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Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 12:15pm

March 15, 2017 - Today’s event at Hotel Alexander Palace in Skopje marks the achievements and joint efforts in the last five years of the USAID Interethnic Integration in Education Program (IIEP) in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Science, educational institutions, municipalities, schools and partners. The objective of this program was to integrate children of various ethnic backgrounds through education and other activities. IIEP involved schools, teachers, children and parents, local leaders, and entire communities in developing interethnic relationships and building the foundation for a better future. In his remarks, Mr. James Stein, Mission Director of the USAID Macedonia, noted that “For many years, USAID has worked closely with the Government of Macedonia, municipal leaders, and other partners to improve access to a quality education for all of Macedonia’s learners. We have made great progress in this effort.

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.

A farmer from Pchinja follows the discussion with the agriculture experts on climate change
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 5:00pm

Today, in Pcinja village near Kumanovo, the Climate Change Caravan organized by the USAID Adaptation to Climate Change in Agriculture (ACCA) project made its last of six stops in rural areas of the country.   The Caravan’s aim wasto 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. 

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 12:00pm

Skopje - Today, the USAID Interethnic Integration in Education Project, together with Nikola Karev Secondary School, Marshal Tito Primary School and the Municipality of Strumica, celebrated the completion of renovations at these schools. The process of refurbishment, financially supported by United States European Command (EUCOM) and USAID, created a better learning environment for interethnic integration in education.

Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 12:00pm

The Municipality of Bitola has established a Local Economic and Social Council (LESC), with support from the USAID Youth Employability Skills (YES) Network.  The LESC will serve as an advisory body to the municipality on issues such as employment of youth and the link between labor market needs as defined by employers and the skills developed by the youth of Macedonia during their formal education.

Friday, May 24, 2013 - 12:00pm

Today in Timjanik village, the Climate Change Caravan organized by the USAID Adaptation to Climate Change in Agriculture (ACCA) project made its fifth of six stops in rural areas of the country. So far the Caravan has organized four successful events in village of Novo Selo, village of Negorci, Bogdanci and Rosoman, where managed 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. 

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 12:00pm

Skopje - The USAID Interethnic Integration in Education Project, together with the Stiv Naumov Primary School and the Municipality of Bitola, celebrated the completion of renovations at the school. The process of refurbishment, financially supported by United States European Command (USEUCOM) and USAID, created a better learning environment for interethnic integration in education.

“Through this project, USAID is helping educators learn to better deal with diversity and multi-ethnic issues in the schools,” said Michael Stievater, USAID Democracy & Governance Office Director. “We’re also working with parents and other community members to promote tolerance, both inside the schools and in the larger community.” 

The USAID Interethnic Integration in Education Project is assisting ten more communities and schools to improve their school facilities, including accessibility for students with disabilities. The project is a four-year, $5.2 milion initiative that is co-financed by USAID and USEUCOM, which will work with all relevant educational stakeholders in support of the Government of Macedonia’s efforts for ethnic integration. The project will build awareness and provide diversity training, technical assistance, and incentives to school boards, principals, teachers, and administration officials. For more information please visit: www.pmio.mk 

Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 12:00pm

Skopje - Today in Bogdanci, the Climate Change Caravan organized by the USAID Adaptation to Climate Change in Agriculture (ACCA) project made its fourth of six stops in rural areas of the country. So far the Caravan organized three successful events in the villages of Novo Selo, Negorci and Bogdanci, reaching rural communities and educateing small farmers and other citizens about the anticipated effects of climate change, sharing strategies for adapting to these effects, and emphasizing the importance of proactive responses to them at the grassroots level. 

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