Expression of interest: Consulting services for mentoring the STEP network members for the Smart Tourism Enhancement Project – STEP

Metamorphosis Foundation publishes a request for expression of interest on the part of suppliers of consulting services for mentoring the STEP network members for the Smart Tourism Enhancement Project – STEP. The project activities are currently underway (ending on 31 March 2020), while the mentorship will last for a maximum of 9 months according to previously developed description of remit and timeline, which will be determined additionally, in the region of Elbasan and Polog for nearly 60 ...


Accountability and responsibility for the omissions and gross negligence on the part of the institutions that have resulted in convicted offender Nikola Gruevski’s escape

We demand an urgent finish of the investigations, within 10 days, and establishment of responsibility for the omissions, possible failure to take actions or complicity. Otherwise, we shall demand political responsibility from the highest officials.


Meeting with the Secretary General of the Parliament of the Republic of Macedonia

Following our request, we held a meeting yesterday, 20 November, at Parliamentary Institute’s Educative Center with the Secretary General of the Parliament of the Republic of Macedonia, which saw the presentation of the results stemming from the analysis on the openness of the Parliament conducted within the Accountability, Technology and Institutional Openness Network in SEE project. The meeting was attended by representatives of the expert service with the aim to discuss the recommendations ...


Request for offers for developing a mobile app

Within the Critical Thinking for Mediawise Citizens – CriThink project, funded by the European Union, Metamorphosis Foundation and Eurothink plan to launch a mobile app – educative game available for Android and iOS.


Strong condemnation of omissions and gross negligence on the part of institutions that has resulted in convicted offender N. Gruevski’s fleeing the country

We, the undersigned civil society organizations, strongly condemn omissions, gross negligence and disrespect of provisions contained in the Law on Execution of Sanctions and the Rulebook on Performance of Police Work, on the part of the Basic Court Skopje 1 and the Ministry of Interior, which have resulted in convicted offender Nikola Gruevski’s fleeing the county and inability to execute the court’s final and enforceable ruling in the docket known as “Armoured Car”, whereby Gruevski was...


Membership in the STEP network

Now there is also the possibility of online membership in the STEP network. You can also join the official STEP website by entering information about your activity and contact information. After you apply online, you will be contacted by the project’s official persons for further details. The online application is also a tool that shows that the use of technology knocks strongly on promoting tourism in the Polog and Elbasan regions. Link to the online application


ACTION SEE study visit to Cardiff and Edinburgh

The delegation of 12 CSO representatives, two from each of the Western Balkan countries (Albania, Bosnia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia), together with WFD staff members from Belgrade and London visited Cardiff and Edinburgh in order to meet members of  the Welsh Assembly and the Scottish Parliament, as well as CSOs, engaged in open data and transparency. The study visit aimed to demonstrate to the delegation members how CSOs work with the UK parliaments, implement advocacy ...



Partnership Grants (PG)   USAID’s Civic Engagement Project in Macedonia invites civil society organizations (CSO) alliances in Macedonia to apply for Partnership Grants (PGs). CEP is a five-year USAID-funded program that contributes to achieve two objectives: (1) strengthening constructive engagement by CSOs on policies and issues of public concern; and (2) increasing and sustaining youth engagement in public life in Macedonia. CEP is implemented by East West Management Institute, Inc. ...


Learning computer skills creatively

Metamorphosis Foundation marked the EU Code Week in Macedonia this year as well. Through Meet and Code 2018, it supported nonprofit organizations that organized events where children had the possibility to learn new and improve their computers skills in a creative way. The events’ galleries are available here. Meet and Code is organized by Haus des Stiftens gGmbH and the IT portal Stifter-helfen as well as the respective partners in the member-states of the TechSoup Europe network. Meet and ...


Transparency in decision-making processes in the Western Balkans

On the occasion of the International Day for Universal Access to Information, Foundation for Internet and Society, Metamorphosis, published the results of the analysis of transparency in decision-making processes in four Western Balkans countries: Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The mapping was conducted by the Croatian civil society organization GONG in partnership with CRTA (Serbia), Why not? (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and Center for Democratic Transition (Montenegro). ...