Although the terms social innovation and social entrepreneurship are new, the phenomenon isn’t. Former Yougoslav Republic of Macedonia has always had social entrepreneurs, even though they didn’t use the name. These social enterprises intensively attract the attention of government representatives because, through their work, they help to increase equality and social cohesion in Former Yougoslav Republic of Macedonian society.
The challenges addressed by social innovation in FYR Macedonia are mostly in regards to lack of education, unemployment and health and social care to tackling down the social and economical challenges and problems.
Read the full report here: Social Innovation in North Macedonia (2011)