Speeches and Addresses
Friday, 24 September 2021, Budapest, Hungary
Address of President Xhaferi at the 10th Meeting of Speakers of Parliaments of Southeast European Countries on EU Enlargement
“Possibilities of the Southeast European Countries in contributing to the forming of the future of the EU”
At the very beginning, allow me to express my gratitude for the traditional holding of this event at the highest parliamentary level, organized by the Hungarian National Assembly and the Speaker László Kövér, which is another proof of Hungary's decades-long commitment to our accelerated and full European and Euro-Atlantic integration.
Friday, 13 August 2021
Address of President Xhaferi at the Solemn Academy on the 20th anniversary of the Ohrid Framework Agreement – Beyond Ohrid
It is my pleasure today, on behalf of the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia and on my own behalf to be part of and have the honor to greet everyone present at this Solemn Academy, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Ohrid Framework Agreement, which set the new rules of social cohesion and better inter-ethnic functioning, which was the strongest and most solid foundation on which we visibly transformed our multi-ethnic, multi-confessional and multicultural society.
Monday, 2 August 2021
Address of President Xhaferi on 2 August - the Day of the Republic
Welcome to the Legislature, to the House of Representatives of the citizens. It is my pleasure to greet you this year and be your host in front of this building, as President of the Assembly Republic of North Macedonia, and to welcome you on my own behalf and on behalf of my fellow MPs in this parliamentary composition at today's solemn marking of 2 August – the Day of the Republic – 118 years of the Krusevo Republic in 1903, and 77 years of the First Assembly of ASNOM in 1944, which represent the two foundation stones of the statehood of the country.
Thursday, 08 July 2021
Address of President Xhaferi at the promotional event of IPA Twinning Project “Improvement of External Audit and Parliamentary Oversight”
It is a pleasure for me today, that I can on my behalf and on behalf of the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia greet all of you who are present here at the European house and those who follow online and express my views on the IPA Twinning Project “Improvement of External Audit and Parliamentary Oversight”.
Tuesday 6 July 2021, Ohrid
Address of President Xhaferi at the Balkan Festival of Folk Songs and Dances 2021
On this occasion, allow me to welcome you on my behalf and on behalf of the MPs of the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia, your home and proud sponsor of the oldest international festival of its kind in the Balkans. The Balkan Festival of Folk Songs and Dances, which tonight, to the great joy of all fans marks its jubilee, the 60th edition since it was first held back in 1962.
Monday, 28 June 2021, Brussels
Address of President Xhaferi at the EP – Western Balkan Speakers’ Summit on the topic:„The fundamental role of parliaments in the EU enlargement process in the post-COVID era”
Primarily, allow me to express my pleasure on holding the today’s Summit again, the continuity of which besides the current emergency conditions clearly confirms the support of the European Parliament for the European perspective of our region.
Monday, 28 June 2021, Brussels
Address of President Xhaferi before the members of the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs
Distinguished Committee Chair, Mr. David McAllister
Allow me at the beginning to express my pleasure on holding this meeting, in which we can exchange opinions on the progress of the Republic of North Macedonia in the field of European integration.
Thursday, 27 May 2021
ADDRESS OF PRESIDENT XHAFERI AT ONLINE SIMULATION ON THE TOPIC “PREPARING FOR A FUTURE CRISIS: DEVELOPING A MORE EFFECTIVE CRISIS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM”
I am pleased that today we are gathered in this way and on this number in order to discuss and develop a topic which is extremely important for the functioning of a country and its system, guided by the experiences brought to us by 2020 and part of 2021.
Wednesday, 27 maj 2021
ADDRESS OF PRESIDENT XHAFERI AT THE 142nd IPU ASSEMBLY ON THE TOPIC: “OVERCOMING THE PANDEMIC TODAY AND BUILDING A BETTER TOMORROW: THE ROLE OF PARLIAMENTS”
Being part of the Inter-Parliamentary Union is a great opportunity for us to articulate the difficulties together with all our colleagues, to share experiences, draw good examples and apply them at home.
Monday, 10 May 2021
ADDRESS OF PRESIDENT XHAFERI AT THE CONFERENCE OF SPEAKERS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION PARLIAMENTS ON THE TOPIC “DIGITALISATION AND THE CHANGING PUBLIC SPHERE – RISKS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY“
Ladies and gentlemen,
The digitalisation would have happened sooner or later, given the accelerated technological development, globalization, the need for unlimited space for research, work, participation in the global labor market, education, services and the formation of public opinion on certain specific and general issues as well.