On the 14th of June 2010, Analytica organized its Second EE and RES Conference at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies in Skopje. This conference is part of a bigger project that Analytica is conducting called Energy policy, EU and the Western Balkans: challenges of reforms and accession - Republic of Macedonia as a case study financed by the European Fund for the Balkans in Belgrade, Serbia. The participants at the workshop were professors, PhD candidates, officials from the Energy Agency and the EU Mission in Skopje, professionals working in the field of energy, civil society organizations and post-graduate students from Macedonia, Serbia, Kosovo, Germany and other countries giving presentations on the topics of New Energy Efficiency Trends in the Western Balkans, Renewable Energy Technologies, Solar Energy Solutions and Regional Cooperation on EE and RES matters.
Our residential intern, Angel Kulakov, took part in the public debate on “The State of Education in Macedonia and Future Perspectives”, organized by the Progres Institute for Social Democracy, in cooperation with the Student Council at FON University and the Center for Research and Policy Making. As the title of the event explicitly suggests, its primary aim was to encourage a critical assessment on the current situation of the educational system in Macedonia, especially within institutions of higher education, as well as the most promising opportunities for further development in the sector.
Analytica’s Research Fellow, Agim Selami, took part at the Communications Workshop “Working with the Media and Writing for the Media” organized by PASOS and Open Society Institute. The course was tailored to the needs of communications staff/policy analysts or researchers whose work requires contact with the media. The event took place from 25 – 27 May, 2010 in London.
Our Research Fellow Andreja Bogdanovski was selected to participate at this year’s “Young Faces Network” program organized by the Democratic Center of Armed Forces (DCAF). The aim of the program is to bring together young professionals from the region of South East Europe together, exchange views and get an insider’s view from eminent professionals in the field of security and defense.