National ICEDA advocacy network kick-off meeting held in North Macedonia
The National ICEDA advocacy network kick-off meeting was held online today, 18.12.2020, for North Macedonia. The meeting was attended by the new sub-grantees and members of the network, i.e. Rural Coalition, ACTAC – Association for Civic Tolerance and Cooperation, and SMART AP – Social innovations Lab. The purpose of the meeting was ensuring space for networking among the sub-grantees / members of the ICEDA network and familiarizing them with the project and the ICEDA network, and the rules of project reporting and visibility, as well as the next steps for building their capacities and functioning of the network.
Metamorphosis Foundation and the project partners, through the project “Increasing Civic Engagement in the Digital Agenda – ICEDA”, co-funded by the European Union, are pleased to inform you that 15 sub-grants (small grants) have been awarded through the first cycle of the small grant scheme LOT 1: Awarding sub-grants for e-Government Support Centers.
The 15 small grants were awarded to 3 civil society organizations from Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia, which in the upcoming period, as part of the ICEDA network, will work on the establishment and management of civic centers for e-Government support where they will help their target groups use certain e-services and spread digital literacy.
More information the 15 awarded sub-grants in the Western Balkans supported by ICEDA can be found here.
The project “Increasing Civic Engagement in the Digital Agenda – ICEDA” is implemented by the Metamorphosis Foundation (North Macedonia), the Academy of e-Governance (Estonia), Levizja Mjaft! (Albania), CRTA – Center for Research, Transparency and Accountability (Serbia), NGO 35mm (Montenegro) and ODK – Open Data Kosovo (Kosovo). The project is being implemented with financial support from the European Union.