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Annual Report 2004

ANNUAL REPORT 2004


GODI[EN IZVE[TAJ 2004
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MISSION Management message


content
The Macedonian Center for Interna-
MANAGEMENT MESSAGE 3 tional Cooperation (MCIC) is a civic
society organization that operates in
WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION 4 the domain of sustainable develop-
ment, awareness raising and social Natasha Gaber-
WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION OF COMMUNITIES (VSZ) 4 Damjanovska
- humani­ta­rian (basic) assistance. Saso Klekovski
Healthy drinking water now available for Dragomance 4 The goal of MCIC is the promotion,
support and development of local,
Solution to water problem united all
national and international initiatives
inhabitants of Skudrinje 4 for encouraging sustainable devel-
opment of human resources in
ENABLING THE COMMUNITIES AND INSTITUTIONS (OZI) 5
Macedonia and abroad.
Training the municipal administration in the Republic of For the implementation of its goals
5 and tasks, MCIC mobilizes and orga-
Macedonia
nizes human resour­ces, financial The beginning of the year was marked by the tragedy in which was lost the life of Mr.
HEALTH AND EDUACTION 6 and material assets, both in the Boris Trajkovski, President of the Republic of Macedonia and his co-workers. This was an
APPLIED EDUCATION FOR YOUNG ROMA (POR) 6 country and abroad. immense loss for Macedonia and civil society. With the loss of Mr. Boris Trajkovski, the
MCIC provides funding for the activi- Macedonian Centre of International Cooperation (MCIC) lost a long-term supporter and
Spring comes for all 6 ties from numerous agencies of the friend. Precisely because of that, it is MCIC’s special honor to receive, together with Boris
DRUG HELPLINE (SLD) 6 World Council of Churches and from Trajkovski (postmortem) the “Epistle from Mother Theresa” recognition which is awarded
governmental and international or- by the organization “Mother Theresa of Skopje”.
EMPLOYMENT AND INCOME GENERATION 7 ganizations. Despite the tragedy, Macedonia moved from stabilization towards EU integration. EU
FINANCIAL SERVICES (FU) 7 membership candidacy was submitted on March 22, 2004 in Dublin.
In 2004 the Macedonian Centre for International Cooperation entered the second decade of
NON-FINANCIAL SERVICES (NFU) 7
its existence. This was an occasion for reflection on achievements in the previous period,
Carvan for enterpreneurship support 7 through long-term external evaluation, as basis for facing imminent challenges.
In 2004 the Macedonian Centre for International Cooperation had total scope (portfolio)
CIVIC SOCIETY AND DEMOCRACY 8
GOALS, SECTORS AND of 94 projects and budget of approximately 80 million Denars. The Macedonian Centre for
PLATFORM OF THE CIVIC ASSOCIATIONS IN MACEDONIA (PGO) 8 International Cooperation had good portfolio implementation. In this period the tendency
METHODS continued for increased activities in advocacy and capacity building (training).
CIVIC WORLD (GSV) 8 This year of 2004 was marked by regular elections for the governing structures of MCIC
The strategic goals of MCIC are:
STRENGTHENING THE CAPACITIES OF WOMEN NGO-s (JZN) 9 – Council and Executive Board. Mirko Spiroski who was President of the Executive Board
- promotion of peace;
ever since MCIC’s establishment in 1993 withdrew and Natasa Gaber – Damjanovska was
CAPACITY BUILDING OF CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS (GKG) 9 - further development of civic soci-
elected the new President.
ety;
PAGES OF MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING (SMR) 10 Reduction of the support from the Consortium for Macedonia caused increased activities
- help to groups in need.
for mobilization of funds from other sources (mainly EU).
ADVISORY CENTERS FOR CITIZENS (SCR) 10 Cooperation with many different partners which is one of the MCIC’s main characteristics
MCIC is active in the following sec-
this period was capitalized with the formalization of two structures: Civic Platform of
BRIDGING RELIGIONS IN MACEDONIA (PRM) 11 tors:
Macedonia and Balkan Civil Society Development Network. Cooperation with known
- water supply and sanitation;
CROSS-SECTORIAL AND INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMES 12 partners proved useful in mobilization of resources.
- education;
AWARD FOR CIVIC SOCIETY AND DEMOCRACY (GOD) - rural development;
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AWARD FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT “GERT JAN VAN - employment and income genera-
12
APELDOORN” (GJA) tion;
- civic society and democratization;
BALKAN NETWORK FOR CIVIC SOCIETY DEVELOPMENT (BNT) 12
- emergency aid.
STRUCTURE AND DEVELOPMENT OF MCIC 13
MCIC implements its activities Sašo Klekovski Nataša Gaber-Damjanovska
MCIC EXECUTIVE OFFICE 15 through: Executive Director Chairperson
FINANCIAL REPORT 2004 16 - support of projects;
- training and consulting;
PROJECT OVERVIEW 2004 20 - information;
- advocacy and lobbying;
- management

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WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION


TRAINING FOR MUNICIPAL
Enabling the Communities
WATER SUPPLY AND Healthy Drinking Water Now Available For ADMINISTRATION IN THE
Dragomance and Institutions (OZI)
SANITATION FOR THE REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA
COMMUNITIES (vsz)
The village of Dragomance is in the municipality of Staro Nagori-
cane, located on the left bank of the river Pcinja, 25 km from the
The goal of the program is to provide ac-
city of Kumanovo, and 5 km from the municipal centre. “The idea
cess to drinking water and drainage of
and initiatives for the construction of the water supply system in
wastewaters.
Dragomance started ten years ago. But, the work stopped. Now,
The target group of the program includes thanks to the Macedonian Centre for International Co-operation, “With this project cycle management training (RPC)
inhabitants from the communities in Mace- the government of RM, that is the Bureau for Economically Un- we are starting the series of 10 trainings that should
donia, with a specific focus on the regions derdeveloped Areas, the Embassy of Norway, Norwegian Church be implemented in the coming months. We did not
that have significant problems in water Aid, local community, villagers and everybody else who helped in reach the decision to organize such type of training for
supply and sanitation. the construction of the system, Dragomance finally has healthy the needs of the administration in the local self-gov-
drinking water.” Said Vlaste Dimkovik, the mayor of the munici- The goal of the program is to enable the communities ernment by accident. In the surveys of the employees
In the course of 2004, there were 9 projects pality of Staro Nagoricane. and institutions to organize and manage development in the municipalities, almost everywhere it was said
approved for improvement of the water initiatives. that such training was supposed to be organized much
supply of 9 villages, where there are 10,660 Target group of the program are the citizens of the earlier, 7-8 years ago.” Said Dusica Perisik, the Ex-
So far, there has been no organized system of water supply. The
inhabitants. MCIC provided funds for con- communities and institutions in Macedonia, by focus- ecutive Director of the Association of the Local Self-
population used the water
struction, completion or reconstruction of: ing on the regions with significant problems with water Government Units of the Republic of Macedonia (ZELS)
of several shallow wells
two pump stations, 514 m3 of tank space (1 supply and sanitation. at the two-day training from 19-20 February, at Konti-
where the water was bac-
tank), one catchment, one filter for water nental hotel in Skopje. There were representatives of
teriologically polluted,
purification, and 15,954 m of pipeline. 12 municipalities participating at this training.
while the available quan- In 2004, there were 316 participants of the communi-
tities drastically dropped ties and citizen associations covered by the organized
The total value of the approved projects, in the summer period training, workshops, advice and consultations for One of the participants at the training in Skopje, Sil-
without the operation expenses, amounted when the population preparations, organizing and implementation of proj- vana Tolevska, Head of the Expert Service of the mu-
to MKD 45,489,977. MCIC participated with needs were the biggest. ects. Two public communal enterprises were covered nicipality of Makedonski Brod, said: “This should’ve
MKD 25,088,313, or around 55%. with exchange experience; a public communal enter- been organized much earlier, several years ago, when
prise and one association of communal enterprises we had big needs of preparing projects. But, it is good
Dragomance inhabitants at water supply system were provided technical and operational support, ad that we finally will have the theory of RPC. To tell you
opening ceremony the truth, my municipality has been quite active in
2,852 citizens of 6 communities (villages) were sup-
ported with pre-project activities (there was technical project preparation. From our practice, we have learnt
documentation prepared in 4 villages and there were to prepare projects. When we would be refused, we
wells made in 2 villages). would correct what was not good in our application
Solution To Water Problem United All and in our project. So, we slowly started to learn how
Inhabitants Od Skudrinje to work on preparation of projects.”

At the end of the summer, the inhabitants of the village of Sku-


drinje (municipality of Rostuse) could breathe, because the
times without water were over. This required a really compli-
cated endeavor, with the participation of the state, civil and busi-
ness sector.
This view usual until yesterday of washing done at the While the larger group of people moved to the place where the
well for the women in Skudrinje is now a thing of the new pipeline was going to be open, which was going to bring big-
past
ger quantities of water to Skudrinje, the comments of the locals
were mainly about the line that had to be dug. And really, the line is impressive. The new springs are on Bis-
tra mountain, in the vicinity of the village of Galicnik, at 1,340 meters above the sea level. The water travels
6,700 m to reach the inhabitants of Skudrinje. The problem is not only the length, but also the accessibility of
the field where the pipeline was supposed to be placed, which is indeed poor.
There are around 3,100 inhabitants in Skudrinje. The village, divided in neighborhoods, used the water from
the old water supply line, but when the quantities would significantly drop, they used the village fountains.
“It’s very hard where there’s no water.” Says my collocutor Rusteme Bilali whom I found washing clothes at
one of the neighborhood fountains. “You’ll spend the whole day at the fountain and there’s no time for other
tasks around the house.” Rusteme is 54 years old and she has raised seven children. She could hardly wait
for the civilization advantages so that she does not worry about water any more.
At the end of the celebration, the Director of the Water Fund of the Republic of Macedonia gave a washing Participants at an exchange of experiences study tour in Staro The staff of the administration of the local self-government
machine to the Initiative Board. The Initiative Board has decided to give the washing machine to their fellow Nagorichane will use positive examples in their own municipalities receiving necessary knowledge and skills which would improve
operation
villager Mugnija Musliu who is unemployed and can barely cover for the basic needs of his nine children.
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HEALTH AND EDUCATION EMPLOYMENT AND INCOME GENERATION


APPLIED EDUCATION FOR YOUNG ROMA (POR) MCIC is the founder and representative of the Macedonian Enterprise
Development Foundation (MEDF).
The goal of the Program is to improve the involvement in primary education and increase the possibilities for MEDF implements the planned activities from its Strategic Plan via the
employment of Roma youth. Financial Services Program (PFU), Non-financial Services Program (NFU),
Sub-sector Development Program (PSR) and Platform for Small and Medium
The target group of the Program includes young Roma at 11 to 25 years of age. With respect to the
Enterprise Development Program (PRP).
professional courses and apprenticeship, there was also a possibility for young people until 30 years of age to
be included.
The program Applied education for Young Roma is implemented in 15 Roma communities in 11 cities in FINANCIAL SERVICES (FU)
Macedonia, in co-operation with 15 local primary schools. In the academic year 2003/04 there were a total of
16,184 pupils attending the involved schools, 3,454 of whom were Roma (or 21% of the total number of pupils).
The goal of the program is improvement of the access to financial services for
development of micro and small businesses. The 2004 program covered 8
Spring Comes For All individual entrepreneurs (IP), 59 small enterprises (MP) and 528 micro
entrepreneurs (MkP).
There were 2 loans of the Loan type 1, intended for individual farmers,
“Spring” is a theatre play with ecological-educational character, entrepreneurs and self-employed via mediators, amounting to a total of
performed by the student of the “Krste Misirkov” primary school 33,494 Euro. The Loan type 2 supported 59 small enterprises amounting to
from Kumanovo. 1,890,532 Euro. The Loan type 3 was paid in a total amount of 1,696,374 Euro in
“In short, the children degrade and destroy the environment in 12 tranches. MRFP and banks at the launch of
the MRFP Guarantee Fund
many different ways. But, spring comes and help them wake up, Two guarantees were also approved with the operationalisation of the MEDF
and they agree among themselves how to overcome their bad grant mechanism in mid-2004.
habits.” explained Nikola Stojanov, a teacher of “Krste Misirkov”
primary school.
From theatre play “Prolet” Nedzmedin Bajramovski and Sevgjun Sakirovski are students of NON-FINANCIAL SERVICES (NFU)
sixth grade and they play bandits that break everything in front of
them. “We are the bad boys of the play and we do not allow for spring to come. But, be change to good and we
The goal of the program is strengthening the capacities of the players in the SME sector.
take care of the environment, and spring itself helps us a lot in that.” Explained Nedzmedin and Sevgjun. They
are both participants at the summer camp in Ohrid that is organized within the program Applied Education for In 2004, this program supported 5 associations with program and organizational support; their needs in
Young Roma. As they told us, they would happily participate again, in order to have new knowledge and new capacity building were identified, there were agreements for advisory support signed with 20 advisors, and
friendships, and their big wish is to continue the education in high schools. the training for bank officers in the branches of the three accredited financial institutions started.
“I play the spring. When I show up, I persuade the bad boys to love spring and nature and I manage in that. I
like when we all spend time together. The theatre play and the summer camp are a nice place to develop our
friendship.” Said Ana Jovanovska, also a student of sixth grade. Caravan For Enterpreneurship Supprt
“Since this program is active, there have been changes with young Roma in our schools. They are more
regular in classes, and they are motivated by various activities and they spend time with all children of other
The caravan for support of the entrepreneurship passed through 13 cities in Macedonia. It started from Bitola
nationality.” Added teacher Stojanov.
on 12 May, passed through Kavadarci, Strumica, Kumanovo, Veles, Kocani, Tetovo, Gostivar, Prilep, Ohrid,
Gevgelija, Stip, and ended in Skopje. The caravan was organized by the Macedonian Enterprise Development
Foundation (MEDF), Macedonian Bank for Development Support (MBPR), Moznosti savings house, in co-
organization with the IFAD Project Co-ordination Unit at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water
Drug Helpline (SLD) Economy, Ministry of Economy, Foundation Open Society Institute (FOSIM), SEED and the Fund for Crediting of
Small and Medium Enterprises (MSP Fund). The only goal of the caravan was the presentation of the credit
lines and other type of support of small and medium enterprises.
The goal of the program is to train social workers and psychologists who
“So far, there was a significant geographic misbalance of the usage of the loans
will obtain and use in practice knowledge and skills for giving clear and un-
for small and medium enterprises.” Stressed Saso Klekovski, MEDF
derstandable information, on the danger of use and abuse of drugs and
representative. “With the implementation of this project, we want to come closer
prevention from HIV.
to the entrepreneurs of all regions in Macedonia and see what problems they
Target group of the program are the citizens of the Republic of Macedonia are facing when looking for or using loans.”
who have the need of information for the use and abuse of drugs and dan-
According to the Minister of Economy Stevce Jakimovski, the development of
gers and possible protection from aids, potential drug users (especially
small and medium enterprises is very important to every society. “In the
The team from the drug helpline
high school youth) and drug users.
western countries, they participate with 60 percent in the overall economy of the
Direct beneficiaries of the SLD program in this period were: 252 citizens country. Without successful small and medium enterprises there can be no
that called the SOS line; 67 students from 6 high schools in Stip, partici- successful big enterprises.” Stressed Jakimovski.
pants at the preventive workshops and 26 persons who asked for help and consultations at the MCSR Within these activities, the publication “Support to Entrepreneurship in From the caravan in Prilep
advisory centre in Stip. Macedonia” was also supported, in order to present the credit lines and other
The program financially supported the functioning of the SOS-drug line in Skopje and the functioning financial services and financial institutions that are used for the credit lines.
of the Advisory Centre for Drug Prevention at MCSR Stip.
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CIVIC SOCIETY AND DEMOCRACY CIVIC SOCIETY AND DEMOCRACY

STRENGTHENING CAPACITY BUILDING OF CIVIC


PLATFORM OF THE CIVIC ASSOCIATIONS IN CIVIC WORLD (GSV) THE CAPACITIES OF ORGANIZATIONS (GKG)
MACEDONIA (PGO)
WOMEN NGO-S (JZN)
The goal of the program is The goal of the program is to develop skills and The goal of the program is strengthening the
The goal of the program is establishing a mechanism that will contribute improved informing of the knowledge at the women asso­cia­tions for organizational capacity of the civic organizations
to an improved enabling environment for the civic organizations. civic associations, other application of the concept of gender equality in the in Macedonia.
players and public about the communities through deve­lo­ping, promotion and Target group of the program are the civic
Target group of the program are the civic organizations in Macedonia, the work of the civic associations conducting initiatives adequate for their target organizations in the Republic of Macedonia,
public, media, public sector, private sector and the international and the development of the group. registered according to the Law on Associations
organizations and agencies. The Civic Platform of Macedonia (GPM) was civic society.
established in 2004. The bodies of GPM were organized: Council, Target group of the program are women from rural of Citizens and Foundations, including the
Target group of the program and suburban areas, with a special accent upon professional organizations, organizations with
Committee and Secretariat. The Council is made of 33 organizations that
are the civic organizations in different ethnic minorities. religious background, trade unions, sport
are founders of GPM, while the members of the Committee are 11
Macedonia, the public, the associations, culture and education associations,
organizations and 3 individuals. In order to increase the knowledge of the eight
government, media, private recreational associations, and local teams of
8 projects were implemented in the course of 2004. women organizations involved, and broaden their
sector, donors and foreign NGO-s.
awareness of possibilities, resources, and initiatives
organizations and individuals
related to gender equality in Macedonia, 6 thematic
outside Macedonia.
workshops were organized with experts on various The 2004 program covered a total of 145
Projects Of Civil areas and five issues of “Perspective” bulletin were participants in the training, 33 of whom in the
Together For Transparency published. The workshops covered 101 participants.
Organizations In standard courses, and 112 in the tailor-made
courses and workshops.
Macedonia
“Transparent work is necessary”, think the representatives of the civic The second issue of the Training For Future Female
organizations in Macedonia. They have decided to start with themselves and publications Projects of Civil
Councilors Strategic Planning
voluntarily and for the first time they have published together their annual Organizations in Macedonia
reports, financial reports and independent audits on there reports. The has covered projects of the In order to promote the concept of gender equality in local “It is a pleasure to be a participant at such
Association for Democratic Initiatives (ADI), Gostivar; Macedonian organizations implemented in self-government and to strengthen the capacities for training, organized by MCIC because it enables
Enterprise Development Foundation (MEDF); Macedonian Centre for the course of 2002 and 2003. advocacy and lobbying, for equal participation of men and participants to grasp certain practical knowledge
International Co-operation (MCIC); First Children’s Embassy in the World The publication offered an women in the decision-making processes and in view of and skills. I can now perceive the weaknesses
“Megjasi” (FCEW); Association of Women’s Organizations of Macedonian answer to the questions: the upcoming local elections, in the past period 3 cycles and strengths of my organization and its position
(SOZM); Foundation Open Society Institute Macedonia (FOSIM) and the what the civil organizations of two-day workshops/trainings were undertaken in eight within the external surrounding which is a basic
Centre for Civic Initiatives (CSI), Prilep published their reports in part of the work, who their activities are municipalities: Karbinci, Rosoman, Rostushe, Jegunovce, precondition for undertaking steps and creating
dailies. intended for, how much the Saraj, Staro Nagorichane, Dolneni and Lozovo. development interventions for strengthening
described activities cost, and The topics of the trainings were: gender relations and
Nansen Dialogue Centre was involved in this initiative, via publishing its also, what number of people and successful development, Svetlana Milenkova
development, women in politics and public life, advocacy
annual report at their web site www.ndc.net.mk. is involved in the from Women’s Centre pointed out.
and lobbying. Trainings included a total number of
“The publishing of these reports is one of the basic ways of strengthening implemented The aim of the training was to provide knowledge
130 women that passed through all three cycles of the
the accountability,” think the organizations that published their reports. activities and and skills for managing civic organizations which
training.
They called other civic organizations, local self-government units, public the number of Training was focused on women who are potential would contribute to developing the capacities
institutions, central government, political parties and all other entities to beneficiaries. candidates for the councilors’ lists. The project was of civic organizations and their improved
give their contribution to strengthening the accountability and publish their The implemented by the Association of Women’s organizations functioning.
annual reports, financial and independent audit opinions. publication in Macedonia supported by MCIC.
presents 658
projects of
civil
organizations.
The
publication
should
contribute for bigger visibility
of the work of the civil
organizations, providing
transparency and
accountability of the whole
civic sector.

Launch of the Civic Platform of Macedonia Eight organizations presented their annual
Od forumskiot del reports and audits Training team on identification mission in New knowledge and skills on managing for
Staro Nagorichane representatives of civic organizations

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CIVIC SOCIETY AND DEMOCRACY BRIDGING RELIGIONS IN MA­CEDONIA (PRM)


The goal of the program was to increase the mutual understanding between the regions communities and
their understanding by the Macedonian public in general.
PAGES OF MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING (SMR) Target group is the whole public of Macedonia. The program is implemented in co-operation with the five
religious communities listed in the Constitution of the Republic of Macedonia, which participated in the
executive bodies of the program: Macedonian Orthodox Church (MPC), Islamic Community in RM (IZM),
Catholic Church (KC), Evangelical-Methodist Church (EMC), and the Jewish Community of RM (EZRM).
Specific target group were the students of the theological faculties (Orthodox Theological Faculty – BF, and
The goal of the program is to improve the the Faculty of Islamic Sciences – FIN) and the activities of the churches and religious communities in
information of the public about the inter- Macedonia.
ethnic relations in Macedonia and influence
During the 2004, there were 8 lectures held, with 200 students participating; there were visits to theological
the media to inform on the inter-ethnic
schools for 84 visitors; there were seven visits to religious facilities and services of the five religious
relations in an objective and
communities; there was a cross-religious summer camp with 22 representatives of the religious
comprehensive way.
communities. 74 persons participated in the training. The Bulleting of Inter-religious Co-operation was
Target group of the program are the public printed in Macedonian and Albanian. At the end of the year, there was an
and journalists, that is, media. Inter-religious Info and Dialogue centre, where there were publications of
59 “common pages” were 11 churches and religious communities. The Address Book of the Religious
published in the course of 2004; two Communities in Macedonia was also printed, containing the basic data on
discussions of journalists who inform on the religious communities, covering all 23 active religious communities out
inter-ethnic relations were held; there of the 25 registered. The Address Book is published in Macedonian, with
were two surveys of the readers of the abbreviated versions in Albanian and English.
involved newspapers and there was one
study visit to Northern Ireland for the
members of the editorial and managerial
boards..
One of the forums at which was discussed the establishment of the Tetovo
University as a state one At the opening of the “Days of the religious
communities”

Better acquantance with other religions

ADVISORY CENTERS FOR CITIZENS (SCR)


In order to better understand other religions, the deans of the Orthodox Theological Faculty and the Faculty
of Islamic Sciences held lectures before students.
The goal of the program is improved information and strengthened awareness of Talking about the lecture of the Dean of the Faculty of Islamic Sciences, Ismail Bardhi at the Orthodox
the citizens for fulfillment of their rights.
Theological Faculty, the Dean of the Orthodox Theological Faculty, Jovan Takovski, said: “For many people,
Target group of the program are the marginalized groups who live at the this is something new, but it is a good way to become better acquainted with other religions, which is good for
territory of the Republic of Macedonia, who have no appropriate access to
the cohabitation in Macedonia. Wherever there is dialogue, there is understanding.” Added Dean Takovski.
information for protection of their civic rights. The focus of the program is the
Roma ethnic group, as population that is in worst condition from all aspects A return lecture was held at the Faculty of Islamic Sciences. “This is a positive step for both communities.
(socio-economic, heath, educational). Although the time was short, we still managed to ask the Dean of the Orthodox Theological Faculty a lot of
questions. We were very interested to hear more. It is quite different when you listen about some topic from
The support to the six advisory centers in Gostivar, Kumanovo, Stip, Prilep, our professors and from competent persons in that area and the
Delcevo and Skopje continued in the course of 2004. The basic activities of the opposite.” Said Zuhri Veseli, student at the Faculty of Islamic Sciences.
The results of the work were
presented at a press conference
advisory centers were support to the citizens in: preparing requests, demands, “We are all coming to this Faculty and the Medresa for the first time.
appeals and expert help in the court procedures. Together with my colleagues we had earlier initiatives to have such a
The information on the human rights situation was collected in regular meetings with the population, field visit, but we did not have the real contacts. Now we have the chance to
visits, reported cases to the centers, etc. In the work of the centers there were 576 individual and group propose our colleagues from the Faculty of Islamic Sciences to go to
requests on all basis, while the employees of the centers had meetings with the representatives of the local the movies together, to the theatre, exchange student newsletters and
institutions in charge, such as: social welfare centers, employment bureaus, local offices of the Ministry of texts, in order to become closer. We are the group that believes in this,
Interior, etc. we are all the same here.” Said Aleksandar Zasov, student at the
Orthodox Theological Faculty.

Students from Theological Faculty and Faculty


on Islamic Sciences (FIS) with their professors
at the Medresa (Muslim Religious Secondary
School) at FIS
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CROSS-SECTORAL AND INTERNATIONAL PRORAMMES STRUCTURE AND DEVELOPMENT OF MCIC


CIVIL SOCIETY AND DEMOCRACY (GOD) AWARD CO-OPERATION
AWARD FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT “HERT JAN VAN APELDORN” (GJA) MCIC had intensive co-operation with the local civic organizations (mainly
in the scope of the Civic Platform of Macedonia) and the local self-
The purpose of awards is to support citizens and organizations government units. MCIC also had regular co-operation with the
Recipients of awards that provide special contribution to local and national initiatives Government and other state institutions.
for civil society development and democracy, i.e. for sustainable MCIC continued the rhythm of co-operation with SSC and the Consortium
development in Macedonia. for Macedonia.
Target groups are organizations, groups and communities as well as The Consortium for Macedonia held its tenth meeting in May in Mavrovo.
individuals who are active in civic sector. Participants at the meeting were ICCO, CAID, NCA, and MCIC. There were
Winners of the Awards for Civil Society and Democracy are: Ace discussions on the socio-economic and political situation in the country,
Kocevski for his long-term contribution, European Movement in the MCIC report for 2003 and the progress of programs for 2004, as well
Republic of Macedonia for achievements in the previous year and the as the long-term external assessment of MCIC. The eleventh meeting of
women’s organization “Radika” for cooperation. the Consortium was held in Roskilde (Denmark) in October. The agenda,
besides the on-going reports on the activities, also covered the long-term
Violeta Tomovska and Mihail Tokarev were awarded the Award for perspectives and mid-term planning of MCIC.
sustainable development “Hert Jan van Apeldorn” for long-term
contribution as well as the “Special Olympics” for their achievements
previous year.
PUBLIC RELATIONS “Say Macedonia”
MCIC bulleting continued to be issued once per month, was a joint

A workshop on EU integration and civil society of MCIC


BALKAN NETWORK FOR CIVIL SOCIETY on four pages, in Macedonian and English, in color.
campaign of
MCIC and five
and APRODEV DEVELOPMENT (BNT) According to the plans, there were eleven issues other civic
published in the course of the year. MCIC bulletin in organizations
Macedonian was published in 1,100 copies, while the which gained
The aim of the program is to increase individual and organizational wide support
English language version in 300 copies. The bulletin is from the citizens
capacities of relevant civic organizations (CO) and their cooperation in the
distributed to around 830 addresses in Macedonia and of Macedonia,
Balkans.
abroad. as well as
The network consists of 11 civic organizations from the Balkans. Activities from state and
There were two issues of the 2003 MCIC Annual Report private sector.
as trainings, study tours and workshops in the program were aimed at
for the public. The first one, on 20 pages, contained The campaign
building capacities and raising EU funds. Also, a session of the International showed the
more comprehensive information on the work of MCIC
Federation of the of the Medical Students Associations was held as well as power of
and was intended for the target groups and partners of
exchange of information through the website (www.balkan.csd.net) , weekly civic activism
the organisation. The second one, in abbreviated regarding one of
news and bulletin was supported.
format and containing the basic information on MCIC the most basic
activities for 2003 was intended for the broader public. issues “the name
of the state”.
The Role Of Civil Society In Eu Integrations There were a total of 519 appearances in the media in Citizens achieved
MCIC in cooperation with other Balkan
2004, 70 of which in electronic media, and 449 in the the goal - the
organizations, members of the network, Council of Europe
printed ones. There were eleven stories published in
“Civil society plays an important role in voicing citizens’ needs published the first issue of the publication document which
foreign media. 370 of the appearances in the printed
worries and delivering services for people’s needs. The civil “Balkan Civic Practices” titled “The Role called them
media are paid advertisements, and 79 are articles, Macedonian
society views Europe more as an offer of a good platform for of Civil society within the process of
short information or interviews that inform about the Slavs was
change of the society’s political orientation”, pointed out Donato democratization and EU integration of withdrawn.
work of MCIC.
Chiarini, Chief of the Delegation of the European Commission in the Balkans”. The publication is aimed
Skopje at the workshop “The Role of Civil society in the Process at providing access to presentations and
of EU Integration and Democratization of Balkans” which was issues discussed at the workshop, as well
organized by APRODEV in cooperation with MCIC held on July 22- as its recommendations to the other civic MOBILIZATION OF FUNDS
23. organizations and broader public in the MCIC has prepared several applications for funds. The application for “Re-
At the workshop which emphasized exchange of experience, region. socialization of Ex-Combatants” has been approved by the Ministry of
lessons learnt in the region regarding the strengthening of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in December 2004; the
the role of civic organizations within the framework of the EU application for Balkan Children and Youth Foundation, for the GKG has
integration process, were present 40 representatives from been approved. There were applications prepared for the Consortium
national governments, EU institutions and civic organizations from members: EED “Strengthening of the Civil Society in Macedonia”
the country and the region. (approved); NCA “Water Supply and Sanitation for the Municipalities”
(reviewed); NCA – new program “Inter-Religious Co-operation in
Macedonia” (reviewed). In the course of the year, MCIC has applied to
several calls for proposals: Sector for European Integration at the
Government of the Republic of Maceodnia (in progress); FOSIM (approved);
UNDP - “Model of Macedonian Municipality” (in progress).
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14 15 Annual Report 2004

ELECTION OF THE NEW GOVERNANCE BOARD OF MCIC PERSONNEL


Fat the end of 2004 MCIC conducted the regular elections
for members of the Council and the Governance Board. At the end of 2004 MCIC had 37 collaborators in the Skopje Headquarters. During the past period there were
Mirko Spirovski, previous Chairman of the Governance changes in the personnel: 6 persons were employed (six collaborators in the following departments : Civil
Board withdrew from his function. He was a part of this Society, International Programs and MRFP), and 3 employees left with agreement for termination of the la-
body ever since the establishing of MCIC and with his bor relations, while the status of 2 collaborators was frozen due to service in the army and professional ex-
personal engagement he has significantly contributed pertise abroad. One collaborator from the department for International Programs was transferred to the De-
towards the development of MCIC and consequently velopment Department.
towards the development of the civil society in general. After the departure of the manager of the Development Department in the end of 2003, new manager was
The citizens’ associations have many times pointed out appointed in the first half of 2004, and at the same time one collaborator was appointed as charge d’affaires
the need of affirmation of the principle of replacebility of the Civil Society Department.
not only in their own lines but also in the entire country. Several individual training courses have been conducted for the personnel development, such as: training for
However, the example originates from their lines. equal approach, study visit to the EU, program management, EU policies for the labour market, project cycle
During the organised ceremony MCIC expressed management, strategic planning, training on the EU funds, lobbying and representation, public relations, so-
gratitude towards Mirko Spiroski, Teuta Čučkova cial economy and social innovations, training on financial working.
Krašnica and Bukurie Bajrami, who were members of
the Governance Board until now.
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF MCIC
GOVERNANCE BOARD COUNCIL
Executive Director Civic Society Group Cross-sector and International
1. Nataša Gaber – Damjanovska, Community Programs
president Nataša Gaber- Sašo Klekovski Sunčica Sazdovska
6. Reverend Mihail Cekov
PhD. in Political Science, senior Damjanovska Fatmir Bitiki Aleksandar Kržalevski
Pastor of the Evangelical Methodist Development Group
science collaborator at the Institute Dragi Zmijanac Liljana Alčeva-Jovanovska Aleksandar Stevanovski
Church in Strumica Dimče Mitreski
for Sociological and Political-Legal Valentina Čičeva Tanja Hafner
7. Sveto Stefanovski Ahmet Jašarevski Aleksandar Gumberovski
Research Neda Maleska-Sačmaroska Miodrag Kolić
Journalist, chief editor of “Ekologija” Dilbera Kamberovska Vladimir Laovski
2. Parson Dragi Kostadinovski, vice Emina Nuredinoska Derviša Hadzić
journal Nahida Zekirova
president Ruska Miceva Aleksandar Stamboliev
8. Behixudin Sehapi Aleksandar Jovanovski Administrative Group
Archpriest deputy and General Aleksandar Mihajlovski Krenar Kuka
President of El Hilal, Skopje Aleksandar Bužarovski
Secretary of “Milosrdie”, agency of Employment Group Daniela Stojanova
9. Andon Markovski Abdurauf Pruthi Milka Božinovska-Miova
Macedonian Orthodox Church Secretary of Association of Pensioners Marija Stambolieva Tetjana Lazarevska Information Group Mirjana Kunovska
3. Biljana Gerasimovska – Kitanovska of Macedonia Joana Josifovska Gonce Jakovleska Danilo Mitov
Mersel Dzeladini
Physician, M.A. in nephrology, 10. Imer Selmani Afrodita Musliu Daniel Medaroski Marjan Dimitrov
employed at the Clinical Centre, Mayor of Saraj municipality Dušan Šurbanovski Lazar Nedanoski Gramoz Šabani Vesna Bogdanovska
Skopje, and president of ESE – Skopje Gjuner Ismail Lirim Hajredini Filip Stojanovski
4. Muhamed Toci (Mesechina) Kelmend Zajazi Zoran Velkovski Adis Rahik
Unemployed, member of Presidency Gligor Mihajlovski Suzan Shaqir Sulejmani
Ace Kocevski
of HDZR “Mesechina” Daniela Stojanovska
5. Zejnula Effendi Fazliu (IVZ) Ratko Lazarevski
Biljana Vučurević
Officer within the cabinet of the Dušica Perišic
President of the Islamic Religious Imer Selmani
Nafi Saracini
ORGANISATIONS WITH A CONSULTATIVE STATUS IN Ivan Tulevski
MCIC OF FIRST CATEGORY Tueta Krašnica-Cuckova
1. Humantiarian and Voluntary Roma Society “Mesečina” Gostivar (Mesečina) Dragi Kostadinovski
2. Humanitarian Organisation “El Hilal” - Skopje (El Hilal) Muhamed Toci
3. Movement of Ecologists of Macedonia - Skopje (DEM) Zejnula Fazliu
4. Students’ Union at the University “Ss. Cyril and Methodius” - Skopje (SSUKM) Mihail Cekov
5. Union of Women’s Organisations in RM - Skopje (SOŽM) Djoko Djorgeski
6. Pensioners’ Union of Macedonia - Skopje (SPM) Liljana Alceva
7. Emancipation, Solidarity and Equality – Skopje (ESE)
8. Roma Organisation of Women in Macedonia “Daja” – Kumanovo (Daja)
9. First Children’s Embassy in the World “megjasi” – Skopje (Megjasi)
10. Forum of Albanian Women – Tetovo (FAZ)
11. Roma Community Center “Drom” – Kumanovo (Drom)
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16 17 Annual Report 2004

Description Rem. 2004 2003


FINANCIAL REPORT 2004 A. ASSETS
Permanent assets
COMBINED BALANCE
Fixed assets 2 15.504 16.686 SHEET OF THE
Non-material investments 3 350 350
Shortage of income in the ongoing period 0 15.104 CONDITIONS ON 31
Housing fund 4 6.851 7.009 DECEMBER 2004
Permanent assets in total 22.705 39.150
RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE Turnover capital
Monetary assets 5 72.105 80.773
Inventories 6 834 1.236
PREPARATION OF THE FINANCIAL Advances 7 1.093 3.025
Accounts receivable 8 6.124 498
REPORT Short-term financial accounts receivable
Other short-term accounts receivable
9
10
21.662
2.013
18.919
1.235
Other claims 11 3.997 8.978
Turnover capital in total 107.828 114.665
The Executive Director is obliged with the MCIC acts Accrued income receivables 12 0 9
Accrued income receivables in total 0 9
(Article 45 of the Rulebook on Financial Work, part SOURCES IN TOTAL 130.533 153.822
no. 01-54/1-1997 and Article 23 of the Rulebook for B. SHORT TERM ACCOUNTS PAYABLE AND FUNDS
Accounting Keeping, part no. 01-108/2-1995) to Short term obligations
Accounts payable 13 8.054 30.593
prepare the Financial Report that gives an objective Other short-term accounts payable 14 819 688
Short-term accounts payable in total 8.873 31.280
and realistic overview of the state of affairs of MCIC Accrued expenses 15 23.470 36.861
at the end of each financial year. Donations received in advance 16 5.533 3.841
Accrued expenses in total 29.003 40.702
He is also responsible for the internal ACCOUNTS PAYABLE IN TOTAL 37.877 71.983

financial control, for keeping the funds of MCIC and Funds and reserves
Funds 17 92.656 81.840
prevention and detection of abuse and other Funds and reserves in total 92.656 81.840
irregularities. FUNDS AND RESERVES IN TOTAL 130.533 153.823
In the preparation of this financial report, The remarks to the Financial Report are a part of the report
the Executive Director has provided that an (the figures are given in thousands Macedonian denars – MKD, 1 0
Euro=61,31 MKD)
appropriate accounting policy is used and constantly
applied, that the applicable accounting standards
were used, and that there were reasonable and Description Rem. 2004 2003
A. REVENUES COMBINED
sound judgments made. Donations and grants 18
Consortium for Macedonia BALANCE
Christian Aid, CAID 4.031 5.171
Interchurch Org. for Development Co-operation, ICCO, the Netherlands 18.480 36.214 SHEET OF THE
Evangelische Zentraslstelle fur Entwicklungshilfe, EED 24.138 30.373
REVENUES AND
DanShurchAid, DCA, Denmark 12.360 19.907
Sašo Klekovski Norwegian Church Aid, NCA, Norway 40.120 27.924 EXPNDITURES
APRODEV 840 0
Executive Consortium for Macedonia in total 99.970 91.665 FOR THE PERIOD
Director Other partners
Global Ministries Utrecht 1.042 0 ENDED ON 31
HEKS
Other partners in total
1.389
2.431
0
28.853
DECEMBER 2003
European Agency for Reconstruction EAR 4.177 5.230
European Profiles/EAR 393 0
OSCE 129 0
UNDP 357 0
DANIDA / DCA 8.649 17.324
IYF 1.428 0
Swiss Embassy 903 0
Where has MCIC How has MCIC made Government of RM
Other
230
1.047
100
0
Government and inter-government organisations in total 17.314 25.077
secure the funds from use of these funds Donations and grants in total 119.715 145.596
Interest rates 19 2.201 2.545
Positive currency differences 20 744 791
Irregular revenues 21 15.002 12.092
VSZ, 32% Internal income 22 12.510 7.426
REVENUES IN TOTAL 150.172 168.450
OZI, 5%
B. EXPENDITURES
POR, 3% Humanitarian expenditures
CAID, 3% Water-supplying and sewage systems of the communities (VSZ) 23 25.088 48.962
JZN, 3% Equipping of the communities and the institutions (OZI) 24 3.802 4.499
ICCO, 15% Applied education for the young Roma people (POR) 25 2.478 13.319
SLD, 1% SOS telephone line for drugs (SLD) 26 818 2.362
Global Ministries Utrecht, 1% Strengthening of the women’s NGOs (JZN) 27 2.497 2.472
PGO, 13% Platform of the citizens’ associations (PGO) 28 10.118 6.415
EED, 20% Building capacities of the citizens’ associations in RM (GKG) 29 2.846 4.075
GKG, 4% Citizens’ world (GSV) – GOZ 30 3.073 4.153
HEKS, 1% Connecting the religions in RM (PRM) 31 2.817 5.211
GSV, 4% Pages for mutual understanding (SMR) 32 8.376 4.204
DCA, 10% Support of the displaced people (PRL) 33 786 4.800
PRM, 4% Citizens’ Counseling Services (SCR)
Fund for strategic initiatives (FSI)
34
35
4.634
103
1.048
4.531
APRODEV, 1% Balkan capacities building network (BNT) 36 2.384 0
FSI, 0% Strengthening of the partners in Kosovo (JPK) 39 494 19.940
EAR, 4% Strengthening of the strategic NGOs (JSN) 40 5.601 5.616
SMR, 11% Say Macedonia (KMK) 41 1.920 0
IYF, 1% Humanitarian expenditures in total 77.835 134.350
PRL, 1% Purchasing value 42 1.462 815
NCA, 34% Purchasing value in total 1.462 815
SCR, 6% Operational expenditures
Swiss Embassy, 1% Information and publications 43 1.701 2.081
BNT, 3% Operational expenditures 44 43.253 46.308
DANIDA/DCA, 7% Operational expenditures in total 44.955 48.390
JPK, 1% EXPANDITURES IN TOTAL 124.252 183.555
Other, 1%
JSN, 7% BALANCE 25.921 -15.104
KMK, 2% (the figures are given in thousands Macedonian denars – MKD, 1 Euro=61,31 MKD)
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18 19 Annual Report 2004

