The Third Session of the School of Public Policy |Mother Teresa|

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On 16-18 Septemnber 2011 in FON University, Skopje within the School of Public Policy “Mother Teresa” was organized the Third Session, Generation 2010/2011. 

 

FON University, Skopje

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PROGRAM


 

DAY 1

 

12:00 | Official Opening of the Conference

Marija Risteska, Executive Director of CRPM

Aleksandar Nikolovski Rector, FON University

Zhidas Daskalovski, Director of School of Public Policy |Mother Teresa|

Representative of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, office Skopje (FES)

 

13:00-14:30 | PANEL 1

Twenty years of economic development in Macedonia: issues and challenges

Chair/ Discussant: Will Bartlett, LSE, UK

Presenters:

Prof. Dragan Tevdovski, University of Kiril and Metodij, Faculty of Economics, “Economic Development in Macedonia: Issues and Challenges”

Dr. Sam Vaknin, Editor in Chief of “Global Politician”, “Why the Constant Failure to Attract FDI to Macedonia?”

Prof. Marjan Petreski and Branimir Jovanovic, University American College Skopje, School of Business Economics and Management, “A New Perspective on the Monetary Policy in Macedonia: The New Keynesian Model”

 

14:30-15:30 | LUNCH BREAK

 

15:30-17:00 | PANEL 2

 

Nation-building / nation branding in Macedonia

Chair/ Discussant: Prof. Veli Kreci, Public Administration and Political Sciences, Southeast European University

Presenters:

Nora Maliqi, Albert Hani: “OFA a challenge or opportunity”

Prof. Jovan Ananiev and Strashko Stojanovski, PhD, University of Goce Delchev, Faculty of Law “Twenty years independence: models of Nation Building in Macedonia”

Prof. Stojan Slaveski, European University, “Macedonian model of ethnic conflict regulation”

Prof. Ylber Sela and Lazim Ahmedi State University of Tetovo, Law Department,

“The name-dispute. Macedonia’s main handicap towards NATO and EU accession”

 

17:00-17:30 | COFFEE BREAK

 

17:30-19:00 | PANEL 3

Issues and Challenges for Macedonia

Chair/ Discussant: Ridvan Peshkopia, Dean of the College of Sciences and Humanities, American University of Tirana

Presenters:

Dijana Stojanovic Djordjevic, PhD Candidate at the Institute for Sociological, Juridical, Political Studies, University of Kiril and Metodij “Gender-sensitive policies – is there a change after 20 years of independence”

Diogen Hadzhi-Kosta Milevski, PhD Candidate at the University of Kliment Ohridski, Faculty of Administration and Information Systems Management

“Transformations of the political system as a result of changes in the electoral system 1991-2011”

Biljana Chavkoska, FON University, Faculty of Law, “Is the Republic of Macedonia “good lover”? Macedonia-EU-NATO case study”

Ivica Josifovic, FON University, Faculty of Law “Political Criteria of CEE countries for EU membership”

 

DAY 2

10:00-11:30 | PANEL 4

Multicultural policies in Macedonia implications for the region and beyond

Chair/ Discussant: Zhidas Daskalovski, University St Clement of Ohrid, Bitola, Macedonia

Presenters:

Prof. Petar Atanasov and Bojana Naumovska, Institute for Sociological, Juridical, Political Studies, University of Kiril and Metodij “Multicultural policies and the role of ethnic political parties: cases of Macedonia, Bulgaria and Romania’’

Prof. Rubin Zemon, Euro-Balkan Institute, ”Macedonian salad-Managing of virtual reality among the image of nation-state, “multiculturalism dream” and bicultural policies”

Leon Malazogu (PER Kosovo) “Multicultural policies in Macedonia and implications for Kosovo”

Prof. Goran Janev , Institute for Sociological, Juridical, Political Studies, University of Kiril and Metodij “Democracy gone sour: establishing ethnocracy in Macedonia”

 

11:30-12:00 | COFFEE BREAK

 

12:00-14:00 | PANEL 3

Issues and Challenges for Macedonia Macedonia and the EU: love at second sight

Chair/ Discussant: Dimitar Bechev, Senior Policy Fellow and Head of European Council for Foreign Relations’ Sofia Office

Presenters:

Gorica Atanasova Gjorevska, Ministry of Justice “Macedonia– a leader or a laggard: Europeanization through political conditionality and the evolution of the of ‘name dispute’ as the key political criterion”

Malinka Ristevska Jordanova, PhD, Director, European Policy Institute “Adopting the acquis – timeless: the case of Macedonia”

Prof. Didem Ekinci, Çankaya University “Rethinking the role of International Organizations in state and peacebuilding: the UN, the OSCE, and the EU in Macedonia since 1991”

Ridvan Peshkopia, Dean of the College of Sciences and Humanities, American University of Tirana “Consociational Theory, EU Eastward Expansion and Eastern European Institutional Reforms: The case of Albania and Macedonia.”

