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NEWS

22.04.2009

Macedonia Case Challenge

Macedonia Case Challenge was held from 10 – 12 April 2009. The Opening ceremony of the competition took place at the Debate Hall of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia. The participants were addressed by Mr. Mišo Dokmanovic, Local Coordinator in Macedonia, Ms. Jasmin Moser, Program Coordinator of Balkan Case Challenge, Mr.Heinz Habertheuer, Head of Austrian Coordination Office in Skopje, Mr. Matt Field, Political Advisor in the EU Mission to Macedonia and Ms. Vasilka Salevska, Representative of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia.

The opening ceremony was followed by a cocktail. The trainings and the actual competition were organized at the Business Start – up Center of the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, a partner of Macedonia Case Challenge.

The participants received training in presentation skills and career coaching as well as the case competitions. Over 45 students out of 80 who have submitted an application for the competition participated in the training and competed in the 4 disciplines:

Law Moot Court, Model European Council,Business and IT plan competition.

The competitions were organized on 12 April 2008. Over 14 jury members selected the winners of Macedonia Case Challenge who will travel to Vienna in July 2009 where they will have chance to compete with students from 11 other countries in the region. The winners of the competitions were announced on the closing ceremony which was held in the EU Info Centre inSkopje.