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Year Project Title Source of funding Description Amount Currency Duration From To
2019 Evaluating effectiveness of Independend National Human Rights Bodies Civil Rights Defenders The purpose of the assignment is to assess and evaluate the effectiveness of national human rights bodies in the Western Balkan countries and their alignment with international standards. Working in collaboration with Civil Rights Defenders, the expert/experts should develop a comprehensive methodology that will enable evaluating the existence of conditions which are necessary for national human rights bodies to fulfill their mission, as well as to evaluate their effectiveness. 13160 EUR 01-07-2019 10-11-2019
2019 Europeanization Beyond Process – Think for Europe Network Open Society Initiative for Europe The “Think for Europe” Network of Think Tanks and EU Policy Research Centres in South East Europe (TEN) plans to use this grant with the aim to improve the quality of communication on the EU enlargement in the broader framework of the forthcoming re-definition of the EU and its future, by strengthening the cooperation with the renowned think tanks across Europe. This project also aims to promote the reconciliation of the Western Balkans (WB) countries and contribute to the WB integration into EU. 10100 USD 01-01-2019 31-12-2020
2019 European integration of the WB: making a realistic perspective out of a shifting target Western Balkan Fund Duration This project aims to assess the impact of 2019 events, (Brexit, EU elections) over integration perspective of the WB countries and contribute to the process positively. The project will gather three organizations with experience in EU integration research and produce 3 policy briefs that will carefully and concisely asses the current situation in light of the recent challenges. They will monitor the elections in May 2019 and also the narrative around the final steps of Brexit. The recommendations will be published in order to limit and mitigate the eventual negative impact of these events. 3300 EUR 01-05-2019 30-01-2020
2019 European Commission’s network on non-discrimination and gender equality Human European Consultancy This network monitors the transposition of EU acquis on non-discrimination and gender equality at the national level in all EU members states, the EFTA countries and in the candidate countries. It also provides independent advice to the European Commission on matters within its scope of work. 13160 EUR 01-01-2019 31-12-2019
2019 Europeanization Beyond Process Open Society Initiative for Europe (OSIFE) of the Open Society Foundations, administered by OSF Services Berlin GmbH (“OSF Services Berlin”) The purpose of the grant is to help European Policy Institute – Skopje (EPI) connect its research and advocacy on Europeanization at the national scene with EU discourses, build a sustainable agenda on EU integration at the national level, and develop new narratives on enlargement in Germany, Greece, Bulgaria, and the Netherlands. 191592 USD 15-01-2019 15-01-2021
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2018 Partnership Justitia: Regaining Citizens’ Trust Central Financing and Contracting Department Ministry of Finance – Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA II) 2014 To contribute to regaining citizens’ trust in Macedonia’s justice sector by meaningful civil society involvement in substantive reforms. 219804,18 EUR 21-12-2018 20-6-2021
2018 FRANET – Fundamental Rights Agency of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency of the EU The European Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) has chosen the European Policy Institute – Skopje (EPI) as its partner from Macedonia to conduct research on issues of its competence. FRA is one of the decentralized agencies of the European Union and is the center of expertise for fundamental rights of the European Union. With this, EPI is becoming part of the FRANET – multidisciplinary research network of the Agency that exists since 2011, which includes one research partner or consortium from each member state of the European Union, which has in 2018 in Macedonia. FRANET produces thematic studies, reports and brief notices on various issues related to fundamental rights. Max: 250000 EUR 04-12-2018 04-12-2020
2018 Mapping of vulnerabilities: Who are the returnees and to what extent their needs differ from those of the “regular” population? World Bank The main goal of the project was to explore additional aspects of the vulnerability of returnees in terms of what difficulties and challenges they face after returning in Republic of Macedonia, and also their plans for the future. In addition to returnees from the Roma ethnic community, the focus was on returnees from the Albanian ethnic community.

This research included conducting Focus Groups with returnees, interviews with representatives from international and national organizations and representatives from the Ministry of the Interior and the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy.

6450 USD 01-02-18 31-05-18
2018 Engaging the private sector in entrepreneurship education Center for International Private Entrepreneurship (CIPE) The objective of the project “Engaging the private sector in education for entrepreneurship” is to increase the capacities of young people in Macedonia to engage in entrepreneurship, increase private sector participation in entrepreneurship education, and increase support for policies that improve them economic conditions for young people from the country.