 

14:00-15:00 | COFFEE BREAK

 

15:00-17:00 | PANEL 6

 

18:15-18:30 | Opening of the Third Session of the School of Public Policy |Mother Teresa|

 

“Multiculturalism, new challenges and issues”,

Anton Sereci, Commission for Relations between Religious Communities

Nezhdet Mustafa, Minister in the Government of the Republic of Macedonia

(attendance open only to the participants of the school)

 

18:30-20:00  | “Multiculturalism in Macedonia”

Prof. Petar Atanasov, Institute for Sociological, Juridical, Political Studies University of Kiril and Metodij

 

DAY 3

10:00-10:30  | Introduction by Francois Friderich, Council of Europe

 

10:30-11:45  | “Universalisms and/or Particularisms: Gender and Cultural Sensitivity Integrated into a Universalistic Political Approach”

Prof. Katerina Kolozova Euro Balkan Institute

 

11:45-12:30 | COFFEE BREAK AND DISCUSSION

 

12:30-13:30  | “Multiculturalism from theory to practice”

 

By: Ridvan Peshkopia, Dean of the College of Sciences and Humanities American University of Tirana

 

13:30-14:30 | LUNCH BREAK

 

14:30-16:00 | “Multicultural policies in Kosovo”

By: Leon Malazogu (PER Kosovo)

 

16:00-16:30 | LUNCH BREAK

 

16:30-17:45 | “Multiculturalism and the media”

Nazim Rashidi, member of the Management Board of the Macedonian Institute for Media, editor at BBC, service in Albanian language

 

18:00-19:30  | “Multiculturalism and Anthropology”

Prof. Maja Muhic, Southeast European University, Languages, Cultures and Communications

 

20:00 | DINNER

 

DAY 4

 

09:00-10:30 | “Management of Cultural Policies”

Robert Alagjozovski, expert on management of cultural policies

 

10:30-12:00 | “Multiculturalism and minorities”

Prof. Rubin Zeman, Euro-Balkan Institute

 

12:00-12:30 | COFFEE BREAK

 

12:30-13:30  | “Multicultural story-personal views”

Mariangela Biancofiore Ameti, Italian Information Center (Centro Multi-Informativo Italiano)

 

13:30-14:30 | LUNCH

 

14:30-16:00 | “Multiculturalism and Nationalism”

Misha Popovikj, Institute for Democracy ‘Societas Civilis’ Skopje

 

16:00-17:00 | Official closing of the School and diploma awarding to the participants

 


EVALUATION


 

1. Are you satisfied with the selection of the theme and the individual lessons for the third session of the School?

 

19 Yes 1 No

 

1.2 If yes, please rate with 1-5 how much are you satisfied with the selection of themes, with circling in which 1 is the least while 5 is the most

Answer: 4.15

 

2. How much are you satisfied with the lectures of D-r Petar Atanasov?

Answer: 3

 

3. How much are you satisfied with the lectures of D-r Katerina Kolozova?

Answer: 2.5

 

4. How much are you satisfied with the lectures of D-r Ridvan Peshkopia from Albania?

Answer: 3.54

 

5. How much are you satisfied with the lectures of Mr. Leon Malazogu from Kosovo?

Answer: 4

 

6. How much are you satisfied with the lectures of Mr. Nazim Rashidi?

Answer: 4.3

 

7. How much are you satisfied with the lectures of D-r Maja Muhic?

Answer: 4.66

 

8. How much are you satisfied with the lectures of Mr. Robert Alagjozovski?

Answer: 4

 

9. How much are you satisfied with the lectures of D-r Rubin Zemon?

Answer: 3.16

 

10 How much are you satisfied with the lectures of Mrs. Mariandzela Biancofiore Ameti?

Answer: 4.13

 

11. How much are you satisfied with the lectures of Misha Popovic, MA?

Answer: 3.6

 

12. What would be your suggestions for themes for the next session or the School for Public Policy?

Answer: Public policy; Policy analysis; Risks of ethno-political mobilization; Regional development and policy-making at local level;

 

13. Who would be your suggestion for a lecturer (from Macedonia or elsewhere) for the third session and on what theme?

Biljana Vankovska, Ljubomir Cuculovski, Ferid Muhid, Gordana Siljanovska – Davkova, Boshko Karadzov

 

14. What where you missing in this session?

more breaks, better air conditioning, more group work.

 

15. How much are you satisfied with the organizing team of the School?

Answer: 4.86

 

16. Did you learn new things from the discussions with the other participants in the session?

18 Yes 2 No

 

17. Please rate with 1-5, by circling where 1 is the least and 5 is the most?

А) Availability of the location

Answer: 4.13

 

Б) Availability of information about the session before the session and during the session

Answer: 4.66

 

В) Availability of materials from lecturers

Answer: 2.8

 

Г) Food and hotel service

Answer: 3.93

 

Д) Availability to the organizing team of the School

Answer: 5

 

18. How much are you satisfied with the organization of the activities out of the lectures?

Answer: 4.46

 

19. Additional comment

I want to be part of the next school; liked watching basketball together ; The food and the atmosphere in the restaurant was great; It is better the sessions to be held outside of Skopje; You are excellent, continue with the good work