ROMA CSO NETWORK – ROMA COMMUNITY’S RESPONSE

The Roma were and still are marginalized in society. On the other hand, national governments and international organizations are trying to overcome segregation, stigmatization and marginalization of the Roma and try to fully integrate Roma into society. But still the Representatives of state institutions, representatives from Local self-governments and representatives from Roma community in Republic of Macedonia having a general agreement that active networking can be a potentially effective instrument for changing the situation in a positive direction and establishing mechanisms for involvement of Roma CSOs and Roma representatives, and significantly improving their impact on policy and decision-making processes.

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ROMA ACTION + civic engagement of local community

PROGRAMME CONCERNED: “Support of the implementation of the RCC Strategy and Work Programme 2017-2019” “ROMA ACTION + civic engagement of local community”   Overall goal of the project: To contribute towards creation on proactive and committed local watchdogs who works on mainstreaming Roma issues into local policies while addressing specific problems of the Roma community in Macedonia. Specific objectives of the project: To strengthen the capacity of local action groups (LAGs) for Roma enabling them to plan and undertake strategically their further local actions. To collect data for the situation within the local Roma community as a baseline to influence the socio-economic policies of the Government in the Republic of… Read More

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Decade Watch 2006

Building on the principle of Roma participation in the Decade, DecadeWatch is an initiative of a group of Roma activists and researchers to assess progress under the Decade of Roma Inclusion 2005–2015 since its launch in February 2005. DecadeWatch is supported by the Open Society Institute and the World Bank. This support included training and mentoring there search teams, as well as developing the methodology for, providing editorial support to and printing this series of reports.

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Decade Watch 2007

Building on the principle of Roma participation in the Decade, DecadeWatch is an initiative of a group of Roma activists and researchers to assess progress under the Decade of Roma Inclusion 2005–2015 since its launch in February 2005. DecadeWatch is supported by the Open Society Institute and the World Bank. This support has included training and mentoring the research teams, as well as developing the methodology for, providing editorial support to and printing this series of reports.

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Decade Watch 2008

This report of the implemented monitoring and evaluation of the Decade of Roma Inclusion 2005 – 2015 and other Roma-targeted public policies in the Republic of Macedonia is aimed to the achievement of all three objectives foreseen by the project. The report describes the prepared methodology on the basis of which monitoring and evaluation activities were carried out, the findings of the conducted assessment, and proposes measures for improvement of the implementation of the Decade of Roma Inclusion 2005 – 2015.

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Decade Watch 2010

The assessment of the Decade of Roma Inclusion 2005 – 2015 (Decade) in the Republic of Macedonia is part of the project “Decade Watch Macedonia 2010: On the half way of the Roma Decade (MK Decade Watch 2010)”. The project is supported by the Roma Initiatives Office of the Open Society Institute from Budapest and it is implemented by the Initiative for Social Inclusion – InSoC. It is part of the regional Decade of Roma Inclusion 2005 – 2015 monitoring initiative named DecadeWatch.

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Report on Minority Rights in a Multiethnic Environment

The aim of the Report on the Minority Rights in the Multiethnic Environment in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia is to describe the current situation of the national minorities’ rights, based on the situations and events in this field. The assertions contained in this report represent the opinions of Mr. Samet Skenderi, Director of the Initiative for Social Change (InSoC) of Skopje, on the current situation of the rights of the national minorities in the country.

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