List of Speakers and topics

The School of Public Policy |Mother Teresa| lectures are held by respectable domestic and international experts from various fields. Besides academic expertise they have a rich practical experience of public activity and participation in political processes. In their lectures and interactive workshops they educate, promote discussion and exchange experiences with participants.

CRPM discussions are offered by eminent persons whose introduction of 22 minutes and 22 seconds is followed by Chatham House rule discussion on topics related to the themes of the School. Download Lectures and Debates Pictures here: 1 2 3 

Speakers School Theme Topics
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Ace Kocevski, (former Mayor of Veles / former MP in the Macedonian parliament) Public policy “Public Policy at local level”
Adelina Marku, (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) Politics “Political Psychology in the countries in transition”
Aferdita Hadzhijaha Imeri, Expert on Social Inclusion Public policy “Social economy- innovative approach to labour market integration of vulnerable groups”
Aferdita Haxhijaha Imeri, Phd Candidate Public policy
“Combating trafficking of Women in Macedonia and Western Balkan”
Afrim Gashi, General Secretary of BESA political party Public policy “Macedonia in crisis: options for solution and democratic development”
Agim Jonuz, Director of GRAWE Group Macedonia; Former spokesmen of the government; Columnist Leadership Ethics in business/ Ethics in public speech
Agim Jonuz, Former spokesmen of the government; Columnist Public Policy “Reforms in Macedonia 2017”
Aisling Lyon, Dept. of  Peace Studies, University of Bradford Public Policy “Decentralization and the delivery of primary and secondary education”
Albert Hani Multiculturalism “OFA a challenge or opportunity”
Albert Hani, Executive Director at Training Center for Management of Conflicts Multiculturalism “Dealing with the past: history and politics”
Albert Hani, Executive Director at Training Center for Management of Conflicts Multiculturalism “Memorialization of the past in an intercultural environment, with special emphasis on the culture and policy of remembrance and the phenomenon of glorifying war heroes in post-conflict periods”
Aleksandar “Aco” Stankovski – Rembrant Public Policy
“Skopje 2017 – meditating on the topic”
Aleksandar Aleksandrov, Col., Chief NATO Liaison Office Skopje EU/NATO affairs 2012 NATO Chicago Summit
Aleksandar Cekov,  M-r Public Policy “Analysis of intra – party democracy in Macedonia (focusing on equitable gender representation in party bodies)”
Aleksandar Cekov, M-r Multiculturalism “Presentation of the Council of Europe report on “Living together”
Aleksandar Colovic, (chess grandmaster) Leadership “Strategic planning and chess experiences”
Aleksandar Pandov, political analyst and former MP Public Policy
“The current political issues and the possible ways out of the political crisis”
Aleksandar Rusjakov, columnist Public Policy “The influence of politics on our everyday life”
Aleksandra Bujaroska, (Front 21/42) Public Policy “Are we loosing the National Park Mavrovo? – Real participative democracy or political labyrinth”
Alexandre Lévy, France (journalist – Courrier International /Presseurop/ Le Monde) Public Policy “The political situation in the Balkans” and “Geo-political interest of France on the Balkans”
Amira Al Bildawi, Dr. (Um – Alyateem Foundation), Iraq EU/NATO affairs “The Regime Change in Iraq”
Ana Colovic Lesoska, (Eko-svest) Public Policy “Are we loosing the National Park Mavrovo? – Real participative democracy or political labyrinth”
Ana Mickovska – Raleva, MA (University of Cambridge) Public policy “Public Policy and Education”
Anastas Vangeli, Media expert Public Policy Introduction to freedom of expression
Anastas Vangeli, Media expert EU/NATO affairs “The New Leadership of the Chinese Communist Party: Challenges Ahead”
Anastas Vangeli, Media expert Public Policy Free Expression and National Security: New media and the Internet in the Wikileaks era
Anastas Vangeli, Media expert Multiculturalism “Multiculturalism, nationalism, sovereignty: few critical theses“
Anastas VangeliDoctoral Researcher at the Polish Academy of Science, and PhD Fellow at the ZEIT Stiftung Public Policy “China’s Belt & Road Initiative: A Perception from the Balkans”
Ana Vasileva, feminist Public Policy “Feminism in the XXI century”
Andrej Zernovski, President of LDP (Liberal Democratic Party); former MP and Member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe EU/NATO affairs “Macedonia and the Council of Europe”
Andrejka V. Skračić, film director from Croatia   Public Policy “Women’s rights”
Angelka Peeva Laurencic, Image PR – Managing director Public Policy
Electoral Campaigns, Political Communication and Ethics
Anton Sereci, Commission for Relations between Religious Communities Multiculturalism “Multiculturalism, new challenges and issues”
Arba Bekteshi, M-r, EU Policy Expert, Ministry of European Integration, Albania EU/NATO affairs ”The NATO Concurrence in the Western Balkans: Strategic Cultures and Institutional Interests”
Arben Cejku, Mr., Ambassador of Albania EU/NATO affairs Albania on the way to EU
Arian Galdini, Professor and Head of Department of Business Administration in the Economic, Luarasi University EU/NATO affairs “Western Balkans and New Challenges on their paths in and toward NATO”
Arta Ibrahimi, PhD EU/NATO affairs The accession process of the Western Balkan countries in the European Union
Artan Sadiku, analyst in the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities – Skopje Multiculturalism “Nationalism as an ideology”
Artur Adamczyk D-r, University of Warsaw, Poland EU/NATO affairs “Polish fears and suspicions before entering the EU”
   