REVENUES DISTRIBUTION IN 2004


Donator Total % VSZ -03 OZI-03 VSZ -04 OZI-04 POR SLD J@N PGO GKG GSV PRM SMR SCR FSI JSN JPK BNT PRL MRFP KMK CAFU OTHER.

CAID 2,68
4.031.295 2.322.915 1.708.380

DCA 8,23
12.360.014 4.943.452 3.708.281 3.708.281

EED 16,07 2.917.659


24.138.404 7.921.822 7.632.706 2.841.263 2.824.956

ICCO 12,31 - 46.151 9.213.650


18.479.598 958.000 1.300.000 1.500.000 3.061.797 2.400.000

NCA 26,72 5.970.231


40.120.285 9.157.358 24.992.696
Government
0,15
of RM 230.000 100.000 130.000

IYF 0,95 1.428.091

FUNDS AND RESERVES HEKS


1.428.091

1.388.812
0,92
1.388.812

Conto Description 2004 2003 Swiss Embassy


902.906
0,60
902.906

Balance as of 1 January 81.840 81.840 UNDP


356.803
0,24
356.803

Surplus of revenues in the current period 10.816 0 OSCE


129.401
0,09
129.401

Balance of 31 December 92.656 81.840 APRODEV


840.258
0,56
840.258

ACT Hol 0,69 735.382


The funds are restricted and non-restricted, whereby a fund is mentioned for each 1.041.791 306.409

programme. Programme funds (money for grants, revolving funds) and fixed assets are CIRA
341.500
0,23
341.500

classified separately. Restricted funds are presented below. NGO Fair


527.936
0,35
527.936

PRM Fair 0,01 18.000


18.000

For Transpar. 0,11


159.744 159.744

EAR 3,04 -
4.570.460 393.082 528.564 3.648.814

DANIDA/DCA 5,76
8.649.447 4.293.579 641.121 1.858.885 1.855.862

Interest Rates 1,47 8.057 8.042


2.201.413 4.931 2.293 5.405 934 5.091 4.691 5.313 4.426 1.094 639 1.307 2.149.190

CURRENCY RATES LIST FOR MKD ON 31 DECEMBER 2004 Exchange resid.


743.681
0,50
21.370
722.311

Irregular 9,99 686.004 1.161.790 - 451.637


Country Currency 31.12.2004 31.12.2003 15.002.306 7.287.389 178.475 244.040 111.653 156.997 485.668 157.540 222.716 3.858.397 -

Europian Union EUR 1 61.31 61.2931 Internal 8,33 1.852.541 42.362


12.510.401 - 52.972 182.780 8.411.707 209.550 1.758.489
Norway NOK 100 743.7375 727.8601
Switzerland CHF 100 3970.8549 3930.5566 TOTAL 100 -
150.172.543 16.444.747 32.919.449 7.813.474 9.792.885 1.463.669 2.479.912 10.333.298 6.892.352 3.665.772 7.935.807 7.013.012 286.941 222.716 6.537.663 3.859.491 5.758.556 1.390.119 8.411.707 2.609.550 4.676.141 9.665.284
Great Britain GBP 1 86.4983 93.9548
% 11% 0% 22% 5% 7% 1% 2% 7% 5% 2% 5% 5% 0% 0% 4% 3% 4% 1% 6% 2% 3% 6%
USA USD 1 45.0676 49.0502
Denmark DKK 100 824.2696 823.3229

OPERATIONAL EXPENDITURES
Total (%) VSZ -03 OZI-03 VSZ -04 OZI-04 POR SLD J@N PGO GKG GSV PRM SMR SCR FSI JSN JPK BNT PRL MRFP INFO CAFU
Personnel
Conto Description Balance as of 1 January Revenues Expenditures Interfund Condition on 31 Dec.
Executive Manager 1.201.154 2,8 643.020 558.134
Restricted Development group 3.103.466 7,2 213.966 12.124 846.552 617.426 1.015.656 15.670 0 0 382.072 0
VSZ 03 (11.975) 16.445 -375 4.094 Employment group 2.842.654 6,6 2.842.654 0
Civil society group 4.571.391 10,6 430.221 1.158.015 1.661.105 38.934 159.748 733.196 390.171 0
OZI 03 355 0 (184) 171
Information group 3.820.789 8,8 40.377 26.984 245.782 82.071 995.404 74.578 76.854 17.498 41.545 16.805 3.647 445.725 1.753.518 0
VSZ 04 0 32.919 (29.687) 3.233 International programs
3.057.869 7,1 235.141 53.457 87.217 64.413 1.399.400 721.936 496.305 0
group
OZI 04 0 7.813 (5.763) 2.051
Administ.-financ. Group 3.263.665 7,5 0 3.263.665
POR (4.697) 9.793 (5.245) -150 Consult. Services 6.722.063 15,5 5.027 673.001 267.467 359.608 180.804 533.437 169.767 202.926 2.681 62.783 26.812 4.237.750
SLD (440) 1.464 (1.024) -0 Daily expenses 26.040 0,1 26.040
Transport 3.025.966 7,0 63.037 0 157.297 169.950 73.260 30.894 24.923 142.232 204.697 39.693 69.615 22.216 0 22.042 5.051 55.643 92.282 67.983 292.674 49.985 1.442.492
MRFP (928) 8.412 (8.134) -650
Communications 2.479.399 5,7 2.479.399
PGO 81 10.333 (14.365) -3.951 Management 540.033 1,2 540.033

GKG 2.947 6.892 (6.945) 2.894 International co-operation 1.638.767 3,8 50.800 15.310 1.572.657
Professional education 16.894 0,0 9.225 7.669
GSV 3.243 3.666 (5.045) 1.864
Office services 3.221.930 7,4 8.328 24.472 276.530 160.234 37.528 10.345 508.899 585.429 3.768 206.563 16.421 1.140 2.892 29.964 14.182 94.424 14.182 300.709 61.972 844.454
JSN (2.756) 6.538 (7.529) -3.748 19.494
Property 2.691.253 6,2 26.341 1.493 109.188 108.279 131.616 1.929 52.963 183.555 222.528 127.335 181.458 56.497 19.666 2.154 90.262 53.148 90.945 61.548 483.985 215.871 470.492
J@N 1.605 2.480 (3.405) 681
Other expenses 512.266 1,2 512.266
SMR (309) 7.013 (10.286) -3.582 Financial services 517.868 1,2 9.697 3.620 10.797 5.273 9.023 3.000 10.878 125.088 8.862 12.245 9.301 6.196 610 1.996 2.104 299.178

