The Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities – Skopje in the period 2015/2016, with the support of Civica Mobilitas, implements the project “Civic organizations for advocacy and promotion of the right to free expression and free association”. The overall objective of the project is strengthening of knowledge and the capacities of the civic organizations for promotion, protection and advocacy of the right to free expression and free association.
The main activities of the project are:
– Field research of the effects of the legal regulation on the motivation of the citizens for their participation in the democratic processes (survey, focus groups);
– Model for advocacy and promotion of civic activism and its participation in the process of policy making (based on the gathered data from the field research);
– Trainings for strengthening of the civic organizations for promotion, protection and advocacy of the freedom of speech and association through models for local action and policy making