ALDA Youth Club created in Skopje

On 14th March in Skopje was held the first meeting of ALDA Youth Club. Initiated by the two French European volunteers, ALDA Youth Club in Skopje will gather youngsters interested in youth related activities, especially in relation with the Francophonie.
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During this meeting, ALDA Skopje presented its two main projects involving young people, the programme of Cooperation between Normandy and Macedonia and the Balkan regional platform for youth participation and dialogue. The young participants explained why they are interested in French culture, what they expected to learn in the Club, and what kind of activities they wished to participate in. In this way, young participants decided to create interactive activities such as conversation classes, cooking workshops, movie nights, games and songs workshops, and language classes focused on formal French. The first activity of ALDA Youth Club will be presentation of ALDA’s activities for youth on Francophone fair this Saturday in Skopje.

The ALDA Youth Club will meet each week. ALDA Youth Club already started cooperation with the Youth office in Municipality of Centar as well as with other EVS volunteers in Skopje.

On 14th March in Skopje was held the first meeting of ALDA Youth Club. Initiated by the two French European volunteers, ALDA Youth Club in Skopje will gather youngsters interested in youth related activities, especially in relation with the Francophonie.
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During this meeting, ALDA Skopje presented its two main projects involving young people, the programme of Cooperation between Normandy and Macedonia and the Balkan regional platform for youth participation and dialogue. The young participants explained why they are interested in French culture, what they expected to learn in the Club, and what kind of activities they wished to participate in. In this way, young participants decided to create interactive activities such as conversation classes, cooking workshops, movie nights, games and songs workshops, and language classes focused on formal French. The first activity of ALDA Youth Club will be presentation of ALDA’s activities for youth on Francophone fair this Saturday in Skopje.

The ALDA Youth Club will meet each week. ALDA Youth Club already started cooperation with the Youth office in Municipality of Centar as well as with other EVS volunteers in Skopje.


كن جزءًا من الجمعية العامة لـ ALDA والأحداث ذات الصلة: 12-13 مايو ، باريس

يسر ALDA أن تعلن أن جمعيتها العامة العادية وغير العادية لعام 2016 ستنعقد في 12 مايو 2016 في باريس ، في وزارة الشؤون الخارجية ، في "La Convention".

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تعتبر الجمعية العامة موعدًا مهمًا لشبكة ALDA بأكملها ، وفي هذا العام ، ستنتخب أيضًا مجلس الإدارة الجديد للجمعية ، والذي سيوجه أنشطة ALDA للأعوام الأربعة القادمة.
بمناسبة انعقاد الجمعية العامة ، يسعدنا دعوتكم إلى المؤتمر الدولي الذي يركز على "الاستفادة من السنة الأوروبية للتنمية - تعزيز التعاون اللامركزي ونهج المجتمع" وإلى الإطلاق الرسمي لبرنامج التعاون اللامركزي فرنسا - البلقان التي ستقام في 12-13 مايو.
يتم تنظيم الفعاليات من قبل ALDA وبدعم من وزارة الخارجية الفرنسية. الشركاء الآخرون للحدث هم AFCCRE ، برنامج الأمم المتحدة الإنمائي للفنون ، كونغرس مجلس أوروبا ، برنامج "أوروبا للمواطنين" ، ومجتمع LADDER. لمزيد من المعلومات ، يمكنك الاتصال بأمانتنا عن طريق إرسال بريد إلكتروني إلى السيدة جوليا ميزاليرا giulia.mezzalira@aldaintranet.org أو عن طريق الاتصال على الرقم +39 0444540146

يسر ALDA أن تعلن أن جمعيتها العامة العادية وغير العادية لعام 2016 ستنعقد في 12 مايو 2016 في باريس ، في وزارة الشؤون الخارجية ، في "La Convention".

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تعتبر الجمعية العامة موعدًا مهمًا لشبكة ALDA بأكملها ، وفي هذا العام ، ستنتخب أيضًا مجلس الإدارة الجديد للجمعية ، والذي سيوجه أنشطة ALDA للأعوام الأربعة القادمة.
بمناسبة انعقاد الجمعية العامة ، يسعدنا دعوتكم إلى المؤتمر الدولي الذي يركز على "الاستفادة من السنة الأوروبية للتنمية - تعزيز التعاون اللامركزي ونهج المجتمع" وإلى الإطلاق الرسمي لبرنامج التعاون اللامركزي فرنسا - البلقان التي ستقام في 12-13 مايو.
يتم تنظيم الفعاليات من قبل ALDA وبدعم من وزارة الخارجية الفرنسية. الشركاء الآخرون للحدث هم AFCCRE ، برنامج الأمم المتحدة الإنمائي للفنون ، كونغرس مجلس أوروبا ، برنامج "أوروبا للمواطنين" ، ومجتمع LADDER. لمزيد من المعلومات ، يمكنك الاتصال بأمانتنا عن طريق إرسال بريد إلكتروني إلى السيدة جوليا ميزاليرا giulia.mezzalira@aldaintranet.org أو عن طريق الاتصال على الرقم +39 0444540146


Antonella Valmorbida, Secretary General of ALDA, will be a speaker in the CSO Forum 2016 organised by the European Commission

On 17-18 March 2016, the CSO Forum 2016 will take place in Brussels and ALDA’s Secretary General, Antonella Valmorbida, is going to be a speaker in a panel addressing the Territorial Approach to Local Development.

