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20 Sep 2014
Over 1,600 children and more than sixty members of staff from three schools in Skopje and Delčevo and Skopje will soon be feeling the benefits of comprehensive measures to increase energy efficiency in their buildings.
19 Sep 2014
The app provides travellers in Skopje with all the information they need to plan the quickest, cheapest and most environment-friendly routes to destinations in the capital. Carbon emissions data help commuters to make the “greenest” choice.
17 Jul 2014
AWARD FOR BEST PRACTICE IN INTER-MUNICIPAL COOPERATION GIVEN TO THE VARDAR PLANNING REGION’S DEVELOPMENT NETWORK
This award recognizes the Network’s exemplary achievements in inter-municipal cooperation—cooperation that has contributed significantly to regional development and economic growth, setting a model of best practices for others to follow.
21 May 2014
Some fifty young people recently gathered together in a Skopje café to learn more about the UN’s Universal Periodic Review and to offer their own input into the post-2015 agenda.
13 May 2014
Taking inclusion to a new level with My Municipality – a new tool for the public to communicate their priorities to local decision-makers
The launch of an innovative new system called My Municipality is set to transform the way the public communicate their priorities to decision-makers, radically increasing the inclusiveness of the municipality’s policy-making processes.
07 May 2014
Helping young people make the transition from education to work – the country’s first youth info club
A total of four youth info clubs will open throughout May and June this year at universities in Skopje, Tetovo, Bitola and Stip. Their aim is to strengthen the links between potential employers and new graduates. The clubs will not only provide students with career advice and up-to-date info on all the latest employment opportunities, but also offer guest lectures with career advice from private companies, public administration officers, NGOs and international organisations.
25 Apr 2014
A group of twenty students from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne spent a whole day in Prespa, hearing from the expert team about what the Municipality of Resen, UNDP and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation are doing to help ensure a sustainable future for Lake Prespa.
14 Mar 2014
Rising to the Challenges of Climate Change – the Third National Communication is Launched Right on Time!
Developed with extensive technical assistance from UNDP, the Third National Communication on Climate Change spells out the next key steps to be taken in all key sectors of the economy and society—at national and local level—to prepare for, adapt to and mitigate the effects of climate change.
08 Mar 2014
This year’s International Women’s Day theme – Equality for Women is Progress for All – states a simple truth. No country will reach its full potential if its female citizens do not enjoy full equality.
29 Jan 2014
Finding work just got a whole lot easier with a new app that brings all the latest job openings directly to your mobile
The country’s first one-stop app for job-seekers—Prv.mk—has just been launched together with a brand new website.The app can be downloaded free at Google Play. With Prv.mk, young people can find out about all the latest job openings across the country, including internships, volunteer positions and entry-level job placements.
18 Dec 2013
The consultation session was particularly significant because it enabled—for the first time in this country—a valuable exchange of information and analysis between the Government and civil society organizations involved in protecting the rights of persons with disabilities and the implementation of the UN Convention in national legislation and practice.
12 Dec 2013
With assistance from UNDP, research was conducted in all municipalities to identify the main achievements of decentralization and the main challenges that lie ahead. Carried out from September to November 2013, the research involved extensive surveys of local state administration bodies and local government units, as well as interviews with mayors and round table discussions with relevant stakeholders.
10 Dec 2013
To celebrate this year’s Anti-Corruption Day, the State Commission for the Prevention of Corruption, together with the OSCE and UNDP, organized a conference in Skopje under the title ‘Zero Corruption – 100% Development’. The conference brought together over 100 representatives from key central institutions, municipal administration, international organizations, NGOs and the media.
06 Dec 2013
A National Forum on coping with climate change was held today to help raise awareness, shape local policy actions and mobilize local potential for addressing the challenges related to climate change. The participants were unanimous in urging local governments to join the battle against climate change as soon as possible.
05 Dec 2013
The Municipality of Tetovo has committed itself to redoubling its efforts in the fight against corruption. The Mayor of Tetovo, Teuta Arifi, today put this commitment into writing by signing an agreement to introduce an integrity system in the municipality. UNDP developed the integrity system in partnership with the State Anti-Corruption Commission.
26 Nov 2013
UNDP in Skopje will be taking part this December in an exciting global initiative to boost all forms of charitable contributions to society. Called #GivingTuesday, this annual celebration of philanthropy at the start of the giving season proved a great success in focusing worldwide attention on the power of volunteerism to improve people’s lives.
22 Nov 2013
Today saw the launch of one of the first-ever reports undertaken in the world to assess the potential impact of climate change on cultural heritage. The report clearly states that climate change will cause irreversible damage to the cultural heritage if no preventative action is taken.
21 Nov 2013
Last night saw the world premiere of the first Macedonian documentary about climate change. Directed by Biljana Gavranlieva, the film was screened in Skopje as part of the European Film Festival Cinedays. The documentary shows four women farmers coping in different ways with the negative effects of climate change.
14 Nov 2013
Today saw the launch of a newly refurbished nursery in Pehcevo that is set to improve the care provided for the youngest citizens of the Municipality—toddlers up to two years of age.
24 Jul 2013
Many measures have been undertaken over the past decades to restore the vulnerable ecosystem of Lake Prespa. The effectiveness of these measures, however, can only be accurately assessed through continuous monitoring of the status of the water.