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  • A Precious PartnershipA Precious PartnershipCreating filigree jewellery requires a deep knowledge of tradition and a great deal of skill and patience, not to mention the aesthetic taste needed to achieve a pleasing combination of art and functionality. These essential ingredients are all evident in abundance from the first moment you walk into the little jewellery shop recently opened in the centre of Skopje by Maja Doneva and Andriana Aleksovska—a shop full of their beautiful and unique creations.

  • A new line in local democracyA new line in local democracy

  • A smart solution: Reaping the fruits of technologyA smart solution: Reaping the fruits of technology

  • Addressing the needs of people with disabilities in the event of emergencies and disasters:   The country’s first manual in Braille for children with visual impairmentsAddressing the needs of people with disabilities in the event of emergencies and disasters: The country’s first manual in Braille for children with visual impairmentsUNDP has recently been working with the Dimitar Vlahov School on additional measures to help reduce the risks and negative effects of disasters. Together with the Crisis Management Centre and the Ministry of Education, UNDP and the school have produced the country’s first manual for children in Braille on how to stay safe in case of earthquakes, fires, floods and other natural disasters.

  • After the Rain to be shown in Skopje - a documentary about women farmers coping with climate change After the Rain to be shown in Skopje - a documentary about women farmers coping with climate changeThe first ever documentary film made by a Macedonian director about climate change, will be screened in Skopje this November as part of the European Film Festival Cinedays. The film was produced with the technical and financial support of UNDP, the Global Environment Facility, and the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning.