Association Centre for Sustainable Community Development Debar (CSCD)

National Network
North Macedonia

Veljko Vlahovikj 13
1250 Debar
North Macedonia

E-Mail (2)
Mobile Phone
Organisation Type
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment
Fields of Activity
  1. Democracy and community development
General Information

Association "Center for Sustainable Community Development - CSCD in Debar is a voluntary, non-profit, non-governmental, non-partisan association of citizens, formed on October 2006 by free association of citizens to exercise, protect and align their interests and beliefs to promote civil society and local communities, and to perform the activities for promotion of moral values , strengthening of inter-ethnic relations and economic development in the territory of Macedonia and abroad, and in accordance with the Constitution and law.

Human Resource Information The organization has one President, assemble with all members, program manager 26 members and 12 volunteers. The organization hires experts and consultants on the contractual basis once there is a need for external help and if additional project have been awarded to the organization

Mission and Objectives

Vision of CSCD

The vision of the organization is to increase the awareness of the organization profile among the constituencies and be recognized regionally. This could be achieved through increasing the membership in national and international association and networks. Moreover the organization will invest in capacity building of its staff and increase its expertise by building a network of professionals to work with the organization

Mission of CSCD

Our mission is to improve quality of life i the region by bringing people and local government together to promote environmental sustainability, good government and youth engagement trough dialog and local activism.

The main program activities of CSCD

Good governance
Protection of environment and promotion of cultural heritage
Youth activism
The main partners of the organisations are:

Local and central government, Youth organisation, Donor based organisation, Private based companies,

Main Projects / Activities

The most interesting projects made by CSCD are:
• Eco drone patrol, which is funded by the American Embassy
• Youth Center for Climate Change, - institutional grant from the program-Civil Organizations in Action for Climate Change financed by the Swedish government
• Protection and sustainable use of the protected areas of Shar Planina, Mavrovo and Korab-Koritnik - Funded by PONT
 Together for green transition against the climate change - Foundation Open Society Macedonia
 Platform for Investments in Community In partnership with ALBIZ Foundation-EU
• Advocacy for solar energy for the citizens of the Western Balkans - financed by WBF
• Management for energy efficient municipalities - Civica Mobilitas - partner grant
 Debar On, electronic citizen participation- Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC
 Civica Mobilitas Program -Together for Clean Dibra- Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC
 Promotion of the Natural resources of Dibra- EU
• Cyber angel guardians – safety of children on social networks and the Internet, from the misuse of personal data—FOOM, USAID
• Cross Heritage - Program for decentralized cooperation between Lower Normandy and Macedonia
• Encouraging participatory democracy – EIDHR
• We deserve better — FOOM
• Greater transparency of local funds for civil society organizations – FOOM, USAID
• Antigone, Trilingual drama – ERASMUS + program

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?

Our association offers expertise aligned with the network's goals, fostering collaborative efforts for impactful change. We bring resources, including financial support and staff expertise, to amplify collective initiatives. Committed to learning and growth, we envision a long-term partnership maximizing mutual benefits and community impact.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?

We aim to join the ALF Network to align with similar organizations, fostering collaboration for greater impact. Access to resources and diverse perspectives will enhance our work, fueling growth. Joining ALF expands our network, amplifying our reach and influence for the communities we serve

Additional Information
Contact (1) Full Name
Shuip Marku
Job Title
Head of the organisation
Shuip Marku
Contact (2) Full Name
Flamur Mulladauti
Job Title (2)