Roma policies on local level
From the very beginning of the Mayor Kurto Dudush’s mandate, preparation of Local Action Plans is under way in accordance with the National Action Plans for the Promotion of the Status of Roma 2015-2020, as well as projects that will help in the development of the Municipality economically, socially and culturally, and It’s too early to list things that are made.
The municipality’s priority is to strengthen economically, urbanize it, ie expand the place of housing of the Municipality, ie the planned project “Shutka 2”, where the population will be decetrated, ie to free the free plots where future investors would build, economically invested and thus would contribute to improving the socio-economic standard of the Roma population.
Within the municipal administration, with the status of administrative officers, there are a total of 3 Roma, out of which two Romani independent officers, and one Roma – Fellow.
Educational institutions at local level
At the level of the municipality of Shuto Orizari, there are two primary schools, one secondary school and one kindergarten burned in 2017. By the end of 2018, construction activities are expected to be completed in relation to the new kindergarten, for which the funds provided by the international community (Norwegian Embassy) are provided. The two schools, one of which is mostly attended by Albanian pupils, while the majority of Roma children attend classes in other classes are one of the largest schools on the city level of Skopje with over 2,000 students. Secondary education, that is secondary school, although it is on the territory of the municipality of Shuto Orizari, is still under the authority of the city of Skopje.