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Poll: The name dispute – Public views in Macedonia – 2018

In April, 2018 MCIC and IDSCS, together with M-Prospect, conducted a public opinion research for the fourth time, and the results thereof are presented in this report. The research should contribute towards a broader and more informed public debate...

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First regional think tank network will monitor the Berlin Process

The SEE Think Net Network was established in mid-march 2018 with the generous support of the European Fund for the Balkans as the first regional network composed of civil society organisations that aim to monitor the topics related to the Berlin...

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Hurdling on 3, 6, and 9: The recommendation has been secured, what is next?

The Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis” – Skopje (IDSCS) in cooperation with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation monitored the implementation of the reforms from Macedonian Government Plan 3-6-9. Based on the methodology developed by IDSCS, the realization of the activities...

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Global Encyclopaedia of Informality promoted in Skopje

What does it mean to be a “godfather” in Montenegro and Macedonia, “dear brother”in Finland or “small cousin” in Switzerland? How does “solidarity” work in Germany or counter-services in Chile, and what is the role of “blat”, ie, networks...

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EFB: Declaration of a European Balkans Partnership

The Balkans are back on the European agenda, bringing the possibility of more sincere relations and a new partnership. After years of dangerous neglect, rising authoritarianism and destructive meddling by external powers, the European Union (EU) has recently realized...

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Support for EU membership remains high, the Union perceived as the best ally at the expense of Russia

The support of the citizens for membership in the European Union remains strong in Macedonia despite the steady trend of slight decline over the years. Nearly three quarters of respondents (73%) in November 2017 said that they support the...

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Infographic: Finalising Europe’s unification by 2025

What are the possibilities to finalize the process of European unification with the countries of the Western Balkans by 2025? Is it possible for Macedonia to pass the remaining path in the next 7 years? The infographic shows a...

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Infographic: The public opinion and the name issue

http:// Copy: Anketa ENG Infogram  

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Republic of Macedonia’s 2017 Local Elections Handbook – Second Edition

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and the Institute for Democracy Societas Civilis – Skopje (IDSCS) have the pleasure to present you the second updated edition of: The Republic of Macedonia’s 2017 Local Elections Handbook The online pdf-edition of the handbook is...

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Panels discussion and presentation of report: Resilience in the Western Balkans

Citizens of Western Balkan countries have developed great resilience, but not of the kind that is needed. It is not resilience which means adjusting to new challenges and overcoming them, but resilience as over-tolerance and adjustment of bad governance...