In the framework of the project ” Microenterprise development project for women in the cross-border area” supported by IPA Cross-Border Funds of Northern Macedonia and Albania for 2014-2015, Center for Comparative and International studies has organized on Jan 31, 2020 a policy discussion on local and regional policies to encourage women in the region of Elbasan to create new ventures and opportunities to support them on being entrepreneurs.
This policy discussion was organized from CCIS and Institute of Human Rights from North Macedonia and another Albanian NGO working with Women in Elbasan, WPS Albania and Mrs. Mimoza Hajdarmataj, ex- member of Albanian Parliament and co-founder. WPS Albanian and Identitet e.V, an NGO from diaspora in Germany, are implementing in Elbasan region the project “Step by Step! Women economic growth in Elbasani Region through knowledge exchange with Albanian diaspora in Germany” funded by GIZ International
The policy discussion brought together in a very intensive discussion the group of women working with CCIS in the project from two year by now and policy makers, academics, business women, had of Chamber of commerce and industry, businessman from diaspora in Germany, women NGOs and journalists.