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Macedonia: An increasing number of e-stores, but a decreasing percentage of privacy policies

The latest monitoring of the presence of privacy policies in the e-stores conducted in September 2012 by the Metamorphosis team indicates an increase in the number of e-stores, but a smaller percentage of privacy policies in this sector.

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Results from the Mini-survey on students’ opinions about the use of internet and social media

During the 5 debates on social media held in the month of April, 2012 as part of the Social Media for Democracy project, Metamorphosis conducted a mini-survey about the views of young people when it comes to the use of the Internet and social media. The survey covered 154 students from 4 universities in the Republic of Macedonia.

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Electronics and e-waste: Guide for management

This guide provides policy-makers and NGOs campaigning for greener electronics with an overview of the requirements for safe and effective e-waste management. This includes details of the necessary infrastructure as well as the policy and regulatory frameworks that have been used, to address the growing e-waste challenge.

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Infographic: E-Waste in the Balkans

If not properly disposed waste electrical and electronic equipment (e-waste) can be a threat to the environment. Researches done to determine the quantity and e-waste management procedures in the Balkans showed that this region has a significant problem with proper management of e-waste and protection of the environment. The infographic below shows the results of these researches, as well as few facts and tips for managing e-waste.

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Electronics and e-waste: A booklet for advocacy

This booklet provides information and tools to enable civil society actors to push for change to minimise the environmental, health and social impacts of electronics and e-waste.

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Guide on use of wiki sites released

The Wiki Guide that will be used as an auxiliary tool in the process of enriching the contents about municipalities in Macedonia was published as part of the Project for decentralized cooperation between the Lower Normandy region and Macedonia.

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The first archaeological electronic monograph published under a Creative Commons license

‘The Ancient City of Isar - Marvinci in Valandovo’ is the work of the first graduated archaeologist in Macedonia, Viktorija Sokolovska PhD, electronically published under a Creative Commons license, promoted yesterday in the NGO Infocentre. 

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MEC: Open Day and promotion of the ‘Guide for the Commissions for Interethnic Relations’

An Open day will be organized on June 16-17 in the pilot municipalities Chair, Debar and Gostivar, as well as a promotion of the ‘Guide for the Commissions for Interethnic Relations’.

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Promotion of the Guide ‘How to make a Privacy Policy?’ at the Coordination Meeting on e-commerce

The promotion of the Guide ‘How to make a Privacy Policy?’ for representatives of e-shops, payment processors, banks and other stakeholders in the field of e-commerce took place at the Coordination Meeting on e-commerce held on April 1, 2011 in the State Institutions Club in Skopje.

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Promotion of the Guide ‘How to make a Privacy Policy?” to representatives of the state institutions

The promotion of the ICT Guide No.6 of Metamorphosis ‘How to make a privacy policy’ was held on March 30, 2011 in the State Institutions Club in Skopje. The guide was prepared in cooperation with the Directorate for Personal Data Protection, within the framework of the Online Privacy Initiative project supported by the Foundation Open Society Institute - Macedonia.

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