public call for proposals for CSO’s and Media published through the Nordic
Support for Progress of North Macedonia project has been presented in front of around 120 representatives of civil society organizations and media, on
three information sessions held in Tetovo, Bitola and Skopje. Representatives
of the project and the Secretariat for European Affairs presented the
priorities and the criteria for submission of applications for CSO’s and media
aimed to support their active participation and engagement
in support of the country’s EU accession process.
This public call for proposals aims to
contribute to increased initiatives of CSOs and media to monitor, advocate and
participate in processes associated with implementation of key reforms related
to the EU accession process, ensuring good quality comprehensive legislation
and the development of sustainable policies that benefit the citizens.
Registered CSO’s and media are eligible
to apply for grants up to $40,000 under the call section that is
intended to support CSO’s and grants up to $95,000 under the section for
support to media. The project proposals should be with a period of
implementation between eight to twelve months and should be submitted no later
than October 30. The detailed criteria and supporting documentation to be
submitted are available at nordiskapoddrska.org.mk.