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August 4, 2022

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] OPEN CALL FOR YOUTH BLOGS FOR REGIONAL COOPERATION

YOUTH BLOGS FOR REGIONAL COOPERATION As part of the Connecting Youth (CY) regional youth platform, the National Youth Council of Macedonia is opening a call for Youth Blogs for Regional Cooperation. The blog intends to be a free space for honest conversations about the topics that are related to this platform and are relevant to…

June 14, 2022

Policy paper “Youth Guarantee Deployment in the Western Balkans, an Institutional set-up and a perspective from youth organizations“

About the policy paper: Through this paper CY aims to: (a) inform youth in the region regarding the Youth Guarantee scheme and the benefits arising from its implementation, (b) encourage youth councils and youth umbrella organizations to assess and contribute to the institutional set-up, (c) flag out key areas for further attention while the institutional…

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January 24, 2022

Mental health self-help handbooks for youth

Bearing in mind all the challenges that young people face on a daily basis, mental health care must not be neglected! That is why, as part of our mental health program, which is part of the project “MladiHub – building employment skills, competencies and networking opportunities for young people”, in addition to providing free of…

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November 19, 2021

Position paper “What’s In For Youth In The Economic And Investment Plan For The WB6?“

About the platform: CY stands for Connecting Youth . CY is a grassroots regional youth platform implemented by Cooperation and Development Institute (CDI), together with the umbrella youth organizations of the six Western Balkans Countries – National Youth Congress of Albania, National Youth Council of North Macedonia, National Youth Council of Serbia, High School Students…

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May 4, 2021

Results from the voting process for the Youth Civic Engagement Award (YCEA #5)

USAID’s Civic Engagement Project (CEP) invited the general public to submit their votes for the nominees for the fifth round of the Youth Civic Engagement Award (YCEA) in 3 categories: individual category, informal youth group category and youth CSO/CSO Alliance category. The call for votes was launched on April 14, 2021, at noon; and was…

April 14, 2021

VOTING FOR YOUTH CIVIC ENGAGEMENT AWARD (YCEA #5) NOMINEES

USAID’s Civic Engagement Project (CEP) calls the general public to submit their votes for the candidates for this year’s Youth Civic Engagement Award (YCEA), in the individual category, the informal youth group category and the youth CSO / youth CSO alliance category, and help us select this year’s winners. We’ll be awarding 2 winners per…

September 4, 2020

Call FOR OFFERS FOR DEVELOPMENT OF A WEB PLATFORM

The National Youth Council of Macedonia is opening a call for offers for developing and designing an online platform (web portal) which will serve to provide information to young people and virtual space for direct communication between the organizations, institutions and young people, and to promote different opportunities. The platform will be used by the…

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August 19, 2020

Voting for Youth Civic Engagement Award (YCEA) Nominees

USAID’s Civic Engagement Project (CEP) calls the general public to submit their votes for the candidates for this year’s Youth Civic Engagement Award (YCEA), in the individual category, the informal youth group category and youth CSO category, and help us select this year’s winners.   ABOUT THE AWARD CEP will award up to six Youth…

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June 4, 2020

HOW SHOULD YOUTH ORGANIZATIONS COMMUNICATE WITH THE PUBLIC

"Organizations need to understand that they are playing the role of a democratic corrective or a mechanism that will remind the authorities what democracy means. We live in times when technological advancement provides us with many channels of communication, when we no longer depend directly on editorial policies and journalists who mediate information. We have...
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January 9, 2019

REPORT ON THE YOUTH RIGHTS WORKS AS PART OF THE UN UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW

During the 32nd session of the UN Universal Periodic Review, the NYCM together with the Macedonian Association of Young Lawyers and the Institute for Human Rights submitted a Report on the Youth Rights Works. The report highlights the young people as beneficiaries of rights and positions the young in the center of the human rights...
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December 21, 2018

[Publication] ACTIVE LABOUR MARKET MEASURES FOR YOUTH EMPLOYMENT – KEY POLICY CHALLENGES IN THE WESTERN BALKANS

This publication is part of the WEB4YES project, which is a regional initiative aimed at providing an innovative cross-cutting approach and offering options for improving the employment opportunities of young people in the Western Balkans region. The WEB4YES project is implemented in all 6 countries of the Western Balkans, and the National Youth Council of...
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February 15, 2018

CONSULTATION MEETING ON STRUCTURED DIALOGUE

The National Youth Council of Macedonia (NYCM) invites you to participate in the consultation meeting as part of the national consultation on Structured Dialogue of the European Union. This meeting is intended for all young people from 15 to 29 years of age coming from the Skopje region. The meeting will be held on 20...
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January 17, 2018

THE FUTURE OF THE WEST BALKANS AND THE CHALLENGES FOR THE YOUTH

Last year, representatives of the House of Lords of the United Kingdom visited the Western Balkan countries involved in the Berlin Process, among which is Macedonia. The main purpose of the visit was to explore the need for active participation of the United Kingdom in the Berlin Process and to explore the current impact on...
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January 15, 2018

CRISIS COMMUNICATION – WHAT IT IS AND HOW SHOULD WE DEAL WITH IT

We live in a society in which all levels of the non-governmental sector are prone to crises that can harm them. But, how should the civili society organization react skillfully and employ a strategic approach in order to make it easier for them to communicate with the public? We discussed about this topics and several...