SCR 9.820 287 (5.436) 4.671 TOTAL 43.253.466 332.535 25.565 1.202.935 1.439.583 2.167.047 89.021 518.452 2.604.045 3.304.939 1.394.800 2.477.296 733.128 180.554 44.586 1.067.595 557.980 1.096.481 672.581 5.008.767 2.081.346 16.254.229
(%) 100 0,8 0,1 2,8 3,3 5,0 0,2 1,2 6,0 7,6 3,2 5,7 1,7 0,4 0,1 2,5 1,3 2,5 1,6 11,6 4,8 37,6
PRM 152 7.936 (5.978) 2.109
PRL 77 1.570 (1.647) 0
FSI 107 223 (167) 163
BNT 0 5.759 (3.930) 1.828 Indirect expenditures
JPK (1.591) 3.859 (1.188) 1.081
Indirect expenditures are comprised of the expenditures for information and Oper. Dir. -Revenues Total
KMK 0 2.610 (2.168) 442
CAFU. The indirect expenditures are covered with the revenues accomplished for Information 2.081 1.701 0 3.783
Operational 0 4.676 (4.676) 0 CAFU 16.254 255 (4.676) 11.833
that purpose and with the calculation of the percentage expense of the revenues TOTAL 18.336 1.957 -4.676 15.616
For Programs in 2005 (RMS) 0 6.149 6.149
Renewable funds 8.302 452 8.754
from the donations and the grants allocated for the appropriate programs.
Housing fund 9.000 9.000
Fund for awards GJA and GOD 4.000 1.075 (1.075) 4.000
Restricted in total 16.992 148.363 -123.177 0 41.102 TOTAL EXPENDITURES BY PROGRAMS
Unrestricted
Description Total % VSZ -03 OZI-03 VSZ -04 OZI-04 POR SLD J@N PGO GKG GSV PRM SMR SCR FSI JPK JSN PRL BNT MRFP KMK OTHER
Ongoing program reserves 32.050 1.809 33.859
Direct expenditures
Information 0 0 Grant/value upon
79.042 0 138 25.088 3.664 2.478 818 2.497 10.118 2.846 3.073 2.817 8.376 4.634 103 494 5.601 786 2.384 255 1.920 952
Administrative fund 0 0 purchase 63,6

Fixed assets 17.694 - 17.694 Operational expenses 24.918 333 26 1.203 1.440 2.167 89 518 2.604 3.305 1.395 2.477 733 181 45 558 1.068 673 1.096 5.009 0 0
20,1
Revalorization reserve 0 0 Total direct
103.960 84 333 163 26.291 5.104 4.645 907 3.015 12.722 6.151 4.468 5.294 9.109 4.815 147 1.052 6.668 1.459 3.481 5.264 1.920 952
expenditures
Unrestricted in total 49.744 1.809 0 0 51.553
0,34 0,17 26,64 5,17 4,71 0,92 3,06 12,89 6,23 4,53 5,36 9,23 4,88 0,15 1,07 6,76 1,48 3,53 0,00 1,95 0,96
Residuum revenues-expenditures -15.104
Indirect expenditures 20.292 16 43 21 3.395 659 600 117 389 1.643 794 577 684 1.176 622 19 136 861 188 450 2.870 248 123
Funds and reserves IN TOTAL 81.840 150.173 -123.177 0 92.656 TOTAL EXPENDITURES 124.252 100 375 184 29.687 5.763 5.245 1.024 3.405 14.365 6.945 5.045 5.978 10.286 5.436 167 1.188 7.529 1.647 3.930 8.134 2.168 1.075
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20 21 Annual Report 2004

REVIEW OF PROJECTS FOR 2004

No. Title Location Target group Activity Implementer Status No. Title Location Target group Activity Implementer Status

Transparency of the process of


OZI 401 National General public Advocacy and lobbying MCIC Completed
territorial organisation
WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION
Water Supply for Communities and Institutions (VSZ)
EDUCATION AND HEALTH
Water supply for village Upgrading of new w. MCIC, MC and village
VSZ 101 Skudrinje Rostuse 3,200 inhabitants supply system board Completed Applied Education of Young Roma (POR)
Water supply for village Staro Upgrading of new w. MCIC, MC and village HDZR “Mesecina”,
VSZ 102 240 inhabitants Completed POR 101 Quiz of Knowledge and Skills National Young Roma Awareness raising Completed
Dragomance Nagoricane supply system board Gostivar
Water supply for village Upgrading of new w. MCIC, MC and village CRC “Drom”,
VSZ 103 Jegunovce 845 inhabitants Completed POR 102 Summer Camp National Young Roma Awareness raising Completed
Jegunovce supply system board Kumanovo
Water supply for village Upgrading of new w. MCIC, MC and village Civic Practices: Education for
VSZ 104 Jegunovce 1,569 inhabitants Completed POR 301 National General public Information MCIC Completed
Shesmshevo supply system board the young Roma
Upgrading of w. supply MCIC, MC and village Publication – Process of
VSZ 105 Water supply for village Tearce Tearce 3,379 inhabitants Completed POR302 National General public Information MCIC Ongoing
system board integration of the Roma
Water supply for village Upgrading of w. supply MCIC, MC and village Unemployed and young Research and
VSZ 106 Mogila 563 inhabitants Completed POR 401 Roma Economy Forum National RMCM, ISPPI Completed
Beranci system board Roma delivering information
Water supply for village Constructing w. supply MCIC, MC and village
VSZ 107 Kostinci Dolneni 173 inhabitants system board Completed Drug Helpline (SLD)
Upgrading of w. supply MCIC, MC and village SLD 101 Support for the SOS Drug Line National General public Financial support MCIC, ZSR-Skopje Completed
VSZ 108 Water supply for village Laki Vinica 490 inhabitants Ongoing
system board
Advice to the drug prevention General public, high
SLD 102 Stip Financial support MCIC, MCSR-Stip Completed
Water supply for village Upgrading of w. supply MCIC, MC and village centres school students
VSZ 109 Probistip 201 inhabitants Ongoing
Kundino system board

