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Call for proposals for cultural projects

14.08.2018 — Local news Macedonia
As part of its cooperation programme, the Embassy of Switzerland in Macedonia is launching a new call for proposals to support innovative artistic production and strengthen organisations from the independent cultural scene




Swiss National Day celebrated in Skopje

Swiss National Day celebrated in Skopje

31.07.2018 — Local news Macedonia
The event brought together Swiss and friends of Switzerland in Macedonia to celebrate the shared values of democracy, independence, peace and diversity, as well as the long-lasting partnership between the two countries. Over 200 guests were treated to Swiss authentic yodeling performance, Swiss Raclette and Swiss wines.


Macedonian hospitality with Swiss know-how

20.07.2018 — Local news Macedonia
Tourism contributes to each country’s economy. It generated more than 10% of global GDP and 1 in a 10 jobs in the global economy in 2016, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council. In Macedonia too, tourism has significant potential to contribute to economic growth and job creation. However, here as elsewhere, success relies on skilled staff. Through its Increasing Market Employability project, Switzerland supports the Hospitality: Training Centre Akademik in their mission to bring Swiss hospitality standards to Macedonia.





Civica Mobilitas grantees meet Prime Minister Zaev

19.06.2018 — Local news Macedonia
Cooperation between the civil society organizations and the government, financing of the CSOs, fight against corruption, priorities in the country’s reforms, human rights and reforms in the media, were some of the topics discussed between the Prime Minister and civil society representatives at a thematic forum organized with support of Switzerland.


Paving the way for sustainable rice production in Macedonia

28.05.2018 — Local news Macedonia
Supported by Switzerland’s Nature Conservation Programme, farmers in Kocani valley in Macedonia started to apply sustainable rice cultivation practices. Such practices improve the quality and quantity of rice production while contributing to the preservation of the unique biodiversity of the Bregalnica region.



Clean water for the citizens of Delcevo

21.03.2018 — Local news Macedonia
The long-standing Swiss support to the Macedonian water sector continues with a new project that will provide the citizens of the Municipality of Delcevo with clean drinking water. Besides building infrastructure, the project will support the strengthening of the capacities of the public water utility and their transformation into a customer-oriented, self-financing and sustainable utility.

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