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Barbara Sadowska (President of the Barka Network) Public policy Тransformative Power of Policies for Social Entrepreneurship and Social Inovations
Barbora Maronkova, Programme Officer, NATO Public Diplomacy Division EU/NATO affairs “New Security Environment and NATO’s role as defined by the Wales Summit”
Bardul Marku Public Policy “Local governance”
Bashkim Bakiu, M-r (Director of Institute for Policy Research and Good Governance) Public Policy “Electoral campaigns and surveying: issues for Macedonia”
Bashkim Bakiu, M-r, Director of Institute for Policy Research and Good Governance Public Policy “The role of the Albanian political parties in the resolving of the ongoing political crisis in Macedonia”
Bekim Imeri, World Bank Public policy “Public policy in the international organizations”
Benjamin Ward, (Deputy director of Human Rights Watch’s Europe and Central Asia Division) Multiculturalism “Human rights”
Besa Shahini (senior analyst at ESI – European Stability Initiative) EU/NATO affairs „Where the region is going in the next decade, the role of the EU and what policy makers in the region can and should do„
Besnik Tahiri, Kosovo Local Governance Institute – Director Public Policy Ethics in Campaigns: Case Study Kosovo
Biljana Chavkoska, FON University, Faculty of Law EU/NATO affairs “Is the Republic of Macedonia “good lover”? Macedonia-EU-NATO case study”
Biljana Vankovska, Prof. Dr., President of the Program Advisory board of the School of Public Policy |Mother Theresa| Multiculturalism “RECOM initiative – perspectives and challenges”
Biljana Vankovska, Prof. Dr., President of the Program Advisory board of the School of Public Policy |Mother Theresa| Multiculturalism “The dilemma of the power-sharing model in divided societies: the case of the Republic of Macedonia”
Biljana Vankovska, Prof. Dr., President of the Program Advisory board of the School of Public Policy |Mother Theresa| EU/NATO affairs “NATO and the new strategic reality in the world”
Biljana Vankovska, Prof. Dr., President of the Program Advisory board of the School of Public Policy |Mother Theresa| Public Policy “Challenges and Opportunities in policy making in Macedonia”
Biljana Zashova, (ALDA – Association of Local Democracy Agencies) Public policy “Citizen participation in Europe”
Blagoj Zasov, Ambassador Leadership  Ethics in Diplomacy
Blagoja Markovski, D-r, President of the Balkan Security Forum EU/NATO affairs “The perspective of the Republic of Macedonia – NATO membership or alternative alliances”
Blagojce Naumoski – Bane, M-r (Teaching assistant at the European University, Skopje) Public Policy
“Art and Public Policy”
Blagoje Grahovac, General, (retired) FORUM 2010, Montenegro EU/NATO affairs “Geopolitics of Western Balkans”
Bojana Naumovska, Institute for Sociological, Juridical, Political Studies, University of Kiril and Metodij Multiculturalism “Multicultural policies and the role of ethnic political parties: cases of Macedonia, Bulgaria and Romania’’
Borislav Mavrov, Dr., Program Director at the European Institute, Sofia Public policy “Civic participation in the democratic life in Bulgaria, with special focus on different civic campaigns in the country related to different political events”
Borislav Mavrov, PhD – Program Director of European Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria Public policy The Role of CSOs in Improving Public Policies at Regional Level
Branimir Jovanovic, University American College Skopje, School of Business Economics and Management Public policy “A New Perspective on the Monetary Policy in Macedonia: The New Keynesian Model”
Branislav Sarkanjac, Prof. d-r Public Policy “The New World Order”
Branislav Sarkanjac, Prof. d-r Public policy “Frames and reforms”
   
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Carlos Flores Juberías, Prof. Dr.
(professor of Comparative Constitutional Law at the University of Valencia Law School/ Honorary Consul of Macedonia in the region of Valencia)
EU/NATO affairs “The name issue in a comparative perspective”
Cassidy Henry, Fulbright researcher (Florida Atlantic University Honors College), USA Public policy “How the Government Could Be More Involved in Non-Governmental Organizations”
Christian Vallar, Professor Dr., Dean of the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences at the University of Nice EU/NATO affairs “Arab spring and the consequences for NATO”
   
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Dane Taleski, PhD Candidate Public Policy
“Consolidation of democracy and hybrid regimes: challenges and pitfalls”
Dane Taleski, PhD Candidate Multiculturalism “Multiculturalism in Post-conflict Societies”
Daniel Pout, PhD Candidate Public Policy
Relationship (historical and contemporary) between the Aegean Macedonian refugees and the sovereignty under which they have lived (Greece, Poland, Macedonia, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, etc.)
Daniel Smilov, PhD, Center for Liberal Studies, Sofia EU/NATO affairs The Rule of Law and the Rise of Populism: A Case Study of Post-accession Bulgaria
Daniel Stojanovski, Parliamentary Institute Public Policy/Multiculturalism “Multiculturalism and Migration – Economic Aspects”
Daniel Zelenkov, George Washington University Leadership “Individual freedom”
Dessislava Antonova, PhD candidate, University of Kliment Ohridski, Sofia EU/NATO affairs “The Perspectives for EU Enlargement. How the referendum for Brexit may influence the process?”
Didem Ekinci, Prof., Çankaya University EU/NATO affairs “Rethinking the role of International Organizations in state and peacebuilding: the UN, the OSCE, and the EU in Macedonia since 1991”
Dijana Stojanovic Djordjevic, PhD Candidate at the Institute for Sociological, Juridical, Political Studies, University of Kiril and Metodij Public Policy
“Gender-sensitive policies – is there a change after 20 years of independence”
Dijana Stojanovic Gjorgjevic, PhD, Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation Public Policy “Women leaders- fighters for equality/Жените лидерки – борци за еднаквост”
Dijana Stojanovic Gjorgjevic, PhD Candidate (ISPPI) Public Policy
“Gender mainstreaming step forward to gender equality”
Dime Melovski, (Project coordinator at MED) Public Policy
“Protection of the Balkan lynx”
Dimitar Bechev, Dr., Senior Policy Fellow and Head of ECFR’s office in Sofia, Bulgaria EU/NATO affairs “The crisis in the EU and the enlargement of the Western Balkans”
Dimitar Ljorovski, PhD Public Policy
“The foreign policy of Greece towards Ottoman Macedonia”
Dimitar Mircev, university professor Public Policy
Political situation in Macedonia
Dimitri Joanu, editor of the newspaper “Nova Zora” EU/NATO affairs “The Macedonian minority in Greece: European free alliance – rainbow and the elections for the European parliament”
Diogen Hadzhi-Kosta Milevski, PhD Candidate at the University of Kliment Ohridski, Faculty of Administration and Information Systems Management Public Policy
“Transformations of the political system as a result of changes in the electoral system 1991-2011”
Diogen Hadzi – Kosta Milevski Ass. Prof., FAMIS, Bitola Public policy “The legacy of Milton Friedman – an introduction”
Diogen Hadzi-Kosta Milevski, PhD Candidate, FAMIS Bitola Public policy/Multiculturalism Public policy making in multiethnic societies [case of Macedonia]
Diogen Hadzi-Kosta Milevski, PhD Candidate, FAMIS Bitola / Teaching Assistant at UCLO Bitola Public policy “Public policy making and its dependence on the model of the political system [case of Macedonia]”
Dragan Nikolic, journalist at HRT TV Foreign politics  Public policy “Croatian Experiences to the Democratic challenges to the Balkan region and Public Policy”
Dragan Tevdovski, Prof. Dr., Faculty of Economics, Skopje Public policy “The legacy of Milton Friedman for economics and politics”
Dragana Bukilica, M-r, Municipality of Aerodrom Public policy
“Gender aspect – lost in the Macedonian decentralization”
Driton Kuci, Minister for economy Public Policy “Separation of powers in Macedonia: problems and issues to solve”
   
