In order to ensure that police are aware of and responsive to the needs and interests of the local population, local heads of police will be selected by municipal councils from lists of candidates proposed by the Ministry of Interior, and will communicate regularly with the councils.
Skopje has a long history that is evidenced by its many archaeological sites, such as Scupi and the Skopje Aqueductand the large number of Ottoman buildings and monuments, particularly in the Old Bazaarsuch as Mustapha Pasha Mosque.
Today, Skopje, with overinhabitants, is becoming a modern city with museums and many cultural and sporting events. The town is perhaps the most popular tourist destination in the country, which is largely due to the beaches and atmosphere.
PanteleimonChurch of St. SophiaChurch of St. Like many cities in the country, Bitola has also had a rich history. Kratovo is a small town in the eastern part of the country. It lies on the western slopes of Mount Osogovo at an altitude of metres 2, ft above sea level.
Having a mild and pleasant climate, it is located in the crater of an extinct volcano. It is famous for its bridges and towers.
On August 2 every year, it is the site of the traditional Macedonian Independence Day celebrations, which are attended by the President of Macedonia and other Macedonian political leaders. The famous Macedonian singer Tose Proeski is also buried here. The upper part of the former settlement can be reached from its north and south side.
Prilep has frescoes from the 14th and 15th centuries and is probably the site of the early Roman town of Kolobaise.
Other popular towns include Strumicaand Strugawhich have many attractions of their own. National parks and natural reserves[ edit ] Mavrovo Lake The Republic of Macedonia has three national parks and 33 natural reserves: Mavrovolocated in the northwestern part of the country, is the largest of the three national parks.
It is home to several river valleys, gorges, waterfalls, caves, and other morphological formations. Pelisterlocated in the southern part of the country, near Bitolais the smallest of the three national parks.
The park consists of land that surrounds Baba Mountain. The park is home to an abundance of diverse flora and fauna, and offers terrific views of Ohrid and Lake Ohrid. Ezereni Bird Sanctuary, located on the northern shore of Lake Prespais a strict natural reserve.
It is home to over different bird species. Other places[ edit ] The stone town of Kuklica Stobisituated in Gradskoin the geographical center of the country, is the largest and considered to be the most famous archaeological site in the Republic of Macedonia.
Some remains include basilicas, streets, thermae, living complexes, mosaics, and walls. Being over 3, years old, it is the fourth oldest ancient observatory in the world.
Stone town of Kuklicalocated outside Kratovois an area consisting of more than naturally formed stone pillars that are over 10 million years old.The Framework Ohrid Agreement saved the state from the brink of civil war.
It effected decentralization of the country by increasing the rights of minorities and giving more power to local authorities. Armend Reka talking about the nature of the OFA in his article titled The Ohrid Agreement: The travails of Inter-ethnic Relations in Macedonia, by stating that the document has addressed the discrimination of non-majority communities, especially the more numerous Albanians un-purposefully outlays the logic behind the concept of cultural and identity rights in the OFA: the more (numerous) .
7 For more on the Ohrid Peace Agreement, see Reka, Armend, “The Ohrid Agreement: The Travails of Inter-ethnic Relations in Macedonia”, Human Rights Review, vol. 9, no. 1 (), pp. 55– Mehmeti Ermira, Implementation of the Ohrid Framework Agreement,” in Power Sharing and the Implementation of the Ohrid Framework Agreement, Macedonia: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, ), Intermediate Implementation.
No further information is available. Ten years from the Ohrid Framework Agreement Is Macedonia Functioning as a multi-ethnic state? Edited by: Blerim Reka Tetovo, Police Reform: Ohrid Agreement In order to ensure that police are aware of and responsive to the needs and interests of the local population, local heads of police will be selected by municipal councils from lists of candidates proposed by the Ministry of Interior, .