23 December 2009

Students from the primary school "Vera Jocich" visited EU InfoCentre

About 40 students from 7th and 8th grade from the primary school "Vera Jocich" attended a lecture about the EU in the EU InfoCentre on 23 December.

22 December 2009

Children from the primary school "Grigor Prlicev" visited EU InfoCentre

On 22 December, the EU InfoCentre hosted the students from the primary school "Grigor Prlicev".

16 December 2009

Pupils from the primary school "Johann Heinrich PESTALOZZI” visits EU InfoCentre

On 16 December, the EU InfoCentre organized a presentation about the EU for seventh and eighth grade pupils from the primary school “Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi” in Skopje.

15 December 2009

Winner of ‘Jean Monnet’ 2009 Journalist Award Competition announced

The winner of the ‘Jean Monnet’ 2009 Journalist Award Competition, launched by the Delegation of European Union is Josif KJURCHIEV, formerly a journalist of Deutsche Velle and columnist in Utrinski Vesnik. He won the prize for best journalistic story on this year’s topic "From the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989 to the 2004 Enlargement" for a serial of articles published in Utrinski Vesnik.

9 December 2009

10 December - Human Rights Day

On Thursday 10 December, the Delegation of the European Union in Skopje organised a series of events to mark the International Human Rights Day and highlight this year more particularly the theme of anti-discrimination. The EU-supported project “Renovation of the Police Station-Kisela Voda” was promoted at the Kisela Voda Police Station by Ambassador Erwan Fouéré.

2 December 2009

Lecture on Lisbon Treaty at the EUi in Bitola

On 2 December the EUi at the Faculty of Administration and management of information systems in Bitola organized a lecture about the Lisbon Treaty, which entered into force the same day.

13 November 2009

Climate Change Days: Promotion of books organised

On Friday, 13 November, the books “Hunger, the car, wheat and us", by Fabrice Nicolino and "Genetically modified organisms that change the world” by Professor Zil-Erik Seralini have been promoted at the EU InfoCentre, as a part of the Climate Change Days. Furthermore, the EU InfoCentre presented translation of the EU brochure "Combating climate change – the EU leads the way" into local languages.

3 November 2009

Together we are stronger and we can save our planet! – say the children who attended a lecture on climate change at the EU InfoCentre

Approximately 60 students attending elementary schools from nine out of the 10 municipalities in Skopje were present at a lecture on climate change on 3 November as part of the Climate Change Days, organised by the EU InfoCentre.

2 November 2009

Climate Change Days at the EU InfoCentre

In prospect of the Copenhagen Climate Change Summit 2009, the EU Mission will organise a series of events related to the EU’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the action for adapting European policies to the realities of climate change.

20 October 2009

The EU InfoCentre celebrated its 1st birthday!

The EU InfoCentre in Skopje marked one year of existence – its 1st Birthday, with a celebration and small cocktail in its premises on 20 October.

15 October 2009

2009 Progress Report introduced to the business community

On 15 October, the European Union Mission in Skopje organised a presentation of the annual paper ”Enlargement Strategy and Main Challenges 2009-2010”and the 2009 Progress Report for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to the business community.

15 October 2009

2009 Progress Report presented to representatives of the civil society

On 15 October, the European Union Mission in Skopje organised a presentation of the annual paper ”Enlargement Strategy and Main Challenges 2009-2010”and the 2009 Progress Report for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to the representatives of the civil society.

14 October 2009

Press conference on the 2009 Progress Report and the Enlargement Strategy held at the EU InfoCentre in Skopje

The European Union Mission in Skopje held a press conference announcing the Enlargement Strategy and Main Challenges 2009-2010 and the 2009 Progress Report for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

07 October 2009

Ambassador Fouéré "interviewed" by children

On 7 October 2009, a group of children, their professors and parents met with Ambassador Erwan Fouéré at the EU InfoCentre. The visit was a part of the Children’s week activities organised by the "Alliance for Care and Education of Children of Macedonia".

28 September 2009

The Glossary on EU Terminology promoted

On 28 September, at the EU InfoCentre, promotion of the Glossary of the EU terminology by Tanja KARAKAMISEVA, PhD, professor at the Law Faculty “Iustinianus Primus”, Skopje and Veronika EFREMOVA, M.A. has been organised.

28 September 2009

Promotional Conference of Projects for Cultural Heritage Rehabilitation – Ljubljana Process

On 28 September, the EU InfoCentre hosted Promotional Conference of Projects for Cultural Heritage Rehabilitation – Ljubljana Process. The Conference was dedicated to promotion of cultural heritage projects.

26 September 2009

European films at the “Manaki Brothers” Film Festival

The 30th International Cinematographers Film Festival “Manaki Brothers” was opened on 26 September in Bitola, with the screening of the British film Slumdog Millionaire, directed by Danny Boyle (2008).

