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  • The Macedonian Framework Document and European Standards

    Enlargement 31-08-2001

    The Macedonian Framework Agreement dem-onstrates that the international community has learned important lessons from peace proc-esses, elsewhere in Europe, including Bosnia-Herzegovina and Northern Ireland. The Framework Document has four basic ideas - cessation of hostilities, decentralisation of government, political re-balancing and …

  • STRATFOR: Macedonia accuses NATO of siding with militants

    Enlargement 31-07-2001

    An analysis of NATO's role in Macedonia, published by STRATFOR Strategic Forecasting, a US intelligence consulting firm, says that "either through intent or mismanagement, NATO has helped prepare the ground for civil war". The analysis says that NATO's recent dealings …

  • The Ins and Outs (Interview with the Macedonian prime minister)

    Enlargement 03-07-2001

    The prime minister of Macedonia, Ljubco Georgievski, is a sad and disappointed man. A youthful 35-year-old poet and man of letters (he has published three books of experimental literature), he genuinely aches over the recent events and his shattered dream …

  • The EU and Macedonia

    Enlargement 06-04-2001

    The small country's second city, far off in its northwestern corner, is a stronghold of its minority population. Cut off from their ethnic kin across the border at the beginning of the twentieth century by the arbitrary decisions of an …

  • The Third Balkan War

    Enlargement 06-04-2001

    The contours of a third Balkan war are emerging. In the western part of hitherto peaceful Macedonia, Albanian radicals-an oddball ragtag army of disgruntled KLA rejects and wild students-has pushed into Tetovo in a bid to force the Macedonian government …

  • Case Study – A Regional Strategy for Stability and Prosperity in South Eastern Europe


    3.1 The Historical Evolution , Aims, Structure and Achievements of the Stability Pact 3.1.1 HISTORICAL EVOLUTION On10 June 1999, at theEU's initiative, the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe was adopted inCologne. In the founding document, more than 40 partner countries and …