Completed projects

Chat and Coffee with Successful Entrepreneurs

ChatCoffeCoverThe Center for Education and Development - CED within the project 'Info Youth Club - Tetovo' supported by UNDP, last Friday, May 25 at the SEE University, organized the event "Chat and Coffee with Successful Entrepreneurs" first edition with panelists such as Mia Morina, Gëzim Qaili, Llokmani Musliu and Sadik Abdirahimi.

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Meeting the EU Ambassador

Meeting the EU AmbassadorFoto2021On 17.03.2021 the Ambassador of the European Union to North Macedonia, His Excellency Mr.David Geer met with several representatives of the civil sector, amongst them the president of Center for education and development-CED, Mr.Metin Muaremi was present, organization that works in Tetovo and beyond. The idea of this meeting was for the representatives of European office in Skopje to get acquainted with the various issues that the civil sector addresses as well as opportunities for future action. 

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Happy New Year

santaLOGODear friends, colleagues, collaborators, partners, donors,

The end of 2020 is a good opportunity to reflect on the progress we have made through our activities and to see how we can fully achieve our goals that we have set for ourselves as an organization and as a team.
The passing year proved once again the importance of the work that the CED organization does and in a way we managed to prove that despite the new measures, as an organization we managed to adapt to the new conditions that the pandemic imposed. 2020 was a challenging year for CED and all our supporters, so I want to use this letter to thank all those who helped us get through it.

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14 Years with CED

14YearsCEDcoverAfter the period of 2001, Tearce is "labeled" as a place where most of the leaders of local and national organizations will implement projects in order to introduce an interethnic cooperation, which despite the conflict from 2001, the residents managed to maintain positive reports of created over the years.

For the realization of each project, the main need, in addition to financial means, are various human capacities. Aware that every project has as its main goal "what after the project ends?", So how will the sustainability continue after the departure of a donor, activists with the initiative of Metin Muaremi, Mensure Ilazi, Xhemal Qamili, Dijana Srecko Petrovski and Alije M.Ismaili decided to establish the CED organization on December 19th 2006, ie to become a legal entity, being aware of the challenges they will face in a country where over 10,000 non-governmental organizations are registered.

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Bean monument in Tearce

fotoBeansD 1A monument in honor of the Beans Day was erected in the village of Tearce, Tetovo region on 04.12.2020. The creator Ljubisa Kamenjarov, whose idea was to create a fusion of traditional and modern artistic expression, made the monument. On the one hand, he presents the beans as a long-standing and indigenous variety, the most famous and far famous in this area. On the other hand as a unique and promising Macedonian agricultural product with great potential for development and profitability.

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Training on Career Development 2020

FotoIC 1Centre for Education and Development - CED within Info Club Tetovo, in the framework of the project "RISE" - Network for Recourses, Information, Skills and Employability, a project funded by UNDP, and in cooperation with the Faculty of Contemporary Social Sciences, organized a two-day training (6 and 7 November 2020). The training for career development was attended by all those interested who aimed at their professional development and knowledge reinforcement in terms of what each employer requires from his employees.

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Launching the campaign for protection of Shar Mountain

109925324 1620731974769067 8801432009246261632 o On 20.07.2020 The Center for Education and Development - CED in cooperation with the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning (MEPP) and the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) organized an online ZOOM meeting with NGOs on "Next communication steps in the process of declaring Sharr Mountain for a national park."

the Minister of MEPP, Representatives of UNEP, CED, Macedonian Ecological Society, as well as the Public Relations Office at the MEPP addressed the meeting.

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Together for a cleaner and more developed Sharr

web PolPartii1The Center for Education and Development - CED together with representatives of the youth wings of all major political parties organized the event "All for a cleaner and more developed Sharr Mountain" The event aimed to set a good example of care, promotion and preservation of the environment and promotion of the values Sharr Mountain as our common home, precisely by young people aspiring to be future decision makers.

During the event, young people from the youth wings of the political parties set a personal example by cleaning up waste, writing eco-messages and signing a joint declaration of commitment to invest in improving the environment.

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Yllza Eshtrefi for the PCF Magazine

YllzaEshtrefiFirst she is overwhelmed, then she doesn't want to go back home. Yllza attended the Summer Camp in the children's village in 2017 and spent two weeks there that changed her life. Three years later, the 19-year-old returns to Trogen as a group supervisor.

