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.

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environment Tag

Better access to information on water quality in the Prespa Lake, cleaning of small illegal landfills and dumpsites in Struga, solving the problem with construction waste in the Demir Kapija gorge, implementation of good agricultural practices in the Tikvesh and Strumica region and encouraging eco-activism among young people in Bitola are the six initiatives within which the Institute for Communication Studies and a group of civil society organizations will implement a series of activities in the course of this year in order to improve the state of the environment

There is a great lack of information and dissatisfaction among the citizens of Macedonia regarding water protection and inspection supervision of the use of natural resources, according to a survey of the Institute of Communication Studies conducted at the end of last year, as part of the advocacy and lobbying campaign "Clear it Up".

The Institute of Communication Studies (ICS), in partnership with the Macedonian Ecological Society (MES), is announcing a Call for grants for civil society organizations from regions with protected areas (Ohrid, Prespa, Demir Kapija, Tikvesh, Strumica and Pelagonija) that will offer initiatives for solving local problems related to environmental protection.

Students and their professors discussed environmental protection priorities in their immediate vicinity, how much the formal education teaches about ecology, sustainable development and environmental protection, whether they are involved in extracurricular activities in this area, forms of cooperation between the schools and institutions, local government, civil society organizations, etc.