[Roundtable discussion] A Euro-Atlantic Future for Macedonia?
The European Policy Institute (EPI) – Skopje, the Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis” – Skopje and the Center for Economic Analyses, in cooperation with the Aspen Institute in Berlin, organize a round table under the title “A Euro-Atlantic Future for Macedonia?”, which will be held in Monday.
Speakers at the round table are the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia, Mr. Nikola Dimitrov, Special Representative for Southeastern Europe, Turkey and the EFTA countries of FR Germany, Ambassador Dr. Christian Helbach, as well as Mr. Ruslan STEFANOV from the Center for the Study of Democracy in Sofia. Mr. Hristijan Mickoski, president of VMRO-DPMNE, is also invited as a speaker, but his participation has not yet been confirmed.
The focus of the discussion will be the upcoming referendum to be held on September 30, 2018, but also the role that Germany and other partners can play for the European future of Macedonia. The discussion will also focus on the impact of the progress of Macedonia on the region, as well as the insight from the neighboring countries that have joined the EU and NATO in the recent past.
Representatives from institutions, embassies, civil society organizations, political parties and independent experts are invited to take part in the round-table discussion.