Active students – Better society

Article published on Dec. 28, 2009
Article published on Dec. 28, 2009
Author: Ana Alibegova On the International Students’ Day, Forum Oratores and AEGEE-Skopje, two student organizations, made their first joint project – a Project Management workshop. This was what inspired me to have a little chat with Elena Avramovska,President of AEGEE – Skopje and Miroslav Draganov – President of Forum Oratores. 1 pm, Faculty of Law “Iustinianus Primus” in Skopje.
Around twenty people sit in the small amphitheatre 1 and wait for the “big” opening. This “big opening” has nothing to do with big openings of new buildings and shopping centers, but this opening is big – meaning important, because it is the first more serious cooperation between the student organizations AEGEE – Skopje and Forum Orators. Moreover, the Project Management workshop has a meaning of its own, because the ideas about being an active student, participating in a global network of youth organizations and making a better society, will be spread among 20 new participants. Through the numerous projects they organize the students organizations in Macedonia try to open the minds of young people and transform them in a strong group of people, with a critical view of the world, seeking for alternative solutions and open to new challenges. AEGEE and Forum Oratores are among the most active student organizations in Macedonia, the first one working also on an international level as part from the European AEGEE and the second one – Forum Oratores mostly working on a regional level, nowadays expanding its activity on a national level and planning to join some European or global organization networks that promote public speaking and the development of elocutionary skills.

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