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International Scientific Conference on the Decentralization Process

“Decentralization Process in the Republic of Macedonia, Main Issues, Trends and Future Developments,” was the topic of the International Scientific Conference, which was held on Friday (25 January 2013) at the South East European University, organized by the Institute for Political and International Studies in Skopje.

The conference was opened by SEEU’s Pro-Rector for Research, Prof. Dr. Blerim Reka, who said that this conference has a very important topic and it is held at a very important time as well.

Demush Bajrami,the Rector’s Adviser for PR & Communication, said that decentralization means that decisions that belong to that level of government are implemented also in that level.

The conference was attended by the Minister of Local Government of Macedonia, Mr. Nevzat Bejta, who illustrated his experience as mayor, MP and Minister in the implementation of this process in Macedonia.

The Director of the Institute for Political and International Studies Prof. Dr. Ylber Sela, said that the goal of the conference is to assess the process of decentralization, what has been done so far, the problems encountered during this process and what are the future trends.