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Breaking Down Ethnic Divides in Macedonia

Ethnic Albanian and Macedonian students, teachers and school principal take a break during a joint art project in preparation for the Easter holiday in the primary school “Naum Ohridski” in Skopje, Macedonia. Credit: Kristen Byrne, USAID

In observance of the International Day for Tolerance on November 16, Andrew Plitt, USAID Senior Development Advisor to the United States European Command (USEUCOM), reflects on how USAID and the Department of Defense are helping to build a more unified Macedonia after the breakup of the former Yugoslavia. Through his eyes, the USAID-DOD partnership is providing a glimmer of hope for the future of Macedonia, especially among its youth.

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Video of the Week: Working for Disabilities in Macedonia

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This year’s U.N. General Assembly will focus on development goals for persons with disabilities. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Mile the Corn Farmer

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In Macedonia, the USAID Small Business Expansion Project works with corn farmers on growing their businesses through increasing corn yields and connecting them with regional dairy industry leaders. Read more >>

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From the Field

In Ukraine, we facilitated a meeting between one of Ukraine’s Federal District Court Judge’s Charles Breyer and U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine John Tefft.  This meeting was arranged at the Judge’s request, through the Fair, Accountable, Independent and Responsible Judiciary Program (FAIR).  The purpose of the FAIR Program is to support legislative, regulatory and institutional reform […]

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Public-Private Partnership Week: Strengthening Education in Macedonia

LeAnna Marr, Acting Mission Director, USAID Macedonia As part of USAID’s 50th Anniversary, the Agency is celebrating Public-Private Partnership Week October 17-21, 2011 to highlight the mutual benefit that development and business have in establishing public-private partnerships (PPP) and to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Global Development Alliance (GDA) program. USAID Macedonia, through our […]

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USAID Macedonia Education Week Highlights

Submitted by  Lela Jakovlevski and Alexander Woods, USAID/Macedonia Roma Education Project The five Roma Education Centers in Skopje, Kumanovo, and Prilep are always buzzing with activity. Each day, four groups of children arrive for two hours at a time for after-school lessons, educational games, and important socializing. The younger children focus on literacy, numeracy, and Macedonian practice […]

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