Metamorphosis Foundation organises OpenOffice.org training for representatives of local self-government units in Republic of Macedonia. The training is held in Riviera Hotel in Ohrid, from 15 to 20 January, 2007. About 100 employees in 25 Macedonian municipalities will be trained during the six day training.
OpenOffice.org applications will be presented at the training, and the participants will get familiar with the basic functions of these applications. Each participant will receive OpenOffice.org tutorial , as well as Get your job done CD . Apart from raising capacity of the local self-government units for use of information and communication technologies in everyday work, the training also aims to decrease piracy rate in Macedonia by promoting the use of free and open source software.
The training is organised within the Implementing E-Local Governance in Macedonia project that Metamorphosis Foundation implements in partnership with USAID’s project for successful decentralisaiton – Make Decentralisation Work Project.