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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)
USAID improves Roma lives through education
February 5, 2014

On 5th February, USAID presented the last External Performance Evaluation Report of its decade-long Roma Education Project (REP), implemented by the Foundation Open Society – Macedonia (FOSM). The evaluation findings highlight the project’s positive impact on the Roma community and confirm shifting attitudes among teachers, Roma students, and their parents. Roma student achievement and teacher training both helped significantly reduce the level of prejudice previously so prevalent in the participating schools.

USAID and City of Skopje Establish Local Economic and Social Council
December 18, 2013

On 12.18.2013, USAID’s Youth Employability Skills (YES) Network established the Skopje Local Economic and Social Council (LESC). 

U.S. Helps Renovate Secondary School in Skopje
December 4, 2013

On December 4th 2013, the USAID Interethnic Integration in Education Project, together with the City of Skopje, celebrated the completion of renovations at the Josip Broz Tito Secondary School in Skopje. The process of refurbishment, financially supported by the U.S. Government through the United States European Command (EUCOM), created a better learning environment for students and demonstrated the power of collaborative work by engaging all members of the community in the process.

USAID projects facilitate investment in renewable energy  and help industries reduce energy costs
December 4, 2013


On December 4th 2013in Skopje, USAID launched two new energy sector projects: the Clean Energy Investment project and the Industrial Management project.  

Launched Series of Renewable Energy Forums
November 27, 2013

On Wednesday, November 27, USAID’s Clean Energy Investment Project, in partnership with the International Finance Cooperation (IFC) Balkan Renewable Energy Program and the Association of Renewable Energy Producers at the Chamber of Commerce, hosted the first of a series of Renewable Energy Stakeholder Forums.  These forums serve as a vehicle for public-private dialogue on issues related to renewable energy.


Last updated: November 16, 2015

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