Start date: August 17, 2016 End Date: August 17, 2021 Project budget: (life of Project): $9,495,923 Implementer: East West Management Institute (EWMI), in partnership with four local civil society organizations (CSOs): the Foundation for Internet and Society “Metamorphosis”, the Association for Democratic Initiatives (ADI), the Foundation for Open Society in Macedonia (FOSM), and the National Youth Council of Macedonia. OBJECTIVES The Civic Engagement Project will strengthen the constructive engagement by civil society organizations (CSOs) on policies and issues of public concern, and increase and sustain youth involvement in public life in Macedonia. Through CEP, participating ...
The overall project goal is to contribute to the development of critical thinking and democratization in Macedonia through the constructive use of new technologies as tools to increase the quantity and quality of educational, scientific and academic e-content.
Project title: Increasing Civic Engagement in the Digital Agenda – ICEDA Main goal of the project Increasing the engagement of the civil society organizations (CSOs) in the shaping and implementation of the Digital Agenda in the Western Balkans (DAWB). Specific objectives To increase the capacity of CSOs and media for tackling challenges related to the Digital Agenda, empowering them to become active participants in the process. To enhance the role of CSOs in aiding state institutions to better exploit the potential of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in order to improve the quality of their e-services to the citizens and […]
Good governance is key to rule of law. And while issues of corruption, transparency, rule of law and good governance are always in the spotlight, there remains a lack of understanding and systemic problems that hardly receive sufficient coverage. The project aims to raise awareness of such challenges by facilitating cooperation among civic organisations and consolidated strategic efforts for representation. The ACTION SEE project was created on the basis of the project partners’ experiences gained in the implementation of projects at a national, regional and international level with the aim of strengthening civic organisations for a more efficient and more […]
The Media Reforms Observatory project aims at contributing to the achievement of the urgent reform priorities (URP), as a condition for the RM to join the EU, through identifying and removing the obstacles for the democratic development of the media sector. Additionally, the project will pay attention to the following short-term objectives: Ensure regular public insight into the fulfillment of the URP in the field of media in the four pillars – public service reform, access to public information, insult and defamation and government advertising – through monitoring, analysis and advocacy; Strengthening public awareness regarding the URP and challenges in […]
Metamorphosis aims to raise awareness of opinion and decision makers on national and regional level by bringing together experts, journalists, public officials, and other relevant stakeholders through lectures, conferences, seminars, open debates and online forums. The biggest such project is the annual International Conference e-Society.mk. The conference took place for the first time in 2004.
The Critical Thinking for Mediawise Citizens – CriThink project is implemented by Metamorphosis Foundation in partnership with Eurothink – Center for European Strategies with support of European Union, via IPA Civil Society Facility and Media Programme 2016-2017. Project No: IPA/2017/393-851 Project duration: 01.01.2018 – 31.12.2020 The overall objective of the action is to promote media literacy as basis for safeguarding the right of citizens to hold diverse opinions, via stimulating a culture of critical thinking, pluralism of opinion and democratic values. In order to contribute to the achievement of the overall objectives, the following specific objectives will be ...
With the assistance of a team of experts in the relevant areas, Vistinomer.mk analyzes the promises of political parties and presents them in an easy to read, aggregated form, along with systematic statistics. Each identified promise is assessed according to the degree of its fulfillment: fulfilled, partially fulfilled or unfulfilled. Promises considered to be illogical or stated in a way that does not allow the promises to be verified were deemed inconsistent. By familiarizing themselves with the promises and arguments from the explanations, citizens are being educated on how to read and interpret the election programs and platforms, and to measure and […]
The Metamorphosis Foundation is a partner organization of the TechSoup Balkans software donation program for the Republic of Macedonia. The Techsoup Balkans donation program offers a wide range of software products for non-profit organizations, and they are only required to pay an administrative fee. To purchase software solutions through this platform and to receive donations, you should first register using the following link: https://www.techsoupbalkans.org/mk/user/register. This donation is available for non-profit organizations with the status of a Citizens’ Association or Foundation in the Registry of Associations and Unions. After you complete the (individual) registration, ...
The activities of this project will aim to increase the capacity of the target groups for online activism through blogging in general, with а special emphasis on anonymous blogging, as well as online journalism, depending on the circumstances of the different target groups. This approach consists of two components: knowledge and skills on one hand, and on the other hand, motivation to use them. While the technical aspects are essential, because the use of new media enables faster and broader multilateral communication, the moral aspect is critical to the project success.