National members

Our national members are independent, national organizations that develop and run the national forest certification system in their country. 

The Council for Sustainable Forest Management in the Republic of Macedonia

The North Macedonian Forest Certification System was endorsed in 2018. The national system was replaced by the regional Balkan Forest Certification Scheme that achieved endorsement in August 2022. 

PEFC Balkans endorsement certificate (North Macedonia) 104.88 KB

2020 system elements

Sustainable forest management standard
Sustainable forest management standard (plantation)No
Sustainable forest management standard (trees outside forests)No
Group certification requirementsYes
Chain of custody requirements (PEFC International)Yes
Certification body requirements for chain of custody (PEFC International)Yes
Full system documentationYes

Endorsement milestones

To maintain its PEFC endorsement, the system must meet specific endorsement milestones. The first milestone is the start of the periodic review within five years of the national approval of the sustainable forest management standard.

  • National approval date: 28 October 2020
  • Review date: 28 October 2025
North Macedonian national system endorsement milestones 131.26 KB

2021-23 system assessment (regional system)

  • Status: Assessment finished, system endorsed
  • Assessment Report
  • Type: Endorsement of a new system 
  • Assessor: Form international
  • System submitted for assessment: 6 July 2021
  • Consultation: 4 August - 2 October 2021

Watch the recording of the webinar to find out more about this regional system.

System history

  • Regional system endorsed: 31 August 2022
  • System endorsed: 4 June 2018
  • Joined PEFC: 16 November 2016


The Council for Sustainable Forest Management in the Republic of Macedonia
st. Nikola Parapunov no. 41 - 5/3/307
1000 Skopje
North Macedonia

Saso Petrovski

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