The name, PRESPA Institute comes from the Prespa Accord, or Final Agreement for the settlement of the differences as described in the United Nations Security Council Resolutions 817 (1993) and 845 (1993), the termination of the Interim Accord of 1995, and the establishment of a Strategic Partnership between the Parties, signed on June 17, 2018 in the village of Psarades, Greece, the meaning it has for North Macedonia and the policies that the institute will focus on, as well as their impact on our country, the Western Balkans and wider in Europe.


    In-depth research leading to new ideas for problem solving.


    Dynamic group of analysts and researchers that conducts in-depth research International and European Affairs influencing decision-making processes and actions, contributing to the Europeanization of North Macedonia and the Western Balkans.

3I Index

International presence

EU Observatory


Image Observatory

The image of North Macedonia

Our values and goals

About us

Prespa Institute is an independent think tank center founded on the idea that research-based policy making is essential for the welfare and prosperity of societies. Established in Skopje 2019, Prespa Institute carries out research and development projects, specializing in the areas of International Affairs and Foreign Policy, as well as European Affairs and Europeanization. The institute is dedicated to study, research and analysis as well as promotion of knowledge on the current state of affairs in North Macedonia and the Western Balkans.