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Powerful media campaign required for efficient enforcement of whistleblower protection law

Macedonia’s whistleblower protection law is among the better ones in Europe, but substantial amendments, appropriated structure are required for the act to yield results, says Tome Devine, Legal Director of the Government Accountability...
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Ombudsman calls on government to implement measures on human rights and liberties

Macedonia’s Ombudsman is set to send on Tuesday to the government a set of measures on implementing recommendations requiring an improvement of human rights and liberties after Parliament failed to adopt them. The reaction by Ixhet Memeti...
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Government nominates Ljubomir Joveski for post Public Prosecutor

The Government took a decision Tuesday to nominate Ljubomir Joveski, member of the Council of Public Prosecutors, for post Public Prosecutor. The Government forwards the proposal to the Parliament. The decision is based on Joveski’s experience...
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Bulgarian parliament set to ratify Macedonia friendship treaty

The Bulgarian government formally submitted the Agreement on Friendship, Good Neighborliness and Cooperation with Macedonia, signed by the countries’ PMs in Skopje on August 1, for ratification to the National Assembly. The government...
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Macedonia cultural heritage draws huge crowds at Louvre fair

Macedonia’s cultural heritage, presented at the 23rd International Heritage Fair taking place at the Louvre in Paris on Nov. 2-5, attracted huge crowds, it was reported. “Huge interest was shown for the Macedonian cultural heritage....
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Name initiative expected by UN envoy Nimetz by late November: Greek media

UN name envoy Matthew Nimetz is expected by late November to put forward an initiative over the name of Macedonia in an attempt to bring the two countries closer to reaching an agreement, Greece to lift its veto paving the way for Macedonia...
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Bulgarian government to vote on ratification of good neighbourliness treaty with Macedonia

Bulgarian government is to vote Tuesday on the proposal for ratification of good neighbourliness treaty with Macedonia in the Bulgarian National Assembly. The treaty was signed on Aug. 1 in Skopje by the prime ministers of Macedonia and Bulgaria,...
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Slovenian Contemporary Literature in Macedonia event kicks off in National and University Library

National Libraries of Macedonia and Slovenia will sign Tuesday new cooperation agreement within manifestation Slovenian Contemporary Literature in Macedonia, which will be held St. Clement of Ohrid National and University Library in Skopje. Directors...
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Air pollution poisons the citizens, hospitals are crowded

The green color that guarantees clean air was painted in orange and purple. Carcinogenic PM particles exceeded the permissible values several times. Skopje’s Center and Karposh as well as Aerodrom were shrouded in smog. There, in...
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At Monday’s session, Macedonia’s Parliament reviewed annual reports and financial plans of several state commissions and agencies. The MPs, among others, reviewed MRT’s Annual Report for 2016. MRT’s Snezana Klincharova...