23 December 2013

EU support to rural development in the country

The European Commission has approved €18 million to support reforms in agriculture and rural development in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

19 December 2013

Lecture for the students from University American College at the EU InfoCentre

About 40 students from University American Collage in Skopje on 19 December visited the EU InfoCentre and attended a lecture on the history of the European Union...

17 December 2013

Students from QSI International school of Skopje visited the EU InfoCentre

The students from QSI International School of Skopje visited the EU InfoCentre and followed a lecture on the history of the European Union...

12 December 2013

Opening of the EU - funded projects photo exhibition “Partners in Reforms” in Gevgelija

On Friday, 13 December, at 11:00hrs, the opening of the EU-funded projects photo exhibition: Partners in Reforms will take place at the National Theatre – Gevgelija.

12 December 2013

Winners of 2013 Jean Monnet Media Awards announced

Erol Rizaov, journalist and columnist from Utrinski Vesnik, Boris Grdanoski, editor photo-reporter from Vest, and Marija Bikovska, amateur photographer are the winners of this year's Jean Monnet Awards.

11 December 2013

EU supports cross-border cooperation among the neighbouring countries

On Thursday, 12 December, 13:30hrs, launching of the first Call for Proposals under the EU-funded cross-border cooperation Programme 2010-2013 between the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Kosovo will be organised at the EU InfoCentre.

11 December 2013

11th Jean Monnet Award

Tomorrow, 12 December, at the EU InfoCentre, at 12:00h, Ambassador Aivo Orav and President of the Jean Monnet Award jury Teofil Pancic will formally announce the winners of this year's awards for journalism, professional photography and amateur photography.

05 December 2013

PROMOTION OF DOCUMENTARY FILM “PLASTIC DREAMS – LIFE OF INFORMAL WASTE COLLECTORS”
EU-funded project “Inclusion of informal Roma waste collectors into formal waste schemes”

On Friday, 6 December 2013, at 11:00hrs, promotion of the documentary film “Plastic dreams - Life of informal waste collectors” produced within the EU-funded project ...

04 December 2013

EU further supports public administration reform

On Thursday, 5 December, at 11:00hrs, a conference Meeting the challenges of the public administration will be organised ...

04 December 2013

Promotion of “Backup life” by Lidija Dimkovska, winning book of 2013 EU Prize for Literature

The winning book of the 2013 EU Prize for Literature “Backup life” by Lidija Dimkovska, published by the publishing house “Ili – Ili”, was officially promoted on 2 December at the EU InfoCentre.

02 December 2013

EU supports youth promotion of multi-ethnic initiatives and values

On 3 December, at 11:00hrs, a national conference titled: “Youth activism leading towards co-existing of diversities in the community” will mark the end of the project funded under the European Instrument for Human Rights (EIDHR) at Hotel Alexandar Palace.

02 December 2013

BABYLON BEST YOUNG TRANSLATOR COMPETITION

The Delegation of the European Union, for the first time, announces the Babylon competition for the Best Young Translator.

25 November 2013

Signing of Two IPA Agreements with Greece

>On Tuesday, 26 November, at 10:45hrs, a signing ceremony of two IPA Financing Agreements on 2012 Transition and ...

29 November 2013

Promotion of the winning book of 2013 EU Prize for Literature “Back up life”

The winning book of the 2013 EU Prize for Literature “Backup life” by Lidija Dimkovska will be promoted to the public on Monday, 02 December at 17 hrs. in the EU InfoCentre.

29 November 2013

2013 EU Prize for Literature: promotion of “Backup life” by Lidija Dimkovska

On Monday, 2 December 2013, at 17:00 hrs, the winning book of the 2013 EU Prize for Literature “Backup life” by Lidija Dimkovska will be promoted in the EU InfoCentre.

18 November 2013

Regional Seminar under the auspices of the Western Balkans Platform on Education and Training

On 19 and 20 November 2013, the Regional Seminar entitled "Teacher Education and Training in the Western Balkans: Is it in line with the times? Is it effective?" will be held in Ohrid.

14 November 2013

Cultural stories: “Dramaturgy in Documentary Film”

On Thursday, 21 November, 13:30 hrs at the EU InfoCentre, writer and director Garvanlieva, will present the basic dramatic principles that a documentary should include from its inception through to its completion.