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This year the CSO Forum main topic regards the “EU Engagement with Civil Society and Support for Human Rights: Turning big pledges into local changes”. This event brings together CSOs and Human Rights organisations with European Institutions and Member States, opening an interactive platform, with the aim of enhancing dialogue and gather feedback on best practices, to help the EU institutions further develop adequate operational responses to complex and evolving challenges in the field.

On Thursday 17 March, Antonella Valmorbida will be a participating in the panel entitled “Territorial Approach to Local Development: An Effective Way to Implement Agenda 2030?”. With experiences from Ecuador, The Philippines and Europe, this session will present the key features of a territorial approach to local development and how it can help implement the 2030 Agenda, specifically addressing the role of CSOs and community-based organisations.

This Forum is part of the “Civil Society Week” and it is organised together with events like the Policy Forum for Development, the dialogue with Private Sector representatives and the Development Education and Awareness Raising multi-stakeholder meeting.

On 17-18 March 2016, the CSO Forum 2016 will take place in Brussels and ALDA’s Secretary General, Antonella Valmorbida, is going to be a speaker in a panel addressing the Territorial Approach to Local Development.

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This year the CSO Forum main topic regards the “EU Engagement with Civil Society and Support for Human Rights: Turning big pledges into local changes”. This event brings together CSOs and Human Rights organisations with European Institutions and Member States, opening an interactive platform, with the aim of enhancing dialogue and gather feedback on best practices, to help the EU institutions further develop adequate operational responses to complex and evolving challenges in the field.

On Thursday 17 March, Antonella Valmorbida will be a participating in the panel entitled “Territorial Approach to Local Development: An Effective Way to Implement Agenda 2030?”. With experiences from Ecuador, The Philippines and Europe, this session will present the key features of a territorial approach to local development and how it can help implement the 2030 Agenda, specifically addressing the role of CSOs and community-based organisations.

This Forum is part of the “Civil Society Week” and it is organised together with events like the Policy Forum for Development, the dialogue with Private Sector representatives and the Development Education and Awareness Raising multi-stakeholder meeting.


How do people represent the space they live in? Answer the questionnaire launched by the project RE.CRI.RE

ALDA – the European Association for Local Democracy, in cooperation with a consortium of 15 universities across Europe, launched in May 2015 the Horizon 2020 funded project “RE.CRI.RE – Between the Representation of the Crisis and the Crisis of Representation“.

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The objective of the project is to verify whether the symbolic universes grounding in social identities has undergone a major change within European societies as a consequence of economic crisis and to draw strategic and methodological implications for policy-making from previous stage analysis.

As first important step of the project, a questionnaire has been launched in each of the partner countries. The objective of the questionnaire is to identify how people represent the space they live in and how these representations are linked to the way of thinking and feeling. We kindly ask you to contribute by filling in the questionnaire and disseminate it within your country (it takes only ten minutes).
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ALDA – the European Association for Local Democracy, in cooperation with a consortium of 15 universities across Europe, launched in May 2015 the Horizon 2020 funded project “RE.CRI.RE – Between the Representation of the Crisis and the Crisis of Representation“.

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The objective of the project is to verify whether the symbolic universes grounding in social identities has undergone a major change within European societies as a consequence of economic crisis and to draw strategic and methodological implications for policy-making from previous stage analysis.

As first important step of the project, a questionnaire has been launched in each of the partner countries. The objective of the questionnaire is to identify how people represent the space they live in and how these representations are linked to the way of thinking and feeling. We kindly ask you to contribute by filling in the questionnaire and disseminate it within your country (it takes only ten minutes).
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CALL FOR EXPERT - Balkan Regional Platform for Youth Participation and Dialogue

For the purpose of implementation of the project Balkan Regional Platform for Youth Participation and Dialogue, we are looking for an Expert for the development and implementation of the Comparative Analysis and Practice.

