Student (Re)Forming

Project Goals: To encourage the active participation of students in the selection of student bodies at state universities “St. Kliment Ohridski “- Bitola,” University of Tetovo “- Tetovo and Goce Delcev University – Stip 2. Increase the transparency and accountability of student representative bodies Encourage students and student and youth organizations to actively monitor and[…]

Participation in the “TECHknowledge” project

From September 6-9, 2019, two FORUM 16 representatives participated in an Advance Planning Visit held in Tallinn, Estonia, which was one of the project activities of the “TECHknowledge” project. This project, or youth exchange, is for young people aged 18 to 25, who will meet in Tallinn, Estonia from October 9-18, 2019 to develop skills[…]

“Light. Camera. Action! For active and engaged young people”

On March 16, 2019, at 17:00, in the Small Hall of the Center for Culture Bitola, FORUM 16 will organize the fundraising event “Light. Camera. Action! For active and engaged young people”. At this event: we will discuss about the importance of the film for youth and civic participation with the experts Saso N. Alushevski[…]

Loud sokache – Awake chikmache

In August 2018, FORUM 16 started a new initiative: “Glasno sokache- Budno chikmache”* as part of its ongoing efforts to break down and reduce harmful stereotypes, prejudices, and hate speech. Through pilot activities undertaken in Bitola during 2017, FORUM 16 identified common themes that promote negative stereotypes referring to women, youth, the elderly, Roma and[…]

New campaign “365 workers’ rights for youth!”

Are you aware of your own labor rights? At the beginning of 2018, the Coalition of youth organizations SEGA through the Youth Information and Advisory Centers INFO SEGA from Prilep and Kavadarci, in cooperation with Faculteti.mk and the Agency for Youth and Sport, officially started the National campaign “365 workers’ rights for youth”. The aim[…]

Local discussion “Informed and involved youth”

On October 31, 2017 at the Hotel “Tref” Bitola, at 12 o’clock, the Association for Civil Activism FORUM 16 – Bitola will organize a local discussion “Informed and involved youth”. This local discussion is part of the activities of the project “Youth information as a basis for youth participation” implemented by the Coalition of youth[…]

New Generation of Youth Leaders to Address Hate Speech

Project Overview: The aim of the project “New Generation of Youth Leaders to Address Hate Speech” is to promote development of model plans for addressing hate speech issues in Bitola high schools. The main objectives are: To train student leaders and school officials in hate speech prevention and management To promote development of school methods[…]

FORUM 16 held a workshop for the CLIPS Program

On February 11, FORUM 16 organized a workshop for the Civic Leadership in Prilep Scholars Program (CLIPS). The workshop was titled “Making waves: How to raise the visibility and improve the dissemination of project results.” Participants had the opportunity through simulation of a press conference to learn how to communicate with the public and media,[…]

FORUM 16’s poster for Safer Internet Day

Today, February 7th, is celebrated as Safer Internet Day. On this occasion, the Association for Civil Activism FORUM 16 – Bitola promotes its poster “If I were a superhero, what would I do to combat hate speech”. The poster is designed by our volunteer Darko Lekovski and for inspiration he used the drawings from the workshop “From Youth[…]