Due to current COVID 19 situation, on 24.11.2020 starting at 11.00 the XIX (nineteenth) session of the Council for Development of the Skopje Planning Region was held online.
The session was held in accordance with the items on the agenda:
In his address, the President of the Council for Development of the Skopje Planning Region, Mr. Boris Gorgievski stressed that the selection of projects applying for the use of funds available through the BRD / MLS regional development program, this year is supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation cooperation, with the introduction of Regional Community Forums. Instead of the current selection by the Property of the Planning Region, this year the identification and prioritization of the projects is done through a new tool, ie. Regional community forums that were invited and attended by representatives of municipalities, NGOs, the business community, chambers of commerce and civil society. The main goal of this instrument is increased civic participation, but also strengthening the principles of good governance that are important for the democratization of the planning region. Also, the identification and prioritization of the Conceptual solutions for which project proposals will be made and which will apply for funds from MLSW / BRD should be of regional character and with real budget requests, ie within the envisaged total funds of the Skopje planning region.
Professor Svetlana Petrovska, external expert from Target Communications, made a full presentation of the Concept solutions for project proposals, resulting from the Regional Community Forums, as follows:
They were reviewed and discussed by the present mayors, members of the Council for Development of the Skopje Planning Region.