Military Reform: Ohrid Agreement

5. Non-Discrimination and Equitable Representation

5.1. Taking into account i.a. the recommendations of the already established governmental commission, the parties will take concrete action to increase the representation of members of communities not in the majority in Macedonia in public administration, the military, and public enterprises, as well as to improve their access to public financing for business development.

Implementation History

2001

Minimum Implementation

After the agreement, Macedonian government made remarkable progress by incorporating ethnic minorities in public services, including military services.1 Information on ethnic composition of military were not available. 

  • 1. "People-Centred Analysis: Quality of Social Services,” UNDP and SEEU, 2010, 65.
2002

Minimum Implementation

No developments observed this year.

2003

Minimum Implementation

No developments observed this year.

2004

Minimum Implementation

No developments observed this year.

2005

Minimum Implementation

No developments observed this year.

2006

Minimum Implementation

No developments observed this year.

2007

Minimum Implementation

No developments observed this year.

2008

Minimum Implementation

According to the 2008 data on the ethnic composition, 22% of the professional army representatives are ethnic Albanians, 2.3% are Turks, 1.3% are Roma and 2.4% are Serbs.2

2009

Full Implementation

No further developments observed.

2010

Full Implementation

No further developments observed.