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Wednesday, 27 April 2016 13:57

Given the success and the large interest for the past student simulations and all events of its type in the country, the Euro-Atlantic Council of Macedonia organized the 6th NATO Student Simulation on the topic:"NATO in the eyes of Warsaw Summit".

The event was practically a youth summit where the students simulated a NATO Summit Meeting assuming the roles of Head of States and Governments and media representatives. The event was highly educational because it allowed students closer and deeper to learn about the issues of NATO, security and international politics, this time in the anticipation of Warsaw Summit. The NATO Student Simulation is a an annual and traditional youth project carried out by the Euro-Atlantic Council of Macedonia and reflects a scenario of a real-life meeting of the North Atlantic Council.

Participants at the simulation were students from universities in Macedonia who were adequately prepared for the simulation representing countries members of NATO and media journalists.

The simulation was opened by Mr. Ilija Djugumanov the President of the youth of the Euro-Atlantic Council (YATA Macedonia).  Video addressing had Mr. Zsolt Rabai, Program officer from NATO Public Diplomacy Division. Special guests that addressed the participants and wished them successful event were Dr. Bekim Maksuti, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Defence, Mr. Ismet Ramadani, President of the Euro-Atlantic Council of Macedonia and Navy Captain Rumen Radev, the Head of NATO Liaison Office in Skopje.

The chairman of this year’s simulation was the Vice President of the World Youth, Mr. Robert Ivitca Sushich.

The students had an honor to be awarded with certificates by His Excellency American Ambassador Mr. Jess L. Baily. They had also a unique opportunity to refer a couple of questions in relation to Euro-Atlantic integrations that were addressed by His Excellency.

The event took place on 26th April 2016 at the ERA Center in Skopje.

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