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Towards Reducing the Bureaucracy Burden (Bureaucracy Index)

Donor: Civica Mobilitas Time period: 01/06/2020 – 01/09/2021 Budget/grant: MKD 1,707,338 The “Bureaucracy Index” is a simple and transparent quantification of the term ”red tape”, which is mentioned in the media every day, but rarely in any quantitative terms. Globally, there are a variety of indexes and competitiveness rankings methods that comprehensively assess the quality of law…

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Barriers for Access to Finance

Donor: International Labour Organization Time period: 11/02/2020 – 31/05/2020 Budget/grant: Eur 6,440 The objective of the Project is to identify the main reasons why access to finance remains a key challenge for companies in North Macedonia, especially for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). In addition, the Project will explore policy options and potential actions…

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Assessment of Policies in Combating Informal Employment and Rapid Appraisal of Applicability and Transferability of EU Policies to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Donor: Regional Cooperation Council Time period: 04/2018-09/2018 Budget/grant: eur 11,600 The project aim was to develop a Background study on the causes and effects of the high informality and undeclared work in Macedonia, using a holistic approach developed by Prof. Colin Williams and used in the EU countries. The background study was then sued to develop an…

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Supporting Youth in Entrepreneurship

Donor: Western Balkans Fund Time period: 03/2018-12/2018 Budget/grant: eur 12,000 The general aim of the project was strengthening cross-border cooperation and improving business relations in the Western Balkans (specifically: Macedonia, Serbia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina) by promoting joint leadership, start-up programs, and exchange of information through people to people networks. Project partner organizations were CANSEE – Canadian Serbian…

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