visit to Skopje City Mall where actor Gorast Cvetkovski entertained a crowd of children and their parents as the MC of this interactive educational show.

USAID improves Roma lives through education
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 12:45pm

On 5th February, USAID presented the last External Performance Evaluation Report of its decade-long Roma Education Project (REP), implemented by the Foundation Open Society – Macedonia (FOSM). The evaluation findings highlight the project’s positive impact on the Roma community and confirm shifting attitudes among teachers, Roma students, and their parents. Roma student achievement and teacher training both helped significantly reduce the level of prejudice previously so prevalent in the participating schools.

USAID and City of Skopje Establish Local Economic and Social Council
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 10:30am

On 12.18.2013, USAID’s Youth Employability Skills (YES) Network established the Skopje Local Economic and Social Council (LESC). 

U.S. Helps Renovate Secondary School in Skopje
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 11:00am

On December 4th 2013, the USAID Interethnic Integration in Education Project, together with the City of Skopje, celebrated the completion of renovations at the Josip Broz Tito Secondary School in Skopje. The process of refurbishment, financially supported by the U.S. Government through the United States European Command (EUCOM), created a better learning environment for students and demonstrated the power of collaborative work by engaging all members of the community in the process.

USAID projects facilitate investment in renewable energy  and help industries reduce energy costs
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 10:15am

 

On December 4th 2013in Skopje, USAID launched two new energy sector projects: the Clean Energy Investment project and the Industrial Management project.  

Launched Series of Renewable Energy Forums
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 11:00am

On Wednesday, November 27, USAID’s Clean Energy Investment Project, in partnership with the International Finance Cooperation (IFC) Balkan Renewable Energy Program and the Association of Renewable Energy Producers at the Chamber of Commerce, hosted the first of a series of Renewable Energy Stakeholder Forums.  These forums serve as a vehicle for public-private dialogue on issues related to renewable energy.

Better System for Teacher’s Professional Development
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 10:30am

 

At November 27th .2013, USAID launched its Teacher Career and Professional Development Project and presented the findings of a comprehensive study, Policies and Practices: an Analysis of Teacher Career and Professional Development in Macedonia. The study recommends upgrading existing legislation and developing teacher standards and instruments for evaluation. USAID’s project will actively involve teachers and education stakeholders in the implementation process.

Job Club re-opens at Employment Center in Skopje
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 5:00am

On November 26th 2013, USAID’s Youth Employability Skills (YES) Network Project celebrated the re-opening of a Job Club in the Employment Center in Skopje. This is one of seven job clubs renovated and re-equipped by USAID in municipalities throughout Macedonia. At each job club, USAID provided new furniture, IT equipment, books and other resource materials valued at U.S. $5,000.

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Last updated: January 23, 2014

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