FORMS OF ILLEGAL AND FORCED MIGRATION IN THE REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA

Zoran Joveski

Abstract


Long transition process as well as the long process of political stabilization of thecountry, had extremely worsen the situation in the country and created a "free" space forthe development of new "modern" threats and challenges to peace and stability in theRepublic of Macedonia. In the contemporary context, the safety of citizens is not just amatter of external threats to national sovereignty and territorial integrity of the state, butalso implies building a society that effectively works. Forms presented below of illegal andforced migration, represent only part of a wider range of unconventional threats tointernational peace and stability that don`t recognize limitations, that are transnational andincreasingly operate without respect for national borders.As a serious threat to peace and stability of the Republic of Macedonia, illegal andforced migrations represent a challenge of the first order and priority for both national andregional security. Accordingly, in the context of preserving, improving and promoting peaceand stability in the Republic of Macedonia, of exceptionally importance is the presentationof their real and fair view.This article is an attempt to present some of the forms of illegal and forcedmigration that are present today, and that seriously endanger the peace and stability of the Republic of Macedonia.

Key words: unconventional threats, illegal and forced migration, security, peace,stability.


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