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The project is financed by the European Commission, DG Enlargement, Regional Co-operation and Programmes, through the program Civil Society Facility, Operating grants to IPA CSO Associations, Support to regional thematic associations, we are looking for an Expert for the development and implementation of the Comparative Analysis and Practice.
The objective of the Consultancy is to provide support to the lead applicant European Association for Local Democracy (ALDA) and co-applicants (Local Democracy Agencies: Central and Southern Serbia, Subotica, Kosovo*, Montenegro, Mostar, Prijedor, Zavidovici in Bosnia and Herzegovina and ALDA Skopje) in the implementation of regional comparative research on the topic of youth mobility in the Western Balkans as an integral component of the project.
The duration of the consultancy is starting from March until September 2016.
For more details, methodology and deadlines, please consult the official document.

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Official document – Call for expert

For the purpose of implementation of the project Balkan Regional Platform for Youth Participation and Dialogue, we are looking for an Expert for the development and implementation of the Comparative Analysis and Practice.

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The project is financed by the European Commission, DG Enlargement, Regional Co-operation and Programmes, through the program Civil Society Facility, Operating grants to IPA CSO Associations, Support to regional thematic associations, we are looking for an Expert for the development and implementation of the Comparative Analysis and Practice.
The objective of the Consultancy is to provide support to the lead applicant European Association for Local Democracy (ALDA) and co-applicants (Local Democracy Agencies: Central and Southern Serbia, Subotica, Kosovo*, Montenegro, Mostar, Prijedor, Zavidovici in Bosnia and Herzegovina and ALDA Skopje) in the implementation of regional comparative research on the topic of youth mobility in the Western Balkans as an integral component of the project.
The duration of the consultancy is starting from March until September 2016.
For more details, methodology and deadlines, please consult the official document.

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Official document – Call for expert


International conference “Civil Society & Beyond: A Joint Dialogue on the European Path” held in Belgrade

The International conference “Civil Society & Beyond: A Joint Dialogue on the European Path” assembled around 150 representatives from civil society and European and national institutions from the Western Balkans and Turkey in Belgrade, from 25th to 26th February 2016. The Conference was organized by the European Movement International and European Movement in Serbia, in partnership with TACSO and the Serbian European Integration Office. Stanka Parac, the Regional coordinator and Ivana Dimitrovska, Director of ALDA Branch office in Skopje represented ALDA at the conference.

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The Serbian Prime Minister – Mr. Aleksandar Vučić and Ms. Maja Gojković – Speaker of the National Assembly of Serbia greeted the participants highlighting the importance of CSO involvement in the EU integration process. The opening remarks were also delivered by H.E. Michael Davenport, Head of the European Union Delegation to the Republic of Serbia, Mr. Jo Leinen MEP, President of the European Movement International and Prof. Dr. Mihailo Crnobrnja, President of the European Movement in Serbia.

The two-day plenary sessions and workshops focused on various questions concerning the EU integration process and the involvement of Civil Society in the programming of EU assistance. The sessions ended with a World café activity which served as an occasion for the participants to share opinions and experiences, and to discuss joint actions and activities concerning the issues arising from the previous conference sessions. The conference was excellent possibility for networking between the CSO from the Balkan region and Turkey.

The related information for the conference are available هنا.

Interesting debate was held on twitter under #CSBeyond and #EurMove.

The International conference “Civil Society & Beyond: A Joint Dialogue on the European Path” assembled around 150 representatives from civil society and European and national institutions from the Western Balkans and Turkey in Belgrade, from 25th to 26th February 2016. The Conference was organized by the European Movement International and European Movement in Serbia, in partnership with TACSO and the Serbian European Integration Office. Stanka Parac, the Regional coordinator and Ivana Dimitrovska, Director of ALDA Branch office in Skopje represented ALDA at the conference.

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The Serbian Prime Minister – Mr. Aleksandar Vučić and Ms. Maja Gojković – Speaker of the National Assembly of Serbia greeted the participants highlighting the importance of CSO involvement in the EU integration process. The opening remarks were also delivered by H.E. Michael Davenport, Head of the European Union Delegation to the Republic of Serbia, Mr. Jo Leinen MEP, President of the European Movement International and Prof. Dr. Mihailo Crnobrnja, President of the European Movement in Serbia.

The two-day plenary sessions and workshops focused on various questions concerning the EU integration process and the involvement of Civil Society in the programming of EU assistance. The sessions ended with a World café activity which served as an occasion for the participants to share opinions and experiences, and to discuss joint actions and activities concerning the issues arising from the previous conference sessions. The conference was excellent possibility for networking between the CSO from the Balkan region and Turkey.

The related information for the conference are available هنا.

Interesting debate was held on twitter under #CSBeyond and #EurMove.


ALDA active in tackling unemployment by professionalising personal and household services

The Good Practice Guide on the professionalization of personal and household services is now available for all ALDA’s members and partners.

