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Weekly report

Dejan Georgievski
22/02/2012 - 14:30

Political accountability and new technologies were the main subject of the three-day POINT Conference, held last week in Sarajevo. The conference offered a venue for meeting of regional practitioners, mostly CSO representatives, who used the opportunity to present their projects using new technologies to achieve positive social change.

Dejan Georgievski
22/02/2012 - 09:42

February 21, 2011 -- During the recent cold spell that saw thousands of people trapped by heavy snow all over Albania, prompting the Government to declare a state of natural disaster, Ombudsman Igli Totozani met with civil society stakeholders on February 16, 2012 in Tirana to discuss and initiate a common relief plan to provide food for the stricken citizens.

Dejan Georgievski
14/02/2012 - 12:07

On February 7, the Safer Internet Day, Albanian Minister of Innovation and Information Technology Genc Pollo launched an awareness campaign for students, teachers and parents about the dangers of the virtual world, finally responding to at least two-years long calls for such a campaign to be enacted by Albanian civil society.

Measures to protect school children!

Dejan Georgievski
13/02/2012 - 14:37

February 13, 2012 -- Last Saturday, February 11, protests against the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), signed on January 26, in Tokyo (22 of the 27 EU member-states signed the agreement) were held in a number of countries in Europe and all over the world. Several hundred protesters gathered in Zagreb, in front of Croatian Foreign Ministry, to express their discontent with the...

Dejan Georgievski
06/02/2012 - 15:27

February 6, 2012-- The internet, from its earliest days of development of the idea starting with the ARPANET in the 1970s, has always been closely related to issues of security. After all, ARPANET itself was a project of the U.S. Department of Defence, and if they are not about security, nobody is really.

Dejan Georgievski
27/09/2011 - 00:00

For almost three decades, September 21 is marked as the International Day of Peace. The United Nations General Assembly officially confirmed the date in 2001, that way expressing its commitment to the world of peace and as support to all people in cooperating to achieve this goal.

Dejan Georgievski
15/06/2011 - 00:00

The citizens that have been protesting for the past seven days over the murder of Martin Neškovski by a member of the special police unit “Tigers” (Macedonian Police's SWAT unit), yesterday presented their demands to the Office of the Ombudsman, the Ministry of Interior (MOI), Office of the Public Prosecutor and the President of Macedonia.

Dejan Georgievski
27/05/2011 - 00:00

The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO) is celebrated every May 17. The international day against homophobia aims to coordinate international events to call respect for lesbians and gays worldwide. May 17 was chosen as the day of the event because homosexuality was removed from the International Classification of Diseases of the World Health Organization (WHO) on May 17, 1990.