Tag: OSCE
Macedonia 02.12.21 | 17:01

Osmani in Stockholm: As future chair, Macedonia will work to preserve and promote the core values and principles of the OSCE

Macedonia’s Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani addressed on Thursday the plenary session of the OSCE Ministerial Council, stressing the need for joint management of challenges within OSCE and beyond, including transnational terrorism, risks of arms trade, mass migration and humanitarian crises. As the future...

Macedonia 15.09.21 | 16:33

Foreign Minister Osmani tries to save face after the “Armenia Scandal” marred Macedonia’s future OSCE chairmanship

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani announced that he is greatly increasing the size of Macedonia’s mission in OSCE – to unprecedented 15 diplomats – in an attempt to salvage Macedonia’s chairmanship of OSCE in 2023. What was supposed to be a major victory for the diplomacy was marred...

Macedonia 09.09.21 | 15:57

Armenia Scandal taints Macedonia’s chairmanship of OSCE

The Armenia Scandal hit Macedonia at the worst possible time, as the country is preparing to chair OSCE in 2023. Macedonia pushed hard for the opportunity, but seems completely unprepared for it, with just four diplomats in its Vienna mission. And one of the diplomats, deputy charge d’affaires...

Macedonia 22.12.20 | 23:20

Milososki invites EU and OSCE experts to examine the criminal cases the Zaev regime is pursuing against him

VMRO-DPMNE official Antonio Milososki invited EU and OSCE officials to examine the case the Zaev regime is pushing against him, as one of the many cases of political abuse of the judiciary. Milososki responded after it was announced that international observers will be summoned to inspect the high profile...

Macedonia 04.12.20 | 16:45

Macedonia to chair OSCE in 2023

Macedonia’s candidature to chair the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe in 2023 was unanimously endorsed by the 56 member states taking part in the OSCE Ministerial Council meeting hosted by Tirana, Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani told a press conference on Friday. He stressed...

Macedonia 14.11.20 | 15:00

Macedonia submits candidature to chair OSCE in 2023

Macedonia has submitted its candidature to chair the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in 2023, Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani told a press conference on Saturday. He noted that the country has made great progress in recent years in terms of full respect for the common values...

Macedonia 16.07.20 | 09:57

OSCE will announce the initial findings of its small election monitoring mission

The small OSCE/ODIHR monitoring mission that was present for the inconclusive early general elections yesterday will hold a press conference to announce its findings. OSCE had nine members and 26 election day observers. A final report will be published within two months.

Macedonia 08.07.20 | 13:23

OSCE urges people to strictly adhere to health protocols during voting

A week before July 15 early parliamentary elections, Laima Andrikiene, head of the OSCE/ODIHR Special Election Assessment Mission (SEAM) in Macedonia, urged everyone to strictly adhere to the national health protocols during voting. Voting starts on Monday (July 13), which is less than a week, followed...

Macedonia 26.06.20 | 19:03

SDSM is running a nervous campaign and resorts to violence, Mickoski tells OSCE Ambassador Koja

The SDSM party is approaching the election campaign nervously and is lashing out against its political opponents, including with violence, said VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski in a video call with the OSCE Ambassador to Macedonia Clemens Koja. Mickoski pointed to the bomb attack against a shop...

Macedonia 22.06.20 | 20:10

OSCE/ODIHR will monitor the elections with a skeleton crew of eight observers

OSCE/ODIHR presented their plan for monitoring the July 15 elections today, saying that they will have eight international observers, all of them based in Skopje. This bare bones crew will not do the usual widespread monitoring of voting on various polling stations. Instead, the team lead by Lithuanian...

Macedonia 15.06.20 | 14:24

Mickoski states his conditions for participating in elections

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski said that the opposition party stands by its two conditions for participating in elections – putting in place guarantees for public health and ensuring that a full OSCE/ODIHR monitoring mission is in place. Zoran Zaev wants to push murky elections through...

Macedonia 12.06.20 | 12:26

Zaev acknowledges that he wants elections without full OSCE monitoring

At Friday’s press conference regarding the election process he announced, SDSM leader Zoran Zaev, acknowledged that the OSCE would not send a full monitoring team. OSCE has said that they will send a team appropriate to the coronavirus crisis. We should not expect a full team, but a teams that...

Macedonia 20.05.20 | 12:57

Milososki: We have children, elderly relatives, and we must consider public health while preparing the elections

VMRO-DPMNE official Antonio Milososki said that the opposition party will continue to push for a consensual agreement on when elections should take place, especially given the high level of deaths and newly infected Covid-19 patients. The ruling SDSM party demands elections on June 21, which other parties...

Macedonia 19.05.20 | 12:05

OSCE has not given confirmation that it will monitor the elections, waits for the election date to be established

Another lie of Zaev and SDSM that the OSCE/ODIHR mission was ready to monitor the elections even in June has failed. The OSCE Office in Warsaw claims the opposite. They say they are waiting for the election date to be established and that their redeployment depends on travel restrictions and health-related...

Macedonia 16.03.20 | 19:39

Lives come first, Mickoski says during meeting with the OSCE election mission chief

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski met with OSCE election observer mission chief Tana de Zulueta to discuss his proposal to postpone the elections scheduled for April 12 because of the coronavirus. Mickoski said that the reason for the proposal, which will be discussed by all major party leaders...

Macedonia 09.01.20 | 11:25

OSCE: Free, fair, and hate-free elections are essential

The OSCE Mission to Skopje condemns all forms of racism, antisemitism and intolerance. On his Facebook page, the Mission calls on members and supporters of all political parties to refrain from voicing and sharing offensive content that denigrates on the basis of ethnicity, religion or belief, or other...

Macedonia 26.09.19 | 16:51

OSCE representative Desir expresses concern after charges were filed against a journalist investigating the major racketeering scandal

Harlem Desir, the OSCE high representative for freedom of media, expressed concern because of the criminal charges filed against Infomax editor Aleksandar Mitovski, who revealed evidence that top Government officials were involved in the major racketeering scandal. Mitovski published excerpts from a...

Macedonia 21.04.19 | 09:56

Domestic and foreign teams observe Macedonian presidential elections

The Macedonian State Electoral Commission informed that voting in the presidential elections began as scheduled this morning and is being conducted without problems. More than 3.000 domestic observers are deployed across the country, along with 419 foreign observers. Most of the domestic observers come...

Macedonia 20.04.19 | 15:49

OSCE/ODIHR will have 240 observers for the presidential elections

OSCE/ODIHR representative Corien Jonker announced that her mission to observe the presidential elections in Macedonia will include 240 observers and will respond to all developments on election day. A group of 150 observers arrived earlier this week, and will be joined by 60 observers from the OSCE and...

Macedonia 12.03.19 | 16:03

OSCE presidential election monitoring team begins to arrive to Macedonia

OSCE/ODIHR sent out a team of 279 observers for the presidential elections in Macedonia, lead by Corien Jonker from the Netherlands. The team will be based in the capital Skopje, as well as act through nine field teams. Besides monitoring the days of election, the team will also include observations...

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