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Eben Friedman, PhD (Independent Consultant) Multiculturalism “Policy toward Roma in Macedonia (1948-2013)”
Edmond Ademi, Executive Director at Institute Liberta EU/NATO affairs “EU integration and Macedonia possibilities and challenges”
Eggert Hardten, European Stability Initiative Public policy “How to produce effective policy papers”
Eggert Hardten, European Stability Initiative EU/NATO affairs Public policy, EU enlargement and the migration crisis
Elena Kocoska, (POLIO PLUS) Public policy “Employment opportunities for disabled persons”
Elka Jaceva – Ulcar, Prof. Dr. (Institute for Macedonian language “Krste Misirkov”) Public policy “The use of the Macedonian language in the Public Policy (compared with the use of the French language)”
Emil Shurkov, CIKP Consulting, Hague EU/NATO affairs EU enlargement and fight against corruption: the effects of hidden or grey economy on governance
Emre Aksakal, deputy director ( Yahya Kemal Primary School, Skopje) Leadership “The success of Yahya Kemal in Macedonia”
Erjon Tase, Director of the Albanian School of Political Studies Public policy “Albania and Democratic challenges to the Balkan region and Public Policy” 
Ervin Kallfa (PhD Candidate – City University of New York, New York) EU/NATO affairs “Measuring the effectiveness of EU state-building in the Western Balkans through the lens of Public Administration Reforms”
Esad Rahic, M-r., (Marketing director, FON University/ Former MP from 2002-2008) Public policy “Policy making in practice – Experiences as MP”
Esad Rahic, Mr., former MP, former member of the parliamentary Committee for Supervising the work of the security and counter-intelligence directorate and the intelligence agency Public policy
“Parliamentary control over the security system in the Republic of Macedonia”
  
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Frosina Remenska, Prof., Faculty of Security Public policy
“Cooperation in fighting Organized Crime in Western Balkans”
Frosina Remenska, Prof., Faculty of Security EU/NATO affairs “Models of nexus between terrorism and transnational organized crime”
  
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Gihan Abou Zeid, NGO “One world” in Egypt Public Policy
“Arab Spring and Gender”
Goran Gerasimovski, (Rejting) Public Policy
“Election polls and predictions”
Goran Ilik, Prof. Dr., Assistant Professor at Law faculty, UKLO Bitola EU/NATO affairs “EUtopia and the role of the EU in the process for helvetization of the Balkans”
Goran Janev, Dr. (Institute for Sociological Political and Juridical Research, Skopje, PhD from Oxford University in social anthropology) Multiculturalism “Multiculturalism is dead, long live the diversity”
Goran Janev, Dr., Institute for Sociological, Political and Juridical Research Public policy
“Skopje 2014”
Goran Janev, Prof., Institute for Sociological, Juridical, Political Studies, University of Kiril and Metodij Multiculturalism “Democracy gone sour: establishing ethnocracy in Macedonia”
Goran Zendelovski, D-r, Department of Security, Defense and Peace (Faculty of Philosophy – Skopje) EU/NATO affairs “Strategic concepts of globalization and security implications”
Gorazd Stojmenovski, (IPIS) Public policy
“Election polls and predictions”
Gordana Gapic Dimitrovska (Ministry of informatics and public administration, Head of Sector) Public policy Regulatory impact assessment in Macedonia
Gordana Siljanovska Davkova, Prof, Law Faculty, UKIM, Skopje Public Policy „The 2017 crisis, public policy making and the Constitution”
Gordana Popsimonova, Prof. D-r, Institute of Agriculture Skopje, UKIM Public policy “Reforms in the higher education system in Macedonia”
Gordica Karanfilovska, PhD researcher at Institute for Legal and Political Sciences, Faculty of Law “Iustinianus Primus” Leadership Political marketing/Case study
Gorica Atanasova Gjorevska, Ministry of Justice EU/NATO affairs “Macedonia– a leader or a laggard: Europeanization through political conditionality and the evolution of the of ‘name dispute’ as the key political criterion”
Gorica Atanasova, EU expert, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, State Counselor for Coordination at the Cabinet of the Minister (Chief of Cabinet) Public policy “Multi-level governance”
  
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Harald Schenker, consultant. Public policy
Strategy for Integrated Education
  
