14 September 2021
Skopje — The Ministry of Education should be more forthcoming about the transmission of Covid-19 in schools, which is causing concern in parents, according to Megjashi, the world’s first children’s embassy. The activists also ask that schools hold classes outdoors in good weather and introduce free mandatory PCR tests for staff and students to prevent new infections.
Skopje – A total of 512, 457 citizens, 158,519 households and 212,464 apartments were counted in North Macedonia until 8 pm on Monday, proving people’s awareness and responsibility for collecting data crucial for creating a common future. The government expects the census to resume at the desired speed and all activities to wrap up successfully by September 30, government spokesperson Dushko Arsovski told a press briefing on Tuesday.
Skopje – Business should look at things differently – instead of profit, they should focus on the environment, society, people, and entrepreneurs, especially younger ones, should put their innovative capacities not just at the disposal of their own companies, but also at the disposal of their community, representatives from the Fund for Innovations and Technology Development (FITD), the Association for Research, Communications and Development “Public” and Business Impact Lab said on Tuesday during the presentation of the first public call for encouraging social entrepreneurship.
Skopje — North Macedonia’s vision of environmental protection in line with the EU’s Green Agenda for the Western Balkans, the pace of aligning national legislation with European law, the country’s readiness for environmental protection projects financed with pre-accession EU funds as well as environmental protection challenges were the topics of Environment Minister Naser Nuredini’s meeting with a delegation of the French Senate’s France-Western Balkans Interparliamentary Friendship Group led by Senator Marta de Cidrac.
Skopje – Of the total 240,000 students who are attending classes in person, 0.2% have contracted COVID-19 since the start of the school year. 50 new coronavirus cases were registered among students on Monday, Minister of Education and Science Mila Carovska told reporters on Tuesday.
Brussels – EU Enlargement Commissioner Olivér Várhelyi said people from the Western Balkans could create the next migrant crisis if Europe lets enlargement promises fail, and called on the EU to boost cooperation with the Western Balkan countries on the issue of migration.
Moscow – Russian President Vladimir Putin is self-isolating after people in his “inner circle” tested positive for coronavirus, the Kremlin said on Tuesday.