The EU stands with all LGBTIQ persons - equality, respect for dignity and respect for diversity are at the heart of the Union. On the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT), the EU Delegation co-hosted with the US Embassy a panel discussion on topics of concern for LGBTIQ people - and for the society as a whole.
Chairing the 16 May 2022 Foreign Affairs Council, High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell confirmed the centrality of the Western Balkans in the EU agenda and discussed ways of enhancing engagement with the region. For the first time, Foreign Minister from the six Western Balkans joined the Council for informal discussions.
On 12 May, young activists, accompanied by Young European Ambassadors from North Macedonia, symbolically ‘took over’ the ceremonial hall of the government - to present to PM Dimitar Kovachevski and ministers the conclusions of the conference #ThinkForward: YOUth ACTion NOW!, which took place in the previous days in Skopje with the participation of 30 young activists from all over the Western...
Rarely have the banks of the pond in the capital’s main park seen so many visitors at night. Duke Bojadziev’s concert on 9 May brought a unique music and visual experience to the audience deprived of events during the pandemic while sending a message for peace in Ukraine.