Current Projects

Networking and advocacy of local and urban communion

IMG 1453Local and urban communions are the main cell in the immediate concretization, creating of the needs of citizens and their achievement. However, the constitutional framework and the law on local self-government have no mandatory provision for the establishment of local and urban communions and thus they are marginalized in the decentralization process. As the imperative is pushed there is an increased need to create new forms and tools through networking at the local, regional, and national level. Because the legal forms and the change of the law on local self-government is a lengthy process, which provides constitutional changes as a precondition for changing the law on local self-government, which would strengthen their legal status, it is quite legitimate to network in the form of civic associations in the NGO sector.

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Living together, Exchange in Trogen 2017

fotoosIn the period 10.01.-24.01.2017, 40 children from different part of Macedonia, together with children from Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina participated on an international exchange in the Children Village Pestalozzi, Switzerland. For these two weeks the kids used to live together and learn through the different workshops delivered by the PCF coordinators. The aim of this emancipatory approach is to enable young people to determine their own lives and to shape society as mature citizens in freedom. The Children’s Village was a “neutral” space that provides an ideal platform for encounters, experiences and reflections.

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Youth Info Club – Tetovo

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Youth-Info-ClubTetovo

Youth Info ClubTetovoYouth Info Club – Tetovo, operates at the University of Tetova (the Rectorate, faculty of Economis and Juridical) every day from 11:30 to 14:30. The club is led by Liridon Asani as the club coordinator. Youth Info Club, started to function from November 2015 and will last until September 2016. The main objective of this project is to support the government and national measures for planning and implementation of better work. The main key of this project are two clubs in Tetovo and Skopje to ensure the success and easy access students for further information on active measures of the labor market employment and self-employment as well as practical opportunity. Youth Info Club in Tetovo is supported by UNDP (United Nation Development Programme) and implemented by CED (Center for Education and Development).

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Promoting the platform “Friends of Sharr”

Logo_CED_IRzOn 26.09.2015 in Tetovo in front of the Cultural house was promoted the platform of associations in the Tetovo’s region “Friends of Sharri” which is open type and can join all natural and legal persons who would like Sharr Mountain to be declared as a protected area.“Friends of Sharr” is an informal group of civic organizations of Tetovo, who want te see Sharr mountain in the future as a national park.

The founding organizations of this platform are: “Community Development Institute: from Tetovo, Hiking club “Ljuboten” from Tetovo and “Center for Education and Development” from Tearce.Our vision is that the nature of Sharr to be protected and variegated in harmony with people.Shara declaration of protected areas, sustainable exploitation of natural resources, protection of traditional values.

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CED, official member of NYC

f4b0901d7903fb721d8d9f6c53f01562efd9957c 174x156 Q75Since 28.02.2016 Center for Education and Development (CED) officially on the extraordinary meeting, became an official member of the National Youth Council of the Republic of Macedonia, which is the nation-wide umbrella organization representing organized youth in Macedonia together with other 67 NGO’s. The initiative started since August 2012 within “ Republic of Youth " network, which has 59 participating organizations, and with time has grown into an initiative for the creation of the National Youth Council of the Republic of Macedonia. Its mission is Independent, autonomous and inclusive youth sector representing young people in Macedonia. The mission of the NYCM is to represent the interests and needs of young people as a link to all relevant stakeholders, as well as to ensure the inclusion and active involvement of young people in the decision making processes on all levels.

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