03 September 2009

Commissioner Ján FIGEĽ opened the XIV Biennale of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean

On 3 September, Commissioner for Education, Training, Culture and Youth, Ján Figeľ paid a two-day visit to Skopje, taking part in the opening of the XIV edition of the Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean – Seven gates (3-12 September 2009) at the main square of the capital.

03 September 2009

Commissioner FIGEĽ in Skopje

The Commissioner for education, training, culture and youth Ján FIGEĽ will pay a visit to the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on 3 and 4 September 2009.

31 August 2009

Press conference on raising awareness about Mobbing

On 31 August 2009, several NGOs held a press conference at the EU InfoCentre in Skopje on the efforts for creation of network for advocacy of the rights of the victims from mobbing.

15 July 2009

Promotion of the book ‘Europe at the Crossroads’

On 15 July 2009, the book ‘Europe at the Crossroads’ by Goran ILIK was promoted at the EU InfoCentre in Skopje.

14 July 2009

Commission proposes visa free travel for citizens from the Western Balkans

The European Commission's long standing commitment to visa free travel for the people of the Western Balkans was confirmed today with the adoption of a proposal for granting visa free travel to the citizens of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia.

07 July 2009

Transfer of the EU presidency from the Czech Republic to Sweden

On 07 July a press conference focused on the transfer of the EU presidency from the Czech Republic to Sweden took place at the EU InfoCentre.

26 June 2009

Round table “Visa Liberalisation vs. EU Negotiation“ held in the EU InfoCentre

On 26 June, a round table entitled “Visa liberalisation vs. EU accession negotiations“ was organized in the EU InfoCentre in partnership with the NGO Info Centre and the Macedonian Centre for European Training, as part of their project “Time for EU”.

02 June 2009

New EU Info Point opened at NUB “Sv. Kliment Ohridski”

On 02 June, a new European Union Information Point was opened at the National and University Library “Sv. Kliment Ohridski” in Skopje. The EU Info Point was officially inaugurated by Ambassador Erwan FOUÉRÉ and Ivica BOCEVSKI, Deputy Prime Minister for European integration.

02 June 2009

Exhibition “Robots of the Third Millennium” from 02 to 23 June

On 02 June, the EU InfoCentre in Skopje opened an exhibition of kids' drawings “Robots of the Third Millennium” that will be displayed from 02 June to 23 June. The drawings were produced by students of 11 elementary schools from Skopje at the creative workshop held on 15 April as part of the Days of Creativity and Innovation at the InfoCentre.

17 May 2009

Students from FON University visit the EU InfoCentre

On 17 May, students from the Faculty of Law at the FON University attended a lecture as part of the “Open Doors for Students” project, aimed at providing information and fostering communication with the youth.

13 May 2009

Students from South-East European University in the EU InfoCentre

On 13 May about 60 students from the business studies on the South-East European University in Tetovo visited the EU InfoCentre in Skopje as a part of the Europe day activities and the European day of entrepreneur.

11 May 2009

Panel discussion “From the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989 to the 2004 enlargement”

On the occasion of the 5th anniversary of the biggest EU enlargement and the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the European Union Mission organised a panel discussion: “From the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989 to the 2004 enlargement”. The event took place on 11 May, at the EU InfoCentre in Skopje in the presence of media.

05 May 2009

Awarding Ceremony for the Best High School Graduation Project

On 5 May, the School for Media and Public Relations in cooperation with the EU InfoCentre of the Delegation of European Commission organised an awarding ceremony for Best High School Graduation Project entitled “Express yourself through the media”.

28 April 2009

Municipal award ceremony and presentation of the municipal infrastructure project

On 28 April, the Mission of the European Union in Skopje will organise a Closing ceremony to highlight the results of two of its projects.

24 April 2009

The EU Mission announces one-month activities for celebration of Europe Day 2009

On Friday, 24 April, the EU Mission in Skopje organised a press conference at the EU InfoCentre where Ambassador Erwan Fouéré presented the activities foreseen to mark this year's Europe Day (9 May).

21 April 2009

Exhibition “Creativity and innovation in everyday life” opened at the EU InfoCentre

As part of the Days of Creativity and Innovation taking place at the EU InfoCentre in Skopje, an exhibition of awarded innovations by national innovators entitled “Creativity and innovation in everyday life” was opened on 21 April. Fourteen inventions awarded at various international exhibitions will be displayed at the EU InfoCentre until 5 May.

16 April 2009

Framework Programme - FP7 - presented at the EU InfoCentre

On 16 April, the European Union Mission organised a presentation of EU 7th Framework Programme for Research - FP7 - as part of the Days of Creativity and Innovation taking place at the EU InfoCentre in Skopje. The presentation was attended by potential beneficiaries of the programme such as academicians, researchers, representatives of the business community, civil society, public administration, etc.

16 April 2009

Exhibition “Creativity and Innovations in Everyday Life”

As part of the Days of Creativity and Innovation, the EU Info Centre of the Delegation of the European Commission will organise an exhibition of awarded innovations by national innovators from 21 April to 5 May.

