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EU membership negotiation process

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2 days
8 sessions
12 hours
5-15 participants

Programme goals

The European Union has finally decided to start EU membership negotiations after 15 years of EU candidate status.Membership in the European Union is not a process that affects only the public administration, but also civil society, academia, companies, industry, participants, students, all citizens.This is a process that should be conducted through a broad involvement of all stakeholders and openly and transparently to the public.The purpose of this training is for students to get acquainted with the process of conducting negotiations with the EU.

Contribution towards development of knowledge, skills and competences

At the end of the training the participants will:

  • Have detailed information on the negotiation process
  • Know the national structure and the negotiators on behalf of RSM
  • Know the structure negotiators by the EU
  • Gain knowledge of process monitoring
  • Gain knowledge to monitor the results of the negotiation process
  • Have accurate information and clear indicators for recognizing the truth in informing the media about this process
  • Gain capacity to build a personal and reasoned attitude towards the process
  • Have opportunities for process involvement
  • Know how to make an impact

Programme content

  • History of RNM - EU relations
  • EU enlargement policy and membership criteria over the years
  • Building a methodology for negotiations and strengthening EU membership criteria throughout the year
  • Building a national platform for negotiations - NPAA, harmonization of legislation, institutional capacities
  • Institutional framework in RSM for the EU negotiation process
  • Negotiation Structure (Explanatory Screening and Bilateral Screening)
  • Information and openness of the process; Influence and involvement in the process
  • Simulation of negotiations

Programme coordinator

Vesna Bochvarska Cvetkovska

Vesna Bochvarska Cvetkovska holds a Master in South East European Law and European Integration obtained at the Karl Franzes University in Graz, Austria with Master thesis on: “Public Administration Reforms during the previous decade”. Since 2012, she is certified trainer, as well as external evaluator on CAF - model for quality management for public administration and was engaged to implement the model in several governmental institutions and municipalities during the previous years.

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