Workshop invitation “Understanding freedom of expression online and offline”

Metamorphosis Foundation for Internet and Society has the honor to invite you to partake in the Understanding Freedom of Expression Online and Offline workshop taking place on 12 April 2018 at the Journalists’ Club in Skopje. The workshop will be dedicated to presenting the basic freedom of expression concepts as well as the current and relevant standards of the European Court of Human Rights related to freedom of expression online and offline. Within the event, we invite you to take part in ...


Metamorphosis’ representatives took part in the Second Regional Internet Freedom Summit #IFSummit

The Second Regional Internet Freedom Summit #IFSummit, which took place from 22 to 24 March in Struga, was attended by over 100 Internet freedom experts, jurists, activists and representatives of international organizations. The Summit, hosted by American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI), was launched with the Freedom of Internet Expression panel discussion, co-organized by Metamorphosis Foundation, which had Ambassador Nina Suomalainen, Head of the OSCE Mission to Skopje, the...


Announcement: Second Regional Internet Freedom Summit, 22-24 March, Struga, Macedonia #IFSummit

From March 22 to March 24 more than 120 Internet freedom experts and human rights activists from Europe and Eurasia, as well as from number of international organizations, will gather together in Struga, Macedonia, to discuss the latest developments in online freedom of expression, privacy, and cybersecurity.


Kick-off event of the Smart Tourism Enhancement Project – STEP

Tetovo’s Mercure hotel hosted the kick-off event that presented Metamorphosis’ new Smart Tourism Enhancement Project (STEP), which will be implemented in cooperation with the Centre for Development of Polog Planning Region and Council of the Elbasan County. It is a grant contract of IPA2, the European Union’s Cross-Border Cooperation Programme, through which Macedonia and Albania will develop smart tourism in the Polog and Elbasan region jointly. The promo event, attended by official ...


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 ...