Archive of Country: <span>North Macedonia</span>

Skala Magazine

Skala Magazine

Skala Magazine

An Artistic Take on Social Change A team of young people channelled their creativity through an arts magazine run by young artists, to address various social issues. Skala Magazine is a platform for young artists in Skopje to exhibit their work and advocate for local creators. With the support of Young Cities, members from Skala launched a project to leverage the talent of their network Read More

Seen

Seen

Fostering grassroots activism to empower women Team ‘Ladybug’ boldly challenged deeply rooted behaviours and beliefs that underpin harassment and discrimination in their communities, empowering women to speak up against them. Ladybug wanted to stand up to online harassment by empowering Read More

Gen W

Gen W

Creating the space to promote female leadership. A project platforming women role-models to encourage other women in the municipalities of Čair and Kisela Voda to challenge gender-based discrimination and empower themselves despite the barriers they face. Gen W wanted to Read More

Breakfree

Breakfree

A Film on the Effects of Bullying A youth-directed film coupled with an art and capacity-building campaign tackles bullying in schools in Gostivar. Gostivar-based youth team, Breakfree, focused their efforts on emphasizing that bullying may not always be intentional, but Read More

We Can (Ambassador Grant)

We Can (Ambassador Grant)

Peer-Peer Capacity Building Building upon their existing knowledge and credibility among peers, WeCan expanded their programme of empowering their to peers to challenge discrimination, polarisation, and extremism. Having launched a successful project in 2020, organising a civic action camp among Read More

Use It

Use It

“Use it, don't destroy it.” Fostering local ownership of public spaces among young people by driving their renovation and empowering peer-peer community solutions. Use It wanted young people in Gostivar to care for, and take ownership of, their community. They Read More

Unity

Unity

A youth initiative representing multiple political parties provides a fresh take. A youth initiative worked to garner consensus on youth issues across the aisle in order to counter polarisation in their community. Unity sought to counteract political polarisation in Gostivar Read More

DemLoc

DemLoc

Understanding local policy for empowering a youth-driven civil society. A research project provided context on municipal approaches to supporting civil society and equipped other young people with the skills to engage in policy dialogue. DemLoc conducted research to enhance opportunities Read More

What’s Blurring Your Lens?

What’s Blurring Your Lens?

Photography as a medium for activism and expression. A team organised trainings and workshops for other young people interested in using photography to illustrate social issues. Team 'Skopje Through My Eyes' wanted to connect with youth who are not interested Read More

Dance in this Chaos

Dance in this Chaos

A (motion) picture is worth a 1000 words. Challenging the status quo by using film to spotlight ethnic discrimination aimed at a marginalised Roma community in Skopje. Takat, a team of experienced filmmakers, turned their lens toward the Roma community Read More

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