Tag: commission
Macedonia 21.10.20 | 14:22

In addition to Bulgaria, the commission for historical issues also holds meeting with Greece

On Monday, the fifth meeting of the Macedonian and Greek teams was held online in a collegial and constructive atmosphere in accordance with the Prespa Agreement. After getting acquainted with each other, the two teams, based on the established Conclusions from the previous meetings of the Commission,...

Macedonia 14.10.20 | 11:35

Macedonia-Bulgaria joint commission to meet in Skopje on Thursday and Friday

After a long break, the commission established to resolve the historical disputes between Macedonia and Bulgaria will hold meetings in Skopje on Thursday and Friday. It is planned to end with the already started discussion regarding the harmonization of recommendations for history textbooks for 7th grade...

Macedonia 17.07.20 | 11:59

Economy grew by just 0.2 percent in the first quarter

A European Commission report found that the Macedonian economy grew by an insignificant 0.2 percent in the first quarter of 2020, which includes the opening stage of the coronavirus epidemic. This is the worst growth rate in the region, except for Albania, which contracted by 2.5 percent. Other Balkan...

Macedonia 27.04.20 | 19:00

Borisov demands that joint historic commission urgently resumes its work, decides on all disputed historic figures “one by one”

In an interview with Sitel TV, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said that he demands that the joint commission on historic issues between Macedonia and Bulgaria urgently resumes its work. Borisov was evasive when asked whether Bulgaria will veto Macedonia from opening EU accession talks, but laid...

Macedonia 10.03.20 | 13:51

Commission for Infectious Diseases recommends a two-week closure of schools and kindergartens

The Commission for Infectious Diseases has recommended a two-week closure of kindergartens, schools and universities as a measure to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The Commission has concluded that prevention measures need to be strengthened and recommends that all primary, secondary and higher...

Macedonia 24.01.20 | 13:23

After nominating herself, Deskoska celebrates her appointment to the Venice Commission

Justice Minister Renata Deskoska informed the public that she was accepted as the new member of the Venice Commission. The unprecedented move to have the Justice Ministry nominate its own Minister to the Commission which is supposed to be a critical overseer of the Macedonian laws comes after the major...

Balkans 15.11.19 | 09:53

V4: Oliver Varhelyi says that EU’s credibility depends on enlargement toward the Western Balkans

EU should start accession talks with Albania and Macedonia as soon as possible because its credibility depends on it, said Hungarian EU commissioner-designate Oliver Varhelyi, who is nominated to lead the enlargement portfolio, the V4 news agency reported. Speaking before the European Parliament, Varhelyi...

Macedonia 08.10.19 | 14:27

The Venice Commission de facto replaces the cowed Constitutional Court of Macedonia

The move by the Venice Commission, which examines the constitutionality of Macedonia’s laws, to condemn the law on the use of the Albanian language threw a stark contrast to the cowed domestic institutions. The Constitutional Court of Macedonia should be the first to examine the law, which far...

Macedonia 28.02.19 | 11:42

Anti-Discrimination Commission warns that the Government wants to cut short its mandate, erode its independence

The Anti-Discrimination Commission published an open letter accusing the Government of attempting to cut short the mandate of one of the few remaining independent political bodies in the country which are not under their control. The SDSM led Government is preparing a new anti-discrimination law and...

Culture 12.02.19 | 20:25

Avalon: In the interest of the state, let’s make it right!

I respect Minister Asaf. I know him, he’s an urban guy and he cannot cover all the holes. But, the commission to make Avalon defective for “not providing a statement about the venue” for concerts that are already for three – five months in sales, for which over 20,000 tickets...

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