Directorate for Bilateral relations with non-European countries


Director: Pajo Avirovikj

The Directorate for Bilateral Relations with Non-European Countries adopts annual work plans and reports; plans, organises, coordinates and monitors the bilateral relations and cooperation of the Republic of North Macedonia with the countries of North, Central and South America, Asia, Australia and the Pacific, Eurasia, Africa and the Middle East; participates in the formulation and implementation of established foreign-policy views of the country; monitors, analyses and informs on the internal development and relations in non-European countries; coordinates and cooperates with competent institutions and authorities of the country; provides guidelines and instructions for the representations in these countries and monitors their work; cooperates with the accredited representations of these countries in the Republic of North Macedonia; manages and organises the work of the sectors and departments in its composition; prepares and implements the staff training programme prior to being posted to the representations; evaluates the work of the organisational units and representations under its jurisdiction; performs other duties within its scope of activities.


Sector for North, Central and South America, East Asia, Australia and the Pacific

The Sector for North, Central and South America, East Asia, Australia and the Pacific prepares annual work plans and reports; performs and coordinates the activities and tasks related to the bilateral relations and cooperation of the Republic of North Macedonia and the countries of North, Central and South America, East Asia, Australia and the Pacific; monitors, analyses and informs on the bilateral relations and proposes measures and positions for their advancement; monitors, analyses and informs on the internal development and foreign policy of countries; prepares and participates in political consultations; coordinates and cooperates with competent institutions and authorities of the country; prepares guidelines and instructions for the representations and monitors their work; cooperates with the accredited representations of these countries in the Republic of North Macedonia; organises and evaluates the work of the departments in its composition; performs other duties within its scope of activities. The Department for North, Central and South America and the Department for East Asia, Australia and the Pacific operate within this Sector.


Sector for Eurasia, Africa, the Middle East and South Asia

The Sector for Eurasia, Africa, the Middle East and South Asia prepares annual work plans and reports; performs and coordinates the activities and tasks related to the bilateral relations and cooperation of the Republic of North Macedonia and the Eurasian countries and the countries of Africa, the Middle East and South Asia; monitors, analyses and informs on the bilateral relations and proposes measures and positions for their advancement; monitors, analyses and informs on the internal development and foreign policy of countries; prepares and participates in political consultations; coordinates and cooperates with competent institutions and authorities in the country; prepares guidelines and instructions for the representations in these countries and monitors their work; cooperates with the accredited representations of these countries in the Republic of North Macedonia; organises and evaluates the work of the departments in its composition; performs other duties within its scope of activities. The Department for Eurasia and the Department for Africa, the Middle East and South Asia operate within this Sector.

Last updated: 23 November 2020