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Igor Filevski – File Topki, Barcelona, Spain Public Policy
“Manipulation of the media in creating public opinion”
Igor Jovanoski, PhD Candidate Public policy “Electoral democracy – formal or substantial?”
Igor Jovanovski, Mr., Lecturer at the South East European University, University American College Skopje and Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities – Skopje Public policy
“Rawlsian justice in Macedonia? A mission impossible?”
Igor Jovanovski, PhD Candidate Multiculturalism “The liberal state and the crisis of multiculturalism. Conceptual and ideological clarifications”
Igor Jovanovski, PhD Candidate Public policy “The state and the crisis of governance. Some insights from the contemporary state theory and praxis…”
Ilija Djugumanov , Euro-Atlantic Council of Macedonia EU/NATO affairs “NATO and Macedonia – perspectives and benefits”
Ilija Djugumanov , Euro-Atlantic Council of Macedonia EU/NATO affairs “Влијанието на евро-атлантските интегративни процеси врз меѓуетничките односи”
Ilija Nikolovski, General (Ret.) EU/NATO affairs “Military diplomacy”
Ilija Talev, PhD, Governance and the Rights of Children at Scuola Superiore ‘Sant’ Anna’ di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamento Public policy “Is Social Policy the “Most Public” Policy? Debating poverty, equity and equality”
Ilina Arsova, (www.ilinaarsova.blogspot.com) Leadership “Experiences from Mont Everest”
Ilina Jakimovska, Prof. Dr. (Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology) Multiculturalism “The connection between the folklore and politics”
Inan Ruma, Prof. (Bilgi University, Turkey) Public policy  “Turkey and the Democratic challenges to the Balkan region and Public Policy”
Irena Avirovic, D-r, Institute of National History Multiculturalism “The Macedonian immigration in the USA between the First and Second World War”
Irena Cvetkovic, Coalition “Sexual and health right   of marginalized communities” Public policy “The participation of the citizens in the process of creating public policies”
Ivan Stefanovski, PhD Candidate, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa (sede di Firenze) Politics “Social and political movements in Southeast Europe and Turkey”
Ivanka Dodovska, Prof. D-r, Faculty of Law, Skopje EU/NATO affairs “Southeastern Europe Between the Geo-political Interests of the West, and the New Russian Expansionism (the Old and the new Debates)”
Ivanka Dodovska, Prof. D-r, Faculty of Law, Skopje Politics “The challenges in the modern world: history, religion and politics in SEE”
Ivica Bocevski M-r (former Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration) Public policy “Policy making in practice – Experiences as Deputy Prime Minister”
Ivica Bocevski, M-r (former Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration) EU/NATO affairs “Is EU an agent of democratization in the region?”
Ivica Bocevski, M-r (former Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration) Politics ”Analysis of the local election results in 2013″
Ivica Bocevski, M-r (former Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration) Multiculturalism  “Liberal multiculturalism: the great picture”
Ivica Josifovic, FON University, Faculty of Law EU/NATO affairs “Political Criteria of CEE countries for EU membership”
Ivica Vasev (USAID, Monitoring and Evaluation&Project Development Specialist) Public policy Evaluation and Performance Management
Izet Zeqiri, Prof. Dr. (Former MP) Public policy “Strategic planning in public institutions and their practical implementation in Macedonia”
   
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Jan Cingel, Prof., Slovak Atlantic Commission EU/NATO affairs “Latest developments in EU and the positioning of Slovakia and V4 members”
Jonuz Abdulahi, PhD Public policy “The process of creating public   policies with particular reference to Republic of Macedonia”
Jovan Ananiev, Prof. and Strashko Stojanovski, PhD, University of Goce Delchev, Faculty of Law Multiculturalism “Twenty years independence: models of Nation Building in Macedonia”
Jovan Andonovski, Prof. and Deputy Ombudsman of the Republic of Macedonia Public Policy “Migration and refugee crisis in the Balkans and Macedonia”
Jovan Despotovski, EU expert EU/NATO affairs “EU integration and Macedonia possibilities and challenges”
Jovan Kostov, PhD Candidate (INALCO Paris) Public policy “The use of the Macedonian language in the Public Policy (compared with the use of the French language)”
Jove Kekenovski, Prof. D-r Public policy “Experiences from presidential elections campaign in the Republic of Macedonia”
Juliana Nikolova, Adviser to the Prime Minister cabinet on European policy matters, Sofia, Bulgaria Public policy Public Policy Formulation and Development Planning
   
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Prof. Kaloian Simeonov, University of Kliment Ohridski, Sofia EU/NATO affairs “The Perspectives for EU Enlargement. How the referendum for Brexit may influence the process?”
Karolina Ristova Asterud, PhD EU/NATO affairs “The position and function of the national parliaments in EU and the European integration of the Macedonian assembly”
Katerina Kolozova, Prof., Euro Balkan Institute Multiculturalism “Universalisms and/or Particularisms: Gender and Cultural Sensitivity Integrated into a Universalistic Political Approach”
Katerina Veljanovska, Doc. D-r., MIT University, Skopje Public policy “The influence of public opinion in the process of the public policy creation”
Keith Brown, Prof. Dr., USA Public policy “History, ethnography, social anthropology and public policy”
Kenneth Simler, Dr. (Senior Economist of the World Bank), Washington, USA Public policy “Microeconomics and public policy, especially with regard to issues in poverty and inclusion, from both a global and European perspective”
Kire Babanoski, Daniel Gjokeski, Katerina Klimoska, Biljana Dukoska, Alumni of the School Public Policy “Plagiarism in Higher Education”
Kiril D. Hristovski, Ph.D., Professor of Environmental Technology Management, Arizona State University, USA Public policy
“The role of the government institutions, NGO sector and media in the protection of the environment”
Konstantin Pavlov – Komitata, Bulgaria (Blogger/ analyst/ columnist) Politics “Political relations between Bulgaria and Macedonia” and “How to act against ACTA”
Kosta Petrov, Founder and Chief Experience Officer at the“P World” (www.thepworld.com and www.kostapetrov.com ) Leadership “Global business – is it possible to do it from Macedonia?”
Kristof Bender, Deputy Chairman at the European Stability Initiative (ESI) EU/NATO affairs The Balkans and the EU Enlargement process
   
