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International Women’s Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day in 2013, the U.S. Embassy held a networking event to support women’s entrepreneurship. USAID works to ensure that Macedonia’s women have the opportunities and resources necessary to play strong leadership roles, and we support programs that increase and improve opportunities for entrepreneurship as a tool …

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Meeting the ambassador Connie Morella

Recently, our members Krenar Quoku and Marija Matovska had the honor of meeting the ambassador Connie Morella at the American Corner in Skopje, Macedonia. She is the first US Ambassador to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) who has served in the US Congress and discussed about different issues …

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Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowships Program – scholarship

U.S. GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS The 2014-2015 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowships Program The competition is open from March 15 to June 30, 2013. The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program brings accomplished young and mid-level professionals to the United States for a year of combined academic (NON-DEGREE) and professional work. Fellows are selected …

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Youth and technology – the formula for leading change!

Interesting short article about youth and technology. Do you agree with the author? “Match the ideas, energies and creativity of local youth with the enabling power of global technology. Create youth-led learning environments in their communities. This will be the new model.” Read more HERE

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Youth unemployment visualization

The World Economic Forum have made a wonderful visualization of global youth unemployment of year 2013. Check out the interesting and short presentation and see how concerned we need to be and to start being proactive in our own community! LINK TO THE PRESENTATION HERE

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Youth council meetings

Youth Council in working atmosphere! The members have meetings to first decide on the visual appearance, social media outreach and the essential documents to be guided by. So far we have made our logo, business cards, have created the code of conduct and started discussing about projects that we ourselves …

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Research statistics about the youth in Macedonia

NGO Reaktor have made a research about the situation of the youth in Macedonia, more specifically – Youth and the labor market. This is a small part of the introduction: “Macedonia is the European leader in youth unemployment, with the youth unemployment rate currently at  58%. Young people make up …

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Empowerment through youth councils

How the Youth Council has formed and the initiative that came from the US embassy in Macedonia to form the Youth Council here. This video shows a small part of what the Youth Councils should strive for, we will try to implement our experience in empowering the youth in Macedonia. …

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