BY SELIM IBRAIMI- The Albanians of Northern Macedonia do not have proper institutions for the study of their history, culture, tradition and their future in the decades to come. There are some educational institutions but unfortunately they have completely degraded the national future of the Albanians and undoubtedly the international representation of their identity.

The politicization of education and the infiltration of individuals by the political parties  into universities and institutes has prevented many young people from finding themselves or being outside the system of educational, professional and individual development. It is the national emergency of the Albanians of N. Macedonia to fight these groups and political castes attached to institutions that block the future. Hiding these groups behind some foreign embassy staff and clans can not hide their abuses and their weak skills.

From now on, when Northern Macedonia is getting ready to open chapters with the EU, Albanians and young people together with students, must demand accountability from the elected by ending the manipulations coming from political parties, leaders and all those who are well connected  and strong with stakeholders who obviously work for and against youth and citizens. 

We need executives, managers and institutions that anticipate the political, economic, social, health and demographic dynamics of the Albanians of Northern Macedonia. Without these qualities, human and institutional resources, the Albanians of Northern Macedonia will be faced and challenged by local and foreign actors and their future will be endangered and questioned by geopolitical turbulences. (ISSDMaqedonia- @CSSDMacedonia)


[box type=”download” align=”aligncenter” ]Selim Ibraimi is an Albanian-American international politics analyst and researcher on Balkan affairs. He graduated in Journalism (BA). He holds a master’s degree in International Relations (MA) from Webster University, Scott Air Force Base in the United States. Selim Ibraimi is a PhD student in Political Science at the South East European University in Tetovo, N. Macedonia. He lives and works in the United States and N. Macedonia. He is the Director of the Institute for Security Studies and Development – Macedonia (ISSD). Ibraimi is the author of several books and publications on the Balkans. “The Cold Peace” (10 years of geopolitical reconfigurations in the Balkans) -2016. “The Territory of Silent War” (New Trends and Dynamics in Southeast Europe) -2018. -The Decisive Battle (The Plague of the border changes in the Balkans) -2019[/box]