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Jashari from the Metamorphosis Foundation represents Macedonia at the Basel Peace Forum

The 5th edition of the Basel Peace Forum, Switzerland has started. This forum, which is attended by celebrities, activists, academic experts, businessmen from all over the world, discusses the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on our lives, reports Portalb.mk. “What consequences does COVID-19 hold on peace and conflict in different cities around the world? Do urban areas become more segmented, divided, and competitive? Or will a push for more joint endeavours and common care result from ...

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The results of the measurement of the openness of LSGUs for 2020 presented

The Metamorphosis Foundation for Internet and Society, within USAID’s Civic Engagement Project, evaluated the state of good governance in 17 units of local self-government in the Republic of North Macedonia for 2020. The evaluation is the result of research, based on the Openness Index. On 10 December 2020, an online event was held to promote the results of measuring the openness of LSGUs in 2020. The event was attended by representatives of municipalities and civil society organizations who ...

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Online platform for Open Government Partnership launched

Today, 9 December 2020, the Metamorphosis Foundation for Internet and Society, in cooperation with the Ministry of Information Society and Administration, launched the оnline platform for Open Government Partnership (OGP). The platform was created by the Metamorphosis Foundation for Internet and Society within USAID’s Civic Engagement Project, and it will be managed by the Ministry of Information Society and Administration (MISA). The Open Government Partnership is a voluntary international ...

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Open call for participation in a webinar on the topic “Introduction to cyber-security and safety”

We invite you to take part in the webinar on the topic “Introduction to cyber-security and safety” which will be held on 18 December starting at 15:00 – 16:40. During the webinar participants will be able to learn to spot suspicious online activity (e.g. phishing mails), properly analyze their digital print, learn about the different levels and layers of cyber-security and privacy protection, and be able to characterize their weakest links in terms of security (including the security of ...

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Open Call for Participation in a Project-based education program “Fight Against Disinformation”

We invite you to be part of the Project-based education program: “Fight Against Disinformation” which will be held in the period 16 to 28 December 2020. As part of the program, 4 training sessions are planned on the following dates: 13, 18, 22 and 26 January 2021, from 2:00 pm to 3:30pm. During this training, mainly through interactive activities, you will be introduced to the modern milieu of creating disinformation, their distribution and, most importantly, the ways and techniques to fight...

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Takeaways from the Sixteenth International Conference e-Society.mk

The 16th edition of the e-Society.mk conference on the topic Engagement and Effectiveness: Good Governance and the Internet took place between 25-26 November in 2020. The conference was organized online for the first time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was also livestreamed on Facebook and allowed a broad participation at the event. The 16th edition of the e-Society conference aimed to promote an open culture in all spheres of life and governance by relating it to digitalization as an inherent...

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Meetings with municipalities to promote openness in their work

The Metamorphosis Foundation for Internet and Society, within USAID’s Civic Engagement Project, in the past period conducted measurement of the openness of 17 local self-government units in the Republic of North Macedonia. During December, the Metamorphosis Foundation and local partner organizations are holding meetings with the municipalities that were involved in the measurement of the Openness Index for 2020. These meetings are attended by the mayors and other representatives of the ...

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ICEDA Training for civil servants on topics related to the Digital Agenda for Western Balkans

On 30 November 2020 (Monday), the Metamorphosis Foundation for Internet and Society organized a one-day online training for civil servants on topics related to the Digital Agenda for the Western Balkans. The Digital Agenda is an initiative developed by the European Union, which has also been expanded and adopted for 6 countries in the Western Balkans. It aims to ensure that citizens in the region make full use of the benefits of digital transformation. Commitment to the Digital Agenda will ...

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Open call for participation in a webinar on the topic “Introduction to cyber-security and safety”

We invite you to take part in the webinar on the topic “Introduction to cyber-security and safety” which will be held on 14 December starting at 17:00 – 18:40. During the webinar participants will be able to learn to spot suspicious online activity (e.g. phishing mails), properly analyze their digital print, learn about the different levels and layers of cyber-security and privacy protection, and be able to characterize their weakest links in terms of security (including the ...

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Metamorphosis part of “Freedom not Fear 2020”

  “Uncertainties: Biometric Mass Surveillance in the Balkans”   “Freedom not Fear” is an initiative that connects civil society organizations and individuals who believe in the idea of ​​digitalizing the world, freedom of speech opposed to censorship, privacy over surveillance, freedom not fear. This year, the focus of “Freedom not Fear” was the mass surveillance of citizens using their biometric data. Any monitoring, tracking or other types of ...

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