Within the project, research study is being conducted on the opportunities and barriers for entrepreneurship, employment in the private sector, including the financing of new businesses. Also, the podcast “Skills that pay the bills” is prepared, educational program, awareness raising campaign and advocacy and research on employment opportunities.

This project is implemented in partnership with the Youth Educational Forum (YEF) with the support of the Center for International Private Entrepreneurship (CIPE)

21111,34 USD 01-7-2018 30-6-2019
2018 National Democratic Debate – Fostering Successful Democratic Transition in Macedonia National Endowement for Democracy The overall objective of the project is enabling for national democratic debate, thus fostering value-based democratic consolidation in Macedonia. The specific objectives are as follows:
SO1: Increasing the involvement of all political stakeholders in the country democratization processes through a representative sample in an innovative public debate through deliberative polling on the state of democracy in the country;
SO2: Analyzing whether a public, all-inclusive discussion contributes towards changes of citizens’ perceptions and opinions on democracy; and
SO3: Raising awareness of all political stakeholders in the process (citizens, experts, politicians) for the importance of public, inclusive and objective discussion on the state and direction of democracy in the country.
61435 USD 10-01-18 10-01-19
2018 Civic Debate on NATO Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Macedonia The project is aimed at promoting citizen engagement and understanding of NATO integration. 399010 МКД 08-01-18 12-31-18
2018 Network 23 – Networking for impact (NETWIT 23) Balkan Trust for Democracy (BTD) / Norwegian Embassy in Belgrade The overall goal of the proposed action is to contribute to an increased influence of the civil society on creating public policies in the area of Chapter 23 – Judiciary and Fundamental rights in the context of EU accession. To achieve the above, the project has three specific objectives:
SO 1: Increase CSO’ capacities for networking in the areas covered by Chapter 23 – Judiciary and Fundamental Rights,
SO 2: Enrich the contribution of CSOs to public policies under Chapter 23 – Judiciary and Fundamental Rights through improved evidence-based monitoring and policy proposals,
SO 3: Enhance CSO’s dialogue with the institutions in improving public policies under Chapter 23 – Judiciary and Fundamental Rights
41682 EUR 05-15-18 05-15-19
2018 Regulatory Impact Assessment on the Law on Courts Institute for Democracy Societas Civilis The aim of this project is to enhance the application of the regulatory impact assessment (RIA) of the laws arising from the judiciary reform in Macedonia. Additionally, the aim is to recognise usefulness of the RIA tool in the decision-making process and to improve the quality of the decision-making process based on evidence and research. 9991 EUR 01-01-18 12-31-18
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2017 Social Rights for Vulnerable Groups (SoRi) Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH The aim of the regional project SoRi is to improve the conditions for ensuring equal social rights for vulnerable groups in selected municipalities in the Western Balkans. Primary state institutions, which are entities obliged to guarantee human rights and social services, but also Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) which provide services are ate the focus of the human rights approach of the project. Their capacitis (both the employees’ individual capacities and the organisational capacities of the institutions) should be strenghtened with this project 450000 MKD 25-09-17 15-07-19
2017 Effects of Stabilization and Association Process instruments on WB6 European Integrations and regional cooperation: what has been achieved so far and ways forward Foundation Open Society Institute and The Federal Republic of Germany To contribute to better and fact based discussion in public discourse on effects of European integration in WB through providing in depth analyses of effect of SAA in, Serbia, Albania and Macedonia and of CEFTA in all member states based on sound, facts based research. 7500 EUR 09-01-17 12-31-18
2017 Joint action for urgent reforms in the judiciary USAID – Foundation Open Society Macedonia The overall goal of the project is strengthening of the transparency, accountability and professionalism of the judiciary. Short-term (specific) objectives: – Strengthening the structured monitoring over the implementation of the Urgent Reform Priorities (URP) in the judiciary; – Promoting the public debate on the implementation of the URP in the judiciary through civil society advocacy. 4530 USD 07-01-17 06-30-18
2017 Promoting sustainable reintegration of the Roma returnees Macedonia Open Society Foundation (OSI) – Think Tank Fund (TTF) – Roma Initiative Office (RIO) The project will focus on the policies and practices affecting the Roma returnees, including their needs and necessities. The problem of the reintegration of the Roma in Macedonia will be researched through local collaborators from five municipalities, which will work with the families who have returned. At the end of the project, the families will have received adequate trainings, which will help their future employment. 61.176.2 USD 01-01-17 12-31-17
