EPI part of a winning €2.5 million ERC proposal for research on European integration and citizens’ rights

EPI is part of a winning proposal for a European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant won by Professor Dagmar Schiek from the University of Cork in Ireland. The ERC is a highly competitive European Union research grant of €2.5 million awarded to established research leaders to lead cutting-edge research.

Workshop: What is the progress and what are the challenges for improving the human rights situation?

The government’s plans and priorities, after the bilateral screening, as well as the monitoring plans of CSOs in this direction were discussed today by relevant state actors, responsible for various aspects of human rights, involved in the process of the country’s accession to the EU and CSOs working on the rule of law and human rights.

Debate: How can we improve the links between policy and research in North Macedonia?

This debate served as a launching event of the “Yearbook on European law, policies and institutions” as well as a forum to bring together relevant academia, policy researchers, and institutions to give ideas on the way forward in fostering cooperation.




  • NETWORK 23

    „Network 23 is composed of civil society organizations, which in their regular activities monitor and evaluate the policies of the Chapter 23 - Judiciary and Fundamental Rights, and advocate in these areas before the governmental institutions.“

  • TEN

    "Think for Europe Network (TEN) is a network of think-tanks from the six Western Balkan countries that work on EU accession."

  • Blueprint Group

    The Blueprint Group for Judicial Reform is an informal network of civil society organizations which in the past few years are working and operating in the field of judiciary


    „Informal network of young professionals who completed their postgraduate and doctoral studies outside the Republic of North Macedonia in EU related areas.“

  • EELN

    In partnership with the University of Utrecht, , Migration Policy Group and Human European Consultancy, as of January 2019, EPI participates in the work of the European Commission's network - 'European Network of Legal Experts in Gender Equality and Non-discrimination' (EELN). EELN monitors the transposition of EU acquis on non-discrimination and gender equality at the national level in all EU members states, the EFTA countries and in the candidate countries. It also provides independent advice to the European Commission on matters within its scope of work.


    FRANET is a multidisciplinary research network of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights founded in 2011. It includes one research partner or consortium from each member state of the European Union. Since 2018, FRANET expanded to include Macedonia. with EPI as its national research partner. FRANET produces thematic studies, reports and brief notices on various issues related to fundamental rights.



👥 Земјава направи реформи, ги исполни барањата и направи жртви на патот кон ЕУ. Реформи се уште престојат, но очигледна е волјата за пристапувањето. Ова е заклучокот на граѓаните од Пелагонискиот регион на дебатата која се одржа денес во Битола.

📄 Прочитајте повеќе 👇… https://t.co/Pa1ImJZGHn

The findings of the 2021/2022 Regional PAR Monitor were presented at an advocacy meeting at the European Policy Centre in Brussels yesterday, organized within the framework of the WeBER 2.0 project. Our researcher, Julijana Karai took part in this meeting, where the findings and… https://t.co/MFCSW4S5Sb


Advocating for the #EU_WeBER PAR Monitor 2021/2022 results with the support of @BalkansSmart at the closed-door round table organised and delivered by our partner @epc_eu.

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