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Milorad Petreski and Goran Ilik
 
 
 
Milorad Petreski graduated at the Faculty of administration and information systems management, University St. Clement of Ohrid – Bitola in 2010. Few years later, in 2014, Milorad earned his Master degree in international law and international relations, at the Faculty of Law “Iustinianus Primus”, University St. Cyril and Methodius – Skopje, on the following theme: “The Admission of Newly Created States to international organizations”. He is also World Forum for Democracy 2014 Alumni, organized by the Council of Europe, Strasbourg, France. At the moment he is law student at the Faculty of Law, University St. Clement of Ohrid – Bitola. His areas of interest include: international law (public and private), international relations, international organizations, human rights, diplomacy, law of the European Union and the common foreign and security policy of the European Union.

Dr. Goran Ilik is Associate Professor at Law faculty at the University “St. Clement of Ohrid” - Bitola. Currently, he is Vice-Dean for science at the faculty. His scientific interests encompasses: law and politics of the EU, human rights, individual liberty, European federalism etc. Also he is author of the books: “Europe at the crossroads: The Treaty of Lisbon as a basis of European Union international identity” and “EUtopia: the international political power of the EU in the process of ideeologization of the post-American world”. Dr. Goran Ilik is co-founder of the Institute for Research and European Studies – Bitola and Editor-in-Chief of the international academic journal “Journal of Liberty and International Affairs”.
 
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Journal of Liberty and International Affairs | Vol. 2, No. 3 | January 2017
 
 
 
THE ADMISSION OF NEWLY CREATED STATES TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE UNITED NATIONS: THE CASE OF REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA
Milorad Petreski and Goran Ilik
 
 
 
 
Abstract
 
The international law which regulates the formation, functioning and legal capacity of international organizations, and also the international law in the United Nations system, are always relevant and subject to progressive development, because the international relations are in constant dynamics. Each newly created state has one major foreign policy goal during its first years of formation or after obtaining independence – admission to the membership of the United Nations. That is because the decision of admission to the membership of the UN guarantees the country’s statehood which can no longer be questioned. The country becomes part of a global community of nations – the international community. Therefore, the present paper is a qualitative research regarding the admission of new states to the international community, and the decision-making process concerning the admission of new Member States to the UN.
 
 
Keywords
 
United Nations; Security Council; General Assembly; international law; Republic of Macedonia
 
 
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