Presentation of the Second Periodic Monitoring Report of the Media Reforms Observatory project

The Second Periodic Monitoring Report of the Media Reforms Observatory project was presented on 6 March 2018. This report monitors the implementation of the Urgent Reform Priorities (URP), set by the EU, in terms of Freedom of Expression and follows four areas: Reforms in the public broadcasting service; Government advertisements; Access to public information; Defamation and insult. During the presentation, the floor was taken by: Fisnik Shabani, from Agora – Center for Civil Values Promotion,...


Meeting of the working group for drafting the National Open Data Strategy

Strategy’s first draft version was drafted by Bardhyl Jashari, Metamorphosis Foundation’s Executive Director, Zoran Janevski, Metamorphosis Foundation’s Executive Board member, Goran Rizaov, Project Coordinator at Metamorphosis Foundation and Martin Todevski, Project Manager at the Center for Change Management


Info sessions for Request for Applications (RfA) for the Partnership Grants (PGs)

USAID’s Civic Engagement Project-Macedonia invites CSOs to join us in the Info sessions and get detailed information on the active Request for Applications (RfA) for the Partnership Grants (PGs). The schedule for the info sessions is the following: February 05- Hotel TCC Grand Plaza, Skopje, 12:00-13:30 February 06- Hotel Epinal, Bitola, 13:00-14:30 February 08- Hotel Oaza, Stip, 12:00-13:30 Additionally, we will organize one online Info session.


The second round of measuring the executive, local and legislative power has begun

The second round of measuring the openness, accountability and transparency of governments and state institutions in six countries from the region, conducted within the ACTION SEE – Accountability, Technology and Institutional Openness Network in SEE project, implemented by the Metamorphosis Foundation in partnership with other partner organizations from the region, begins today. Questionnaires have been sent to multiple courts, the Administrative Court, Judicial Council of the RM, Supreme...


Meetings with ACTION SEE grantees from Macedonia were held

On 5 December 2017, representatives of ACTION SEE grantees took part in a meeting on the implementation of their grants as well as determining the needs for training and capacity building, which is one of ACTION SEE’s key activities. During the meeting, the participants were introduced with and exchanged best practices and experiences regarding grant implementation. By doing so, the project aims at building joint platform of grant-using CSOs and fostering networking between them. Furthermore, ...

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30 mayors signed the Declaration of Openness, Accountability and Transparency of Local Self-Government

Today, at the Gazi Baba town hall, 7 more mayors signed the Declaration of Openness, Accountability and Transparency of Local Self-Government, among which: the mayors of Gazi Baba, Aerodrom, Bogovinje, Vrapchishte, Zhelino, Gjorche Petrov and Karposh. Namely, this is an initiative of the Metamorphosis Foundation that started three weeks ago by delivering letter of interest to all mayors for signing the Declaration, which covers principles of openness, accountability and transparency. The mayors ...

esociety photo 3 The media reforms must be implemented professionally and through dialogue

Among the speakers in the first session was the executive director of the Foundation Open Society – Macedonia, Fani Karanfilova-Panovska, who emphasized the importance of civil society’s role and highlighted that the required implementations cannot be made without civil society, which will be professional and objective critic of the government.


The thirteenth international conference e-Society will address the topic of “Freedom and privacy”

In four separate sessions, twenty representatives of institutions, media organizations and the civil sector will participate in discussions with the aim to strengthen the public awareness on reform priorities and challenges in the media sphere.


International action days “Freedom not Fear” from 6 to 9 October 2017

During the international action days “Freedom not Fear”, Metamorphosis reminds to the remarks on the “direct access” of agencies for security and counter-intelligence to telecommunication networks through which they receive digital content and data on communications, oftentimes without prior notice or being authorized by court and without the involvement and knowledge of the network operator.

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Metamorphosis Foundation and Microsoft across the Balkan help the civil society sector in the digital transformation

Metamorphosis Foundation, in cooperation with Microsoft’s local office in Kosovo, Albania and Macedonia, organized the Tech4Good conference in Prishtina, Tirana and Skopje. +200 representatives from civil society organisations participated these conferences . The meetings especially focused on helping the civil sector in the process of digital transformation, so that the nonprofit organisations could reach their maximum potential via the donations offered by Microsoft through the TechSoup ...