Celebrating Another Success and Looking Forward to New Challenges
Today, 25 August 2017, in the premises of EU Info Center, was held the final conference of the Project EPESI –Entrepreneurship Platform of Economic and Social Inclusion of unemployed women.
In this conference there presented the results of the implemented activities in 4 cities in Republic of Macedonia (Skopje, Shtip,Kumanovo and Tetovo) and the achieved results in the area of social inclusion and upgrading of the knowledge, competences and skills of unemployed women for the purpose of easier inclusion at the labor market.
Multikultura achieved, through the active participation in the labor market to increase the economic independence of women and their living conditions. Within the three modules of the social inclusion training, 60 women between 18-55 years old became capable and confident for the trade market, while the rest 40 women attended the vocational training which was tailored to meet the needs of the participants in order to get them ready for the labor market.
The Importance of Networking - A Common Mission of Civica and Multikultura
Today, in the premises of Multikultura, we had a meeting with the Gestalt Center "Mladen Kostic" –Aspekti from Skopje. Knowing that one of the aims of Civica Mobilitas is the networking between its members, we had this meeting so we can create a network between us for further cooperation.
During this meeting, we informed each other about our field of operation and activities and also about each other’s mission and vision. As a very important part of this meeting, was the discussion about the common points on which we can cooperate in the future. We as a Multikultura ensured that we will cooperate and help the Gestalt Center Aspekti for its activities in the city of Tetovo.
Multikultura it is always open for new cooperation and new challenges.
MULTIKULTURA, Qualified by International Scholars as Innovative and Fundamental Organization
The new study of the famous Austrian association ERSTE Stiftung, has mentioned the association Multikultura from Tetovo. ERSTE is a prestigious Austrian foundation created during the 19th century, which was intended to enable people to take fate in their hands making plans for the future. Today, they promote the values of united Europe and the world without borders.
In the framework of the foundation there is also ERSTE Stiftung Studies, which deals with publications and research. In the latest issue of their publication titled “Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe: Challenges and Opportunities”, in the section on Innovative Civil Society, Multikultura as an organization from Tetovo is mentioned. According to ERSTE Stiftunf, this organization has made an extraordinary contribution to promoting youth activism, but also promoting tolerance and conflict resolution in peaceful ways in multicultural and multiethnic contexts.
As far as the organization is concerned, Multikultura is a civil non-governmental organization that promotes youth activism and their participation in decision-making and development of interethnic culture and interethnic relations, promoting tolerance and co-operation, which was established in August 2000.
The association has more than 100 active members, whose number increases daily. About 30 volunteers participate in the organization, management and development of activities. For these 17 years of existence, Multikultura has brought to the city and the region, different projects that have helped to advance the image of women, young people, the inclusion of people with disabilities in the society, better involvement of the Roma community, alleviating tensions between different ethnicities, promoting respect, tolerance and European values.
Successfully Finished the Vocational Educational Trainings for the women of Polog region
Within the project "Entrepreneurship Platform for Economic and Social Inclusion From Miniority Group", which is implemеnted by Vocational and Educational Training Center in partnership with Multikultura, Macedonian Development Center for Civil Organizations and Roma Community Center, successfully were finished the three types of courses:
- Macedonian language
- English language
- Officer in accountancy, business planning and management
The courses were organized for three months in a row, at the premises of Multikultura for 40 women participants from the region of Polog.
The participants of the courses were glad and statistified from all the organization of these courses and they considered these courses as a very great opportunity where they could improve their language skills and the skills in accountancy, business planning and management, which will help them to improve their involvement in the trade market.
In the end of the courses, each of the participants was awarded with a certificate.
The overall objective of this project is enhancement of the level of economic and social integration of unemployed women from minority ethnic communities.