In the period from December 2019 – December 2020, the Institute for Strategic Research and Education (ISIE) will implement the project Watchdog of Consumer Justice: Strengthening Capacities of CSOs and Media to Monitor, Promote and Advocate for Consumer Protection in North Macedonia.
The specific objectives of the project include: (1) improvement of the capacities of the local civil society organizations and civil activists to advocate and support consumers for access to legal remedies in cases of violation of consumers’ rights; (2) strengthening of local media capacities to report on cases related to consumer protection and (3) promotion of a more enabling environment for reporting consumer protection violations and better informed decision makers and general public.
The project has been implemented through Nordic Support for Progress of North Macedonia.
Nordic Support for Progress of North Macedonia project aims to enhance the capacity of the Republic of North Macedonia for EU accession as well as to support the inclusion of CSO’s and media in all phases of the accession process.
The project is implemented by United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and funded by the Kingdom of Norway, through the Norwegian Embassy, and Kingdom of Sweden through the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA).