Last update: Feb 18, 2022 Last update: 18 Feb, 2022


Sectors: Poverty Reduction Poverty Reduction
Nr. of employees: 51-200
Types: Bilateral Bilateral
Status: Active


Bilateral development cooperation with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia began in 1992, shortly after the country gained independence. Germany is the second largest bilateral donor. GIZ has maintained an office in Skopje since 2007, in a building it shares with KfW Development Bank and the Goethe Institute's liaison office.

Current bilateral cooperation activities with Macedonia focus on the following priority areas:

  • sustainable economic development
  • democratisation and civil society.

GIZ is promoting regional and municipal economic development, and supporting the autonomous implementation of EU-compliant policies geared to balanced regional development in Macedonia. In the context of EU convergence, GIZ is supporting capacity development as well as strengthening the performance and coordination capacities of Macedonia’s Secretariat for EU Affairs.

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