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ISSUE 1, 2018

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MAAA is a non-profit “think – tank” organization, established in 2000. MAAA has clear operational structure that derives its competencies from a MAAA Statute.

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Lasting for more than three hours on a humid July afternoon, MAAA’s Assembly meeting seemed like the longest and most exhausting meeting I have ever attended in my life. Being 38 weeks pregnant at the time and climbing the stairs to the third floor because the elevator was out of order, I remember questioning myself if my presence there was a good idea. But, looking at it from today's perspective, I don't regret being there at all and meeting all the amazing people who are part of our organization.

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An Interview with Mišo Dokmanović, president of MAAA

The president of MAAA, Prof. Mišo Dokmanović, talks about the association and the opportunities it offers to the current and future alumni as well as about the past and future activities of MAAA.

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Frank Sinatra once said that the best way to start any musical evening is with Ella Fitzgerald. And "it doesn't get better than this".

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An interview with Ben Lingeman

Mr. Ben Lingeman, the Assistant Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Skopje discusses the Embassy’s educational exchange programs and their importance, as well as the benefit that Macedonian students would have from studying in the United States.

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On December 16, 2017, about 30 alumni took part in the MAAA Strategic Planning Event, held in the Ethno Complex “Macedonian Village” in Gorno Nerezi, Skopje. After the official greeting from the president of MAAA, Dr.Mišo Dokmanović, the agenda for the day was set.

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An interview with Gazmend Ilazi

I interviewed Mr. Gazmend Ilazi, the Educational Affairs Assistant at the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Skopje, about his duties at the Embassy, the opportunities the Embassy offers to young people from Macedonia to apply to various exchange programs as well as to Americans who want to study in Macedonia.

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US State Department's Exchange Programs and Grants

US Department of State offers number of exchange programs and grant opportunities for their huge alumni network worldwide and for new, potential candidates, excelling in their fields of study and work, as future ambassadors of the American culture in their home countries.

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Bulding bridges of cooperation
between the United States and Macedonia