The goals and objectives of the National Strategy are formed and achieved through: mechanisms, measures and activities, elaborated in detail later in the text. Based on the assessed conditions and the needs of the various categories of socially vulnerable, poor and excluded persons and groups, the Strategy provides possible directions for social changes. After the institutions have considered the possibilities for social inclusion, formed a new approach or a model for social inclusion and established various forms of support, as a concept which facilitates the creation of a better environment for effective and efficient engagement of citizens, the Strategy presents the possibilities and measures for reducing poverty and increasing the level of social inclusion of the socially excluded persons.
All of these procedures, activities and measures create a basis and opportunities for adaptation to the measures envisioned in the European Union Strategy for Growth and Development until 2020 and for creation and harmonization of common policies for social inclusion, in accordance with the envisioned procedures.
The basic principles of the National Strategy for Reducing Poverty and Social Exclusion in the Republic of Macedonia are based on:
Integrality: “A multidimensional problem requires a multidimensional solution”