The Council today adopted a set of conclusions concerning the implementation by the EU of the United Nations' 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development, which was established in 2015 and comprises a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Given the horizontal nature of the 2030 Agenda, its implementation requires a cross-policy approach by the EU and its member states. Earlier this year, the Commission published a reflection paper "Towards an ever more sustainable Union by 2030," to which the conclusions are a response.
On 19 March, the fifteenth meeting of the Stabilisation and Association Council took stock of the relations between the Republic of North Macedonia and the European Union, focusing especially on political and economic criteria, and financial cooperation
Freedom, stability and a better standard of living are the main values, and expectations, that high school students usually link to the EU. Actor Driton Vejseli took part in the debate of Demir Hisar pupils with EU Ambassador Žbogar, saying that the popular TV sitcom where he stars shows that diversity is an asset that, combined with humour, can turn into a strong uniting factor. The discussion saw questions about benefits from EU membership, the Prespa Agreement and the reforms, but also about Brexit and - for the first time in this series of debates - the LGBTI rights in the country.