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Protecting the charm of Skopje's old city (The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)

Protecting the charm of Skopje's old city (The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)

In recent years, the number of vehicles in the old city of Skopje significantly increased. The European Union financed the installation of hydraulic and static bollards in eight different entrances to control vehicle access to the old town. The old town streets became safer and the Old Bazaar, a cultural and historic monument from the 10th century, gained some of its charm back.

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23/12/14 - JOINT STATEMENT BY CANADA AND THE EUROPEAN UNION ON ACCESS TO THE EUROPEAN UNION OF SEAL PRODUCTS FROM INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES OF CANADA pdf - 45 KB [45 KB]

Having regard to the values, interests, culture, and traditions of indigenous communities; Recognising that the hunting of seals by indigenous communities of Canada has been an integral part of their tradition, culture, and identity since time immemorial and that they rely on the seal hunt for the direct necessities of life and to sustain their communities economically through the income it generates; Recalling that the European Union's regulations on trade in seal products seek to ensure that the fundamental economic and social interests of indigenous communities which hunt seals for their subsistence will not be adversely affected;

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