13 November 2013

EU supports conservation and revitalization of the cultural - tourist site Sv. Gjorgjija in Staro Nagorichane

On Thursday, 14 November 2013, at 11.00 hrs, Ambassador Orav and Minister of Culture, Ms. Kancheska-Milevska will pay a visit to Staro Nagorichane ...

05 November 2013

BOOK FAIR AND EUROPEAN DAY OF LANGUAGES AT THE EU INFOCENTRE

From 23 – 29 September 2013, the Delegation of the European Union and the Ministry of Culture, in cooperation with the Dutch Embassy and the publishing houses – grantees of the EU’s Culture Programme organised a Book Fair...

04 November 2013

EU supports enhancement of administrative capacities of telecom and media authorities

On Tuesday, 5 November 2013, at 11.00 hrs, a kick-off event of the EU-funded project: "Enhancing the administrative capacities of telecom and media authorities for efficient ...

01 November 2013

Opening of the EU - funded projects photo exhibition “Partners in Reforms” in Bitola

On Saturday, 02 November, at 11:30hrs, the opening of the EU-funded projects photo exhibition: Partners in Reforms will take place at the National Theatre – Bitola.

21 October 2013

Ambassador Orav visits two EU-projects in Mavrovo and Struga funded under the CBC with Albania

On Tuesday, 22 October, two events by EU-projects funded under the Cross-Border Cooperation programme with Albania will be organised in Mavrovo and Struga.

15 October 2013

Jean Monnet Award 2013

The Delegation of the European Union announces the 2013 Jean Monnet Award.

15 October 2013

The EU InfoCentre celebrated the 5th Birthday

“Happy birthday” and wishes for continuation of good work were the most repeated sentences by many guests from the governmental organisations, civil society, media, academic community, business associations

14 October 2013

The EU InfoCentre celebrates its 5th birthday

Today and tomorrow, the EU InfoCentre of the Delegation of the European Union is celebrating its 5th birthday.

07 October 2013

Lecture for the students from high school “Josip Broz Tito” at the EU InfoCentre

About 50 students from “Josip Broz Tito” high school on 8 October visited the EU InfoCentre and attended a lecture on the history of the European Union...

4 October 2013

EU Delegation and EU Member States Embassies will take part in the National Clean Up Campaign

On Saturday, 5 October, representatives of the EU Delegation and EU Member States Embassies will take part in the National Clean Up Campaign.

01 October 2013

EU supports opening of the Rural Business Incubator in Kamenjane, Tetovo

On Wednesday, 2 October, at 11:00 hrs, official opening of the Rural Business Incubator in the village of Kamenjane (Tetovo) will be organised...

26 September 2013

Lidija Dimkovska among the winners of the 2013 European Union Prize for Literature

Lidija Dimkovska is one of the winners of this year European Union Prize for Literature for the novel “Backup Life” published by the publishing house “Ili – Ili”...

25 September 2013

Announcement of the winner of European Union prize for literature

The Delegation of the European Union has the pleasure to announce that the European Union prize for literature is awarded to an author from the country for the second time...

25 September 2013

Book Fair and European Day of Languages: European writers at the EU InfoCentre

On Monday, 23 September, at 11:00 hrs at the EU InfoCentre in Skopje, a press conference will be held on the occasion of the opening of the Book Fair of books translated as part of...

20 September 2013

European Mobility Week – students from the Elementary School “Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi” visited the EUIC

As part of the European mobility week under the motto “Clean air, it is your move”, the students from the elementary school “Kocho Racin” on 18 September visited the EU Info Center...

19 September 2013

European Mobility Week – students from the Elementary School “Kocho Racin” visited the EUIC

As part of the European mobility week under the motto “Clean air, it is your move”, the students from the elementary school “Kocho Racin” on 18 September visited the EU Info Center...

18 September 2013

European Mobility Week – students from the Elementary School “Goce Delcev” visited the EUIC

As part of the European mobility week under the motto “Clean air, it is your move”, the students from the elementary school “Goce Delcev” on September 17th visited the EU Info Center...

18 September 2013

EU CULTURE PROGRAMME BOOK FAIR and EUROPEAN DAY OF LANGUAGES 2013

The book lovers in Skopje from 23 – 29 September will have unique opportunity to follow literary readings with authors from Hungary, Lichtenstein, Netherlands, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, as well as to meet guests...

17 September 2013

European mobility week – lectures for students

As part of the European mobility week under the motto “Clean air, it is your move”, the students from the elementary school “Kole Nedelkovksi” on September 16th...

