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.
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PROGRAMME:INSTRUMENT FOR PRE-ACCESSION - IPA
First recommendation to open accession negotiations
Entry into force of visa liberalisation
Commission recommends opening of accession negotiations
The Council sets out the path towards opening accession negotiations
EU decided to open accession negotiations
Presentation of the draft negotiating framework to the Member States