2017 Benchmarking for EU reform – how effective? BENCHER European Fund for the Balkans. Explore the effectiveness of the EU benchmarking mechanism for the Western Balkans and contribute to improving the benchmarking mechanism as an impetus for EU related reforms in the Western Balkan countries. 8613 EUR 01-01-17 12-31-17
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2016 National EU Debate Civika Mobilitas Contribution to strengthening the culture of informed public debate in the Republic of Macedonia 1991096 MKD 07-01-16 03-31-17
2016 Justice: Governance for growth Monitor – Judgment RCC – Regional Cooperation Council The objective of the project is to contribute to establishing of CSO’s mechanism for monitoring the fulfilment of the indicators from the SEE2020 Strategy in the Governance for Growth pillar. 44000 EUR 07-10-16 12-31-16
2016 Building the next generation of youth leaders Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) To engage a core group of young Macedonian leaders in civic participation and entrepreneurial activity, and increase informed public discourse of key democratic and economic issues. CIPE will partner with the Youth Educational Forum and the European Policy Institute to implement a comprehensive leadership program to build a new generation of young entrepreneurs and civic leaders. CIPE and its partners will support youth fellows to investigate the institutional factors contributing to youth unemployment and exclusion from the policymaking process, and share the findings at a stakeholder roundtable and through new media. 88640 USD 07-01-16 07-01-17
2016 Caring for Carers:Policy analysis od informal care provision in Macedonia and Bosnia and Hercegovina Regional Research Promotion Programme in Western Balkan (RRPP) The project is an upgrade of “(In)equality in social protection: multi-level analysis of intersectionality in social assistance provision – A comparative study”. It focuses on conducting policy analysis of informal, long-term care by zooming in on informal carers. 19998 CHF 06-01-16 11-30-16
2016 Monitoring rule of law in the Western Balkans (MERLIN) European Fund for the Balkans (EFB) The objective of the project is to set up a regional coordinative mechanism for democracy and rule of law mirrored through the implementation of Chapter 23 – Judiciary and Fundamental Rights and Chapter 24 – Justice, Freedom and Security in Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro. 29960 EUR 01-01-16 12-31-16
2016 Network 23 + IPA Civil Society Facility The specific objective is to contribute towards embedding of rule of law principles, mirrored through Chapter 23, in the Republic of Macedonia through a structured input of the Network 23+. 313506 EUR 01-01-16 12-31-17
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2015 WeBER – Western Balkans Enabling Project for Civil Society Monitoring of Public Administration Reform IPA Multi Country Programme The overall goal is to increase the relevance, participation and capacity of civil society organisations (CSOs) and media in the Western Balkans (WB) to advocate for and influence the design and implementation of public administration reform (PAR) 179874.49 EUR 12-15-15 12-15-18
2015 Combating barriers for exit:Macedonian Roma at the borders Foundation Open society Institute ( FOSI ) This project will examine how the visa liberalisation process as an instrument of Europeanisation has resulted in embedding policies that limit the freedom of movement of the Roma in the case of Macedonia. 77970 USD 12-18-15 12-18-16
2015 Netwok 23:Urgent Reform Priorities Monitor Royal Dutch Embassy The overall objective of the project is to contribute towards the monitoring of and advocacy for the implementation of the Political agreement and the EC Urgent Reform Priorities, through a structured input of Network 23. 17522 EUR 09-15-15 12-31-15
2015 Dialgoues for Vision British Embassy – Skopje Enhancing dialogue on key issues facing Macedonian society, through evidence based policy making. 99385 GBP 05-01-15 03-31-16
2015 Strengthening Consumer Organisations for better Municipal Services in South-East Europe Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH The main objective of the project is to strengthen the capacities of consumer organizations and other bodies on local and national level in Southeast Europe, particularly in the context of European integration. The project will improve protection of consumers interests and will increase mutual trust among users and providers and thus will contribute to improve the quality of the services. 59820 EUR 02-15-15 03-15-16
2015 Enhancing Quality of research, communication and internal organization Open Society Foundation – Think Tank Fund (TTF) Organisational development grant 110277 USD 05-01-15 04-30-17
2015 Implementation of the principle of equitable representation in Macedonia USAID – Foundation Open Society – Macedonia The aim of the project is to assess the current implementation of the principle of equitable representation, as coined by the Ohrid Framework Agreement, into the Macedonian public administration. 38682 USD 01-21-15 01-20-16
