Debate: Reforms are needed at home to get closer to the EU

North Macedonia should make efforts to reform the system in the country in order to become a member of the EU. This was the conclusion of the policy dialogue event “New geopolitical developments and the impact on North Macedonia” which was held yesterday in Skopje with the citizens of the Skopje region.

The findings of the Report on fundamental rights of FRA prepared by EPI presented in the Parliament

The findings of the annual report on fundamental rights of the Fundamental Rights Agency of the European Union (FRA) were presented and discussed at a public debate in the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia on Friday. This report is produced for the fourth year in a row by the Institute for European Politics, as a national research center for FRA in North Macedonia.

Forum Europaeum 2023: The EU membership is not an external political goal, but an internal one

Both at the time of the Thessaloniki Summit 20 years ago and today, domestic reforms are the way that the countries of the Western Balkans can help each other on the way to the EU because the membership is not only a foreign political goal but also a domestic policy. This was highlighted at Forum Europaeum 2023 – 20 years after the Thessaloniki Summit: The way ahead.




  • 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.




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