Tag: census
Macedonia 25.02.21 | 20:59

Nikoloski: In which EU country are the candidates for enumerators elected through the municipal organizations of the ruling party

At today’s Parliament’s session, the Vice President of VMRO-DPMNE asked a question to Prime Minister Zoran Zaev regarding the call for enumerators in the upcoming census, which was issued on the pages of several municipal organizations of SDSM. Nikoloski asked according to which methodology...

Macedonia 25.02.21 | 11:05

SDSM branches begin to remove their calls for political activists to join census teams, but the ruling party is not giving up on the idea

After being called out in the public, the SDSM party began deleting posts it shared on its social media sites, calling on citizens to register for the census teams. The census that SDSM plans to hold in April is controversial as is, because of the decision to count emigrants as actual residents –...

Macedonia 24.02.21 | 23:05

Despite SDSM claims, the census will be political, and the enumerators party members

Although the State Statistical Office issued job ads for enumerators in which it was not stated as a condition that the candidates should have a party membership card, SDSm made sure that as many eligible candidates for enumerators appear. Why fair when it can partisan? The process that must be statistical,...

Macedonia 21.02.21 | 21:16

Mickoski: Macedonian spring is coming, 45 thousand signatures against the falsifying census collected in two days

Today, 20 thousand new signatures have been collected against the falsification of the census, which is being pushed by the government, says the president of VMRO-DPMNE Hristijan Mickoski, adding that 45 thousand signatures have been collected in two days. Thanks to every single citizen for their support....

Macedonia 21.02.21 | 14:17

Zaev doesn’t give up, asks the opposition to support the census

We must not allow unseriousness and not have a census for the next ten years. If we are a country that has not held a census for 20 years, we should do it as soon as possible. I am convinced that we will have a successful census April 1-21, as planned, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said Sunday in Probistip...

Macedonia 21.02.21 | 13:43

Mickoski: Thousands of citizens of Macedonia put their signatures against Zaev’s falsifying census

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski informed on Facebook about the great interest of the citizens for giving a signature with which they will express their revolt for the upcoming census. He says that if Zaev has a little reason after such a large turnout, he will give up the intention for holding such...

Macedonia 20.02.21 | 18:33

Macedonia doesn’t want a falsifying census – 25 thousand signatures collected in a few hours

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski informed via Facebook that in a few hours at 300 locations in the country 25 thousand signatures were collected or two and a half times more than the required 10,000. VMRO-DPMNE and the people collected 25 thousand signatures in a few hours. Thanks to everyone who...

Macedonia 20.02.21 | 15:21

People in the eastern part of the country raise their voice against Zaev’s falsifying census

People from the eastern part of the country raised their voices against the falsifying census of Zoran Zaev. Today, hundreds of people were waiting in line for signing the initiative in Kocani, Delcevo, Vinica and other settlements throughout the eastern part of Macedonia. The people are unanimous, they...

Macedonia 20.02.21 | 14:01

People of Ohrid are massively signing the initiative to nullify the census law

The people of Ohrid are massively signing the initiative to nullify the census law on three stands set up on the city square. The people who are signing the initiative say that we need a statistical operation, a correct and accurate census of the population, and not a fake and political one that the...

Macedonia 20.02.21 | 11:53

Campaign for collecting signatures to nullify the census law kicks off

Campaign for collecting signatures to nullify the census law kicks off today at 12 o’clock all over Macedonia. We call on the citizens to come out and sign. Put your signature for a real census!, said the leader of VMRO DPMNE, Hristijan Mickoski. Answering reporters’ question after Friday’s...

Macedonia 19.02.21 | 17:57

Citizens urged to sign the initiative to block the census law

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski called on the citizens to support the initiative for a new census law, by giving their signatures tomorrow. The party is setting up booths in all major city centers, where citizens can sign the initiative. Its main demand is that the current law is overturned,...

Macedonia 17.02.21 | 17:38

Ahmeti insists that the census will take place in April

DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti insisted that the census will take place in April, as planned. Ahmeti has a deal with Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and expects a census that will place the Albanian share of the population over the 25 percent that were registered in 2002, and definitely over 20 percent –...

Macedonia 15.02.21 | 15:09

The debate is over, the census will be conducted April 1 -21, said Zaev

The census debate is over. The census will be conducted in our country April 1 – 21. We are one of the few countries in the world that do not have had a census for 20 years and we should be even more responsible to conduct the census as soon as possible, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said on Monday....

Macedonia 13.02.21 | 19:46

Pendarovski: Waiting for the vaccines may delay the census

Macedonian President, Stevo Pendarovski, said in an interview with Kanal 77, that waiting for the vaccines could delay the date for holding the census for a month or two. Only because of the arguments of the opposition of VMRO-DPMNE and Levica, that because of the pandemic they may not open their doors…...

Macedonia 12.02.21 | 22:46

Novkovska: Neighbors cannot provide personal information about people in the census

Regarding the census, the former director of the State Statistical Office Blagica Novkovska said on the “Triling” show on TV 24 that the census is a well-thought-out manipulation, there are no criteria for who will be the close people in the methodology, and neighbors cannot provide personal...

Macedonia 12.02.21 | 21:12

Simovski: Let’s encourage our people abroad to register themselves electronically

With the statement that during the census of the diaspora by the members of their families, it will not be possible to fill in the data on ethnicity, religion and mother tongue, the director of the SSO Apostol Simovski, told Kanal 5, adding that he aimed to encourage our people abroad to use the opportunity...

Macedonia 12.02.21 | 16:52

Alliance for Albanians: Current Government not ready to conduct a credible census

The official website of the government “Vlada.mk”, among other things, published information about the census of the diaspora. For citizens who are not in the country at the time of the census, information will be provided by family members or citizens who know the data about those persons...

Macedonia 10.02.21 | 19:22

Zaev: Census must be conducted, the state can’t work in the dark

Answering a reporter’s question about the importance of the census and the possibility of postponing it, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, pointed out that all issues can always be resolved through an inclusive process and when there is room to reach a consensus. He stressed...

Macedonia 10.02.21 | 18:11

VMRO-DPMNE to start collecting signatures – every citizen against the political census will be able to sign the initiative

VMRO-DPMNE maintains the position that the government wants to conduct a political census. Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi returned the initiative to collect signatures because the name the Republic of Macedonia. The party announced that they will conduct the procedure themselves. Despite such institutional...

Macedonia 10.02.21 | 10:19

Statistics Bureau chief Simovski says he wanted a census without ethnic and religious designations, but was forced to back down

Apostol Simovski, head of the State Statistics Bureau, confirmed that his original intent was to have the census planned for this April take place without having the residents state their ethnic and religious affiliation. Simovski says that the ethnic bickering politicizes the census, but that he was...

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