Decade of Roma Inclusion – Revision of the Macedonian National Action Plans on Education, Employment, Housing and Health
The project had the objective to revise the National Action Plans (NAPs) on Education, Employment, Housing and Health of the Decade of the Roma 2005-2015 in order to make them applicable political instruments (with benchmarks and indicators), thus facilitating real implementation and taking over of responsibility by the state institutions.
The project was based on a wide and inclusive consultation process, in the course of which a transfer of knowledge took place about the experience and lessons learned from other signatory states to the Roma Decade. On this basis, consultation among the relevant stakeholders (line ministries, relevant state agencies, national and local NGOs, international agencies) was facilitated within thematic workshops on education, employment, housing and health with a participatory approach. Gender was treated as a cross-cutting issue.
The NAPs are expected to be adopted by the government of the Republic of Macedonia and made publicly available in the course of March 2009. In order to reach the public, a PR-campaign about the action plans will take place after the adoption of the NAPs by dissemination of leaflets and posters elaborated and printed in the course of the project.
Persons involved: Barbara Liegl (International Expert), Ninoslav Mladenovic (Lokal Expert of Human Rights), Christine Sommer (Project Coordination), Jagoda Strasevska (Administration), Filippo Unterhofer (Project Manager)
Lokal Experts for the following areas: Employment, Education, Health and Housing
Contact persons: Karin Lukas
Lead Organisation: Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights (LBI-GMR) – Research Association
Project start: 11/2008
Project end: 02/2009
Project completed: Yes
Funded by: OSCE Spillover Monitor Mission to Skopje
Team: Development Cooperation and Business