COSV, Coordination of the organization for voluntary services from Milan, Italy is a non-profit association with legal personality, founded in 1968, engaged in development and humanitarian aid interventions in Europe, Balkans, Southern Africa and Middle East.
We operate for peace, human rights, respect and environment protection, through inclusive development paths built on partnership and networking approach, to enhance local realities and create a proven long-lasting impact.
We promote a culture of cooperation that denies any kind of racism and that encourages the active participation of free women and men, the human, material and cultural development.
We intend cooperation as the creation of conditions that produce wellness, job opportunities, possibilities.
COSV opened its branch in the Republic of North Macedonia in May 2009 and by now it has successfully implemented several projects.
Sectors of intervention:
Community development with focus on the most vulnerable groups (Roma) and different ethnic communities in the Civil Society.
Environmental protection with focus on the negative impact of the agriculture.
Projects are mostly financed by the EU IPA funds.