Initiatives

Our work

Since inception, EED has supported over 600 initiatives aimed at promoting democracy in the EU neighbourhood and beyond. This database provides an insight into the work of EED partners over the years. However, due to the sensitive nature of certain initiatives and personal security risks facing some grantees in the restrictive environments where they operate, not all initiatives are listed in the database.

  • Youth for Skopje

    Country: North Macedonia

    For years, North Macedonian activist Dimitar Todoroski has managed Youth for Skopje, a series of concerts to engage youth and promote democratic values. Thanks to EED’s support, Todoroski is organising 10 new concerts that aim to challenge traditional societal norms, disseminate alternative values and foster critical thinking among the youth, encouraging them to see themselves as actors of change.

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  • Balkan Civil Society Development Network

    Country: North Macedonia

    A well-known regional organization in the Western Balkans, Balkan Civil Society Development Network advocates for a bigger space for civil society with different stakeholders. With EED’s support, they are monitoring the impact of Covid-19 on civil society in the region, facilitating exchange of information and expertise as well as joint action to improve the effectiveness of civil society organisations’ actions in the response to the pandemic.

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  • My Legal Counsel

    Country: North Macedonia

    Ius et Juventus is a recently established association of young lawyers based in North Macedonia. They seek to improve citizen participation in local government by providing citizens with free legal counsel on their rights and means by which to hold local authorities in North Macedonia accountable

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  • Empowering Political Debate Club

    Country: North Macedonia

    The Balkan Institute for Regional Cooperation (BIRC) are the creators of the Political Debate Club (PDC), a non-news online media platform catering to both Albanians and Macedonians and North Macedonia. The platform publishes objective analyses and interpretation of ongoing realities in the country and aims to forge a space for dialogue across the region on topics in politics, culture and economy. With EED’s support the PDC will be able to publish an increased amount of quality publications.

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  • INBOX 7 | Multimedia portal featuring investigative stories

    Country: North Macedonia

    INBOX 7 is a trilingual multimedia portal featuring investigative stories.

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  • Youth Association YMCA Bitola

    Country: North Macedonia

    YMCA Bitola is non-profit, inclusive youth association that aims to provide opportunities for local youth and actively work with them at the community level. EED will support one of the association’s main activities, the annual youth leadership camp in Macedonia.

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