The lecture: Republic of Macedonia in the new regional context


In the framework of the “West Balkans and the EU” lecture cycle


The International Institute for Middle-East and Balkan Studies (IFIMES)


Invites You kindly to take part at the lecture




Republic of Macedonia in the new regional context


delivered by


 Prof. Dr. Ljubomir Frčkoski


former Minister of Interior and Foreign Affairs of Republic of Macedonia


The lecture will be held on Monday, 9th October 2017 at 16.00 h

in the “Center” hall of Hotel Lev (13th floor) at Vošnjakova 1, Ljubljana.


Prof. Dr. Ljubomir Danailov Frčkoski is professor of public international law and international relations at the University "St. Cyril and Methodius" in Skopje. He served as Minister of the Interior and Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia. He was a presidential candidate. He is one of the most active and recognizable intellectuals on the Macedonian public scene.


After several years of political turbulence, the Republic of Macedonia received a new government on May 31, 2017, led by Prime Minister Zoran Zaev (SDSM).


In his lecture dr. Frčkoski will speak about the current situation in Macedonia and its position in the new regional context in the Western Balkans, with emphasis on NATO and EU membership. After the parliamentary elections, Macedonia is still waiting for local elections, which will be held on October 15, 2017.


The lecture will be delivered in the south Slavic languages. The lecture will be followed by a discussion with the guest lecturer moderated by Assist. Prof. Dr. Zijad Bećirović and Prof. Dr. Ernest Petrič.


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Please take your seat at the hall at the latest by 15.55 h.


Attendance is free of charge. Please confirm your participation at telephone number (01) 430 15 33 or at



Ljubljana, 2 October 2017