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Call for proposals for cultural projects

01.07.2017 — Local news Macedonia

Culture creates space for a free flow of ideas between individuals and communities. By promoting dialogue and freedom of expression, it contributes to a vibrant and diverse society. As part of its cooperation programme, the Embassy of Switzerland in Macedonia is launching for the first time a Call for proposals for cultural projects.


Report on effectiveness of Swiss cooperation projects in the field of employment

27.06.2017 — Media release Macedonia

Independent experts had a close look at Swiss cooperation projects in the field of employment around the world to find out how effectively these interventions improved employment and income generation. Almost 85 per cent of interventions received effectiveness scores in the range of "very good" to "satisfactory".


10 years of contribution to the enlarged EU: efforts pay off

20.06.2017 — Media release Macedonia

The 10-year implementation period for Switzerland’s enlargement contribution to the 10 central and eastern European countries that joined the EU in 2004 came to an end on 14 June 2017. Under the contribution, Parliament approved a total of CHF 1 billion to implement 210 projects which have helped reduce economic and social disparities among broad sections of the population living in the EU.



Festive launch of the new Swiss Cooperation Strategy

07.06.2017 — Local news Macedonia

Switzerland marked the 25th anniversary of its cooperation programme in Macedonia and announced its commitment to pursue development activities in Macedonia for another four years at a festive event attended by a great number of partners and friends.






Switzerland Promotes Sustainable Farming Practices in the Strumica River Basin

24.04.2017 — Local news Macedonia

The Strumica river is the lifeblood of the south-eastern Macedonia, providing the fertile alluvial soil that has made the river basin the most productive agricultural area in the country: some 200,000 tons of tomatoes, peppers, watermelons, cabbages, cucumbers and other vegetables are produced here per year.

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