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Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 11:30am

 
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green visited the Republic of North Macedonia on November 13, 2019.

He visited Fx3x, a Skopje-based, internationally recognized visual-effects and animation company that has worked on Hollywood blockbusters such as Transformers, Guardians of the Galaxy, and The Martian, and attended the unveiling of a plaque to commemorate USAID's relationship with Fx3x. With seed funding from USAID, Fx3x has become an award-winning and Oscar-nominated company with its own training program to prepare the next generation of animators. The success of the firm stands as a testament to what USAID can achieve when it works with the private sector.

Administrator Green then traveled to South East European University (SEEU) in Tetovo, founded in 2001 as a multilingual, multicultural institution through the collaborative efforts of USAID, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), and other international donors. At SEEU, the Administrator attended a business fair, where he discussed incentives and obstacles for private-sector involvement in addressing development issues.

HubIT Opening
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 11:00am

Today, March 7, 2018, USAID’s Social Inclusion though Technology project (SIT) held its closing event and officially inaugurated HUBIT! — the first center in Macedonia and in the region that will offer services to youth with disabilities and help them prepare for careers in IT as well as provide services to companies to help them increase the accessibility of their services and products. HUBIT! was established through SIT and was awarded a grant from the European Union Smart Start Project.

AA Brock Bierman signing MoU with the Minister of Economy
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 11:15am

 

Today, February 23, USAID’s Business Ecosystem Project and the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Macedonia signed a memorandum of understanding on private sector engagement. The goal of the new partnership is to encourage and facilitate private sector investment in local economic development initiatives that will be beneficial to the companies making the investments, and the economy at large.The project and the Ministry will collaborate on a national campaign to stimulate private sector engagement in local economic development.

 

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 4:30pm

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Assistant Administrator for Europe and Eurasia Brock Bierman will travel to Kosovo, Macedonia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia February 14 - March 8. This will be Assistant Administrator Bierman's first visit to the region since joining USAID earlier this year.

CEED Hub Skopje opening at a New Location
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 11:00am

January 26, 2018 - USAID’s Micro and Small Enterprises Project, co-funded by the Government of Switzerland, and implemented by the Center for Entrepreneurship and Executive Development (CEED) Macedonia, reopened CEED Hub Skopje at a new location – the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering campus at St. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje.   

Factoring and Business Ecosystem Project Launch
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 12:30pm

USAID launched two new projects -- the Business Ecosystem Project and Factoring Project -- that will support micro, small and medium enterprises access diversified sources of finance.

Micro and Small Enterprises Project close out
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 11:45am

Today, December 20, USAID’s Micro and Small Enterprises Project (MSEP), co-funded by the Government of Switzerland and implemented by the Center for Entrepreneurship and Executive Development (CEED) Macedonia, officially came to a close.   

Defending Human Rights Project Closeout
Monday, December 18, 2017 - 12:15pm

On Monday, 18 December 2017, USAID’s Defending Human Rights Project (DHRP), implemented by the Macedonian Young Lawyers Association (MYLA), successfully concluded with a celebration of the project’s achievements with participants and stakeholders.

Tackling Air Pollution
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 11:00am

On December 14, 2017, USAID through its Civic Engagement Project (CEP) organized its second policy panel discussion on air quality protection, at the Continental Hotel, Skopje. Eighty representatives from civil society organizations, local and central government institutions, academia, international organizations, and the media participated in the event, providing their perspectives on an integrated approach to solving the problem of air pollution.

Platform of Civil Society Organizations for Fight Against Corruption
Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 11:15am

On Thursday, December 7, 2017, the Platform of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) for Fight Against Corruption supported by USAID’s Civic Engagement Project (CEP) marked International Anti-Corruption Day (December 9) by organizing a conference titled, “State capture - political, social and economic interests”. Around eighty representatives from civil society organizations, the executive, legislative, and judicial authorities, as well as representatives from the donor community and media participated in the conference.

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