Skopje - On December 15, USAID launched its new Municipal Climate Change Strategies project during the Ninth Annual Meeting of Environmental and Sustainable Development Civil Society Organizations organized by the Macedonian Green Center. The project will focus on four municipalities, selected through a competitive application process, in the regions of Macedonia most affected by climate change.
Skopje - The Job Club at the Center for Employment in Prilep was today re-opened following assistance with renovation and equipping from USAID Youth Employability Skills Network Project. This is one of six job clubs that were renovated and equipped in the Centers for Employment in different municipalities throughout the country. USAID, through the Project, has provided resource materials and books, as well as IT equipment and new furniture with a total value of about 8.000 USD per Job Club, or more than 48.000 USD for all 6 job clubs.
Skopje - Today, the USAID Roma Education Project, together with partner primary schools from Skopje, Prilep and Kumanovo, organized an event to mark the successful completion of the first round of small school intercultural initiatives. These activities were designed as part of school extracurricular activities where students from mixed ethnic origin worked together in learning more about customs and traditions in different cultures. Such activities enabled greater student interaction and inclusive school environment.
Skopje - Today, the USAID Interethnic Integration in Education Project, together with Mite Bogoevski and Braka Miladinovci primary schools and the municipalities of Resen and Demir Hisar, organized ribbon cutting ceremonies to mark the successful completion of renovations at these schools. The school refurbishments, supported by the United States European Command (EUCOM) and USAID, created better learning environments for interethnic integration in education.
Skopje - The Job Club at the Center for Employment in Gostivar was today re-opened following assistance with renovation and equipping from USAID Youth Employability Skills Network Project. This is one of six job clubs that were renovated and equipped in the Centers for Employment in different municipalities throughout the country. USAID, through the Project, has provided resource materials and books, as well as IT equipment and new furniture with a total value of about 8.000 USD per Job Club, or more than 48.000 USD for all 6 job clubs.
Skopje - Today a three-day international conference organized by the USAID Business Without Borders project began. The conference is a unique platform where participants from the public, private, civil-society and academia sectors will exchange regional experiences and elaborate policies for SME development, hence further paving the way for overall economic growth.
Skopje - Today the Rural Development Network (RDN) and M6 signed a Memorandum of Understanding for installation of a meteorological station on location ”Lepovo”, in Negotino, owned by M6. With this agreement, M6 will allow the USAID Adaptation to Climate Change in Agriculture project to use space at the winery free of charge, while M6 will have access to the information gathered by the meteorological station and will be able to use the data for its own needs and share them with local community producers to help in agricultural production improvement.
Skopje - The USAID Youth Employability Skills (YES) Network Project today opened career centers in the Slavco Stojmenski and Jane Sandanski secondary schools in Stip. These are 2 of the 25 school career centers that USAID has helped to renovate and equip in 6 municipalities. USAID provided new furniture, IT equipment, books and other resource materials valued at U.S. $5,000 per school.
Skopje - On November 7th, in v. Krklino, Bitola, USAID launched its Small Business Expansion Project in the Pelagonija Region. The project’s goal is to work in collaboration with the private sector and local government institutions to drive regional and local economic development, and in Pelagonija, it will focus on agro-processing, rural tourism, and light manufacturing, as well as design and printing services and artisanal work as main drivers of the local economy.
Last updated: June 05, 2014