Tetovo | Aleksandar Samardjiev | 27 March 2024

A young student, designer and entrepreneur from North Macedonia decided to make her dreams come true by developing hats produced by reusing waste materials. The idea is enjoying great success

10 days in Macedonia...in 100 seconds!

GiuliaBlocal is back in the Balkans! Here her road-trip through western Macedonia: Skopje, Tetovo, Mavrovo Park, Ohrid, Bitola and Prilep. Enjoy!

Ajvar. A photo-recipe

In the Balkans it is a must. Ajvar is a sauce made of peppers. Many countries claim its origin, and many are the recipes. Here's one, based upon our journey in the Leskovac region of Southern Serbia. Photos by Ivo Danchev

Mediafreedom ECPMF

North Macedonia: Ruling against Investigative Reporting Lab and its editor must be overturned
24/11/2023 - MFRR and SJN express dismay at judge's decision recommending that ministry shuts down one of the country’s leading i...
Media Freedom in North Macedonia: fragile progress
2/11/2023 - On 30 October 2023, the final report of the fact-finding mission that took place between 5 and 7 June was presented...
North Macedonia: International press freedom mission finds fragile progress in need of further support
8/6/2023 - This week OBCT joined MFRR partners in a fact-finding mission to North Macedonia organised by the Association of Jou...
Frontex denies ‘expelling’ migrant watchdog team from Greek border
17/12/2021 - EU border agency denies forcing team from Italian-based rights watchdog to leave Greece and go back to North Macedon...