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Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 9:30am
Today, June 19, 2019, the National Convention on European Union (NCEU) organized a Plenary Conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. During the event, USAID and SlovakAid signed a memorandum of understanding with each side committing to an additional approximate $100K to continue the project for two more years.  The MOU demonstrates Slovakia’s forward trajectory along its development journey moving from a recipient of US development assistance to now an equal partner with the U.S. providing their own bilateral assistance to help other nations rise up.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of North Macedonia Nikola Dimitrov and his colleague from Slovakia, Minister  of Foreign Afairs Miroslav Lajčák, delivered opening remarks at the conference highlighting the perspectives of the country on its path toward the European Union.
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for the Inaugration of the Concert Hall at  Lazo Micev Rale Music School in Kavadarci
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 2:15pm

USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator for Europe and Eurasia Gretchen Birkle joined U.S. Defense Attaché Lieutenant Colonel Eric Rice, Mayor of Kavadarci Mitko Jancev, representatives of USAID’s Youth Ethnic Integration project, and members of the Kavardaci business community for a ribbon-cutting ceremony inaugurating a new concert hall and marking the completion of Lazo Micev Rale Music School’s renovation. The concert hall and school renovation were financed jointly by USAID and the U.S.

More than 200 students and teachers from primary schools from across the country joined the celebration and participated in educational activities.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 12:30pm

Today, May 16, 2018, USAID’s Readers are Leaders project hosted a “Reading and Math Olympics” at the Shkolka stage in Skopje City Park. More than 200 students and teachers from primary schools from across the country joined the celebration and participated in educational activities. Students had the chance to collaborate with their peers to solve interesting reading and math challenges, and teachers shared best practices on teaching language and math with their colleagues from other schools.

Signing of the MoU
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 2:30pm

Today, May 09, 2018, USAID’s Partnership for Better Business Regulation project facilitated the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Government of Macedonia and the four largest chambers of commerce in the country. The MoU seeks to strengthen dialogue between the public and private sectors on issues affecting legal compliance of companies in Macedonia. This MoU is a big step forward in the process of building a stable and fruitful relationship between the chamber of commerce, and between the chambers and the Government.


USAID/Macedonia Country Representative David Atteberry and Prime Minister of Republic of Macedonia Zoran Zaev giving remarks at the forum
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 12:00pm

Today, April 25, 2018, USAID’s Partnership for Better Business Regulation Project hosted a forum encouraging investments for a long-term economic development at Aleksandar Palace Hotel, Skopje.

It was the eleventh in a series of events organized by the project to strengthen dialogue between the business community and public institutions on issues relating to regulatory compliance by companies in Macedonia.

USAID Hosts Leadership Conference for the Youth of Macedonia
Friday, March 30, 2018 - 10:30am

Today, March 30, 2018, USAID hosted a leadership conference on Macedonia’s Journey from Development to Self-Reliance, at MKC in Skopje. The half-day conference included inspirational talks by some of the best and brightest of Macedonia’s young talent, articulating their personal stories of success, and a panel discussion on “What does it take to be successful in Macedonia?”. The event wrapped up USAID’s commemoration of its 25 year anniversary in Macedonia.

Factoring Project
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 11:15am

USAID’s Factoring project, in collaboration with the Economic Chamber of Macedonia, conducted the first conference on Factoring as a Financial Solution that Enables SMEs’ Growth at the Economic Chamber of Macedonia, Skopje.

HubIT Opening
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 11:00am

Today, March 7, 2018, USAID’s Social Inclusion though Technology project (SIT) held its closing event and officially inaugurated HUBIT! — the first center in Macedonia and in the region that will offer services to youth with disabilities and help them prepare for careers in IT as well as provide services to companies to help them increase the accessibility of their services and products. HUBIT! was established through SIT and was awarded a grant from the European Union Smart Start Project.

AA Brock Bierman signing MoU with the Minister of Economy
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 11:15am


Today, February 23, USAID’s Business Ecosystem Project and the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Macedonia signed a memorandum of understanding on private sector engagement. The goal of the new partnership is to encourage and facilitate private sector investment in local economic development initiatives that will be beneficial to the companies making the investments, and the economy at large.The project and the Ministry will collaborate on a national campaign to stimulate private sector engagement in local economic development.


Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 4:30pm

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Assistant Administrator for Europe and Eurasia Brock Bierman will travel to Kosovo, Macedonia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia February 14 - March 8. This will be Assistant Administrator Bierman's first visit to the region since joining USAID earlier this year.


Last updated: September 09, 2019

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