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Youth Council of the U.S Embassy in North Macedonia

The Youth Council brings together youth from different disciplines, interests, ethnicities and religious backgrounds. Established by the U.S. Embassy in Skopje, it seeks to generate creative ideas and projects to empower the youth of Macedonia, and to strengthen the voice of youth by advising the Embassy on important youth issues.

#VoiceOfYouth – Supporting Young Musicians

The Youth Council of the U.S. Embassy’s core goal is to stand on behalf of the young people in our country, represent, and offer solutions for their challenges. Due to this pandemic many young artists have been left without adequate platforms for their development, especially young musicians. That is why …

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Youth Day Online Campaign

International Youth Day is celebrated every 12th of August. We, as a Youth Council, feel and have an enormous devotion in marking this day! As we already experienced, 2020 faced us with many obstacles. But united and devoted we are finally seeing the light out of the tunnel! In that …

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Love is Love! Happy Pride Month!

Every June, Pride Month is celebrated in order to acknowledge all the contributions by the LGBTQI+ and with that to cultivate diversity and inclusion. Even though the world shut down last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Youth Council was creative enough to come up with a different style …

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Call for Applications for New Members 2021

The Youth Council of the U.S. Embassy in the Republic of North Macedonia is seeking new members. This unique opportunity is open to all qualified youth living in North Macedonia. Together, we can make a difference! Why should you join our team? Develop skills to become a stronger young leader.Contribute …

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Youth Stories #Adventurous

The day I am writing this is September 20, 2019. I’ve lived here in Skopje for 35 days. A little over a month ago, I woke up at 10 AM, headed to the Village Coffee Shop in my hometown, Maplewood, New Jersey, with a friend and spoke about everything from …

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Melting Pot

On August 16 in a community building event between the Youth Council and U.S. Embassy’s internal Volunteer Corps the members, along with American Corner Skopje staff, U.S. Embassy staff met in Umbrella Restaurant for differently-abled people and managed to cook around 200 meals for people in need. This community building …

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Movie Night

On September 5 the Youth Council hosted a movie and snacks night in American Corner Skopje featuring the movie “Little Miss Sunshine” and a discussion afterwards on the topic of mental health.

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Youth Day

The message that our priority will be mental health was conveyed through a celebration of World Youth Day on August 12 through a casual networking event. The event featured three signature non-alcoholic drinks “Anxiety on the beach”, “Tropical Depression”, and “Brain Drain on Ice” that came with a caster containing …

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