The relations between Slovenia and North Macedonia have traditionally been friendly and the countries have been good partners. Between the two countries there is an intensive cooperation and constant dialogue both at political, economic as on cultural and scientific level.
Slovenia has always been supporting North Macedonia politically, professionally and technically on her accession to the EU and NATO.
North Macedonia is for Slovenia one of the priority countries in the offering of international development assistance.
In accordance with the bilateral agreement, the development cooperation between Slovenia and North Macedonia focuses on the environmental protection, particularly the protection of water resources and management of waste water and energy efficiency. In this context, it places particular emphasis on the strengthening of the economic growth and balanced regional development and the modernization of the public administration and training in the field of approximation to the EU.