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Ministers Carovska and Manchevski in self-isolation after contacting Muhamed Zekiri, the vice president of their party

Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs Mila Carovska, Minister for Information Society and Administration, Damjan Manchevski, and the National Coordinator for Strategic Communications Marjan Zabrchanec are in self-isolation after contact with SDSM's Vice President Muhamed Zekiri. Even though all protocols were observed during the meetings, according to recommendations provided by epidemiologists, they will self-isolate themselves. Since Zekiri participated in a talk...

Manchevski: 5G network will be available to all cities by 2027

The third edition of the international telecommunications conference "5G and Beyond", officially opened today in Skopje. At the opening of the conference, Minister of Information Society and Administration Damjan Mancevski said that the technology is expected to bring real digital evolution, stimulation of economic growth, innovation and prosperity. "5G will change entire industries. These sectors will be fully transformed with digital...

Through the “21st Century Schools” project, the children will acquire digital skills

The British government will invest 10 million pounds to help a million pupils from the Western Balkans learn digital skills for the future. The "21st Century Schools" project started today and 330 elementary schools will take part in this project. Children on the age between 10-15 will have an opportunity to develop their critical thinking skills, solving problems and encoding. Each...

Pappas: Prespa Agreement was plagued with fake news

Fake news surrounding the Prespa Agreement was the main topic at a press conference held by the Government today, where Minister of Information Society and Administration, Damjan Manchevski and his Greek counterpart, Minister of Digital Policies, Telecommunications and Media, Nikos Pappas signed a Memorandum of Understanding, reports "CriThink". At the conference, which was followed by a number of Greek journalists, one...

First removals of employees who are relatives of SDSM members today

Today, saw the first removals of employees that were judged by the public as being employed through nepotism, as well as being close to SDSM party members, said Minister of Information Society and Public Administration, Damijan Manchevski in response to a journalist's question regarding this type of employment. He did not disclose which names were removed. "The main reform that we...

Manchevski – Pappas: Cheaper roaming charges in Greece before the tourist season starts

The roaming charges between our country and Greece should get decreased in the forthcoming two months i.e. before the start of the tourist season. This was stressed today during the signing of the Memorandum for understanding and decrease of the roaming charges between the Minister of Information Society and Administration, Damjan Manchevski and his Greek colleague, Nikos Pappas. -Both...

The region will be digitized and the roaming tariffs will fall

The Minister of Information Society and Administration, Damjan Manchevski is the host to the EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Mariya Gabriel, the ministers and high representatives of the Western Balkans' countries and the Minister of Digital Policies, Telecommunications and Media in Greece, Nikos Pappas. "During the ministerial lunch that took place today, several subjects were discussed, especially the...

Manchevski: Central electronic population register and e-services portal nearly finished

Today, Minister of Information Society and Administration Damjan Manchevski spoke at the first e-commerce conference held in Skopje and referred to the importance of providing e-services as the basis for the digitization of Macedonia. "The final activities are underway to launch a new national e-services portal, as well as a central electronic population register. The portal will provide faster and...

Meet and Code as part of the European week of programing

The participants in Macedonia will have the opportunity to gain knowledge in the domain of technology as part of the European week of programming that is taking place fro 6 -21 of October, through events supported by the Foundation of Internet and society "Metamorphosis", as part of the "Meet and Code 2018" project. The Foundation, as organizers of the...

Manchevski: For cyber – security, the cooperation between the public and private sector is important

The Minister of Information Society and Administration, Damjan Manchevski addressed today at the opening of the regional conference on the subject of "Cyber Security: Cooperation and exchange of information" organized by AEK and OSCE's office in Macedonia. "Cybersecurity is not only an IT subject. From this point, in order to guarantee the security, the cooperation is crucial....

Manchevski: The opposition has been filibustering the media laws for four months

The Minister of Information Society and Administration, Damjan Manchevski, today at a press conference in the Government asked the Parliamentary Committee on Transport, Communications and Environment, chaired by VMRO-DPMNE, to work continuously on a daily basis, until the amendment debate on the Draft Law on Audio and Audiovisual Media Services has ended. He said that the opposition should think about...

Experts and journalists target AAVMU bill once again

At today's public debate on the bill on audio and audiovisual media services, organized by the parliamentary Committee on Transport, Communications and Environment, experts, associations of journalists and media workers criticized certain parts in the text, which they say will worsen the conditions. According to the president of the Association of Journalists of Macedonia, Naser Selmani, the smaller amount of...

Manchevski: From the employees under the Framework Agreement, 958 will begin work

A plan for the allocation of jobs in the public sector institutions to 958 people, from a total of 1,600, who are employed in accordance with the Framework Agreement has been created, said Minister of Information Society and Administration Damjan Mancevski and Deputy Prime Minister for implementation of the Framework Agreement, Hazbi Lika. Employees are given a chance to refuse...

Mancevski: Digitalization overcomes gender differences and recognizes skills only

Digitalization creates equal opportunities for all, regardless of gender, because the Internet recognizes only skills, knowledge and capabilities, said Minister of Information Society and Administration, Damjan Mancevski at the first conference of its kind "The Digital Age and Women", which took place today at the "Marriott" hotel. The main topic of the conference was the role and significance of digital...

Mancevski: Employees under the Framework Agreement may be redeployed in schools

Employees receiving salaries under the Ohrid Framework Agreement, and do not attend the workplace, will be deployed in jobs other than public administration, but will also receive offers of work throughout the public sector, for example, in schools, kindergartens, health facilities and public enterprises, stated Minister of Information Society and Administration, Damjan Mancevski. He went on to explain that the...

Cheaper roaming doesn’t mean free roaming, says Manchevski

The Minister of Information Society and Administration, Damjan Manchevski, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona will have meetings related to the Digital summit in Skopje this April. At the Digital summit, one of the announced subjects will be the discussion for a cheaper roaming between the countries of Western Balkans and the countries that are EU members. "In Brussels, all...

Manchevski: The reforms will contribute to depoliticizing of the administration and the data will be open

The strategy of the reform of the public administration 2018-2022 that was voted at the government's session plans four key area s- creation and exchange of policies, public service and management of human resources, responsibility, transparency and providing services and the IT support for the administration - informed today the Minister of Information Society and Administration, Damjan Manchevski. He...

Main topics at Summit in April, digital connections for citizens of the Western Balkans

Digitalization and digital knowledge can be the mechanism by which people from the Western Balkans will be able to integrate much faster and more easily into the European Union, said the Minister of Information Society and Administration Damjan Mancevski after meeting with EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel in Sofia. He added that digitalization, ie digital integration of the Western Balkans, is...

Mancevski: The largest part of the budget – 19.3 million euros – will go to MRT, MRD and AAVMU

The largest part of the budget for the Ministry of Information Society and Administration (MISA) in 2018 will be spent on "Macedonian Radio-Television" (MRT), Macedonian Broadcasting (MRD) and for the Agency for Audio and Audiovisual Media Services (AAVMU) said Minister Damjan Manchevski today. He explained that the total budget of the Ministry for next year is 1.486 billion denars, which...

Manchevski: The government will not interfere and the journalist should decide by themselves about the changes they want to see

The government was lately called out that it wants to interfere in the media's editorial policies. But the government doesn't want to control the media nor it should, or it doesn't want to be the driving engine of the reforms, but we wanted to provide the journalist's with space and mechanism to make the reforms of the law to...