THE HIGH LEVEL ACCESSION DIALOGUE FOR MACEDONIA: ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES

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Mladen Karadjoski

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One of the strategic goals for the Republic of Macedonia is membership in the European Union. At the end of 2011, the Commission launched a so-called High-Level Accession Dialogue for Macedonia, with a possibility to start the negotiations after the fulfillment of the Dialogue goals and benchmarks. For these reasons, the main goal of this paper will be to give an answer of the dilemma of whether the Accession Dialogue for Macedonia is an accelerator of the entrance in the European Union, or is just a sophisticated tool for delay of the start of the negotiations for final accession. The expected results will correspond with the future EU plans for Macedonia, but also for the other Western Balkan countries, i.e. we will try to examine whether these countries have a realistic perspective for entrance in the European Union, or they are just a “declarative décor” for the vocabulary of the Brussels diplomats and member countries representatives. That will help to determine i.e. to try to predict the next steps of these countries, connected with the European integration, regardless of the actual constellation in the European Union concerning the Enlargement policy. The descriptive method, content analysis method, comparative method, but also the inductive and deductive methods will be used in this paper.

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Karadjoski, M. . (2020). THE HIGH LEVEL ACCESSION DIALOGUE FOR MACEDONIA: ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES. Journal of Liberty and International Affairs, 1(1). Retrieved from https://e-jlia.com/index.php/jlia/article/view/8
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Mladen Karadjoski, Law Faculty, University “St. Kliment Ohridski” – Bitola

Dr. Mladen Karadjoski works as Assistant Professor at the Law Faculty, University St. Clement of Ohrid - Bitola. In his academic career, he participated at numerous scientific conferences, seminars, forums, workshops, etc. He is an author and co-author of many published articles. Some of them are Discrepancies between anti-corruption legislation and practice in Macedonia, 10th Cross-border Crime Colloquium, 10th edition, Crime, money and criminal mobility in Europe, Wolf legal publishers, Nijmegen, Netherlands, 2009; Public administration in the Republic of Macedonia: legal aspects, reforms, management processes, Scientific Journal, Warsaw, Poland, 2010; Functional characteristics of the informational system of finance in transition countries, Book of papers from the 5th International Science Conference of ASECU, Tirana, Albania, 2010; Eurocentrism and the obstacles for the entrance of Western Balkans and Turkey in EU, Scientific Journal - European Perspectives, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2011.

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