National Coordinator

Mr Emil Krstanovski

Dame Gruev 14
Building of the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy

Skopje 1000
Republic of North Macedonia

Tel : +389 70 218 510
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The Republic of North Macedonia is under the responsibility of the ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for Central and Eastern Europe

The ILO and the Republic of North Macedonia

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    About the ILO in the Republic of North Macedonia

    Progess in increasing income and creating jobs, but the low employment challenge remains 

    Since its independence in 1991, North Macedonia has made considerable progress in terms of economic development and integration into global economic markets. Despite these achievements, the country is experiencing one of the slowest income convergences with EU countries compared to peers in the Western Balkan region. In 2000, the country’s per capita income was 28 per cent of the average EU income; in 2021 the national income per person reached 38 per cent of the EU average.   Continue reading