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The situation with Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in times of Health crisis and their upcoming Challenges

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I. Regional Political Women Academy – Women from the KAS Partner Parties from the Region together for Equal Representation in Politics

with participation of Ms Doris Pack, President of EPP Women
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in cooperation with the Women Union of VMRO-DPMNE is organizing the I. Regional Political Women Academy – Women from the KAS Partner Parties from the Region together for Equal Representation in Politics.

Seminar

Political Academy 2020: Strengthening the Capacity for Successful Political Management

In organization of Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Institute for Social Research – MK91
This year Political Academy for party members is designed as a combination of civic and political education. Its main purpose is to strengthen the knowledge and roles of party members with a clear vision for the progress of the country based on the main values of freedom, justice, solidarity and subsidiarity. The Academy will bring together members of VMRO-DPMNE who strive for a democratic, transparent and efficient party policy that is close to its citizens and that wants to see the country as a member of the European family through the promotion of an efficient policy.

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Political Academy 2019: Strengthening the Capacity of Future Leaders

In organization of Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Institute for Social Research – MK91
This year Political Academy for party members is designed as a combination of civic and political education as well as training for social media and political communication. Its main purpose is to strengthen the knowledge and roles of party members with a clear vision for the progress of the country based on the main values of freedom, justice, solidarity and subsidiarity. The Academy will bring together members of the Youth Forces Union of VMRO-DPMNE who strive for a democratic, transparent and efficient party policy that is close to its citizens and that wants to see the country as a member of the European family through the promotion of an efficient policy.

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The Women Voice in the Parliamentary Group - Professionalizing the Work of Women Parliamentarians

As part of our activities to straighten the Macedonian parliamentary democracy and the pluralism, the KAS is organizing a one-day workshop for the women MPs of the VMRO-DPMNE parliamentary group. The initiative aims to support women parliamentarians in their efforts to undertake more active role in the executive governance and to introduce gender equality and women rights policies in the parliament.

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Workshop: Professionalism in Online Media - Challenges, Opportunities and Practices

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in cooperation with the Association of Journalists of Macedonia (AJM) are organizing workshop titled “Professionalism in Online Media - Challenges, Opportunities and Practices” which will be held in Ohrid. Very important factor in the self-regulation system is the media to respect the ethical standards during their work. In this direction, the best ethical practices will be presented to participants during the workshop and through a debate the best and final criteria for selecting online media that can join the Register of professional online media will be identified. This register will be created by the AJM, the Council of Media Ethics and the Chamber of Commerce. The selected trainers for the workshop are very experienced on these topics and their knowledge in ethical reporting and media self-regulation as well as legal aspects in which media operate can help online media to improve their knowledge how to work better in this legal framework. Taking this into consideration the final goal of this workshop is to have even more professional media, to make a clear difference between professional and unprofessional media, and finally to have a better informed public. Having this in mind, the whole process should help to regain the trust of the public in the media.

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III Macedonian-German Forum

"Enlargement Prospects after the European Council? Role of the Assembly in the EU Accession Process of North Macedonia and Relations with the European Parliament"
In organization of Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis”-Skopje

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Dialogue for Cooperation in the Field of European Integration and Accession Negotiations

Considering the lack of expertise, which North Macedonia lacks in regards to the Accession Negotiations, it is of key importance that the country utilizes regional expertise. In this context country which has successfully finalized this process in more recent history is Bulgaria. Keeping in mind the new positive dynamic of the bilateral relationship between the two countries Bulgarian experts could be used to spur the process of EU integration by providing significant know-how and knowledge. The aim of this event is to open a table of dialogue which includes academia, experts, politicians, journalists and representatives of NGO’s aiming to boost North Macedonia’s capacity for negotiation once the process initiates.

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Regional School Security 2019

HYBRID THREATS AND THEIR IMPACT ON DEMOCRACY – POSSIBILITIES FOR REGIONAL COOPERATION
In cooperation with the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies from Brussels (WMCES) The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung together with the Faculty of Security-Skopje and the Center for Research and Policy Making organizes the Regional School Security 2019. The initiative involves students and professors from the Faculty of Security-Skopje, the Macedonia University from Thessaloniki and the Ss. Clement Ohridski University-Sofia. By tackling topics which are of common interest, the project aims to straighten cooperation and exchange between countries of the region, especially between youngsters, future experts and stakeholders. At the same time, the cooperation and exchange between the universities from North Macedonia, Bulgaria and Greece will serve as a positive example to politics and should positively reflect the bilateral and multilateral relations between the countries in the region.

