Civil Dialogue on a Local Level– Experiences and Implementation in the City of Skopje
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Civil Dialogue on a Local Level– Experiences and Implementation in the City of Skopje
Mirjana Apostolova, Skopje, assistant manager of the Sector
Conference “Civil Dialogue on a Local Level”, Skopje, 13.07.2011

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  • 1. Civil Dialogue on a Local Level– Experiences and Implementation in the City of Skopje
    MirjanaApostolova,
    Skopje, assistant manager of the Sector
    Conference “Civil Dialogue on a Local Level”, Skopje, 13.07.2011
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  • 2. Affirmation and strengthening the role of citizens and their organizations in the development of the city of Skopje as well as its functioning as a metropolis of a country that is part of Europe.
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    Strategic Orientation
  • 3. Conference “Civil Dialogue on a Local Level”, Skopje, 13.07.2011
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    Organizational Structure of the Sector for International Cooperation and Support to Civil Organizations and Foundations
  • 4. The Department for Cooperation and Support of Civil Society Organizations and Foundations:
     
    follows the activities of civil society organizations and foundations;
    initiates and coordinates the cooperation with the civil society organizations and foundations in the areas under the jurisdiction of the city of Skopje;
    proposes measures and activities to support the activities of the civil society organizations and foundations;
    ensures the participation of civil society organizations and foundations in the procedure of preparing and proposing policies, strategic and developmentat documents under the authority of Skopje;
    organizes the Forum of NGOs on an annual basis, where the civil society organizations and foundations present their proposals for cooperation with the city of Skopje, their positions and comments regarding the activities of the city of Skopje, their recommendations for improvement and their experiences from their cooperation with the city of Skopje
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    Specific Jurisdictions
  • 5. Annual program for cooperation and support of organizations and foundations
    Support of initiatives and projects
    Support for building capacities
    Support for manifestations and events
    via:
    Open calls for support
    Defining strategic partnerships
    Co-financing of projects
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    Planning and Programming of Activities
  • 6. Strategy of the City of Skopje for cooperation with civil society organizations 2007-2010
    Forum of the NGOs of the City of Skopje
    Discussion Groups
    NGO Portal
    The City Centre for support of civil society organizations
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    Experiences of the City of Skopje
  • 7. Midyear document 2007-2010
    Main goal: To enable active inclusion of civil society organizations in the processes of defining the developmental activities and initiatives of the city of Skopje, as well as to create a foundation for the formation of efficient partnerships
    The strategy is based on a model of long term cooperation with a synergetic build up of city and civil organizations’ resources
    Град Скопје
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  • 8. Conference “Civil Dialogue on a Local Level”, Skopje, 13.07.2011
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    City Forum for the Cooperation with Civil Society Organizations
    • Members (two year mandate):
    • 9. Mayor of the City of Skopje
    • 10. The Board of Skopje’s Commission for cooperation with municipalities and civil society organizations
    • 11. City administration
    • 12. Civil society organizations (through representatives elected from the discussion working groups)
    • 13. Coordinator of the City Forum’s work: Sector for International Cooperation
    • 14. Responsibilities:
    • 15. Exchanging of opinions on subjects of local interest
    • 16. Implementing new discussion working groups
    • 17. Electing outside members of the Commission for evaluation of the proposed projects
    • 18. Monitoring the implementation of strategy
    • 19. Assigning criteria for election of proposed projects
    • 20. Recommending joint activities for the city and civil organizations
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    Discussion Groups
    Culture
    Environment
    Education
    Sports and recreation
    Local and regional development
    Urbanism and traffic
    Youth
    Psychological, social and medical protection
    Support for persons with disabilities
    Human trafficking
    Human rights and liberties
    Equal opportunities for men and women
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    Logistic Support
     
    Working Hours
    Monday-Friday
    09.00-17.00
     
    Location
     Youth Cultural Centre-MKC
    1st floor, #12
    Street KejDimitarVlahov
    contact: Antonio Karalanov
    phone: 02/ 3 222 106
    e-mail: nvocentar@skopje.gov.mk
      
    Available Resources:
    -conference hall for an audience of 20
    -       4 computers
    -       library
    -       canvas screen and LCD projector
    -       internet
    -       printer
    City NGO Centre
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    NGO Portal – WWW.skopje.gov.mk/nvo
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    Future steps?
    Revision of the Strategy
    Interactive NGO portal
    Outlining a Manual/Program for the initiation, support and realization of the civil society and foundations’ projects