16 September 2013

European mobility week – bicycle parade on 20 September

On the occasion of European Mobility Week 2013 (16-22 September), the Delegation of the European Union in partnership with the City of Skopje and the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning organises several events...

27 August 2013

EU supported integration of ethnic communities in the educational system

On Thursday, 29 August 2013, at 10:00hrs, an official closing of the twinning project “Supporting Integration of Ethnic Communities in the Educational System” will be marked at the EU Info Centre. At the event..

19 August 2013

EU Youth Orchestra symbolizes the EU itself

“The European Union Youth Orchestra has 125 young, talented and enthusiastic musicians coming from all 28 member states of the EU. They are simply symbolising the European Union itself. The functioning..

16 August 2013

Press conference European Union Youth Orchestra in Skopje

On 19 August 2013 (Monday) at 11:00, a press conference regarding the concert of the European Union Youth Orchestra in Skopje will be held at the EU Info Centre. At the press conference, speeches will be delivered by..

6 August 2013

European Union Youth Orchestra in Skopje

They call them “The perfect symbol of EU”. They are young, enthusiastic, and talented. The come from all 28 Member States and give interviews on all 24 official languages of the EU. Their conductors were..

26 July 2013

Further consultations with Civil Society and Non-State Actors on the new Country Strategy Paper (2014-2020)

On 1 August (Thursday)at 11.30, at the EU InfoCentre the Delegation of the European Union will organise consultation with the CSOs/NSAs' representatives to further discuss the new Country Strategy Paper (2014-2020) for future EU assistance under the ..

19 July 2013

Marking of the 50th anniversary of the Skopje earthquake

Marking the 50 years since the devastating Skopje Earthquake, and within the programme Cultural Stories, the EU InfoCentre will host presentations of the internationally acclaimed photographers Tomislav Peternek and Frans Welters who photographed Skopje in the first days and weeks after the Earthquake..

16 July 2013

Local publication for Call for Proposals

The Delegation of European Union in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia is seeking project proposals for strengthening the impact of civil society organisation (CSO) through networks and partnerships to give citizens a voice and influence in the key sector reforms in the country in order to fully meet the criteria for EU membership ..

28 May 2013

EU Bus visited 10 villages around the country

The EU bus visited 10 villages as part of the information campaign "The EU in Close-up". The representatives of the Delegation of the European Union, ambassadors of several EU Member States and representatives of the Secretariat for European Affairs, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Agency for Financial ..

27 May 2013

EU Lecture for the Elementary School "Vojdan Cernodrinski”

The EU InfoCentre on 27 May organised a presentation about the EU for the pupils from the elementary school Vojdan Cernodrinski from Skopje.

27 May 2013

Students from the Yahya Kemal Elementary School Visited the EU InfoCentre

The EU InfoCentre on 27 May hosted the students from the Yahya Kemal Elementary School, Skopje. They participated at the lecture adapted to their age about the EU symbols, values and history.

08 May 2013

VICTOR VASARELY exhibition at OSTEN gallery for the Europe Day

On 8 May (Wednesday) at 20.20h., at the Osten Gallery, 90 artworks of Vasarely will be exhibited.

30 April 2013

Waiters’ & Waitresses race 2013

The traditional Waiters’ and Waitresses race, organised each year on the occasion of Europe Day, this year will be held on 9 May, starting at 12:45hrs at the Park of Francophonie.

30 April 2013

Europe day 2013 – the central celebration at the Park of Francophonie

The central manifestation of this year’s Europe Day celebrations, will be held at the Park of Francophonie on 17 May.

25 April 2013

Over 50 cultural & sports activities to celebrate Europe Day 2013

The Delegation of the European Union in partnership with the Secretariat for European Affairs and the European Movement is organising over 50 events throughout the country in order to celebrate the 63rd birthday of the European Union and bring the European integration process closer to the citizens.

25 April 2013

Numerous cultural & sports activities to celebrate Europe Day 2013

On Friday, 26 April, Ambassador Aivo Orav, Deputy Prime Minister Fatmir Besimi and the President of the European Movement, Prof Mileva Gjurovska, will hold a press conference at the EU InfoCentre in Skopje in order to present the activities for celebrating this year’s Europe Day.

