Empowered Councils and Financial Support for Community Projects

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The main objective of this project, financed by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation is to support municipalities in achieving greater openness and inclusiveness, helping to build public trust in local institutsions.

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What we want to archieve


Lastest news

26 Feb 2020
First projects selected through the Community Forums in the municipalities of Valandovo and Sveti Nikole implemented

Valandovo schools "Goce Delchev", "Straso Pindzur" and "Josip Broz Tito" received new computer labs and school media, while "Rahilka Goneva" kindergarten in Sveti Nikole got a new roof and PVC…

10 Feb 2020
Gender equality at the local level - topic of discussion at the Parliamentary Committee on Equal Opportunities

Тhe Committee for Equal Opportunities of women and men at the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia held a working meeting where besides the members of the Committee, there…

29 Jan 2020
Nine municipalities selected projects through the Program for Empowering Municipal Councils

Through the Community Forums held in Brvenica, Mogila, Kumanovo, Zhelino, Gostivar, Struga, Kochani, Kavadarci and Centar, the citizens of these municipalities, together with the representatives of the local government, selected…

17 Dec 2019
OVER ONE MILLION SWISS FRANCS TO STRENGTHEN LOCAL DEMOCRACY IN 18 MUNICIPALITIES

Skopje, December 17, 2019. - As part of the project to empower municipal councils, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has signed a cooperation agreement with 18 municipalities: Centar, Kumanovo,…

26 Nov 2019
In Skopje, over 150 mayors and council presidents discussed on advancing decentralization

On November 21 and 22, The Annual Conference on Decentralization and Local Governance was held in Skopje: "Empowering Communities - New Momentum for Decentralization". The conference was opened by Prime…

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