North Macedonia and SIGMA


The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia flag


Status: EU candidate
Capital City: Skopje
Population: 2.1 million
Currency: Macedonian denar (MKD)


The country has had candidate status to EU membership since 2005, and has been working with the European Commission through a High-Level Accession Dialogue since 2011.

Presently, SIGMA is working with:

  • The Ministry of Finance on supporting the implementation of the Public Financial Management Reform Programme.

  • The Ministry of Information Society and Administration on supporting the reorganisation of administration, creation of top managerial service and  further implementation of the Law on General Administrative Procedures (LGAP) and improving the delivery of digital services.

  • The Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Information Society and Administration, General Secretariat and Secretariat for European Affairs on improving strategic and policy planning and reporting.



Related links


Country co-ordination


Monitoring Report 2019 - Methodological annex

The Principles of Public Administration for EU candidate countries and potential candidates

Enlargement's strategy and reports

Publications in Macedonian

More publications

EU opens accession negotiations with North Macedonia (Council conclusions, 25 March 2020)

EU relations with North Macedonia

EU Delegation to North Macedonia

News on North Macedonia

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Events calendar

Kaido PaabuskSIGMA staff member Kaido Paabusk

Country Manager
Tel: +33 1 85 55 44 93



Elena MitrovskiSIGMA staff member Elena Mitrovski

Project Co-ordinator
Tel: +33 1 45 24 14 96


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