Labeling the [Balkans]

Balkans, Western Balkans or Southeast Europe? Or maybe even European Western Balkan? We asked our experts what name is best for the region that includes Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia.

Knowledge Systems and Policy Innovation in the 4IR

Arnaldo Pellini from the Overseas Development Institute talks about the breathtaking changes happening to the world under the name of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) and how they will disrupt the governance systems in place today. Let's discuss the implications for development projects and Southeast Europe.

Helvetas in Macedonia

Helvetas supports labor market development and vocational training in Macedonia, and advocates for biodiversity.

Selected Projects

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HELVETAS MACEDONIA
Helvetas Eastern Europe Unit
Maulbeerstr. 10
3010 Bern
Switzerland

Phone: +41 31 385 10 10
E-Mail: easterneurope@helvetas.org

Our Topics

Skills Development and Education

Lack of education perpetuates inequality because poor countries cannot compete economically without a skilled workforce.

Governance, Peace & Migration

In many countries where we work, men and women are unable to claim their rights and participate actively in decision-making processes.

Environment and Climate Change

Every year, we support over 1,000,000 people adapt to climate change, reduce the risks of disasters, sustainably manage natural resources, and conserve nature.

Where and How We Work

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Where we work

Helvetas helps people in some thirty different countries to actively improve their living conditions. Find out more about our work in each of these countries.

Our Working Principles and Approaches

We strive for a fairer world in which everyone can fulfill their basic needs. We support people in taking charge of improving their livelihoods sustainably.

Advocacy

Sustainable development only works within the right policy framework. Helvetas advocates for dialog with political decision-makers.

Our work in other countries of Eastern Europe

About the Helvetas country program in Macedonia

Helvetas Macedonia is part of a network of independent development organizations. With head offices in Switzerland, Germany and the USA, Helvetas is working in 29 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. We bring about real change in the lives of over three million disadvantaged people every year. We implement development projects in the areas of water and sanitation, agriculture and nutrition, education, economic development, democracy and peace, and climate and the environment. Helvetas also provides emergency response after disasters.

Helvetas - a partner for true change
Truly changing lives
Change takes place where people have decided to break new ground. Teófilo Caraballo, for example. He made it possible for his family to drink clean water from their own tap.