International Fair of Contemporary Art – Paratissima Skopje

Posted on March 22nd, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 10 April 2017 Open to: all artists and creative workers Venue: Youth Cultural Center – Skopje


Paratissima Skopje is an international contemporary art fair open to literally all forms of art and creativity! If you are a visual artist, performer, designer, architect, photographer, fashion designer, filmmaker, musician…or practice any other form of art making, Paratissima Skopje invites you to show and share your work with new audiences.

The event will take place from 15-17 June, 2017 at the Youth Cultural Center in Skopje.

Eligibility Everyone from everywhere can participate at Paratissima Skopje and showcase their work; With this open call we welcome all artists and creative workers and encourage them to experiment, transform and trespass the conventional boundaries in expressing themselves and their work. How to apply? (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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EVS in Macedonia for Portuguese and Slovak Volunteers

Posted on March 14th, 2017 in Volunteering, We RecommendRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 April 2017 Open to: persons aged 18-30, coming from Portugal and Slovakia Venue: Mladiinfo International Office – Skopje, Macedonia


Mladiinfo International – Skopje, Macedonia is looking for two enthusiastic EVS volunteers from Portugal and Slovakia for an already APPROVED project, for a period of 9 months, starting from September 2017.

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Activities of the volunteers will include:

Creating and editing content on the web platform; Contributing to new Mladiinfo community building platform that will start from April 2017; Working on our Social Media Channels in an international team environment (; 25-30 volunteering hours per week; Free weekends and 2 additional free days per month. Eligibility Individuals aged 18-30 coming from Portugal and Slovakia; Willing to work in an international environment. Costs Covered single room... Read More »

Codefest Marathon Ohrid 2017

Posted on February 27th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline:  28 February 2017 Open to:  youth (up to 16 years old), students (17 years old to Master studies) and Professionals (freelancers or non-students) Cost: participation at the Marathon is free for all selected participants.


Codefest Tech Festival is a well-known 3-day event in Southeast Europe that this year marks its 5th-anniversary edition. It is known by the many surprises it brings to the participants each year. The Festival unites all sides of the tech community – not only students, high schoolers and tech professionals, but also the tech business sector, the educational sector, startups and investment funds. The event is announced for 7th to 9th of April at Hotel INEX Gorica in Ohrid, Macedonia and is organised by STARTUP ZONE.

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Claire Manning: The Oklahoma Girl who Fell in Love with Macedonia and Bulgaria

Posted on February 24th, 2017 in Articles, My StoryRespond to this post »

11 June 2011, the USA. Claire Manning, a charming young lady from Oklahoma, knows very little about Eastern Europe. She has just graduated from the University of Chicago with a major in comparative human development. As she feels she wants to be a teacher, Claire applies for a placement with Teach for America. The day after her graduation ceremony, she is already on her way to a place where the aspiring teachers’ training is set to take place.

24 June 2016, Bulgaria. This is Claire’s last day as an English teacher at the foreign language school in the town of Sliven in the framework of Fulbright Bulgaria. She has spent the past two years in the town... Read More »

Jean d’Alembert International Fellowship

Posted on February 20th, 2017 in Fellowship, PhD, Scholarships1 Response »

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Open to: scientists of all nationalities are eligible to apply Remuneration: salary of 2600 EUR net for the program “young researcher” and 3300 EUR net for the confirmed researchers


Through this program, the Paris-Saclay Excellence Initiative aims to enable highly qualified foreign scientists to spend long periods of time (from 6 to 12 months) in one of the laboratories within its perimeter. The University of Paris-Saclay would like to promote access to its master’s (nationally-certified degree) programs to international students, taught in its member establishments, and to make it easier for highly-qualified foreign students to attend its University especially those wishing to develop an academic project through research up to the doctoral level. The university of Paris-Saclay is... Read More »

Training Course on RE-EMPOWERING

Posted on January 25th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 5 February 2017 Open to: 27 youth workers, youth leaders, project managers, youth policy makers, educators, social workers from Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Portugal, Romania, Turkey Venue: 3-11 March 2017, Dolo, Italy

Description Immigration is a hot topic in Europe and is having an impact on each of us. How can we respond to it as a community and not only as an individual? What is the role that youth workers can play? This TC aims to answer these questions!

The objectives of the training course are:

To promote an open and creative training environment for non-formal learning; To support participants in getting familiar with the concept of resilience and empowerment; To improve participants’ competencies in supporting community empowering pro-cess; To support participants in mastering new empowerment... Read More »

Call for Applications TRAIN 2017

Posted on January 20th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 13 February 2017 Open to: think tanks from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia Costs: all costs will be covered by the organizers


The German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) launches its call for applications for the 2017 edition of the TRAIN Programme (Think Tanks Providing Research and Advice through Interaction and Networking).

Providing think tanks from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia with training and networking opportunities, the TRAIN Programme seeks to foster a fruitful policy dialogue between think tanks and political actors in the Western Balkans. During a series of seminars, participants will receive training on the conduct and efficient communication of policy research and will have the opportunity to exchange their... Read More »

TACSO People2People: Leadership Workshop

Posted on January 17th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 20 January 2017 Open to: CSO representatives or human rights activists, active in the areas of human rights Cost: fifteen participants will be provide with travel costs, visas, accommodation, meals and refreshments


TACSO People2People is organizing a Leadership Workshop for Rights-based CSOs between 27-31 March 2017 in Mavrovo, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

This workshop aims to:

Nurture, support and strengthen the leadership capacity and resilience of CSO representatives and activists who are operating in changing and volatile circumstances; Bring together CSOs and activists working in the fields of human rights, LGBTIQ rights, women’s rights, children’s rights, minority rights and other rights based focus, from the Western Balkans and Turkey to share experiences working in various contexts; To share and develop tactics... Read More »

EVS Place Open for Macedonians in the Youth Center Postojna!

Posted on January 13th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 3 February 2017 Open to: young person aged 18-30 from Macedonia Venue: 1st of March – 30th of September, Postojna, Slovenia


The Association of societies Youth Center Postojna is non-profit and non-governmental and it operates, in accordance with its mission, in the public interest in the youth sector (the status was granted by the Office of the Republic of Slovenia for Youth in 2012).

Youth Center Postojna (MCP) is a place where youth can simply hang out, but also take part in various activities. There are various workshops and events that offer alternative and creative ways of spending free time and of developing each individual’s potential. The Centre provides a well-equipped rehearsal place for bands, which also serves as a... Read More »

Grants for Civil Society Organizations

Posted on December 30th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 January 2017 Open to: civil society organizations from Macedonia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania and Kosovo Grants: two types of grants, in the range between EUR 6.000 to EUR 8.000 per grant


ACTION SEE – Accountability, Technology and Institutional Openness Network in SEE announces a Request for Applications: Grants for Civil Society Organizations. It will provide support for targeted advocacy campaigns and policy initiatives that will contribute to achieving the following overall ACTION SEE objectives:

Enhancing the involvement of civil society and media organisations in the creation of public opinion, policymaking and participation in the decision-making mechanisms; Increasing capacities of civil society to build its constituencies and tackle bold issues.

The initiatives supported by the Small Grants Scheme are expected to focus on... Read More »