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Lazim Ahmedi, State University of Tetovo, Law Department EU/NATO affairs “The name-dispute. Macedonia’s main handicap towards NATO and EU accession”
Leon Malazogu, MA (Director at the think tank Democracy for Development, Kosovo) Multiculturalism “Multicultural policies in Macedonia and implications for Kosovo”
Leon Malazogu, MA (Director at the think tank Democracy for Development, Kosovo) Multiculturalism “Kosovo, multiculturalism and the Ahtisaari Plan”
Leon Malazogu, MA (Director at the think tank Democracy for Development, Kosovo) Multiculturalism “Multicultural policies in Kosovo”
Leonora Kryeziu, (Executive director – PIPS), Prishtina, Kosovo Public policy “Role of Civil Society in Policy making”
Lidija Georgieva, Dr., Faculty of Defense EU/NATO affairs “Strategy of the EU internal security” and “EU security policy towards the Western Balkans”
Liljana Popovska, MP (DOM) Public policy The process of creating public policies of the green political parties in Macedonia
Lindita Rexhepi, MA, (Executive Director, Center for Intercultural Dialogue) Multiculturalism “Multiculturalism in Macedonia”
Lindita Rexhepi, Program Manager at Peace Corps Macedonia Multiculturalism “Working with youth on intercultural dialogue”
Lindita Shakiri Atanasova, Municipality of Aerodrom Public policy
“Gender aspect – lost in the Macedonian decentralization”
Lindita Shakiri Atanasova, Municipality of Aerodrom Multiculturalism “Gender aspect – lost in the Macedonian decentralization”
Lindita Shakiri, RAD alumni EU/NATO affairs Panel Debate – Title: “EU integration and Macedonia possibilities and challenges”
Ljube Dukoski, Euro-Atlantic Club EU/NATO affairs “NATO and Energy Security“
Ljubica Pendaroska, Teaching assistant, Faculty of Law, European University EU/NATO affairs “Clouds of Ukrainian crisis over Macedonia? The necessity of a strategic partner on the Euro-Atlantic integration path?”….
Ljubinka Andonovska, PhD Candidate / PR consultant Public policy “Mass Media and Public Policy”
Ljubomir Drakulevski, Prof. D-r, Dean, Faculty of Economics, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Macedonia Public policy “The situation in the higher education in Macedonia”
Ljubomir Frckoski, Prof. Dr. , Faculty of Law, Skopje Politics “Presidential campaign and the position of the President of the R. Macedonia according to the Constitution”
Ljupco Pecijarevski, Prof. D-r, Professor on the Faculty of Economics at the University St. ”Kliment Ohridski” – Bitola Public policy “The social justice between interdisciplinary theoretical contextualization and empirical verification”
Loreta Georgieva, Executive Director at Macedonian Civic Education Center (MCEC) Public policy “Why do we work in the NGO sector?”
   
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Maja Gerovska-Mitev, Prof. D-r, associate professor of the Department of Social Work and Social Politics (Faculty of Philosophy) and independent expert for Macedonia in the Network of independent experts for social inclusion of the European Committee Public policy “Poverty and unemployment in Macedonia: facts, myths and reality”
Maja Lazareska, M-r, Head of Department for European Union at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy EU/NATO affairs “European integration, IPA I and IPA II”
Maja Morachanin, (President of Forum of women and member of the Executive board of DOM-Democratic Reform Macedonia) Politics “Activities of the Forum of women of DOM”
Maja Muhic, Prof., Southeast European University, Languages, Cultures and Communications Multiculturalism “Multicultural and Intercultural Landscapes: Achievements and Challenges”
Maja Muhic, Prof., Southeast European University, Languages, Cultures and Communications Multiculturalism “Multiculturalism and Anthropology”
Malinka Ristevska Jordanova, Dr., European Policy Institute EU/NATO affairs “The EU Balkan Enlargement – how different?”
Malinka Ristevska Jordanova, PhD, Director, European Policy Institute EU/NATO affairs “Adopting the acquis – timeless: the case of Macedonia”
Mariangela Biancofiore Ameti, Italian Information Center (Centro Multi-Informativo Italiano) Multiculturalism “Multicultural story-personal views”
Mariglen Demiri, Leftist movement “Solidarnost” (Solidarity) Multiculturalism “Nationalism in/out of context” – Positive examples of collaboration between Macedonians and Albanians in the first half of the 20th century”
Marija Milenkovska (Associate professor of Law, Faculty of Security Studies, UKLO Bitola) Public policy Freedom of Speech and the European Court of Human Rights: cases and theory
Marija Nashokovska, Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator (USAID Civil Society Project) Public policy “Public Policy – monitoring and evaluation”
Marija Risteska, Dr. Public policy Setting the ground rules; public policy and methodology
Marija Risteska, Dr. Public policy “Policy research and analysis”
Marija Risteska, Dr. Public policy Public policy and public value
Marija Risteska, Dr. Public policy “Management of Cultural Policies in public administration”
Marina Andeva, D-r Multiculturalism “Territorial accommodation of minority groups: Тhe case of South Tirol”
Marjan Petreski, Prof. Public policy “A New Perspective on the Monetary Policy in Macedonia: The New Keynesian Model”
Marjan Petreski, Prof. D-r, Vice-Rector for Research, School of Business Economics and Management (University American College – Skopje Public policy “What type of economic policies for sustainable economic growth are needed in Macedonia? Short versus long term”
Mark Venezia, Mr., Head of Global Fixed Income Department (Eaton Vance Investment Managers), Boston, USA Public policy “Which public policies work best to tame the financial and economic crisis today”
Marko Savkovic, Program Coordinator at BFPE and RAD Executive Director, Serbia EU/NATO affairs “Serbia’s Negotiations with the EU: Getting Down to Things that Matter”
Marko Zvrlevski, Public Prosecutor of the Republic of Macedonia Public policy “Public Prosecution in the state bodies of the Republic of Macedonia and the role of the public prosecutor in the Criminal Procedure Law”
Martina Smilevska, Macedonian Young Lawyers Association EU/NATO affairs “Current EU migration policy reform and its impact”
Melita Mulic, member of Croatian Parliament as member of the Social Democratic Party EU/NATO affairs Panel debate – Title: “EU negotiations – experiences from a member state”
Mence Hadzi – Kosta Milevska, Economic faculty, Prilep Public policy “Monetary Policy and the Legacy of Milton Friedman”
Metodi Hadzhi Janev, Prof. Dr., Military Academy, Skopje EU/NATO affairs “ISAF and Afghanistan”
Metodi Hadzhi Janev, Prof. Dr., Military Academy, Skopje EU/NATO affairs “Ukrainian crisis and NATO enlargement in Western Balkans”
Metodi Hadzhi Janev, Prof. Dr., Military Academy, Skopje EU/NATO affairs “Intelligence-Sharing and Terrorism”
Metodi Hadzhi Janev, Prof. Dr., Military Academy, Skopje EU/NATO affairs “NATO the Western Balkans and the Ukrainian Crisis”
Metodija Hadji Janev, Dr., Military Academy Politics “Defining Modern Terrorism and the Legal Response to Terrorism”
Metodija Velevski, ( Macedonian Ecological Society ) Public policy “Are we loosing the National Park Mavrovo? – Real participative democracy or political labyrinth”
Metodija. A. Koloski, (President of the United Macedonian Diaspora) Leadership “Lobbying methods”
Metodija. A. Koloski, President of the United Macedonian Diaspora Politics “The lobbing of the United Macedonian Diaspora for the recognition of Macedonia under its constitutional name”
Michael Neumayr, (journalist from Graz, Austria covering the Balkans) EU/NATO affairs “The economic situation and the EU perspective in Macedonia”
Miki Velcovski, (PhD Candidate/ Expert on management of cultural policies) Multiculturalism POLITICS, PUBLIC AWARENESS, ACCESS and PROMOTION OF THE PROTECTION OF CULTURAL HERITAGE”
Miki Velcovski, (PhD Candidate/ Expert on management of cultural policies) Multiculturalism “Multiculturalism through the prism of history”
Mile Aleksoski, Colonel (retired) EU/NATO affairs NATO and Environmental protection
Misa Djurkovic, Phd, European Studies Institute, Belgrade
EU/NATO affairs Serbian experiences with EU enlargement
Miodrag Labovic, Prof., Faculty of Security Public policy “Connections and differences between organized crime and terrorism – from theoretical concepts to practical consequences”
Mirko Stanic, Mr. , Spokesperson of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) of Montenegro and Secretary to the SDP Parliamentary Group in Assembly of Montenegro EU/NATO affairs “EU-Montenegro: Important milestone in accession negotiations”
Mirushe Hoxha, Prof., St.Cyril and Methodius/State University of Tetovo/ South East European University EU/NATO affairs “The threats after Bin Laden”
Misha Popovikj, Institute for Democracy ‘Societas Civilis’ Skopje Multiculturalism “Multiculturalism and Nationalism”
Mitko Slaninkoski, M-r EU/NATO affairs “The fight against the global terrorism and the protection of human rights and freedoms”
Mladen Momcilovic, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, Serbia Public policy “Public Policy – monitoring and evaluation”
Monika Petrushevska, М-r (Ministry for Local Self Government) Public policy “Regional development”
Mukrem Mehmedi, Mayor of Mavrovo and Rostusha municipality Multicultiralism “Coexistence between the people in ethnically and religiously mixed areas”
   
