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National Commissions: UNESCO
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The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
National Commission for UNESCO of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
General Information
English NameNational Commission for UNESCO of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
French NameCommission nationale pour l'UNESCO de l'ex-République yougoslave de Macédoine

Ministry of Culture
Gjuro Gjakovik, 61
1000 Skopje
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Phone(+389 2) 3240 517 (Secretary General );
(+389 2) 3240 591 (Secretariat);

(+389 2) 3240 500;
(+389 2) 3240 555

Fax(+389 2) 3240 533

(+389 2) 3226 920
E-maill.topuzovska@kultura.gov.mk (SG); minister@kultura.gov.mk (Pt)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.orghttp://www.kultura.gov.mk
Correspondence LanguageENGLISH
Office Holders
NameMs Elizabeta Kancheska-Milevska *
Election Date09 Septembre 2008
Mandated duration
StartedSeptember 2008
Type of Appointment* Ex Officio
Government PostMinister of Culture

NameMs Lidija Topuzovska
StartedApril 2001

Date and Method of Creation1994
Documentation CentreThe documentation centre mainly holds UNESCO publications.
Structure of the CommissionThe National Commission consists of the following bodies:
- The General Assembly (25 members), which meets when required;
- The Executive Committee (8 members), which meets once or twice a year;
- Four Programme Committees dealing with: (1) Science; (2) Culture; (3) Education; and (4) Information, Communication and Informatics;
- The Secretariat.
Members/CompositionThe National Commission comprises 25 members representing Ministries (Education and Science; Foreign Affairs; Environment), universities, national institutions involved in UNESCO's fields of activities, national theatres, the national Philarmonic Orchestra and eminent personalities from the science and arts communities.
Interaction with UNESCO and National Commissions
OverviewThe Macedonian National Commission for UNESCO cooperates with the Slovenian National Commission.