24 April 2013

The EU shares experience in fighting corruption with country's judges and public prosecutors

On 25-26 April 2013, at the hotel Arka, an EU-funded workshop on the fight against corruption will be held. The event is organized in cooperation with the Academy for training of judges and public prosecutors.

Into the Fairytale

A discussion between Ulf Stark, one of Sweden’s most prominent children’s authors, our famous author Kiro Donev and children from Skopje elementary schools, hosted by the actress Maja Ljutkova, took place at the EU InfoCentre on Tuesday, 9 April at 16:00hrs, within the Cultural Stories programme.

23 April 2013

IPA II, a new instrument for more targeted and efficient pre-accession assistance

In light of the preparations of the new Country Strategy Paper, as coordination and consultation remain to be prerogative for future planning of the IPA assistance, the EU Delegation organised the second in series of consultations that should assist the Commission in the preparation of this strategic document.

23 April 2013

Exhibition: Kosice 2013 - European Capital of Culture

Posters and photographs of the Slovak city of Kosice - the European Capital of Culture 2013, will be exhibited in the EU InfoCentre until 15 May 2013.

23 April 2013

Work session, European Council Paris, 9–10 December 1974

This booklet, which is now available at the EU Info Centre on English, Macedonian and Albanian language, traces the origin and history of the European Council.

11 April 2013

“Sunflowers” and “Butterflies” from kindergarten Koco Racin Visited EU InfoCentre

On 11 April, the EU InfoCentre hosted a group of from the kindergarten "Koco Racin" in Skopje.

08 April 2013

Lecture for the students from high school “Braka Miladinovci” at the eu infocentre

The series of lectures entitled “Open doors for students” this year continued with the visit by students from the High school “Braka Miladinovci” from Skopje.

16 April 2013

Press announcement

Tomorrow, 16 April, at the end of her visit to the country, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission Catherine Ashton will hold a press point at the EU InfoCentre at 19:15h.

9 April 2013

The EU helps the establishment of the regional cooperation among the Western Balkan law judges dealing with refugees and mixed migration

On 10-12 April 2013, at the hotel Holiday Inn, an EU-funded workshop on regional cooperation between Western Balkan refugee law judges will be held. The event is organized in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice, Academy for training of judges and public prosecutors and UNHCR.

8 April 2013

Series of events linked to EU Culture Programme and European Literature

On the occasion of the 25th International Book Fair in Skopje, the Delegation of the European Union in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture, the Embassy of Sweden, the Embassy of Italy and the Association of Publishers and Bookshops will organise a series of events, aimed to promote European Culture Programme.

5 April 2013

International Roma Day – 8 April Screening of documentary film produced within EU-funded project: Best Practices for Roma Integration

On the occasion of the International Roma Day, on Monday, 8 April, a screening of the documentary film "Participation of the Roma in development of Macedonian society" will be organised at the EU InfoCentre (at 18:00 hrs).

3 April 2013

Four children books supported under the Culture Programme-literacy works

On the occasion of International Children's Book Day (2 April), the Publishing House Vermilion organised promotion of four new children books, which translation and printing was supported under the European Union Culture Programme – literacy works.

3 April 2013

The EU raises awareness of judicial ethics among country's judges and public prosecutors

On 4-5 April 2013, at the hotel Arka, an EU-funded workshop on ethics of judges and public prosecutors will be held. The event is organized in cooperation with the Academy for training of judges and public prosecutors.

28 March 2013

Cultural Stories

Cultural Stories is a programme that aims to promote the European culture and the national contribution and active participation in the European culture.

14 March 2013

EU-funded project: Further upgrade of the Land Parcel Identification System within the Integrated Administration and Control System

On Thursday, 14 March 2013, at 10.30 hrs, a kick-off event of the EU-funded project: Further upgrade of the Land Parcel Identification System within the Integrated Administration and Control System will be organised at the EU InfoCentre.

28 February 2013

EU helps Cooperation between the Government and the Civil Society

Tomorrow, 01 March 2013, at the Holiday Inn hotel, a closing ceremony for the EU-funded project “Technical Assistance to the Unit for Cooperation with NGOs in the General Secretariat” will take place starting at 12:00. At the closing ceremony, the Strategy for Cooperation of the Government with the Civil Society (2012-2017) will be presented.

27 February 2013

EU helps more than 100 companies with business advisory services

On Thursday, 28 February 2013, at 12:00hrs, closure of two EU-funded projects supporting businesses in the country will be marked at the Holiday Inn Hotel, Skopje.

