Speeches and Addresses
Sunday, 28 November 2021, Madrid
Address of the President Xhaferi at the General Debate of the 143rd Assembly of IPU “Contemporary challenges to democracy: Overcoming division and building community”
Allow me to express my personal pleasure at being here today, in person, after the long period of virtual meetings and holding the Assemblies of the IPU virtually, and to be able to personally greet you on my own behalf and on behalf of the Members of the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia and to contribute in the Debate on the Contemporary Challenges to Democracy and Overcoming Division and Building Community, on behalf of our legislative house, which like all legislatures, homes of democracy, where the voice of people is heard and is translated into the legitimacy of the elected representatives, faces all modern challenges in the attempt for democratic functioning.
Friday, 26 November 2021
Address of President Xhaferi at the Regional Conference on “Improving the dialogue between Parliaments and Journalists from the Western Balkan” co-organized by the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia and the Association of Journalists of Macedonia (AJM)
I am honoured to host today the first of its kind regional conference, which we organize together with the Association of Journalists of Macedonia, and to which my colleagues from the region and journalists from several neighbouring countries are invited and present.
Friday, 22 October 2021
ADDRESS OF THE PRESIDENT XHAFERI AT THE CONFERENCE OF PRESIDENTS OF PARLIAMENT THE COMMON FUTURE OF ALL EUROPEAN CITIZENS
Allow me to greet you on behalf of the Members of the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia and on my personal behalf and to extend gratitude and congratulations to our host for the excellent organization of this Conference of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
Friday, 1 October 2021
Address of President Xhaferi at the webinar on the topic:“Improving cooperation between parliamentarians and journalists for greater accountability and transparency“
n behalf of the Members of the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia and on my own behalf, I would like to welcome the work of this webinar today, which I believe will confirm the idea we have for cooperation between the legislature and the journalists, and will also provide answers for the possible areas of improvement and ways to improve this cooperation.
Monday, 27 September 2021, Brdo
Address of President Xhaferi at the Western Balkans Speakers' Meeting
“The Role of Parliaments in Restoring Confidence in the EUEnlargement Process”
Allow me to express my gratitude to our host for holding this meeting within the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, and to the Republic of Slovenia for continuously being our strong supporter in the efforts for membership in the European Union. Let me wish successful work to the present and the future, French Presidency.
Friday, 24 September 2021, Budapest, Hungary
Address of President Xhaferi at the 10th Meeting of Speakers of Parliaments of Southeast European Countries on EU Enlargement
“Possibilities of the Southeast European Countries in contributing to the forming of the future of the EU”
At the very beginning, allow me to express my gratitude for the traditional holding of this event at the highest parliamentary level, organized by the Hungarian National Assembly and the Speaker László Kövér, which is another proof of Hungary's decades-long commitment to our accelerated and full European and Euro-Atlantic integration.
Friday, 13 August 2021
Address of President Xhaferi at the Solemn Academy on the 20th anniversary of the Ohrid Framework Agreement – Beyond Ohrid
It is my pleasure today, on behalf of the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia and on my own behalf to be part of and have the honor to greet everyone present at this Solemn Academy, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Ohrid Framework Agreement, which set the new rules of social cohesion and better inter-ethnic functioning, which was the strongest and most solid foundation on which we visibly transformed our multi-ethnic, multi-confessional and multicultural society.
Monday, 2 August 2021
Address of President Xhaferi on 2 August - the Day of the Republic
Welcome to the Legislature, to the House of Representatives of the citizens. It is my pleasure to greet you this year and be your host in front of this building, as President of the Assembly Republic of North Macedonia, and to welcome you on my own behalf and on behalf of my fellow MPs in this parliamentary composition at today's solemn marking of 2 August – the Day of the Republic – 118 years of the Krusevo Republic in 1903, and 77 years of the First Assembly of ASNOM in 1944, which represent the two foundation stones of the statehood of the country.
Thursday, 08 July 2021
Address of President Xhaferi at the promotional event of IPA Twinning Project “Improvement of External Audit and Parliamentary Oversight”
It is a pleasure for me today, that I can on my behalf and on behalf of the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia greet all of you who are present here at the European house and those who follow online and express my views on the IPA Twinning Project “Improvement of External Audit and Parliamentary Oversight”.
Tuesday 6 July 2021, Ohrid
Address of President Xhaferi at the Balkan Festival of Folk Songs and Dances 2021
On this occasion, allow me to welcome you on my behalf and on behalf of the MPs of the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia, your home and proud sponsor of the oldest international festival of its kind in the Balkans. The Balkan Festival of Folk Songs and Dances, which tonight, to the great joy of all fans marks its jubilee, the 60th edition since it was first held back in 1962.