Speeches and Addresses
Friday, 2 August 2019, Pelince
ADDRESS OF THE PRESIDENT XHAFERI ON THE OCCASION OF 2 AUGUST – THE DAY OF THE REPUBLIC
It’s an honour to stand in front of you today, as President of the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia, and it’s a privilege to greet you and wish you welcome on behalf of the Assembly and the deputies in the legislature, here, in front of the ASNOM Memorial Centre in Pelince.
Wednesday, 17 July 2019, Washington
Address of the President Xhaferi at the Forum of the House Democracy Partnership
It is a pleasure that these two days we have the opportunity to discuss and exchange knowledge and experiences on topics that I believe affect us as parliamentarians, unite us and most importantly, motivate us for concrete work and actions.
Thursday, July 11th 2019, Potocari
ADDRESS OF THE PRESIDENT DJAFERI ON THE MARKING OF THE 24TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE GENOCIDE IN SREBRENICA
To be here today, in this sad place, a place that echoes with silence which is louder than the largest rumbling is a painful feeling. The sorrow and the pain are felt in each breath taken, on each step made on this ground. Still, one has to be strong and make a dignified step, to pay respect to the victims, to the known, to the unknown, to the revealed and still unrevealed to show with deed that we are aware of the huge human tragedy, to show that we do have a human and moral responsibility and respect, to encourage and urge ourselves never to forget, never to forget so it never happens again!
Wednesday, 10 july 2019
ADDRESS OF PRESIDENT XHAFERI AT THE PROMOTIONAL EVENT FOR THE CEREMONIAL LAUNCH OF THE PROJECT "PARLIAMENT SUPPORT PROGRAMME"
It is truly an honor that you are here today in such a great number, at this ceremonial event for the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia, for the Swiss Embassy in the Republic of North Macedonia and for the National Democratic Institute. Allow me to express how pleased I am today that we are celebrating the co-operation between the Assembly, the Swiss Embassy and NDI in such a solemn way, and promoting the "Parliament Support Programme" in a symbolic and interesting fashion.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Address of the President Xhaferi at the National Forum of Civica Mobilitas on Cooperation between the Assembly and Civil Society Organizations
At the very beginning, I wish to express my satisfaction at participating in this event. Preparing for today's conference, I recalled one of my earlier addresses on a similar topic two years ago. Let me quote only a small part: "When we mention parliamentary democracy, we mean the work and functioning of the Parliament.
Monday, April 8, 2019, Vienna, Austria
Address of the President of the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia at the Conference of Speakers of the European Union Parliaments on the topic „The European Union and its neighbours“
The topic we are debating on today, the European Union and its neighbours, is of special importance to us, candidate countries for full membership, since it reaffirms the open door policy for the countries of the Western Balkan region. This is even more important because this is the election year for the European Parliament, which is the foundation of democratic life, not only within the European Union but the whole continent too.
Thursday, 14 March 2019
Address of the President Xhaferi to Members of Parliament in the Seimas of Lithuania
Today, the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania has ratified the Protocol of the North Atlantic Treaty for the accession of the Republic of North Macedonia with a unanimous voting from 92 votes pro. President Xhaferi who is in Vilnus on invitation of the Speaker of the Seimas, Mr. Pranckietis, addressed the Seimas with the following words:
Friday, 14 December 2018
Address by President Xhaferi on the occasion of 25 years of diplomatic relations between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Republic of Macedonia
I am honored that we have gathered today to mark 25 years of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Republic of Macedonia, at this solemn but also working meeting. We are talking about diplomatic relations with a state that is a cradle of parliamentary democracy, a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council and one of the most developed states economically.
Friday, 7 December 2018
President Xhaferi’s address at the commemorative Meeting on the occasion of the death of Ljubisa Georgievski, former President of the Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia
Allow me, on behalf of my fellow MPs in the legislature, as well as personally, to express my deep condolences upon the departure of our former colleague MP and President of the Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia, Ljubisa Georgievski. I call upon my fellow Members of Parliament, and everyone else present today, to pay our respects with a moment of silence.
May his memory be eternal
Friday, 23 November 2018
Address by President Xhaferi at the launch of the publication "Intelligence Oversight Guidelines", organized by DCAF
I believe that all of us present here today, on the promotion of the publication "Intelligence Oversight Guidelines", share the same sense of satisfaction as this is the first tangible product after the signing of the Memorandum of Cooperation, and it is a sign that the project is going well.