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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)
March 22, 2012

Skopje - Today, the USAID Business without Borders project shared its first-year successes in helping to create jobs, start new businesses and improve the competitiveness of existing enterprises in the Pelagonia region.  The project, implemented by the Foundation Business Start-up Center - Bitola (BSC - Bitola), is a three-year effort to accelerate economic growth in southern Macedonia by assisting micro and small enterprises. 

March 22, 2012

Skopje - Today at the American Corner in Tetovo, 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.

March 13, 2012

Skopje - The Interethnic Integration in Education Project is a 4 year, $5.2 milion initiative that is co-financed by USAID and the U.S. European Command, 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.

March 8, 2012

Skopje - Today USAID celebrated the 101st International Women’s Day by honoring the contribution of women project implementers and partners who have helped support USAID’s activities for economic growth, democratic modernization and educational reform in Macedonia.

March 6, 2012

Skopje - Today, the USAID Equal Access for Equal Opportunities project held a roundtable on “Assistive Technology Use in Mainstream Primary Schools:  Experiences and Practices.”  The roundtable, organized in cooperation with the Municipality of Vinica, brought together teachers, school directors, parents and representatives of education-focused NGOs to review the initial positive experiences of seven primary schools from Kumanovo, Lipkovo, Kriva Palanka, Sveti Nikole, Valandovo and Vinica, and the benefits teachers found in using assistive technology in their daily work wit


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