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Civil society

Dejan Georgievski
05/07/2013 - 18:54

After trade unions and civil society associations identified the need for coordination of their activities for protection of human rights, they held the first of a series of working sessions-debates on Wednesday, June 3, 2013, in Zagreb, on the topic “Trade Unions and Associations: Extending the Area of Cooperation Among CSOs”.

Dejan Georgievski
27/06/2013 - 05:26

The Transparency International report ‘Buying Influence: Money and Elections in the Balkans’, launched on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, assessed transparency in election campaign financing in 2011-2012 in Croatia, Kosovo,...

Dejan Georgievski
12/06/2013 - 05:47

The Institute for Development Policy (INDEP) organized a round-table discussion, on June 5, 2013, in which it presented the publication “Coverage of Minority Communities in the Print Media of Kosovo”.

09/06/2013 - 09:15

The two-day peaceful protests in front of the Building of State Institutions in Sarajevo that initially dissipated on Thursday night, when the citizens, mothers with new-born babies and pregnant women demanding urgent adoption of the Law on the Unique Master Citizen Number (JMBG) lifted their blockade of the BiH Parliament, continued on Friday, June 7, 2013.

Dejan Georgievski
04/06/2013 - 20:08

In the open letter of support to Turkish citizens protesting against privatisation of public spaces and authoritarian rule and oppression in Turkey, published today, June 4, 2013, civil organisations and associations from Croatia demand from the Government of Croatia to adopt a clear stance on the undemocratic rule of prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and contribute to the efforts to end of violence and oppression, as well as to the international support for the fight of the Turkish people...

Dejan Georgievski
02/06/2013 - 12:08

Several hundred citizend responded to the call issued by a group of civic organisations and turned out in a peaceful protest in front of the Assembly of Macedonia on May 29, demanded that the propsed changes to the Law on Aborions that were introduced for urgent adoption procedures to be withdrawn from the agenda of that day's session of the Assembly.

13/05/2013 - 05:47

The World Press Freedom Day, Mar 3, found the countries of the Western Balkans in different situations. Several international freedom of expression and media freedom organizations released their reports on the situation of media and press freedoms in the world on the eve of the World Press Freedom Day. Below is a brief overview of their findings.

08/05/2013 - 05:45

The International Workers' Day is commemoration of the May 1, 1886 strike in Chicago. The police responded with violence to the demands of about 40,000 workers who took to the streets demanding eight hour workday, killing six and wounding dozens of workers. Following is the brief overview of activities to marks International Workers' Day in the region...