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Meet and Code Events

Funded by: SAP foundation and TechSoup Europe The “Meet and Code Events” had three events that took place in separate editions Decode pollution: The event aimed to raise awareness of the role of each person in preserving the environment and to increase young children’s interest in IT IT is a girl thing: aimed at discussing …

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Inbox7 online magazine

Funded by: Dutch Embassy in North Macedonia In cooperation with several media outlets in North Macedonia, LAI was the main partner in the multi-lingual news online portal Inbox7 which was funded and supported by the Dutch Embassy in North Macedonia. The following artciles were published by LAI’s co-founders Ms. Enisa Bajrami-Musai and Mr. Orhan Ceka …

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Faces and Spaces

Funded: Council of Europe The project mainly aimed at dealing with the past within the contexts of the conflicts that have happened within the Balkan borders (BiH, Kosovo and Macedonia). Namely, the project encouraged discussion on perceptions of the Other (with it discussing the issue of division between Us and Them), fostering social cohesion, promoting …

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CSR Conference: Philanthropy, Corporate Responsibility and Social Change: The Power of Networking

Funded by: Deutche Telekom, TAV Airports, Sky City: Cevahir Holiding, Euro Standard Bank, Wilson High School, EVN Macedonia The main goal of this conference was to bring together the business and the non-governmental sector in order to introduce and promote corporate social responsibility as a tool for businesses to become drivers of social change. Objectives …

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Liberal Forums

Funded by: Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, Germany The goal of this project was to provide a liberal perspective to university and postgraduate students, as well as the general academic society, so that they could participate in regular discussions and meetings with eminent individuals and institutions in their fields, all of whom had a liberal …

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“Mapping for Youth council establishment in” for the Municipality of Tetovo

Funded by: UNDP Macedonia Liberal Alternative Institute (LAI) in accordance with the requirements set from UNDP conducted mapping of the public opinion through meetings with different target groups on the perception on the topic “The voice of youth, civic engagement and participation on a local level”, specifically focusing on the idea of establishing a Youth …

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Policy Initiative “Inclusion of Community Service in the high school curriculum and Establishment of Counseling and Guidance Centers

Funded by: NDI Macedonia The goal of the project was to make community service as mandatory requirement for graduating from high schools in whole Macedonia. The aims Familiarizing youth with the idea of voluntarism and making them care for the community they live in which in turn would produce active citizens instead of passive individuals. …

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Summer Seminar for High School Students “Youth in southeastern Europe as active citizens in Multicultural societies”

Funded by: Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom Project Description: A total of 25 Macedonian high school students were selected to attend the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom and Liberal Alternative Institute’s summer seminar. The lecture reflected democratic principles such as human rights, diversity, equality, and dignity while battling hate speech and discrimination on the internet. …

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Towards a Hate-proof Freedom of Speech in the Online Platform: Challenges of the Social and Electronic Media

Funded by: US State Department, Small Grants Program Project Description: This project embraced democratic principles such as human rights, diversity, equality, and dignity while combatting hate speech and discrimination on the internet. We taught our participants how to use social and electronic media responsibly through awareness raising and advocacy in order for them to be able to …

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