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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Skopje, North Macedonia

Location: North Macedonia, countrywide  Event: Potential for increased crime during the holiday season As crowds gather at holiday markets, shopping malls, and other public spaces, the U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens to be aware of their surroundings as pickpocketing and other petty crime may increase. Actions to Take: Exercise additional vigilance at holiday festivals and events, ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2024 Grants Program is Open

The U.S. Embassy in North Macedonia is now accepting applications for the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2024 Grants Program! AFCP supports the preservation of historic buildings, archaeological sites, manuscripts, museum collections, and forms of traditional cultural expression such as indigenous languages and crafts in more than 120 countries around the world. Grants ... Read More»

2024 YTILI Fellowship Program is now open

The application for the Fall 2024 Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI) Fellowship Program is now open. We are seeking young business or social entrepreneurs interested in participating in a U.S. Department of State-funded professional development exchange program in Fall 2024! The Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI) Fellowship Program will engage a cohort of ... Read More»

Assistant Secretary of State James O’Brien’s Interview with 360 Stepeni

In an interview with 360 stepeni Assistant Secretary of State James O’Brien speaks about North Macedonia’s great leadership of #OSCE and current political issues. You can watch the interview HERE , and read the transcript below: 360 Stepeni: Mr. O’Brien, first of all, thank you for this opportunity to talk to you.     A/S O’Brien:  Thank you for ... Read More»

Assistant Secretary James O’Brien attends 30th Meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council

Plenary Statement of James O’Brien, Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs 30th Meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council Skopje, November 30, 2023 I wonder if I could add a personal note to the views expressed thus far with which I wholly agree.  It’s an honor to speak here.  As Secretary Blinken and ... Read More»