You are here: Home|Media Centre |News|YATA Macedonia at International Conference in Croatia: NATO – achievements and challenges
YATA Macedonia at International Conference in Croatia: NATO – achievements and challenges PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 16 April 2015 11:30

From 8 to 10 April 2015 delegation of the Euro-Atlantic Council of Macedonia (EACM) led by the YATA President Ilija Djugumanov took part at an international conference entitled “NATO – achievements and challenges” which was held in Zagreb, Croatia at the invitation of the Atlantic Council of Croatia.


The conference for security and cooperation in Zagreb is traditionally held for the last 15 years.

The conference is organized by the Atlantic Council of Croatia with the support of the Ministry of Defense of Croatia. The topics at the conference were devoted to the new Strategic Concept of NATO for the Balkan Countries and future challenges.


Within the framework of the Conference, the President of the Republic of Croatia stressed that Croatia is confident that the NATO will stay open for every country which requires a membership in the Alliance. Besides the President, other speakers at the Conference were: Mayor General Drago Lovric, Deputy-Minister of Defense, Ms. Visnja Tafra, ATA President, Mr. Fabricio Luciolli and the President of the Euro-Atlantic Council of Croatia Mr. Radovan Vukadinovic.


After the opening remarks, the youths were discussing and debating the security issues in the Western Balkans with focus on the youths themselves.

The conference gathered delegations and representatives from Serbia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Macedonia.


Besides the YATA President, Mr. Djugumanov, Mr. Hristijan Koneski member of YATA Macedonia participated at the event.