The 16th edition of its Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index (CSOSI), covering events from 2012 in CEE and Euroasia, was released. The Index has tracked the progress of the CSO sector in twenty-nine countries over the past sixteen years. It examines the overall enabling environment for civil society, focusing on the legal environment, organizational capacity, financial viability, advocacy, service provision, infrastructure, and public image.
The International Conference “National Human Rights Institutions and the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights in Macedonia and the Western Balkans” was held on 3rd and 4th of October, 2012 at the EU Info Centre. Represetnatives from national Human Rights institutions and from CSOs from the Southeast Europe region gathered to discuss legal, policy and economic aspects of the current Human Rights institutional frameworks in the countries in SEE.
Having in mind the meaning of the rational use of antibiotics and the scope of the problem caused by the growing resistance of bacteria to antibiotics, Macedonia has been taking part in this initiative since its beginning in 2008, thus being one of the 32 European countries that promoted the rational use of antibiotics amongst the population and the health workers. This year, the European day is focused on the promotion of rational use of antibiotics amongst veterinary doctors.
On October 3-4, 2012, The Center for Regional Policy Research and Cooperation “Studiorum” will organize the International Conference titled “National Human Rights Institutions and the promotion and protection of Human Rights in Macedonia and the Western Balkans” at the EU Info Centre.
Studiorum and a group of expert panelists weill gather o discuss trends, successes and setbacks, and the challenges for civil society in the region, using the 15th edition of the CSOSI Report as basis for the discussions.
Studiorum invites you to the conference “Effective political participation and smaller ethnic communities in the local self-government in the Republic of Macedonia – impact of the Ohrid Framework Agreement” which will take place on June, 22nd, 2011 (Wednesday) at the EU Info Centre (12:00-16:00h).
Within the 2010Fellowship Programme for Policy Researchers from the Western Balkans Region, Biljana Kotevska, Researcher at CRPRC Studiorumtook part in the European Fund for the Balkans seminar “The Independent Policy Research and the Reform of Policy Process in the Western Balkans – What Role for Think Tanks?”.