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Republic of North Macedonia

Republic of North Macedonia

9. Youth and the World

9.2 Administration and governance

Last update: 21 March 2024
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Agency of Youth and Sport together with National Agency for European Educational Programmes and Mobility are main actors that are responsible for youth’s contribution to global processes of policy making, implementation and follow up, including cooperation on a global level. Agency of Youth and Sport and National Agency for European Educational Programmes and Mobility are responsible for nominating youth representatives that are taking part in international events related to global issues with a focus on youth.

There is a certain level of cooperation between governmental and non-governmental organizations. In this regard, at the beginning of March 2021, the Agency of Youth and Sport and National Youth Council of Macedonia signed Memorandum of Cooperation. It aims to strengthen the cooperation between the AYS and the NYCM towards improving the status and position of young people in North Macedonia.

According to the concluded memorandum, the cooperation between АYS and NYCM will refer to joint activities for promotion of youth policies and youth representation in the decision-making processes through: cooperation in the selection of youth representatives in advisory and administrative domestic and international bodies and bodies; joint realization of consultative processes, trainings, trainings, conferences and thematic workshops with youth and youth forms of organization; preparation and implementation of joint initiatives for securing donations and projects and organizing joint activities and events.

Cross-sectorial cooperation

There is no publicly available information regarding mechanisms of cross-sectorial cooperation between Ministries, Departments, Agencies involved in defining policies and measures regarding youth's contribution to global processes.