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Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 11:00am

USAID Publishes Manual on Job-Search Strategies in Braille

On May 29, 2014, USAID’s Persons with Disabilities Internship and Employment Project, in cooperation with the Dimitar Vlahov State School for Rehabilitation of Visually Impaired Children and Youth, presented The Manual on Job Search Strategies published in Braille for blind and visually impaired people. The manual, a collaborative effort between the Project and Dimitar Vlahov School, will provide guidance to blind and visually impaired people seeking employment.

“Employment of people with disabilities is not a matter of charity, but one of human rights. We must remember that persons with disabilities are persons with many abilities, and they should have the same opportunities as everyone else. Ensuring those opportunities is what our project is all about,” said USAID Mission Director James Stein.

Monday, September 30, 2013 - 8:30am

USAID’s Youth Employability Skills (YES) Network Project, in cooperation with the Municipality of Gostivar, officially launched the Local Economic and Social Council (LESC) of Gostivar Monday, September 30.

 Persons with Disabilities
Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 12:00pm

On September 19th,2013, in Kumanovo, the U.S. Agency for International Development, in cooperation with the Municipality of Kumanovo, gathered business and NGO representatives as well as members of the public to present the activities and results of the USAID Persons with Disabilities Internship and Employment Project.  The project aims to make disability issues visible to the private sector and broader community while promoting equal rights for social and economic inclusion of people with disabilities.

Macedonia Anti-Corruption Program
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 8:00pm

On September 18th, 2013, USAID launched its new Anti-Corruption Program, which will support civil society organizations Improve the integrity of state institutions and hold them accountable to the people.

Climate Change Caravan
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 12:00pm

9th Spetember 2013, in Valandovo, the Climate Change Caravan, organized by the USAID Adaptation to Climate Change in Agriculture (ACCA) project, started its autumn campaign throughout Macedonia.  The Caravan will make four stops during this month.  It was designed to reach rural communities and educate small farmers and other citizens about the anticipated effects of climate change, share strategies for adapting to these effects, and emphasize the importance of proactive responses to them at the grassroots level. 

U.S. Support for Renovations at Primary School in Centar Municipality
Friday, September 13, 2013 - 12:30pm

 

September 13, 2013, the USAID Interethnic Integration in Education Project, together with Dimitar Miladinov Primary School and the Municipality of Centar, celebrated the completion of floor renovations in 23 classrooms at the Dimitar Miladinov school. The process of refurbishment, financially supported by the U.S. Government through the United States European Command (EUCOM) and USAID, created a better learning environment for interethnic integration in education.

Readers Are Leaders
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 12:00pm

On September 11th, 2013, the new Readers Are Leaders Project was launched in the National and University Library “St.Klement of Ohrid” in Skopje. Representatives from the Bureau for Development of Education, State Examinations Center, other education stakeholders, international organizations, local NGOs, as well as local authorities, teachers, parents and community members attended the launch.

Diaspora Invest
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 12:00pm

07/24/2013, The Polog Diaspora met in Gostivar to discuss what should be done in order to expand diaspora investment in the Polog region. The event, a traditional Iftar dinner, was opened by Mrs. Teuta Arifi, Mayor of the Municipality of Tetovo, Mr. Nevzet Bejta, Mayor of the Municipality of Gostivar, and Mr. Menderes Kuci, the President of Economic Chamber of North-West.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 12:00pm

The first collection center for wild herbs and mushrooms in the Municipality of Bogovinje was opened today in v. Pirok. The collection center, owned by local company MEBI-PRIMA, is being opened with the support of USAID’s Small Business Expansion Project, in partnership with the Municipality of Bogovinje and PE Macedonian Forests.

Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 12:00pm

Skopje - Today, in cooperation with the Municipality of Tetovo, USAID gathered business and NGO representatives as well as members of the public to present the activities and first results of the USAID Persons With Disabilities Internship and Employment Project.  The project aims to get companies and other stakeholders involved in future activities, and encourage wider employment of people with disabilities.

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Last updated: June 05, 2014

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