EMPLOYMENT AND INCOME GENERATION


Enabling Communities and Institutions (OZI)
Technical support for JKP Supply of technical
Management of MEDF Programmes: PFU, NFU, PSR, PRP
OZI 101 Vevcani Institution MCIC and JKP Completed
Eremja and office equipment MEDF management National Entrepreneurs Management MCIC Ongoing
Pre-project activities in Zeg­la­ Staro Well and techn. MCIC, MC and village
OZI 102 300 inhabitants Ongoing
ne, Stepance and Karlovce Nagoricane documentation board
Pre-project activities in village Technical MCIC, MC and village
CIVIc SOCIETY AND DEMOCRATISATION
OZI 103 Veles 366 inhabitants Completed
Crkvino documentation board
Platform of the Civic Organisations in Macedonia (PGO)
Pre-project activities in village Technical MCIC, MC and village
OZI 104 Karbinci 74 inhabitants Completed Participating in a conference Budapest, CSOs, Government,
Kalauzlija documentation board PGO 101 Advocacy and Lobbying FOSIM, ICNL, MCIC Completed
– 1% philanthropy Hungary experts
Pre-project activities in village Technical MCIC, MC and village
OZI 105 Veles 234 inhabitants Completed
Colosevo documentation board Participation on the World
PGO 102 Bombay, India Civic organizations Advocacy and Lobbying MCIC Completed
Social Forum
Pre-project activities in village Well and techn. MCIC, MC and village
OZI 106 Gradsko 194 inhabitants Ongoing
.Kocilari documentation board Establishment Meeting of the Advocacy and Lobbying MCIC, civic
PGO 103 Skopje Civic organizations Completed
CPM organizations
Technical and operative MCIC, ADKOM and
OZI 107 National Institution Financial support Ongoing
support for ADKOM PUD CSOs, Government,
PGO 104 Civil Society Index in Macedonia Macedonia Research MCIC Ongoing
business sector
Pre-project activities in village Technical MCIC, MC and village
OZI 108 Umin Dol, Novo Selo and Kumanovo 1,684 inhabitants Ongoing PGO 105 CPM Secretariat National Members of the CPM Management MCIC and the members Ongoing
documentation. boardi
Ljubodrag
General public and Lobbying and MCIC and members
Training of the community PGO 106 Together for Transparency National Completed
OZI 201 National Menbers of LGU Training ZELS i MCIC Completed members of CPM Advocacy of GPM
administration for PCM
CSOs, public institutions,
Training of the communities Members of LC LGU, PGO 107 Comparative review of tax laws National Advocacy and Lobbying MCIC Completed
OZI 202 National Training MCIC Completed general public
and NGO for ID/OS and NGO
NGO Fair – 4th Forum of Civil Civic organizations and
Training of communities and Members of LC LGU, PGO 108 National Advocacy and Lobbying MCIC, FOSIM, CID Ongoing
OZI 203 National Training MCIC Completed Society in Macedonia public
NGO for administrative work and NGO
Training “How to approach the Members of LC LGU,
OZI 204 National Training MCIC Completed
donors” and NGO
OZI 205 Advice to the municipalities National Communities Advice and consultations MCIC and communities Completed
Strategic orientation for MCIC and
OZI 206 Jegunovce Community Workshop Completed
development of Jegunovce municipalities
Capacity building for local Trainings and MCIC, MEDF and LED
OZI 207 Stip and Kicevo Communities Completed
economic development workshop teams
Support of the Communities Karbinci i MCIC, munici­palities
OZI 208 Communities Workshop Completed
for LEAP Jegunovce and NGO
JKP Der­­ven i JUP
OZI 301 Exchange visits to JKP Veles Institutions Sharing experiences Completed
Decani
Accountability Annual Reports Communities and the MCIC and
OZI 302 National Financial support Completed
of the municipalities public municipalities
Staro
OZI 303 Visit of positive examples Municipalities, LC, JKP Visit and workshop MCIC and municipality Completed
Nagoricane
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22 Annual Report 2004

No. Title Location Target group Activity Implementer Status No. Title Location Target group Activity Implementer Status

Civic World (GSV)


PGSV g l e Civic
r e 101 d n
web
World – magazine and
a p r o e k t i 2 0 0National
page 2 CSOs, media, public,
business and government
Information MCIC Completed

CSOs, media, public,


GSV 103 Civic Practices National business and government
Information MCIC Ongoing

Capacity Building of the Civic Organisations (GKG) Bridging Religions in Macedonia (PRM)
Study visit to the University of Geneva,
GKG 101 Administrative Work National Management of CSOs Training MCIC Completed PRM 101 Representatives of MOC Training MCIC, MOC Completed
Borsei Switzerland
GKG 102 Programme Management National Management of CSOs Training MCIC Completed Visit to religious buildings and Members of RC and MCIC and reli­gious
PRM 102 National Exposure Completed
GKG 103 Basic ID/OS training National Management of CSOs Training MCIC Completed services public commun
Days of the religious Members of RC and MCIC and reli­gious
GKG 104 Basic PCM training National Members of CSOs Training MCIC Completed PRM 103 National Exposure Completed
communities public commun
GKG 105 Public Relations training National Gra|anski zdru`enija Training MCIC Completed MCIC and reli­gious
PRM 104 Inter-religious summer camps National Members of RC Exposure Completed
GKG 106 Advanced ID/OS training National Management of CSOs Training MCIC Completed commun
PCM Training for the religious Training/building MCIC and reli­gious
GKG 107 Advanced PCM training National Management of CSOs Training MCIC Completed PRM 201 National Members of RC Completed
communities capacities commun
Human Resources Members of RC and Training/building MCIC and reli­gious
GKG 108 National Management of CSOs Training MCIC Completed PRM 202 Seminars and workshops National Completed
Management (HRM) training public capacities commun
GKG 109 Financial Management National Management of CSOs Training MCIC Completed Seminar for inter-religious Members of RC and Training/building MCIC and reli­gious
PRM 203 National Completed
dialogue public capacities commun
GKG 110 Facilitation skills National Management of CSOs Training MCIC Completed
ID/OS training for religious MCIC and reli­gious
Advanced course for public PRM 204 National Members of RC Training Completed
GKG 112 National Management of CSOs Training MCIC Completed communities commun
relations
Address book of the religious Members of RC and MCIC and reli­gious
CSOs, consul­tants, PRM 301 National Information Completed
GKG 201 Consultations and facilitation National Training MCIC Completed communities public commun
foundat.
Comparative studies and Members of RC and MCIC and reli­gious
PRM 302 National Information Completed
Capacity building of youth Training and translations public commun
GKG 202 National Youth MCIC and BCYF Ongoing
organisations - 2 consultancies
GKG 203 Training for local CSOs National Management of CSOs Tailor-made MCIC and FOSIM Ongoing

GKG 204 Training for agricultural National CSOs members Tailor-made MEDF and MCIC Ongoing CROSS-SECTORAL ACTIVITIES
associations Award for Civic Society and Democracy (GOD)
GKG 205 PCM for SEI and the ministries Skopje CSOs members Tailor-made UNDP and MCIC Completed and Award for Sustainable Development “Gert Jan Van Apeldorn” (GJA)
Individuals and
GOD 101 GOD Award National Awarness raising MCIC Completed
organizations
Strengthening Strategic Civic Organisations (JSN) Individuals and
JSN 101 Organisational strengthening of CCI National Citizens of RM Financial support MCMS, CCI Ongoing GJA 101 GJA Award National Awarness raising MCIC Completed
organizations
JSN 102 Organisational strengthening of OXO National Citizens of RM Financial support MCIC, OXO Ongoing

Strengthening Women NGOs (JZN) Campaign Say Macedonia (KMK)


KMK 101 Campaign Say Macedonia National General Public Advocacy and Lobbying MCIC and other CSOs Ongoing
Women’s CSOs,
JZN 101 Newsletter Perspectives National Information ESE, SOzM Completed
foundations
Gender perspective in social Activists of women’s Meetings and
JZN 102 National 8 women NGO Completed
trends CSOs workshops INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMES
JZN 103 Institutional support of the National Women’s CSOs Financial support 8 women NGO Completed
Strengthening Partners in Kosovo (JPK)
women’s NGOs
For equal involvement in the Macedonia and
JZN 104 National Potential advisors Advocacy and Lobbying SOZM, MCMS Ongoing JPK 301 Five years of MCIC in Kosovo General public Publication Completed
Local Self – Government Kosovo, SCG

Advisory Centers for Citizens (SCR)


General public (focus on
Balkan Network for Civic Society Development (BNT)
SCR 101 Advisory Centers Macedonia Financial support MCIC and “Mesecina” Completed Regional workshop for EU South-East Members of BNT Inform. i gra­dewe
Roma) BNT 101 Completed
integration Europe network kapac.
Training for the staff of the
SCR 201 Macedonia The staff in the centers Training MCIC and “Mesecina” Completed Members of med. stud.
advisory centres BNT 102 Annual meeting of IFMSA International Financial support Completed
ass.
SCR 401 Case-advocacy National The citizens Advocacy and Lobbying MCIC and “Mesecina” Ongoing
Training on EU funds and South-East Members of BNT Inform. i gra­dewe
BNT 103 Completed
SCR 402 Anti-discrimination Act National The citizens Advocacy and Lobbying MCIC and “Mesecina” Ongoing advocacy Europe network kapac.
Identity and promotion of BNT South-East Members of BNT
BNT 104 Information Completed
network Europe network

Comments: the amounts listed in the column Budget are shown according to the realised expenses for completed projects, i.e. with the approved expenses in the
Pages for Mutual Understanding (SMR) case of projects that were still under implementation on 31.12.2004.
SMR 101 Study visit to Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Media Visiting the media in NI MCIC, MNI Completed
MCIC and 5 printed
SMR 102 Publishing of the pages - 2 National Public and media Financial support Ongoing
media
CYAN MAG YEL BK $24