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.

What we want to archieve


Lastest news

16 Jun 2021
With Swiss support, the conditions for children and the elderly in Vevchani have improved

On June 14 in Vevchani, at a follow-up forum session, the results of the forum process and implementation of the priority projects of the citizens, "Reconstruction of the Facilities of…

14 Jun 2021
The new sports and recreation center on the quay of the river Vardar was presented in Gostivar

On June 11, the follow-up forum session for presentation of the results from the forum process and implementation of the priority project of the citizens "Construction of sports and recreation…

15 Apr 2021
The Swiss Cooperation Programme with North Macedonia for the period of 2021-2024 has been announced

Since 1992, Switzerland has supported North Macedonia in its political, social and economic development. Through  numerous projects and programs, including the one for Empowering Municipal Councils, Switzerland contributes to improving…

25 Feb 2021
Online training for municipal councilors and financial workers for adoption of the annual account and the annual report of the municipalities held yesterday

On 24 of February 2020, an online training was organized for municipal councilors on the topic: The role of the municipal councilors in the adoption of the annual account and…

23 Feb 2021
Municipality of Bogdanci will receive support for arranging a multi-purpose sports and recreation corner for children and youth

As part of the Swiss project “Empowering Municipal Councils” implemented by UNDP, the Municipality of Bogdanci conducted an additional forum session where citizens were able to choose an additional initiative…

19 Jan 2021
The first mobile application to help and support victims of violence "Be Safe" available to all

The Ministry of Labor and Social Policy together with UNDP created the first mobile application to help and support victims of violence, "Be Safe", available in three languages: Macedonian, Albanian…

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