On November 27, 2017, in the premises of the Economic Chamber of Macedonia, a Constituent Meeting of the Council for Development of the Skopje Planning Region was held.

The session was opened and led by the Mayor of the Municipality of Gazi Baba, Mr. Boris Georgievski. The Mayors from the Skopje Region, the Deputy Minister of Local Self-Government, Mr. Dejan Pavlevski, and the State Secretary in the Ministry of Local Self-Government, Mr. Kiril Partalov, attended the session.

On 07.11. 2017, at the Economic Chamber of Macedonia at 11 o'clock, a presentation of the Catalog of Realized Projects of the Center for Development of the Skopje Planning Region was held in the period from 2009 to 2016.

Congratulatory speech was delivered by Mr. Xhemail Elmazi, Director of the Bureau for Regional Development, Mr. Zvonko Zafirovski, a representative from the Ministry of Local Self-Government and the Head of the Center for Development of the Skopje Planning Region, Ms. Roseta Arsovska, who then proceeded to the presentation of the catalog .

The catalog presents the projects implemented by the Center for Development of the Skopje Planning Region, and co-financed by the Ministry of Local Self-Government (MLS) / Bureau for Regional Development (BRD) in the period from 2009 to 2016.

In the organization of the Center for Development of the Skopje Planning Region on 01.11.2017, a workshop was held in the premises of the Economic Chamber / Business Hall to discuss the Action Plan for 2017. The workshop was opened and led by Ms. Rozeta Arsovska, Head of the Center for Development of Skopje Planning Region. Representatives from the municipalities as well as representatives from the business sector were invited to the workshop, where they discussed the ongoing projects as well as new and innovative project proposals related to improvement of the municipalities or the business sector in the Skopje region, which would be supplemented by the Action plan for 2018.

The employees from the Center for Development of the Skopje Planning Region, led by the Head Ms Rozeta Arsovska, visited the Mayor of the Municipality of Gjorce Petrov, Mr. Sokol Mitrovski, who also serves as the President of the Skopje Planning Region. At the meeting, it was discussed about the projects realized so far and for the projects that should be realized at the regional level in the future.

The Center for Development of Skopje Planning Region within the project "Innovative solutions for better access to services at the local level" of the Ministry of Local Self-Government, implemented by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) on October 12, 2017 in the premises of h.Continental organized a workshop for identifying the register of potentials for rural tourism in the Skopje planning region. The purpose of the workshop was to present data from the research of potentials as an evident list for a local tourist offer in the Skopje planning region. The present guests were greeted by the Head of the Skopje Planning Region, Mrs. Roseta Arsovska, emphasizing the purpose and significance of the project as an opportunity to identify potentials that are especially important for rural tourism in the Skopje planning region. The concept of the project and the goals of the activity was presented by prof. Saso Korunoski, National UNDP Tourism Expert. Research in the Skopje planning region and explanation of the data matrix as a goal for development of the register for potentials for rural tourism were presented by the professors Dr Naum Marinoski and Dr Ivanka Nestorovska.

Centre for Development of the Skopje region has been established under the Law on Balanced Regional Development in May 2009. 

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