About ICS

The Institute of Communication Studies is a leading research organization in the field of journalism and media studies, public relations and corporate communications. Our mission is to contribute towards strengthening of Macedonian democracy by working with media, civil society and public institutions, educating a critical public that will ask for greater transparency and accountability through engagement in the policy creation process.


Shaping Environmental Policy through Local Action (SHAPE)

Purpose of the project

The aim of the project is to provide civil society, especially CSOs and young people, with a set of skills and knowledge to protect the public interest and the environment in their communities. It envisions partnerships between CSOs and high schools as a mechanism to strengthen local stakeholder collaboration and engage young people in a cleaner and healthier environment.

Planned activities

A1: Defining key work priorities

A2: Sub-granting

A3: Eco Camp “Shape Your Future”

A4: Public Interest and Mentoring Campaign

A5: Sustainable resources for eco-awareness and youth eco-activism

A6: National awareness raising event

Duration: 01.03.2020 – 31.03.2022

Donor: European Union