27 February 2013

The Heads of the Delegation of the European Union in Skopje, the OSCE Mission in Skopje and the United States Embassy in Skopje issued the following statement:

This country is currently at a critical juncture. The aspirations of its citizens for a better future, as well as the country's political stability are jeopardized by the current crisis.

18 February 2013

EU supported strengthening the capacity of the Government for efficient management of EU-funds

On 19 February, at 11.00 hrs, an official closure of the EU-funded project: “Technical Assistance for strengthening the capacity of the institutions to manage and implement the operational programmes” will be organised at the Hotel Stone Bridge, Skopje.

15 February 2013

EU Cohesion Policy 2014-2020: Views and Proposals from the European Commission - lecture by Professor William Molle

On Monday, 18 February 2013, at 10:30 hrs, within the EU-funded project: Technical Assistance for strengthening the capacity of the Institutions to manage and implement IPA Operational Programmes, a lecture by Professor William Molle, Erasmus University...

14 February 2013

EU continues its support to the Prison Reform

On Friday, 15 February 2013, representatives of the Delegation of the European Union and the Ministry of Justice will pay a visit to Prilep to mark completion of EU-funded project "Social inclusion of people who served imprisonment sentence“ and to pay a visit to the Prison of Prilep.

14 February 2013

The Heads of Mission of the European Union, the NATO Liaison Office, the OSCE, and the United States in Skopje today issued the following statement:

'We are following domestic political developments with increasing concern. Immediate steps are needed to resolve the current political impasse following the events of 24 December. We strongly urge all sides to enhance the political...

12 February 2013

EU-funded project: “Digital radio communication system for the Ministry of Interior" completed

On Wednesday, 13 February 2013, at 13:30 hrs, an official presentation of extended digital radio communication system of the Ministry of Interior will be organised at SVR Skopje (the Command and Information Centre). The 5-million EUR equipment was provided by the European Union.

08 February 2013

EU-funded project: Fosterage Social Inclusion and Inclusive Labour Market promotes documentary film of best practices: Labour Market For All

On Monday, 11 February 2013, at 11.00 hrs, a documentary film "Labour market for all" will be promoted at a press conference, to be held at Restaurant "Vodenica" Conference Room. The film has been produced within the EU-funded project "Fostering social inclusion and inclusive labour market".

07 February 2013

EU-funded twinning project: “Supporting Fiscal Decentralisation" completed

On Friday, 8 February 2013 at 11.00 hrs, an official closing event of the EU-funded Twinning project: "Supporting the Process of Fiscal Decentralisation through Strengthening the Capacities for Sound Financial Management and Internal Financial Control on Local and Central Level" at the "Army Hall" in Skopje (Concert Hall).

06 February 2013

Students from the Fifth Private High School Visited EU InfoCentre

The EU InfoCentre on 6 February hosted the students from the Fifth Private High School, Skopje. They participated at the lecture about the history of the EU, its institutions, the country’s path toward the EU accession, as well as the joint achievements of the European nations. Following the lecture, they took part in a Questions & Answers session.

06 February 2013

EU Support to Strengthening the capacity of the Ministry of Finance for macroeconomic analysis and policy formulation

On Thursday, 7th of February, 2013, at 11:30hrs, an opening event will mark the start of the EU-funded Twinning project: “Strengthening the capacity of the Ministry of Finance for macroeconomic analysis and policy formulation”.

05 February 2013

Irish presidency

The Ambassador of Ireland, Mr Oliver Grogan, presented today the priorities of the Irish EU Presidency. He was joined by Mr Robin Liddell, Deputy Head of the EU Delegation.

04 February 2013

The Ambassador of Ireland, Mr Oliver Grogan

Tomorrow, 5 February, The Ambassador of Ireland, Mr Oliver Grogan, will present the priorities of the Irish EU Presidency. He will be joined by Mr Robin Liddell, Deputy Head of the EU Delegation.

25 January 2013

Ambassador Orav To Visit EU-funded Culture Club In Ilinden Municipality

On Friday, 25 January, at 10:30h, the Head of EU Delegation in Skopje Aivo Orav will visit the newly build Cultural centre in the municipality of Ilinden, build with EU funds from the EU Programme for Economic and Social Cohesion, aimed at supporting the decentralisation process in the country.