News archive - Potočnik Visits Skopje

On November 15-16, 2006, Commissioner Potočnik arrives in Skopje for his first state visit to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Several high-level meetings are planned. He also meets the new Minister of Education and Science, Sulejman Rushiti.

The main purpose of his visit is to discuss how research policy can facilitate integration. The Commissioner will also discuss the association of the country to the 7th Framework Programme and visit the Earthquake Institute (IZIIS).

Article published in eJournal fall 06.

The visit was very successful and has been reported in the media. Here some articles on the topic from makfax:
Potocnik presented EU's research programme in MANU
Macedonia has EC's support for using EU research funds

Entry created by Elke Dall on November 13, 2006
Modified on November 12, 2006