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Naim Rashiti, (Pristina, Kosovo), Balkans Analyst at International Crisis Group Multiculturalism “Democracy in a Multi-Ethnic Society“
Nano Ruzin, Prof. Dr., FON University EU/NATO affairs “Smart Defense and NATO of the future”
Natasha Donevska, M-r, consultant Multiculturalism “Cultural heritage and sustainable development”
Natasha Kandic, human rights activist, regional coordinator of REKOM Public Policy “The Berlin Process and reconciliation: the need of establishing REKOM”
Nazim Rashidi, member of the Management Board of the Macedonian Institute for Media, editor at BBC, service in Albanian language Multiculturalism “Multiculturalism and the media”
Nebojsa Toleski, (fashion journalist and designer) Leadership “Dress code for politicians”
Neda Korunovska, OSI Macedonia expert Public policy
“Wall of silence” A Year Later: How the Law on Free Access to Information of Public Character Was Implemented
Nedzad Mehmedovic, Program coordinator of the School of Public Policy |Mother Teresa| Leadership “Planning of the future activities of the alumni group of the school”
Nenad Markovikj, PhD, Professor of political science at the University of Cyril and Methodius, Skopje. Public Policy “Good governance and informality”
Neža Kogovšek Šalamon Dr., Director of the Peace Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia Public policy “The ‘Erased’ persons in Slovenia”
Nezhdet Mustafa, Minister in the Government of the Republic of Macedonia Multiculturalism “Multiculturalism, new challenges and issues”
Nicola Bertolini, Head of Cooperation, Delegation of the European Union in Macedonia Public Policy “EU and the democratic challenges for policy making in the Balkan region”
Nikolina Staleska, M-r (OSCE) Leadership “Proactive career building”
Nora Maliqi, Politics/public policy
“OFA a challenge or opportunity”
  
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Ognen Antov, producer Public policy
“Rights of Film workers in Macedonia and the Balkans, watching the documentary film, Who Needs Sleep by Haskell Wexler”
Oliver Andonov, Prof., MIT University – Skopje Politics “National interests in the geo-politics of the Balkans”
OliveraTrajkovska, (journalist) Politics “The local elections, the Municipality of Centar and the future of the political scene in Republic of Macedonia”
   
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Pavle Trajanov, MP and president of the
Democratic Alliance
Politics “The current political issues in Macedonia and the possible ways out of the political crisis”
Pece Risteski, D-r,  Macedonian  Hydrometeorological  Service Public policy
“Can we expect floods and other natural disasters in Macedonia”
Pero Dimsoski (Professor, FON University) Public policy
Public policy and leadership
Petar Atanasov Prof., Institute for Sociological, Juridical, Political Studies University of Kiril and Metodij Multiculturalism “Multiculturalism in Macedonia”
Petar Atanasov, Prof., Institute for Sociological, Juridical, Political Studies, University of Kiril and Metodij Multiculturalism “Multicultural policies and the role of ethnic political parties: cases of Macedonia, Bulgaria and Romania’’
Plamen Dmitrov Petrov, PhD, Bulgarian Geopolitical Society Public policy “Bulgaria and Democratic challenges to the Balkan region and Public Policy” 
  
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Rade Rajkovcevski, Doc. D-r, Faculty of Security – Skopje EU/NATO affairs “The position of the Republic of Macedonia within the European Security Integration”
Rade Risteski, Lawyer Public policy Free Expression and National Security: New media and the Internet in the Wikileaks era
Radica Gareva, Dr., Ministry of Defense Public policy “Cyber Terrorism” and “The role of Information and Technology in the Fight against Terrorism”
Ramadan Ilazi, PhD candidate at Dublin University, Kosovo Public policy “Kosovo and Democratic challenges to the Balkan region and Public Policy”
Ridvan Peshkopia, Dean of the College of Sciences and Humanities American University of Tirana Multiculturalism “Multiculturalism from theory to practice”
Ridvan Peshkopia, Dean of the College of Sciences and Humanities, American University of Tirana Multiculturalism “Consociational Theory, EU Eastward Expansion and Eastern European Institutional Reforms: The case of Albania and Macedonia”
Riste Zmejkoski, Research Analyst at CRPM Public policy “Gender sensitive culture in the media”
Risto Karajkov, Director at Development Solutions – DeSo EU/NATO affairs “How to get EU funds?”
Risto Karajkov, Dr. (Director at Development Solutions – DeSo) Public policy “How to get EU funds?”
Risto Karajkov, Dr., Director at Development Solutions – DeSo EU/NATO affairs “EU assistance to the Western Balkans with the focus on Macedonia”
Risto Karajkov, PhD Public policy “Civil Society and Democracy”
Risto Nikovski,  Ambassador EU/NATO affairs “Is the Nimitz mediation wasted?”
Rizvan Sulejmani, Politics Ethics and political ideology in Macedonia
Robert Alagjozovski, expert on management of cultural policies Public policy/Multiculturalism “Management of Cultural Policies”
Robert Kirnag, Dr., Ambassador of Slovakia EU/NATO affairs “EU Enlargement in the Western Balkans”
Rubin Zeman, Prof., Euro-Balkan Institute Multiculturalism “Multiculturalism and minorities”
Rubin Zemon, Prof., Euro-Balkan Institute Multiculturalism ”Macedonian salad-Managing of virtual reality among the image of nation-state, “multiculturalism dream” and bicultural policies”
Rumen Radev, Captain (N),  Chief of the NATO Liaison Office in Skopje EU/NATO affairs ”NATO, ISIS and Regional Security”
Rumyana Kolarova, Prof. University of Kliment Ohridski, Sofia
Public Policy What should the limits on freedom of expression be?
Ruzja Smilova, University of Kliment Ohridski, Sofia EU/NATO affairs Democracy and the Media in the EU: The Case of Bulgaria
  
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Sadat Inan Ruma, Dr., Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey Politics “The role of the international organizations in the world order”
Sally Roshdy, NGO “One world” in Egypt Politics “Arab Spring and Gender”
Sam Vaknin, Dr., Editor in Chief of “Global Politician” Public policy “Why the Constant Failure to Attract FDI to Macedonia?”
Sasho Ordanovski, political analyst Politics “The Macedonian political crisis and possible scenarios”
Sasho Ordanovski, professor Politics “Resolving the political and institutional crisis in the country, and the impact of the “platform of Tirana” on the state-building pillars and inter-ethnic coexistence in Macedonia”
Sasko Krstevski, director at DPTU “KU.COM” Public policy “Digital Direct Democracy”
Sébastien Botreau-Bonneterre, Institutional Cooperation Attaché at the Embassy of France in Macedonia Multiculturalism “The right to freedom of expression in Europe
Sinisha Aleksoski, Adviser on Security to the President of the Republic of Macedonia, Gjorgje Ivanov Public Policy “The refugee/migrant crisis and the policy response of Macedonia”
Slavko Angelevski, Prof. Dr., Military Academy EU/NATO affairs “Missile Defense and NATO”
Slobodan Casule, former Minister of Foreign Affairs EU/NATO affairs “EU integration and Macedonia possibilities and challenges”
Sofija Grandakovska D-r Multiculturalism “Deportation Of Jews From Macedonia As Res Nullius”
Spire Arsov, (Msc, China Agriculture University, Beijing) Public policy “China’s Development – Distinction between Urban and Rural Development”
Spyros Sofos, Prof. D-r, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, of Lund University, Sweden EU/NATO affairs “Analysis of the European Parliament elections (2014) in Greece and the result of Syriza”
Stefan Buzarovski, Dr. (University of Birmingham, UK) Public policy “Public policy in environment and energetics”
Stefan Vlahov – Micov, Prof. Dr. (Institute of National History) Politics “Historical dilemmas and options for the future”
Stefan Vlahov-Micov, Prof. D-r, Institute of National History Politics “The Name is Our Fatherland”
Stefano Sgobba, Italy (Delegation of the European Union) Public policy
“Non-discrimination”
Stevan Gajic, Ph.D. Serbia, (Institute for European Studies) Public policy Serbian Experiences to the Democratic challenges to the Balkan region and Public Policy 
Stevcho Jakimovski (Mayor of Karposh municipality) Public policy
Public policy and politics in Macedonia
Stojan Slaveski, Prof. Dr., European University Skopje/ President of Marshall Center Alumni Association in Macedonia Multiculturalism “Multiculturalism in the Republic of Macedonia”
Stojan Slaveski, Prof., European University Multiculturalism “Macedonian model of ethnic conflict regulation”
Stojan Slaveski, Prof., European University Skopje Public policy “Role of International Organization in Fighting Terrorism and Organized Crime/ “Interagency cooperation in the Republic of Macedonia and fight against terrorism and organized crime”
Stojan Slaveski, Prof., European University Skopje EU/NATO affairs “Regional Security Threats Challenges and Opportunities”
   
