Christophe Najdovski: North Macedonia’s Capital Must Learn from Paris’s Green Revolution

After serving as a deputy mayor in charge of transportation and mobility in his previous term, he is now a deputy mayor in charge of greenery and biodiversity.

He is one of the 35 deputy mayors in Paris, who like government ministers, each have their own departments.

Turkey Pressures North Macedonia Over Extradition of ‘Gulenists’

After the Turkish ambassador to Skopje, Hasan Mehmet Sekizkok, on Wednesday said that his country wants 86 alleged "Gulenists" deported from North Macedonia, 20 of whom it wants to be extradited to Turkey, authorities in Skopje responded that they are working on it.

Vatican Enters Dispute over North Macedonia’s Mother Teresa Memorial

The mayor of Skopje's municipality of Centar, Sasa Bogdanovic, said on Monday that a large unfinished memorial complex dedicated to Skopje-born Mother Teresa should not be completed but erased from the city's urban plan because it blocks an important pedestrian street leading to the main square.

Pride Parade Livens Up North Macedonia’s Capital

Thousands of people attended the Pride parade in North Macedonia's capital on Saturday, which started at noon in the park in front of the national assembly in the centre of Skopje.

Livening up the otherwise sun-drenched and almost deserted city streets, the parade's participants and supporters strolled through the city centre and gathered in Skopje's main park.

BIRN Fact-Check: Skopje Mayor’s Green Agenda a Work in Progress

The mayor promised a mass tree-planting effort, new construction legislation, more inspections, a rethink on public transportation, the gasification of households and a host of other measures.

According to the available data and the opinions of experts, some progress has been made towards cleaning up Skopje and its air.

Human Behavior Experts of Bulgaria and North Macedonia Launch Joint Study of Urban Culture during Pandemic

Ethnologists and anthropologists from Bulgaria and the Republic of North Macedonia have started a field research on the changing urban culture during the Covid-19 pandemic. The project is called "Sofia-Skopje: Everyday life and festivities during a pandemic." It is carried out by a team of scientists of the Academic Ethnological Society at Sofia University "St.