“Brain drain in Macedonia”, discussion panel of Youth Council of the US Embassy in Macedonia
On March 15, a member of Multikultura participated in the discussion panel of Youth Council of the US Embassy in Macedonia, where it was discussed over the issue of Brain drain in Macedonia.
During the meeting it was discussed about the causes and effects of this situation and participants discussed over potential solutions regarding brain drain.
This was one of many meeting the YCUS Macedonia will conduct within the frames of this project.
Multikultura participates at the yearly assembly of Coalition All For Fair Trails
As a member organization of the Coalition All For Fair Trails, representative of Multikultura participated at the yearly assembly.
During the assembly, the Executive Board discussed about the work of the Coalition All for Fair Trails.
Our member, Blerim Salihi is elected as the newest member of the Supervisory Board of Coalition All for Fair Trials with 9 pro-votes.
Train the trainers!
During 16th, 17th and 18th February 2018, Association Mutlikultura in collaboration with NCBI (National Coalition Building Institute) organized the annual Train the Trainers Training.
Through various methods of NCBI, 31 participants had the chance to learn how to overcome their prejudices and stereotypes that they have towards people of other groups and beliefs. People from all over Macedonia, including Albanians, Macedonians and Romas, were brought together on discussing how they think other judge them on the society and finding peaceful ways to overcome and stop prejudices based on different grounds such as: gender, age, color, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, social status, living in the city or village and other.
The participants also had the opportunity to listen to the new and ongoing projects of Multikultura, and together they had the opportunity to share the ideas and show their interests on joining in these activities.
Workshops in the vocational schools for the importance of the practical work
Within the frames of the project “Youth empowerment through Practical work in vocational schools” during December and January, Association Multikutura organized five workshops in the high schools in order to inform the students about their rights to benefit from practical work in the secondary vocational schools.
The aim of these workshops was to inform, raise awareness of the students’ right and their obligations and also empower them to make demands concerning their rights which are meant to enable them to do a future job in their vocational field.
During these workshops, it was discussed on the importance and the situation of the practical work in the high schools in Tetovo and Macedonia, and how the same can be improved in order the students to gain the required practical skills.
This project is supported by NCBI.
Meeting with representatives of Association for Democratic Initiatives
On 2nd February, 2018 higher representatives of Association Multikultura and Association for Democratic Initiatives meet to discuss about future cooperation and the importance of the role of the civil society organizations.
During the meeting, higher representatives of the two associations informed each other about the activities and about common points where we can cooperate in the future.
Networking and cooperation remains a huge priority of Association Multikultura.