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I. Regional Political Youth Academy - Challenges to European Democracy

in cooperation with the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies from Brussels
There are many organizations that bring young people from the region together. However, there is no initiative that connects the leadership of the political youth organizations of the KAS partner parties in the region. It is important to understand that these people will lead the countries in the next couple of decades. Because of this they need to get to know their region in terms of economy, society, energy, security etc. The main objective of this Regional Political Youth Academy is to create contacts between the young leaders belonging to the EPP family and to encourage them to think through the prism of the whole region and in the spirit of Euro-Atlantic friendship and values. The topics discussed during the academy will refer to Challenges to European Democracy, the Future of Enlargement and Neighborhood Policy, the Future of the Transatlantic Relations and Security, Economy, Cultural Exchange, Regional Cooperation and etc.

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Summer European Academy 2015

Current challenges of European Integration – civic participation in best practice
Young people from the Western Balkans gatheredto discuss current challenges of European Integration

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Summer School “Religion, Ethnicity and Nationalism”

RELIGION, ETHNICITY AND NATIONALISM - TOPICS OF CRUCIAL INTEREST FOR THE DIVERSITY IN MACEDONIA

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Summer school "Religion, Ethnicity and Nationalism"
Over thirty young students from Macedonia participated at the Summer school titled as "Religion, Ethnicity and Nationalism", which was organized by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in cooperation with the five religious communities and the University "Euro-Balkan" in the period between 15-19 September 2014 in Skopje.

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Conclusions of the conference ENERGY POVERTY IN MACEDONIA AND THE REGION

Held on 09.10.2013 in Skopje, Macedonia
The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in cooperation with the Think-Tank Analytica organized an regional conference with the title “ENERGY POVERTY IN MACEDONIA AND THE REGION ” in Skopje on 09th of October 2013. In the following a summary of the main standpoints, conclusions and recommendations of the participants is given.

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Conclusions of the conference ENERGY POVERTY IN MACEDONIA AND THE REGION (macedonian version)

Held on 09.10.2013 in Skopje, Macedonia
The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in cooperation with the Think-Tank Analytica organized an regional conference with the title “ENERGY POVERTY IN MACEDONIA AND THE REGION ” in Skopje on 09th of October 2013. In the following a summary of the main standpoints, conclusions and recommendations of the participants is given.

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Post-Wall Europe needs to become “Europe for all”

State of Europe with Herman Van Rompuy
24 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy expressed in Berlin his concerns over the challenges Europe is facing today. In front of 600 invited people at the Allianz Forum in Berlin, Van Rompuy warned against growing populism on the European continent and the rising of distrust. “Populism and nationalism cannot provide the answer to the challenges of our time”.

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Conclusions of the conference STRATEGIES ON REGIONAL ENERGY SECURITY-ENERGY POLICY IN TIMES OF CLIMATE CHANGE

held on 12.-13.12.2011 in Bitola, Republic of Macedonia
On the occasion of promoting the latest issue of the magazine “Political thought” titled “Strategies for Regional Energy Security”, the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in cooperation with the Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis” Skopje and the NGO FRONT 21/42 organized an international conference with the title “Strategies for Regional Energy Se-curity-Energy Policy in Times of Climate Changes” in Bitola on 12-13 December 2011. In the following a summary of the main standpoints, conclusions and recommendations of the participants is given.

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Tolerance, dialogue, cooperation! Promoting inter-religious dialogue in Macedonia

News reporting on religious issues
On 17 March 2011 in Skopje the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and the Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis” held the first training for journalists on the topic “News reporting on religious issues”. The training was organized within the project “Tolerance, dialogue, cooperation! Promoting inter-religious dialogue in Macedonia through capacity building for media and religious representatives”, funded by the European Union and co-funded by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung.

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Van Rompuy encourages Europe

800 citizens listen to the first „State of Europe“ address at the Pergamon Museum in Berlin
„Today, Europe’s 500 million citizens have the foundation on which to build a better Europe in the future,” said Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council in the first „State of Europe“ address. Van Rompuy used this address to promote a confident and strong Europe in front of an audience of 800 citizens at the historic Pergamon Museum in Berlin.

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European economic integration:

IPA Funds to stimulate economic transition and support a market economy
11th Expert Forum