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November 10, 2015
Start date: October 1, 2014    
End date:  September 30, 2017  
Project budget:  $388,978
Implementer:   Association for Emancipation, Solidarity and Equality of Women in Macedonia (ESE), in partnership with two local organizations - Open Gate La Strada, and the Coalition for Sexual and Health Rights of Marginalized Communities.

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

  • Assessment of court protection of GBV victims through court case monitoring and training of judges on international standards per the Convention for Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)
April 20, 2012

Skopje - Today at the American Corner in Bitola, USAID opened a traveling photo exhibition, entitled USAID – Changing Lives, in celebration of USAID’s 50th anniversary globally and its 18th year as Macedonia’s partner in development.  To mark the occasion, 18 photographs were selected for exhibition through a contest on the USAID Macedonia Facebook page during December, 2011.  Popular comedian Marjan Georgievski from Bitola was the special guest star featured at this event with a performance on the topic “Stereotypes” and a presentation about the history of stand-up comedy.

April 18, 2012
Start date: April 18, 2012                                         
End date: April 17, 2015
Project budget:  $      575,000
Implementer: Center for Civil Communications


April 12, 2012

Skopje - Today, the US Ambassador Paul Wohlers visited the USAID Business without Borders project, implemented by the Business Start-up Centre (BSC) in Bitola.  USAID awarded U.S. $1.3 million to the BSC for this three-year project that works to accelerate economic growth in southern Macedonia by assisting small and medium enterprises. 

April 1, 2012


Start date:  April 1, 2012                              
End date:  April 1, 2012
Project budget:  $850,000    
Implementer: National Democratic Institute (NDI)


March 29, 2012

Skopje - The new USAID Interethnic Integration in Education Project is a 4-year initiative in support of ethnic integration in Macedonia.  Between March 28 and April 6, project staff are gathering representatives of institutions that will work on integration at the local level to build their awareness of the project’s goals and explain how the activities will be implemented.  Participants include representatives of local primary and secondary schools, advisors from the regional offices of the Bureau for Development of Education, inspectors from the local offices of the Stat


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