Envisioned as a four-year project that addresses some of the major challenges to stability and peace in the Balkans, YouthLINC: Linking Innovators who Network for Change supports a core group of young people dedicated to building trust and positive social change across regional borders. In order to achieve the project’s main objectives, Internews and the project partners conducted one-day workshops in each of the six partner countries.
CRPRC Studiorum published the study “National Human Rights Institutions in Macedonia: Normative Models and Challenges”, which looks at the two national Human Rights institutions in the country – the Ombudsperson and the Commission for Protection against Discrimination.
Internews BiH and its partners in regional countries are jointly implementing the YouthLINC project which stands for Linking Innovators who Network for Change. The project aims to address widespread intolerance and discrimination as two of the major challenges in achieving stability and peace throughout the Balkans. It connects young people from six Balkan countries and provides them with the opportunity to create innovative online social platforms and develop offline community connections.
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.
On November 28, 2012, The World Justice Project (WJP) released the WJP Rule of Law Index 2012 report. This year’s report includes, for the first time, a total of 97 countries and jurisdictions. Through its Human Rights Program, Studiorum has also contributed in the preparation of this Index.
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.
We are Visual! Education and Audio-Visualization of Human Rights (WAVE) is a partnership project aiming to promote human rights education by using documentary film and audiovisual arts. The kick-off meeting that took place in the Old Bazaar in Skopje was an excellent opportunity for the five project partners to discuss the project infrastructure and methodology, as well as to develop the project action plan.