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Ecology Day 2017

FotoECO201721.03.17 Continuing its tradition of raising community awareness of environmental issues, CED organized Ecology Day 2017. Due to the presence of litter in the community, the main focus of the event this year was trash. The aim was to educate students about trash, its effects on the environment around them, ways to reduce the amount of trash we create, and how to properly dispose of the trash that we do make. In the weeks leading up to the event, CED volunteers led workshops in schools in various villages in the region.

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Civica Mobilitas, Final conference

4Center for education and development – CED in cooperation and partnership with Forum CSRD – Skopje, for 18 months worked in implementation of the project “Networking and advocacy of local communities in RM”, financed from CIVICA MOBILITAS Programme. The goal of the project was to advance the process of decentralization in RM through networking and advocacy of local communities.

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Social Entrepreneurship for change

EVSvladeLeipzigMembers of CED took part on Erasmus+ KA1 Training Course “Social Entrepreneurship for change” in Leipzig. Due to the current political and social situation in the world, Europe has faced the problem of huge waves of immigrants.

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Erasmus+ KA1 – Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders in Teens

26755432 2024533931164473 1381849055 nErasmus+ KA1 – Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders in Teens

The training course in the framework of Erasmus+ KA1 Mobility for youth workers, Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders in Teens, number 2016-2-RO01-KA105-025019, financed by the European Commission, was developed in Voronet, Romania,  between 1 and 11 October 2017.

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My EVS experience in Croatia

22851555 2442837609275170 114378416 oI participated in a short-term EVS in Croatia, precisely in Latinovac. The first day when I arrived there I was thinking “Oh this is the smallest village in the world, how will I be here and live for two months”.

But how days were passing that small village step by step got into my heart.

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The role of CSO’s in promoting civic participation

metinMA democratic society can’t be developed at all its levels unless it enables full involvement of all interested parties. Active citizen participation means an individual or group action, with a view to identifying and addressing issues of public interest. Civic participation is a process where citizens organize themselves and their goals at the practical level and work together, whether at the individual level or through civil society organizations, to influence decision-making processes.

Participation in decision-making processes means opportunities for citizens, civic organizations and other stakeholders for being influenced the development of policies and laws that affect them. The concept of citizen participation dating from antiquity. The evidence of the writing of civic participation dates back to the seventh and eighth centuries B.C in ancient Greece. Participation in the assemblies of these governing units was open for all free citizens. Citizens' assemblies were called for the purpose of debating, achieving consensus and democratic decision-making.

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Младинска размена во Турција

Во Анкара на 2 и 8 декември 2017 година се одржа Еразмус + проектот- младински размена , кој беше финансирана од Европската комисија и Националната агенција на Турција. Во проектот спроведен со 25 учесници од Турција, Бугарија, Грција, Романија и Македонија: тие работеа на ефектите од здравата исхрана за здрав живот.

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Beans Day 2017 - 8th Edition

fotoDitaGroshes2Every year, the Center for Education and Development (CED) brings the community together by celebrating one of the region’s most popular crops, beans. Not only does Beans Day celebrate the tradition and popularity of beans in the Polog region, but it also celebrates the cultures of the region. Hundreds of people from the region, the country, and abroad, came out to enjoy themselves in the sun for the day. One of the CED Volunteers, Yllza Eshtrefi, commented that the best part was “that there were lots of people from different places” and that she “enjoyed seeing their art and presentations,” adding, “also the food!”

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Career Counseling Training

groupFotoSVGCenter for education and development - CED in cooperation with the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG), within the project "Rural Development through Integrated Management of Water Products and Resources in Southeast Europe: Rural Perspective: Qualifications, Reintegration and (Self) Employment" implemented the two two-day Career Counseling training for 40 participants from Tetovo and the Pollog region.

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In the soul of Latinovac

22851372 2442838019275129 233505934 oMy name is Flakron Durmish. I am a graduate student in Economics. I participated in a European Volunteer Program in a small village called Latinovac in the country of Croatia. I will share with you my experience. In this village there are 70 inhabitants, and I was able to meet all of them. It was exciting for me to see how they live. I was impressed because as I watched them. I realized their lifestyle is very difficult. This made me reflect on my life and my way of thinking about the way we live and how we grow our food and how we eat.

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