Fact Sheets

Start date: September 9, 2016 Duration: September 8, 2019
Implementer: 360 Degrees

Objectives

The goal of the project is to create an informed citizenry able to engage in public issues in order to articulate their preferences and interests to public officials and institutions. The project strives to develop a pluralistic media environment which will improve the public’s access, awareness, and engagement with a range of issues and public interest topics.

Enhanced Parliamentary and Party Capacity for Public Engagement Component
Start date: April 1, 2012 Duration: September 2020
Implementer: CEPPS/National Democratic Institute (NDI)

Free and Fair Elections Component
Start date: October 1, 2015 Duration: September 2017
Implementer: CEPPS/International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)

Start date: October 1, 2014 End date: September 30, 2017
Implementer: The Association for Emancipation, Solidarity and Equality of Women in Macedonia (ESE), in partnership with Open Gate La Strada, and the Coalition for Sexual and Health Rights of Marginalized Communities.

Objective

Provision of adequate legal protection for women victims of all forms of gender based violence and discrimination, including domestic violence, sexual assault, trafficking in persons, and sex work.

Start date: September 2, 2014 End date: September 1, 2017
Implementer: Macedonian Young Lawyers Association

Objective

To advance human rights protection in Macedonia through legal education and empowerment of legal professionals and civil society organizations (CSOs).

MIGRANT AND REFUGEE HUMAN RIGHTS PROTECTION PROJECT

Start date: September 9, 2016 End date: March 8, 2018
Implementer: Macedonian Young Lawyers Association

Objective

To ensure that government institutions and civil society organizations (CSOs) protect the human rights of migrants and refugees and meet the needs of the most vulnerable groups.

 

Start date: September 26, 2016 End date: March 23, 2018
Implementer: Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of Republic of Macedonia

Objective

To improve integration of LGBTI community members in society and advance LGBTI rights in Macedonia.

Start date: August 17, 2016
End Date: August 17, 2021

Implementer: East West Management Institute (EWMI), in partnership with four local civil society organizations (CSOs): the Foundation for Internet and Society “Metamorphosis”, the Association for Democratic Initiatives (ADI), the Foundation for Open Society in Macedonia (FOSM), and the National Youth Council of Macedonia.

In support of the Government of Morocco’s efforts to increase civic participation, USAID is providing direct grants to five CSOs to strengthen their capacities to act as intermediary support organizations (ISOs) and engage with the government on behalf of the citizens.  

Start date:  September 28, 2015                                Duration:  September 27, 2018

Implementer:  Macedonia Microfinance Alliance

Objectives

Improve access to finance tailored to the needs of low income households, entrepreneurs and MSE. Provide easier access to finance to the low/no income households, entrepreneurs and micro enterprises, thus creating new jobs, galvanizing economic growth, and reducing poverty.

 

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Last updated: May 23, 2017