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The second part of Skopje Pride Weekend will be organized at several locations from the 15th to the 17th of September

The second part of the program of the jubilee Skopje Pride Weekend will be organized from the 15th to the 17th of September, at the Youth Cultural Center - MKC, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Stanica 26 Club, informed the organizers. The basic...

North Macedonia’s authorities must provide money to solve the problem with the deposited arsenic at Lojane and the gypsum at Zgropolci

The State Environmental Inspectorate (SEI) of North Macedonia is conducting inspections and reports its findings on old environmental pollution to the Ministry of Environment. However, it has no other obligations related to environmental hot spots. "The ministry should secure assets for these locations to be...

Macedonian mountains are full of abandoned dogs, which eat lynx’s prey and attack people

The mountains in North Macedonia are full of abandoned dogs that pose a threat not only to people, but also to wildlife. Packs of hungry dogs are eating the lynx's prey and the prey of other carnivores in the wild, and due to the...

The food banks in Portugal can feed up to 4% of the total population

Portugal has over 10 million citizens and even 21 food banks, which can feed up to 4% of this EU member country's total population. Their main goal is to fight against throwing all kinds of food as waste and to divert the secured surplus...

How much will North Macedonia exploit the €9 billion Green Agenda for sustainable projects?

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The economic investment plan for Western Balkan's green transition weighs €9 billion. North Macedonia is part of the Western Balkan's Green Agenda, a long-term green socioeconomic scenario that should give the region a sustainable future. This country's civic organizations are unanimous that the Green Agenda...

Solar energy production must not leave North Macedonia without food

Building solar farms and using solar radiation to produce electricity is one of the most effective ways to reduce North Macedonia's dependency on imported electricity. The anticipated energy crisis once again reminded us how much the country is lagging behind in exploiting and investing...

After Meta.mk’s article on the gypsum landfill near Zgropolci, the Environmental Inspectorate of North Macedonia did a field inspection

There are no warning signs, the landfill hasn't been fenced off, there is no people presence in the surroundings, but there is an access dirt road to the landfill, where goat and sheep droppings can be seen. Those are some of the findings in...

Macedonians, Montenegrins, Serbs, Bosnians and Croats joined to launch a satellite into space

Five partner organizations from North Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, and Croatia are planning to jointly launch the first satellite from this region into space by the end of this year, informs the Bosnian public broadcasting service BH TV. All of this is...

Lake Prespa loses its water and dies out, protection measures to be implemented within the next six years

The wide sandy beaches of Lake Prespa in the very south of the Republic of North Macedonia are ideal for tourists in the summer months, but only until the visitors decide to replace sunbathing with swimming in the lake. Silt, algae, muddy and shallow...

Matka Canyon near Skopje to be re-declared a natural monument by the end of the year

The Matka Canyon, near Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia, still awaits its re-declaration as a natural monument and the genuine protection of its rarities. The Ministry of Environment is currently working on appending the text of the draft law for declaring the Matka...

Next school year in NMacedonia starts on the 1st of September, every following one is going to start on the 10th of September

Primary and secondary school students in North Macedonia are returning to the classrooms on the 1st of September, although there was an idea for the school year to start 10 days later, that is, on the 12th of September, confirmed for Meta.mk the Minister...

Skopje City Hall rejects the Bus Rapid Transit System, but with the budget rebalance, money were withdrawn for new public transport solution

Skopje citizens will not feel the convenience of a Bus Rapid Transit System (BRT), as the Skopje City Hall refuses to implement the €70 million project, the funds for it already being provisioned through a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development...

Only two women were appointed as rectors of state universities in North Macedonia

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The results from the research conducted by Portalb.mk about the percentage of women rectors at state universities in North Macedonia are disappointing. Namely, out of 53 rectors at public universities, only 2 were women. The NGOs and the experts are alarmed about this issue,...

The crisis slowed down the import of used vehicles in North Macedonia

With the increase in oil prices, the energy crisis has led to a decrease in the import of vehicles from abroad due to the lower demand. In Macedonia, during the first 6 months of 2022, a total of 10,666 cars, trucks, and buses were...

Poisoning wild animals has exterminated two types of vultures in North Macedonia, the institutions have to start issuing fines

The poisoning of wild animals is considered a specific type of felony in North Macedonia and in these cases, the institutions have to act in accordance with previously set protocols. Taking into account that the country has very little experience for these situations, protocols...

Analysis: 40% of Youth in North Macedonia claim that corruption motivates them to leave the country

Every 4 out of 10 young people in North Macedonia stated they would leave the country because of the degree of corruption while each third young person has noted that corruption is the primary motivation to engage and contribute to the fight against corruptive...

Young mathematicians from NMacedonia won two silver and two bronze medals in Oslo

The Union of Mathematicians of Macedonia announced last night that at the 63rd International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO 2022) which took place in Oslo, Norway, the Macedonian national team won two silver medals, two bronze medals, and two honorable mentions. "Our students acchieved excellent result. At...

Skopje lacks funds for a wider network of air pollution measuring stations and a Green Cadaster

There are no funds for a wider network of low-price air pollution measuring stations, which were supposed to be emplaced all across Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia. There are no funds for the preparation of the Green Cadaster, either. With the last rebalancing...

Six of the best mathematicians in North Macedonia competing at the Mathematical Olympiad in Oslo

An Olympic team consisting of 6 best pupils in mathematics in North Macedonia, has been selected to compete in Oslo at the 63rd International Mathematical Olympiad. The following pupils are representing the country Jasna Ilieva, Nikola Spirovski, Damjan Davkov, Jan Stojanovski, Aleksej Tadik and...

Artificial intelligence: A modern-day tool of the digital era for development of the societies and the civilization

Since the invention of the computer, people have been fascinated by the idea that one day it can become smarter than the humans. A conversation published on Internet several weeks ago has made people believe that this future may be closer than we thought....