Project Description

Radmila Šekerinska Jankovska

Minister of Defense of North Macedonia

Mrs. Radmila Šekerinska – Jankovska is the current Minister of Defence of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

She has served four mandates as Member of Parliament (1998-2002; 2006-2008; 2008-2011 and 2011-2014). She was also the President of the National Council for European Integration, since its establishment. In this capacity, she has been a member of several bodies: the Foreign Affairs Committee, Committee on Labour and Social Policy, European Affairs Committee, Education Committee and the Environment Committee.

Minister Šekerinska – Jankovskahas been a member of the Interparliamentary Union delegation, the Group for Cooperation with the European Parliament and the Parliamentary Francophone Group.

From 2002 to 2006, Mrs. Šekerinska – Jankovska was the Deputy Prime Minister responsible for European integration and foreign aid coordination in three consecutive Governments. She was also the acting Prime Minister of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on two occasions during care-taking periods in 2004.

As Deputy Prime Minister responsible for EU integration, she conducted the political dialogue with the European Commission on the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia’s accession conditions. Mrs. Šekerinska – Jankovska was the co-Chair of the Stabilization and Association Committee, established within the Stabilization and Association Agreement between the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and the EU.

Mrs. Šekerinska – Jankovska received received her Masters in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, USA and her Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Skopje.