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The Guide is one of the main outcomes of the project BESPAT – Best European Policies, Analysis and Transference, cofounded by the European programme Progress. The project brought together partners from Italy, Spain, Belgium and France with different expertise and structure.
The general objective of the Project is to identify and exchange good practices regarding the policies and actions in the sector of personal and household services as a way to define a Policies and Actions Proposal to encourage the efficiency of these services and to contribute through the creation of new jobs to the objectives of European 2020 Strategy.
The good practices identified dealt specially with productivity gains, the introduction of new technologies and the development of new work organisations. The project will also soon deliver a Policies and Actions Proposal to be carried out by governments in order to improve the efficiency of the PHS Sector.
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The Good Practice Guide on the professionalization of personal and household services is now available for all ALDA’s members and partners.

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The Guide is one of the main outcomes of the project BESPAT – Best European Policies, Analysis and Transference, cofounded by the European programme Progress. The project brought together partners from Italy, Spain, Belgium and France with different expertise and structure.
The general objective of the Project is to identify and exchange good practices regarding the policies and actions in the sector of personal and household services as a way to define a Policies and Actions Proposal to encourage the efficiency of these services and to contribute through the creation of new jobs to the objectives of European 2020 Strategy.
The good practices identified dealt specially with productivity gains, the introduction of new technologies and the development of new work organisations. The project will also soon deliver a Policies and Actions Proposal to be carried out by governments in order to improve the efficiency of the PHS Sector.
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Authentic WWI photos exposition of the Macedonian Manaki brothers in Caen, France.

The photographs of Yanaki and Milton Manaki, the most famous photographers of the Balkans, most active in the period from 1905 through 1964, are being presented for the first time in France, in Caen.

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The exhibition contains the photographs from the Front of the WWI on the Balkan territory, shot from 1914 to 1918. It is open to public at the Caen Memorial, one of the most visited museums in France. The display was inaugurated on 7 March 2016, by the Mayor of Caen, the French Ambassador in Macedonia and the representative of the Macedonian Embassy in France. The photographs will be open to the public from 8 March to 4 September 2016.
During World War I, the Manaki Brothers continued their photographic and cinematographic works. Through their work, we now have a photographic and cinematographic visual material that reflects this tumultuous period. The exhibition features photographs of French, Bulgarian, German and Serbian soldiers who visited their studio and were shot portrait. There are also pictures of the local people, their customs and daily routines. The display is composed of 101 photographs showing all the sides of the World War I on the territory of Macedonia, taken by the Manaki Brothers.
This exhibition is also an opportunity to promote the shared history of France and Macedonia, as well as to strengthen thecooperation between Normandy and Macedonia in the field of “Peace and reconciliation through collective memory WWI “. In addition, a monograph on the works of Manaki Brothers containing 200 photographs will be published soon.
The Caen Memorial is one of the most visited museums in France and receives an average of 500,000 visitors per year. The exhibition of Caen is the largest presentation of works of Manaki Brothers far. It is organized by the Macedonian Center of Photography in collaboration with the Caen Memorial, the French Institute in Skopje, the Cinematheque of Macedonia and the State Archives in Bitola. It is supported by cooperation Normandy / Macedonia and the Agency of the film of the Republic of Macedonia.

The photographs of Yanaki and Milton Manaki, the most famous photographers of the Balkans, most active in the period from 1905 through 1964, are being presented for the first time in France, in Caen.

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The exhibition contains the photographs from the Front of the WWI on the Balkan territory, shot from 1914 to 1918. It is open to public at the Caen Memorial, one of the most visited museums in France. The display was inaugurated on 7 March 2016, by the Mayor of Caen, the French Ambassador in Macedonia and the representative of the Macedonian Embassy in France. The photographs will be open to the public from 8 March to 4 September 2016.
During World War I, the Manaki Brothers continued their photographic and cinematographic works. Through their work, we now have a photographic and cinematographic visual material that reflects this tumultuous period. The exhibition features photographs of French, Bulgarian, German and Serbian soldiers who visited their studio and were shot portrait. There are also pictures of the local people, their customs and daily routines. The display is composed of 101 photographs showing all the sides of the World War I on the territory of Macedonia, taken by the Manaki Brothers.
This exhibition is also an opportunity to promote the shared history of France and Macedonia, as well as to strengthen thecooperation between Normandy and Macedonia in the field of “Peace and reconciliation through collective memory WWI “. In addition, a monograph on the works of Manaki Brothers containing 200 photographs will be published soon.
The Caen Memorial is one of the most visited museums in France and receives an average of 500,000 visitors per year. The exhibition of Caen is the largest presentation of works of Manaki Brothers far. It is organized by the Macedonian Center of Photography in collaboration with the Caen Memorial, the French Institute in Skopje, the Cinematheque of Macedonia and the State Archives in Bitola. It is supported by cooperation Normandy / Macedonia and the Agency of the film of the Republic of Macedonia.


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