Articles

Filter
Showing 21 - 31 of 31
  • 20 Jul 2013
    Municipalities Join Forces to Fight the Effects of Climate Change

    Civil servants from ten municipalities of the South-East Planning Region gathered in Strumica this July to launch an important project to counter the negative effects of climate change.

  • 06 Jun 2013
    Greenhouse gas emissions: Data that makes a difference!

    A new inventory of national greenhouse gas emissions has just been launched by the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning and UNDP, developed to help the country meet the requirements of the International Convention on Climate Change.

  • 08 May 2013
    Corruption: Answering the call?

    One of the capital’s most highly populated areas, the municipality of Aerodrom, is breaking new ground in the fight against corruption, becoming one of the first local governments in the country to provide a direct phone line for citizens to report suspected cases of official wrongdoing.

  • 08 May 2013
    Taking on domestic violence: A media approach

    Participants at the discussion included over 30 journalists and editors, a number of MPs and Government ministers, as well as NGO representatives and experts on the issue of domestic violence. A clear message emerged from the discussion — the message that only an integrated and joint approach involving all key stakeholders will be effective in changing attitudes to domestic violence.

  • 03 May 2013
    Apples all round for teachers and students in Resen

    High-school students in the town of Resen will soon be taking part in a groundbreaking initiative to help promote environmentally responsible farming and preserve the region’s valuable biodiversity.

  • 16 Apr 2013
    First social innovation Govcamp takes citizens' participation to a new level

    The Social Innovation GovCamp was an innovation in itself—the first think-tank of its kind in the country and a model of how citizen participation can go beyond consultation to active involvement in generating fresh solutions to improve local services.

  • 10 Apr 2013
    Stepping up support for EU accession

    As the country enters into each new phase in the process of EU accession, national and local institutions will need support for reforms, to meet the requirements of the EU acquis.

  • 15 Mar 2013
    Nine municipalities sign up to the fight against corruption

    Nine mayors have taken the brave step of publicly signing up to official anti-corruption policies for their municipalities, affirming the principles of integrity and declaring zero tolerance for corruption.

  • 08 Mar 2013
    UN makes a promise for action to end violence against women

    All women and girls have a right to live in a world free of violence. However, many women around the globe have suffered violence in their lifetime and many more have comforted a sister or friend following an attack.

  • 06 Dec 2012
    Roundtable on Employment of Persons with Disabilities Sparks Lively Discussion

    UNDP organized a roundtable on employment of persons with disabilities, as a stage in the preparation of a comprehensive report which elaborates on EU policies and best practices in this field. Representatives from the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy, the Chamber of Commerce, the Community of Sheltered Companies, as well as experts and disability activists attended this event.

  • 09 Nov 2012
    UNDP receives award for outstanding contribution to local development

    The Mayor of the Municipality of Veles, Goran Petrov, presented UNDP with the ‘9 November Award’ for outstanding contribution in the area of development. This is the Municipality’s most prestigious award given once a year to organizations and individuals for special achievements.

Contact us
Media Inquiries +389 3 249 570
sandra.ismanovski@undp.org