Institutional Grant Civica Mobilitas

Joint Forces for Common Interests

Inclusion of Ethnic Minority Women in the Labor Market

Economic empowerment of women in the two municipalities

Youth activism leading towards coexisting of diversities in the community

Connecting and empowering women civic organizations in the Western Balkans which work on women's rights and gender equality

Political Empowerment of Roma Women "Roma Women Can Do It"

Institutional support for the implementation of the annual program of ANTIKO within the program CIVICA Mobilitas

“Through Education and Strengthening toward Social Inclusion and Active Citizenship”

Hotel Alexander Palace Skopje
International Conference "Peace and Security - Feminist Alternative - Antico 10 years of promotion of Peace and Nonviolence Culture through Social Engagement of Women"

"Through Education and Strengthening toward Inclusion and Active Citizenship" - project in collaboration with UNIFEM

Campaign: Mobbing, get informed and recognize it!
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RECENT NEWS AND ACTIVITIES
Public debate on the topic “Creation of local policies for promotion of the position of the woman” in Skopje
Датум: 11/11/2010
 

On 10.11.2010 in Skopje, a public debate was held on which part took representatives from: the Ministry of Labor and social policy, the coordinator for equal possibilities, president of the parliamentary commission for equal possibilities Liljana Popovska, representatives from the Ministry of External Affairs, representatives from the Ministry of Health, counselors from the municipalities in the city of Skopje, coordinators of the commissions for equal possibilities from the municipalities Centar, Karposh, Kisela Voda, Gjorce Petrov, members of the council of the city of Skopje, non-governmental organizations, representatives from political parties and others. Part of this debate were 44 participants. It is important to mention that as coordinators at this debate, initiated and conducted by ANTIKO, were the members of the gender commissions from the abovementioned municipalities, who supported the debate and showed openness for continuance of the cooperation with other concrete activities during 2011. 

Introduction to and moderator of the debate was Ms. Gjuner Nebiu – president of Antiko, who gave a short overview of the goals of organizing events of this kind. Presentations were held also by Ms. Elena Grozdanova from the Sector for equal possibilities within the Ministry of Labor and social politics – Legislative-legal framework for gender equality in Republic of Macedonia.

Ms. Neda Maleska, expert on gender issues and representative of governmental institution has a presentation on the topic of “Gender aspects in the creation and following of public policies” - with special emphasis towards gender budgeting. 

The representatives from the municipal commissions on equal possibilities and the coordinators talked about the area of their work, the degree of implementation of the local action plans and about the problems they face in practice. The problems that women are frequently facing were pointed by the disputants, as the lack of health care and preventive exams, violation of basic human rights at the work place, the small number of women on managerial positions even in institutions where the predominant number of workers are women, the unsatisfactory status of women in the rural areas, the problems with the handling and implementation of measures for protection in case of domestic violence (lack of competent people working during weekends, holidays or at night, lack of vehicles and similar). In general, all the participants agreed on the need for the update and change of the Law on equal possibilities and it’s more efficient implementation in practice.   

Benefit from the debate was the provided space for interaction and mutual dialogue, exchange of information between the local and national government and of the local non-governmental organizations and other relevant parties, all together to map the problems, the needs and challenges. Also, it provided opening of new alternative channels for communication, which will result in mutual action for solving existing problems.
 
 
 
SIMILLAR NEWS AND ACTIVITIES
 
4/2/2018 - Organized ANTIKO's annual planning workshops
3/29/2018 - Training for implementation of the re-granted projects for sub-grantee projects within the project "Joint Forces for Common Interests"
9/29/2017 - Women in politics - Local Elections 2017
7/4/2017 - Invitation for the final project conference under the moto “She is building future”
4/7/2017 - CALL FOR OFFERS FOR PROVIDING VOCATIONAL TRAININGS IN SKOPJE, KUMANOVO, TETOVO, BITOLA AND STIP
2/28/2017 - Calendar of workshops for March 2017
2/8/2017 - CALL FOR SMALL GRANTS
12/22/2016 - Invitation for the Community Forum in Saraj
11/15/2016 - IMPORTANT - Call for experts (professionals) for conducting creative workshops with children in Kumanovo
11/15/2016 - IMPORTANT - Call for experts (professionals) for conducting creative workshops with children in Bitola
11/15/2016 - IMPORTANT - Call for experts (professionals) for conducting creative workshops with children in Stip
11/7/2016 - Call for experts (professionals) for conducting creative workshops with children in Skopje
11/7/2016 - Call for experts (professionals) for conducting creative workshops with children in Tetovo
11/2/2016 - A meeting was conducted for initiating Social Dialogue in Stip
11/2/2016 - Ohrid, Hotel Belvedere - Completed training on the subject Advocacy, for representatives of 6 Municipalities and for CSOs
10/19/2016 - Conference invitation - project Inclusion of ethnic minority women in the labor market
9/30/2016 - Call for an expert on the subject Advocacy
9/27/2016 - Open Call for women from ethnic minority communities from the municipalities Skopje, Stip, Kumanovo, Tetovo and Bitola
9/22/2016 - Participation in a meeting in the Municipality of Saraj as part of the project Joint Forces for Common Interests
9/14/2016 - Participation in the operational coordination meeting in the EU Delegation
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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