15 April 2009

Creative workshop “Robots of the third millennium” held in the EU InfoCentre

On 15 April, a group of students from 11 elementary schools in Skopje took part in the Creative workshop “Robots of the third millennium” organised in the EU InfoCentre as part of the Creativity and Innovation days. The students made drawings will be exhibited in the EU InfoCentre as part of the Europe Day celebrations taking place in May.

15 April 2009

Creativity and Innovation days in the EU InfoCentre

The European Union Mission will organise several activities in order to mark 2009 as the European Year of Creativity and Innovation. These activities will aim at raising the awareness about the importance of creativity and innovation for personal, social and economic development.

06 April 2009

Students from 7 schools visited the eu infocentre

On the occasion of the Europe Day about 120 students from the schools in the Municipality of Centar on 6 April attended a lecture on the history of the European Union and its institutions, as well as about the opportunities available for the young people.

2 April 2009

30th anniversary of the Birds Directive (2nd April 1979-2009)

On 2 April 2009, the EU InfoCentre hosted an event aimed at marking the 30th Anniversary of EU's Birds Directive. A panel discussion was organised, upon the initiative of the "Macedonian Ecological Society".

1 April 2009

Students from Medical High School in the EU InfoCentre

About 30 students from the Medical High School "Panche Karagjozov" in Skopje on 1 April attended a lecture on the history of the European Union and its institutions, as well as about the opportunities available for the young people.

24 March 2009

Finish delegation visited the EU InfoCentre

A delegation from the EU Department on Communication and Information at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Finland and the regional information offices visited the EU InfoCentre in Skopje, on 24 March 2009.

19 March 2009

Students from "Georgi Dimitrov ”High School in the EU InfoCentre

About 40 students from the High School "Georgi Dimitrov "in Skopje visited the EU InfoCentre in Skopje as a part of the Project “Open doors for Students”.

12 March 2009

Students from the Skopje high school "Zdravko Cvetkovski” visited the EU InfoCentre

Students from the State Gymnasium and Construction High School Centre "Zdravko Cvetkoski" in Skopje visited the EU InfoCentre in Skopje on 12 March.

26 February 2009

Workshop - “Childhood without abuse”

On 26 February, the First Children’s Embassy “Megjasi” organised a workshop entitled “Childhood without abuse – towards a better child protection system in Eastern Europe”.

24 February 2009

Competition on EU topics – “Express yourself through Media”

The competition entitled “Express yourself through the Media” designed for the high school graduates was launched on 24 February at the EU InfoCentre in Skopje. The competition is organised by the School for Journalism and Public Relations and supported by the Mission of the European Union.

16 February 2009

Spring Day in Europe 2009

On Monday, 16 February 2009, the organisational team of “Spring Day in Europe 2009” held a press conference at the EU InfoCentre in Skopje to announce the start of this year's activities.

16 February 2009

Exhibition of caricatures - ANTE PORTAS

On Monday, 16 February 2009, at 12:00hrs the exhibition of EU related caricatures “ANTE PORTAS” was opened at the EU InfoCentre. This exhibition is an individual project of the distinguished artist Mr Delcho Mihajlov, with participation of 40 authors from 4 countries in the region.

15 February 2009

European Young Journalist Award 2009

The European Commission's Directorate-General for Enlargement, in cooperation with the European Youth Press association and Café Babel, today announced the start of the second European Young Journalist Award 2009.

11 February 2009

Safer Internet Day 2009

On the occasion of the celebration of the Safer Internet Day 2009, the EU InfoCentre in Skopje organised a Panel discussion entitled “How to make the Internet a safer place”.

4 February 2009

Debate: Position of the relevant stakeholders regarding discrimination based on sexual orientation

On 9 February coalition “Macedonia without discrimination” organised debate in the EU InfoCentre entitled “Position of the relevant stakeholders regarding discrimination based on sexual orientation”.

04 February 2009

Students from the Skopje high school "Ilija Nikolovski – Luj” visited the EU InfoCentre

Students from the State Music and Ballet Centre "Ilija Nikolovski Luj" in Skopje visited the EU InfoCentre in Skopje on 4 February.

04 February 2009

4th Annual Civil Society Gathering

On 4 February, the EU Mission in Skopje organised the 4th Annual Civil Society Gathering at the EU InfoCentre.

30 January 2009

Pupils from the primary school "11 Oktomvri” visit EU InfoCentre

On 30 January, the EU InfoCentre organized a presentation about the EU for eight grade pupils from the primary school “11 Oktomvri” in Skopje.

28 January 2009

European Data Protection Day: Presentation of the Guidelines for protection of students’ privacy

On the occasion of the European Data Protection Day, on 28 January, the Directorate for personal data protection presented the Guidelines for protection of student’s privacy at the EU InfoCentre.

15 January 2009

The kids from the “Super Star” show visited the EU InfoCentre

On 15 January the kids from the TV show “Super Star”, regularly broadcasted on one of the national TV channels visited the EU Info Centre. The show has educational elements and this episode was dedicated to the work of the EU InfoCentre.