2015 Network 23 Royal Dutch Embassy Financial contibution towards the implementation of Network 23 38500 EUR 01-20-15 07-31-15
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2014 Performance Audit and Policy Evaluation: On the Same or Parallel Tracks? With Centre for European Policy (CEP) from Belgrade as the lead applicant, EPI, and the Institut Alternativa from Podgorica Regional Research Promotion Programme (Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation – SDC) The project aims to analyse the relationship of performance audit and policy evaluation, make conclusions on their complementarity and opportunities of using audit findings for strengthening policy evaluation, consequently advancing the quality of the policy making in the countries of the consortium. 28805 CHF 08-01-14 07-31-15
2014 “(In)equality in social protection: multi-level analysis of
intersectionality in social assistance provision – A comparative study”
Regional Research Promotion Programme (Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation – SDC) Research on intersections of (in)equality in social protection in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Macedonia, on and within the symbolic, structural and individual levels 67240 CHF 08-01-14 07-31-15
2014 Network 23 IPA Civil Society Facility Grant to establish a network of CSOs for monitoring, evaluation and advocacy of policies under Chapter 23 of EU accession negotiations – Judiciary and Fundamental Rights 192417 EUR 04-30-14 07-31-15
2014 Evrozoom (co-applicant) Delegation of the EU – IPA Grant for production and broadcasting of 24 TV shows (Evrozoom) on EU accession negotiations 10000 EUR 01-15-14 01-15-15
2014 Analysis on the activist NGO’s in the area of social, labour and human rights issues and their capacity to apply and administer EU funds USAID – Foundation Open Society – Macedonia Small research grant for research on financing of activist NGOs under IPA 2400 USD 01-01-14 06-30-14
2013 Enhancing of parliamentary scrutiny over the use of EU funds in the countries of Western Balkans Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) Contract for producing a Tool-kit on IPA for MPs and parliamentary staff in the Western Balkans countries and training for enhancing the scrutiny role of parliaments on IPA 7150 GBP 08-08-13 03-31-15
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2013 EPI Grant Open Society Foundation – Think Tank Fund (TTF) Institutional and core functioning grant for organisational operation of EPI, as well as development of the programme activities of the Institute 95000 USD 04-15-13 04-15-15
2013 Partnership in the use of EU funds in the Republic of Macedonia USAID – Foundation Open Society – Macedonia Small research grant for reseach on the partnership principle between state administration and the NGO sector in the implementation of EU funds in the country 2400 USD 02-01-13 07-31-13
2013 Embedding EU Expertise British Embassy – Skopje Project for establishing of an informal pool of excellence composed of young Macedonian experts who obtained their postgraduate/doctoral degrees in EU policies and the acquis abroad 17000 GBP 02-01-13 04-30-13
2013 IPADATA Balkan Trust for Democracy (BTD) Grant for establishment of a structured and independent mechanisms covering all relevant available data and processes on the implementation of IPA in the Republic of Macedonia 21000 USD 01-20-13 01-14-14
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2012 The Administration in the mirror of the European assessment framework Slovak Balkan Public Policy Fund (Pontis programme) Research grant on the implementation of the Common Assessment Framework in the public administration in the Republic of Macedonia, using Slovak best practices. 4444 EUR 02-29-12 06-30-12
2012 Enhancing of parliamentary scrutiny over the use of EU funds in the Republic of Macedonia European Fund for the Balkans (EFB) Grant within the regional Think and Link 2012 programme for research on the mechanism for enhancing the parliamentary control over the use of EU funds in the country 15000 ЕУР 05-01-13 03-15-13
2012 Monitoring of the use of EU funds in the Republic of Macedonia Friedrich Ebert Stiftungs – Skopje (FES) Research project on the use of EU funds in the Republic of Macedonia, as a basis for a public hearing in the National Council for Euro-integration; publication and promotion of a collection of studies on IPA. 16184 EUR 04-01-12 11-30-13
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2011 Support to the improvement of the implementation of mediation in the Republic of Macedonia Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands – Skopje (MATRA programme) Technical assistance project to the Ministry of Justice to improve the implementation of mediation in civil and commercial disputes in the Republic of Macedonia, with an objective to create normative and institutional environment for sustainability of the mediation in the country. 5663490 MKD 12-07-11 07-07-13
2011 EPI Grant Open Society Foundation – Think Tank Fund (TTF) Institutional and core functioning grant for organisational operation of EPI, as well as development of the programme activities of the Institute. 40000 USD 11-01-11 10-31-12
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