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Tamara Dimitrijevska, M-r, Project coordinator at CRPM Public policy “Gender equality in labor relations: stereotypes, truths and mechanisms for protection”
Tanja Karakamisheva, Prof. D-r, Faculty of Law ”Iustinianus Primus” – Skopje Politics “The case “Puch” and the possible ways out of the political crisis”
Tanja Tomic, MP Public policy “Public Policy: Local vs. Central Government”
Tanja Tomic, MP  Public policy “Management of human resources in political parties/Менаџмент на човечки ресурси во политички партии”
Tatiana Burudzieva Dr., lecturer St. Climent Ohridski, Sofia, Bulgaria Politics Political Marketing and Ethics
Teodora Angelova, European Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria Politics “Election campaigns: an insight from a Balkan country”
Todor Cepreganov, Prof. Dr. Politics “Was there Macedonian rebellion before 11.10.1941” and “Macedonia between 2nd August 1944 – December 1944”
Tome Bukleski – Makjuli (President of Presidency of the Socialist Republic of Macedonia) Public policy “Public policy in practice experiences and lessons learned”
Tome Gushev, ( M.P.P ) Public policy “Policy networks and public policy research – advantages and disadvantages”
Tome Sekerdziev, M-r, National Rule of Law Officer, OSCE Mission Skopje Multiculturalism “Hitchhiker’s Guide through the hatred: Am I Charlie?”
Tomislav Ortakovski, (POLIO PLUS) Public policy “Employment opportunities for disabled persons”
Toni Naunovski, Prof. Dr. (MIT University) Politics “Ohrid Framework Agreement – should it be revised?”
Toni Ristov, Democratic Renewal of Macedonia (DOM) EU/NATO affairs “The ecological threats for the geopolitical position of South East Europe”
Toni Ristov, Democratic Renewal of Macedonia (DOM) EU/NATO affairs “The ecological threats for the geopolitical position of South East Europe”
  
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Vedrana Gujić, currently works as an Advisor in the Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia EU/NATO affairs Panel debate – Title: “EU negotiations – experiences from a member state”
Veli Kreci, Prof., Public Administration and Political Sciences, Southeast European University Public policy/multiculturalism Nation-building / nation branding in Macedonia
Veronika Efremova, Dr., GIZ Open Regional Fund for South East Europe -Legal Reform, Country Coordinator EU/NATO affairs “Perspectives for Post-Lisbon enlargement and Western Balkan’s challenges”
Vesna Poposka, MA Multiculturalism “Cross -networking as a tool of creating contacts for the common future”
Vesna Shopar, Prof. Public policy Political meddling and Self-censorship (Media ownership, political influences, in[dependence] of public broadcasters and Supervisory boards)
Vesna Shopar, Prof. Public policy Freedom of expression and its restrictions
Viktorija Cavkovska, D-r, Ministry of Foreign Affairs EU/NATO affairs “Policy paper”-as an instrument of the public policy of one member state, Council of Europe
Viktorija Cavkovska, D-r, Ministry of Foreign Affairs EU/NATO affairs “Security in the diplomacy”
Violeta Ackovska, Prof. D-r, Faculty of Philosophy, Skopje Politics “Creation of the Contemporary Macedonian State”
Visar Vishka, (actor) Multiculturalism “How can theater and film artists impact on the support of multiculturalism”
Vladimir Bozhinovski, Institute for Political Research Politics Political Polling
Vladimir Bozhinovski, Institute for Political Research Politics Political Polling and Ethics
Vladimir Chadikovski, D-r, University Clinic for Pediatric Surgery Public policy
“Cadaveric transplantation in Macedonia – mission possible?”
Vladimir Lazarevik, D-r (Founder and CEO at Healthgrouper.com) Public policy “Public Health Policy”
Vladimir Lazarevik, D-r, Deputy Minister of Health in the Government of the Republic of Macedonia 2006/2008 Public policy “The need of reforms in the political parties”
Vladimir Lazarevik, D-r, Founder and CEO at Healthgrouper.com Public policy “Priority setting in health”
Vladimir Petronijevic, (Executive Direktor – Grupa484), Belgrade, Serbia Public policy “Creating public policies – from NGO sector’s and civil servant’s  perspective/point of view”
Vlado Popovski, Prof. Dr. (Member of Skopje City Council, former minister of Defence and former Minister of Justice) Public policy “Policy making in practice – Local, national and international experiences”
  
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Will Bartlett, LSE, UK Public policy Twenty years of economic development in Macedonia: issues and challenges
   
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Ylber Sela, Prof., State University of Tetovo, Law Department EU/NATO affairs “The name-dispute. Macedonia’s main handicap towards NATO and EU accession”
   
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Zarko Kujundziski, M-r (writer) Leadership “The story in reality vs. the story in the literature”
Zdravko Saveski, Doc. Dr. (FON University) Public policy “Theory of electoral systems and its application in Macedonia”
Zdravko Saveski, Doc. Dr. (FON University) Public policy “Workers’ rights and the situation in Macedonia”
Zecir Ramcilovic, MP in the Parliament Public policy/multiculturalism “Possibilities for inclusion of the smaller ethnic groups in the Macedonian political system”
Zhidas Daskalovski, Prof. Dr. Multiculturalism “Presentation of the Council of Europe report on “Living together”
Zhidas Daskalovski, Prof. Dr., Director of the School of Public Policy |Mother Theresa| Public policy “Law on public holidays”
Zhidas Daskalovski, Prof. Dr., Director of the School of Public Policy |Mother Theresa| Multiculturalism “Liberal Multiculturalism and current dilemmas”
Zhidas Daskalovski, Prof. Dr., Director of the School of Public Policy |Mother Teresa| Public policy “Public Policy and methodology/ Policy research and analysis”
Zlatko Jankovski, (Pavel Shatev) Politics “Election polls and predictions”
Zoltan Horvath, Hungary, Head of the EU Department of the Hungarian Parliament, project Leader of the IPA-TAP Project (Technical Assistance to the Macedonian Parliament), Author of the Handbook on the European Union EU/NATO affairs “EU accession process and the role of National Parliament”
Zoran Sapuric, Dr., Professor, American College Skopje EU/NATO affairs “EU enlargement and liberal values”
Зоран Настески, Inception Enterprises Public Policy „Јавните политики и претприемништвото- сторија на успех.„
Zvezda Vankova, Migration Policy Group EU/NATO affairs “Current EU migration policy reform and its impact”