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Unemployment the main problem of the youth in North Macedonia, European Commission alarms

Youth unemployment remains a problem that North Macedonia must work hard to solve, notes the latest Report of the EC on North Macedonia's EU accession progress. The youth and meeting the needs of this group remainс a challenge that has to be addressed and...

The suspect for the latest in the series of bomb threats in Skopje released after questioning

Items were seized from the home of the suspect for the latest bomb threat for high schools in Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) of North Macedonia told Meta.mk. With a search warrant by a public prosecutor, a search...

Government of NMacedonia’s promise to help the municipalities procure new waste containers and bins is partially fulfilled

The Government of the Republic of North Macedonia's Programme for Work for the period 2020-2024, promises that by the end of 2024, the government will provide direct support for the procurement of 10,000 bins and containers annually for the municipalities, as help towards protection...

North Macedonia’s Inclusion Festival reminds: People with disabilities deserve a lot more

The attendees at the Inclusion Festival that took place last week in Skopje, North Macedonia, couldn't stop their tears from falling. Their tears also dropped with hilarity when after the workshop for creative expression and the workshop for communication skills for persons with or...

For the fifth year in a row, EU with criticism about air pollution in North Macedonia, no remarkable progress noted

In 2022, just like in the previous years, the European Commission (EC) in its Report on North Macedonia's progress in the EU integration process, once again came up with criticism about air pollution in North Macedonia. In the chapter "Environment and climate change", EU...

Government of North Macedonia didn’t introduce the promised environmental stickers for vehicles

In late 2018, the Government of the Republic of North Macedonia promised it will introduce environmental stickers for categorization of the pollution the vehicles cause, with a set deadline for implementation in 2019 and 2020. The promise written in the Program for Reducing Air...

European Summer Time in North Macedonia ends this weekend, the government decides at last

There will be no abandoning of the Daylight Saving Time decades-long practice and the European Summer Time in North Macedonia ends this weekend, the government announced. There was the option of abandoning the Daylight Saving Time (DST) altogether, but after the analyses by the Ministry...

The “Transparent Man” initiative of the Goethe Institut and the Metamorphosis Foundation began with the opening of an exhibition

The beginning of the “Transparent Man” initiative was marked today with the opening of the interactive exhibition “What the future wants” in “Public Room” in Skopje. The Goethe Institut Skopje in cooperation with the Metamorphosis Foundation implements this initiative, which aims to promote the...

“The Countryside” in Rankovce is the first horse therapy ranch in North Macedonia

Spending time with animals fills oneself with positive energy, cures disease, and saves lives. Therapy methods involving horses, dogs, and cats have been long known all over the world. Since recently, the Countryside ranch in Rankovce Municipality, in the northeast of North Macedonia is...

North Macedonia’s institutions had been saving electricity in September, but not all of them managed to cut consumption by 15%

The state institutions of North Macedonia in September managed to save electricity by 20% compared to the same month of the last year. However, not all state institutions, public enterprises and municipalities has seriously understood the need to save electricity and the plan "Saving...

Buying Russian gas through a Bulgarian gas pipeline – so far the best solution for the tepid radiators in Skopje

So far, the Government of North Macedonia doesn't have any stable option for buying gas for the central heating system in the capital Skopje, apart from purchasing gas from the Russian state company Gazprom through the gas pipeline from Bulgaria to Kumanovo. But, seeing...

A false bomb threat by public transport company’s employee interrupted the bus transportation in Skopje

After abomb threat for a hand grenade placed in one of the buses was sent by an employee of the Public Transport Enterprise – Skopje (JSP), all the buses of this enterprise were withdrawn this morning and were not running. As the company informed,...

EU with same criticism for North Macedonia as last year: The construction works on Corridors 8 and 10d to be accelerated

European Commission's criticism on the transportation sector of North Macedonia is almost identical as last year, i.e. the sector remains a problem that the government must overcome. The EC's North Macedonia 2022 Report criticizes the same projects as the last year - the construction...

North Macedonia, preparation of a new National Youth Strategy started

The National Youth Strategy is more than an essential document for the young in the Republic of North Macedonia. It is setting the basic principles and directions for the action of all actors in the society that will improve the young's socioeconomic position and...

North Macedonia’s ruling party with a motion to forbid political parties to spread hatred and promote nazism

SDSM, North Macedonia's ruling party proposed motion for amending the Law on Political Parties to increase transparency and oblige the parties to distance themselves from the fascism, Nazism and national socialism, but also from ethnic intolerance and spreading hatred. The draft law will allow...

The young aren’t a priority for the municipalities – the implementation of the Law on youth participation in North Macedonia insufficient

Expired deadlines and complacent municipalities - this is how the implementation of the Law on youth participation and youth policies in North Macedonia can be described in brief. Only 12% of the municipalities in North Macedonia have formed local youth councils, although they were obliged...

The trial on the blaze that killed 14 in the COVID-19 hospital in Tetovo postponed again

The court hearing about the deadly fire in September 2021 in the modular COVID-19 hospital in Tetovo, North Macedonia, yesterday was postponed for the second time. Fourteen people died in the incident. Two of the defendants, Dr. Boban Vuchevski and the hospital's former Financial Director...

North Macedonia, facing extreme air pollution, does not have a state laboratory to measure it

The Central Environmental Laboratory will not be ready to monitor the quality of the air the citizens of North Macedonia will breathe this coming winter. Although quite recently the minister of environment, Naser Nuredini, announced that the country is facing a difficult winter, when...

Let’s feed the economies, not the landfills – how the food banks help in the fight against hunger?

Let's feed the economies, not the landfills. This is the motto of the Food Bank Macedonia, which for 12 years has been fighting tirelessly against dumping food as waste and against hunger in North Macedonia. Meta.mk talked with Dushko Hristov, founder and general manager...

TE-TO will provide central heating for Skopje using imported gas from Serbia, the produced electricity to be sold to Belgrade

North Macedonia and Serbia are negotiating a contract for gas distribution to North Macedonia, so that the combined electric power plant TE-TO in Skopje can continue working without delays. During a press conference, the Republic of North Macedonia Government's Advisor for Energetics sector, Viktor Andonov...