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Gratitude and support for Habitat Macedonia

The first visit to Habitat Macedonia for Rick Hathaway, Habitat for Humanity International’s Vice President for Europe, Middle East and Africa, was an opportunity to meet the Macedonian President Stevo Pendarovski.

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High level briefing on REE and climate change

Multi-stakeholder collaboration briefing on climate change and residential energy efficiency took place on Habitat Macedonia’s construction site in Veles on June 24, 2021, with high level participation that included Rick Hathaway, HFH Vice President for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Fatmir Bytyqi, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of North Macedonia, Irena Stefoska, Minister of Culture of the Republic of North Macedonia, Erik Janowsky, Country Representative of USAID/North Macedonia, Ace Kocevski, the Mayor of Veles and Zoran Kostov, National Director of Habitat Macedonia.

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Urbanization of Shuto Orizari underway

More than 17,000 inhabitants of the municipality of Shuto Orizari, on the outskirts of the capital Skopje, are finally assured that their quarters are going to be urbanized according to the law, after Habitat Macedonia selected two reputable companies to develop detailed urban plans for more than 150 hectares (1.5 million sq.m.) of densely populated area with slum-like neighborhoods.

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