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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17 Dec
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
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…

24 Sep
PUBLIC CALL for taking part in the “Empowering Municipal Councils” project

The main objective of the project "Empowering municipal councils" financed by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and implemented by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is to…

23 Sep
NINE MUNICIPALITIES WILL RECEIVE 558,000 USD AS PART OF A SWISS PROGRAM FOR STRENGTHENING LOCAL DEMOCRACY

A workshop was held in Skopje today with more than 60 municipal councils’ presidents discussing ways to improve the system of local self-government in the wake of the ongoing decentralization…

05 Sep
Municipal Councils closer to citizens through Facebook and YouTube

The municipalities of Veles, Strumica, Valandovo and Sveti Nikole have recently started to live stream the Municipal Council sessions on the social networks Facebook and YouTube. The live streaming of…

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