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 preparation for the Public Financial Management Reform Programme and the implementation of public internal financial control.

  • 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).

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



Related Links


Country Co-ordinator


Monitoring report 2017 - 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 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

Senior Adviser public service and human resource management
Tel: +33 1 85 55 44 93


Nicole DelecluseSIGMA staff member Nicole Delecluse

Project Co-ordinator
Tel: +33 1 45 24 16 22


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