North Macedonia in the World

North Macedonia in the World

IBNA Interview: Darko Angelov, Head of the Republic of Macedonia liaison office in Athens
Athens, October 29, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency
By Alexia Tasouli

 

From 28 to 30 October, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia, Dragana Kiprijanovska, participated in the Peace Forum held in New York which marked the 15th anniversary since the adoption of the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 dedicated to women, peace and security.

On 27 October, as part of the promotional activities of the Macedonian economy, the Embassy of the Republic of Macedonia in Paris together with ASIPIRM and the Group of Macedonian Wine Producers (Wines of Macedonia) organized a promotional event and tasting of Macedonian wines on the premises of the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) in Paris.

On 28-29 October 2015, a regional seminar on “The Role of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Chapter 24 – Migration and Visa Policy” was held at the premises of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia.

 

The Embassy of the Republic of Macedonia in Bucharest, under the motto "Together through Europe", organised and held a manifestation to mark the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Macedonia and Romania. Twinning agreements were signed at the manifestation between twelve municipalities from the Republic of Macedonia and twelve from Romania, raising the total number of twinned municipalities (or open formal twinning procedures) to twenty-eight municipalities from Macedonia and from Romania.

Македонската амбасада во Стокхолм, на 22 октомври 2015 година организираше Македонско културно утро со членовите на International Women’s Club. Настанот имаше за цел запознавање на членовите на IWC со македонската историја, културно наследство и туристички потенцијали, претставени преку интерактивна ПП презентација од амбасадорката Александра Наќева Ружин, проследена со проекција на видеа за Македонија. 

Today, on the occasion of 20 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Macedonia and Greece, the Consul General of the Republic of Macedonia to Greece, Maja Apostolova Balaburski held a lecture for the students from the department of Balkan and Slavic Studies at the University of Macedonia in Thessaloniki.

 

On 9 September, 2015, the Macedonian Embassy in London organised a reception in honour of the Independence Day of the Republic of Macedonia, which was attended by prominent names from the political and public life, members of the diplomatic corps accredited to London, the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Macedonia to Iceland, Saso Andonov, as well as representatives of the Macedonian Diaspora.

Амбасадата на Република Македонија во Стокхолм, во соработка со Агенцијата за филм на Македонија, го поддржа 2-то издание на Проектот SNOWE – „Жени во филм, креативно вмрежување“ којшто се оддржа од 8-14 октомври 2015 година во Стокхолм.

 

On 14 October 2015 the Macedonian Embassy in cooperation with “Wines of Macedonia” organised the first professional tasting of Macedonian wines in Stockholm. At the 5-hour degustation, seven Macedonian wineries were introduced with 49 high-quality white and red wines: Bovin, Tikves, Stobi, Kamnik, Popova Kula, Dalvina and Ezimit, in the presence of over 120 renowned guest from the Swedish wine industry, the Sommelier Academy in Stockholm, wine reporters and bloggers, sommeliers, famous restaurants and hotels, wine importers, as well as the largest wine tasting organisations – Munskänkarna and Stockholm Wine Club. The event was also attended by other notable guests from the cultural and social circles of Stockholm, as well as representatives of the Swedish Riksdag.