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North Macedonia

Population 2.1 million

North Macedonia is a candidate country for EU membership. The EU is the country’s primary political and economic partner, and its largest donor and investor. Cooperation and financial assistance covers a range of areas, making a lasting impact on people’s lives, business, and the environment.

 

North Macedonia, with the support of the EU, is undertaking a comprehensive improvements needed to progress towards EU membership, such as strengthening the rule of law and improving public administration. In this way, the EU is working with North Macedonia towards a more prosperous future for its citizens.

STORIES FROM NORTH MACEDONIA

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Opportunities in North Macedonia

2020 Erasmus accreditation in the field of youth

PROGRAMME: ERASMUS+
31/12/2021

Cross-border Programme the Republic of North Macedonia - Republic of Albania under the Instrument of Pre-accession Assistance (IPA II) allocations for 2018 - 2020

PROGRAMME:INSTRUMENT FOR PRE-ACCESSION - IPA
19/02/2021

Innovation uptake and digitalisation in the tourism sector

PROGRAMME:COSME
11/02/2021

Key milestones

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2009

October

First recommendation to open accession negotiations

2009

December

Entry into force of visa liberalisation

2018

April

Commission recommends opening of accession negotiations

2018

June

The Council sets out the path towards opening accession negotiations

2020

March

EU decided to open accession negotiations

2020

July

Presentation of the draft negotiating framework to the Member States