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YOUTH DIGITAL ECO ACTIVISM FOR GREEN MUNICIPALITES

April-October 2021 Youth are usually passive when it comes to democratic processes because of a lack of trust in institutions and narrow space for their voice to be heard. Municipalities like Karposh, Kisela Voda, Aerodrom, Prilep, Bitola, and Kumanovo are some of the top air-polluted cities and have problems with waste management or increased urbanization […]

Young Climate Ambassadors – Higher Ambition!

Duration: 23 October – 31 March 2021 The project is going to educate young people about climate diplomacy, create youth positions and raise awareness in the country about the importance of having an ambitious COP26. “Climate Diplomacy Course”, social media campaign focused on COP26, “The simulation of COP” event, high level media event, will bring […]

We Grow Together

July-December 2020 Informal waste collectors are part of the vulnerable groups in our society for a long time. They are part of the grey economy by picking plastics and selling them for a low price due to cash (unregistered) payment. It is estimated that about 800 families are engaged in this activity, collecting about 80-90% […]

Youth for Climate Change and Air Quality Education

April – October 2020 Air pollution is still on high levels in the cities in N. Macedonia and it is not going to go away soon. Climate change is also an issue that affects many but the young people and general public are not taking it seriously. The low awareness of climate change and its effects […]

WE WANT SOLAR ENERGY

December 2019-May 2020 General goal of the project: Creating a network of high school students who actively study and exert public pressure on the institutions for strengthening the climate change education and include greater representation of solar energy in the energy system Partners High School Orce Nikolov, Skopje; High School Zdravko Cvetkovski, Skopje; High School […]

Solar Energy Schools

August 2019- April 2020 Objectives Developed activist groups for climate change in high schools in Bitola, Kicevo and Skopje, Signing a petition for “Solar Energy Schools”, Increased awareness among decision makers about the importance of climate change education and solar energy as an energy source for educational institutions – at least one institution sends a […]

ACTION, SELECTION AND REUSE for less waste

June-November 2019 The project will raise awareness among citizens about the principles of prevention, selection and reuse of waste, and will also activate citizens, with a special focus on young people, to engage in cleaning actions, selection and reuse of waste, and education of the population. . Objectives Promotion, encouragement and active involvement of the […]

Youth for Environmental Change

June-October 2019 Young people are not aware of the importance of places that are touristic and valuable to the country that they live in. The rise of tourism in such places additionally is making the places more and more non-environmental friendly. The increase of the numbers of tourists coming every year in North Macedonia is […]

Environmental education and youth activism for cleaner air

March-October 2019  Objective: Establishing a sustainable network of eco-clubs in the high schools in the City of Skopje which will strive for a healthier environment and cleaner air.  Activity 1: Creating new eco-clubs in high schools and strengthening the existing clubs in the City of Skopje  Activity 2: Learning program (informative videos)  Video 1: Youth […]

Youth voice for environmental change in high schools II (Establishing a national youth environmental network)

March-October 2019 Students in the schools in Macedonia have the tendency of not participating in the organizations or associations that represent the young population. According to the research for “Youth Participation in Macedonia” by CSOs “Youth Educational Forum” and “Reactor” around 70% of the students in the high school do not know if there is […]

Green skills for young people

December 2018-May 2019 Achieved goals: Mapping of green jobs Creating a database of trainers for green jobs Increased knowledge and skills of high school students on topics related to environmental protection, climate change, sustainable development, and air quality. Cooperation with employers that enable “shadow learning” of high school students with employees who have green occupations […]

Do It Yourself

October 2018-May 2019 Project objective: Increased interest and desire of students to learn about climate change, renewable energy sources, energy efficiency and sustainable transport. The results helped the organization to create a principle of financial sustainability that it can further be developed in the future. The program itself is a way for the organization to […]

Picking up plastics from your doorstep

June-December 2018 In the City of Skopje there is almost no organized system for collection of packaging waste, which is municipal waste, especially from households. This is an obligation of the Mayor of the City of Skopje and the Mayors of the Municipalities (Article 26 of the Law on Management of Packaging and Packaging waste […]

Youth for sustainable development

The overall goal of the project is to promote and raise awareness among young people and key institutions about green jobs arising from the measures to adapt and reduce climate change in the energy sector. Specific objectives: Education and involvement of young people in implementing a campaign to raise awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals, […]

Go Clean

The project aims to support the implementation of the law on batteries and waste batteries (entered into force on January 1, 2011), to develop the awareness about the harmful effects of the batteries and to initiate a system for collecting waste batteries. Brief dscription In order to achieve the objectives, the project set three main […]

Platform for Youth Sustainability

The Platform for Youth Sustainability was first promoted through the seminar on sustainable development which was held on October 8th 2011, where AIESEC, Youth Educational Forum, the Association of Scouts and Go Green signed the Declaration of youth sustainability. The platform is supported by the French Embassy. The objective of the sustainability platform is to […]

Youth Environmental Network

The main goal of the project is to establish an environmental youth network that should serve as a learning platform for like-minded young people to connect, learn and work together on projects in the area of ecology and sustainable development.   Brief Description The network will provide a set of learning opportunities for young people […]

Go Green “Bidi Zelen” Campaing

The Go Green (Bidi Zelen) Campaign aimed to increase public awareness on environmental sustainability and to educate young people about the importance of creating an energy efficient, low-carbon economy. The message of this project reached more than 800.000 people. Target Group This project was focused on young people from fourteen to twenty two (14-22) years of […]