Documents: Anti-corruption policy - Institutions and policy

 Rule of Law in View of EU Accession – April-June 2023

  •  24 July 2023
  •  Ardita Abazi Imeri, Angela Delevska, Beba Zhagar, Juljana Karai
  •  National
  •  Non-governmental organization
  •  Report

This brief summarises the key developments about the rule of law in view of EU accession in North Macedonia from April to June 2023. It includes monitoring the fundamentals of EU accession, including key developments in the functioning of democratic institutions, public administration reform and chapter 23: judiciary and fundamental rights.

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 Rule of Law in View of EU Accession – January-March 2023

  •  27 April 2023
  •  Angela Delevska, Angel Mojsovski, Beba Zhagar, Naum Lokoski
  •  National
  •  Non-governmental organization
  •  Report

This brief summarises the key developments about the rule of law in view of EU accession in North Macedonia from January to March 2023. It includes monitoring the fundamentals of EU accession, including key developments in the functioning of democratic institutions, public administration reform and chapter 23: judiciary and fundamental rights.

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 Rule of Law in View of EU Accession – October-December 2022

  •  31 January 2023
  •  Angela Delevska, Angel Mojsovski, Beba Zhagar
  •  National
  •  Non-governmental organization
  •  Report

This brief summarises the key developments in relation to rule of law in view of EU accession in North Macedonia for the period October – December 2022. It includes monitoring the fundamentals of EU accession, including key developments in the functioning of democratic institutions, public administration reform, and Chapter 23: judiciary and fundamental rights.

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 Извештај во сенка за Поглавје 23 за периодот октомври 2021 – септември 2022

  •  29 December 2022
  •  National
  •  Non-governmental organization
  •  Report

 Presentation 2 CH 23 EU_Anti corruption policy

  •  28 October 2022
  •  EU
  •  Official
  •  Other

Article 67 TFUE entails that the Union shall endeavour to ensure a high level of security through measures to prevent and combat crime; Article 83 (1) TFUE lists corruption listed among the particularly serious crimes with a cross-border dimension for which minimum rules on the definition of criminal offences and sanctions may be established and Article 84 TFUE entails the possibility to establish measures to promote and support the action of member states in the field of crime prevention. Anti-corruption instruments at EU level include: the European Semester of economic governance; mainstream AC provisions in relevant legal initiatives; technical and financial support and participation in international fora active in the fight against corruption: GRECO, UNCAC, G20, OECD.

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 Rule of Law in View of EU Accession – July-September 2022

  •  25 October 2022
  •  Angela Delevska, Angel Mojsovski, Beba Zhagar
  •  National
  •  Non-governmental organization
  •  Report

This brief summarises the key developments in relation to the rule of law in view of EU accession in North Macedonia for the period of July– September 2022. It includes monitoring the fundamentals of EU accession, including key developments in the functioning of democratic institutions, public administration reform, and chapter 23: judiciary and fundamental rights.

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 Rule of Law in View of EU Accession – April-June 2022

  •  21 July 2022
  •  Angela Delevska, Angel Mojsovski, Beba Zhagar
  •  National
  •  Non-governmental organization
  •  Report

This brief summarises the key developments in relation to rule of law in view of EU accession in North Macedonia for the period April – June 2022. It includes the monitoring of the fundamentals of EU accession, including key developments in the functioning of democratic institutions, public administration reform and chapter 23: judiciary and fundamental rights.

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 Rule of Law in View of EU Accession – January-March 2022

  •  21 April 2022
  •  Ardita Abazi Imeri, Angela Delevska, Angel Mojsovski, Iva Conevska Vangelova
  •  National
  •  Non-governmental organization
  •  Report

This brief summarises the key developments in relation to rule of law in view of EU accession in North Macedonia for the period January – March 2022. It includes the monitoring of the fundamentals of EU accession, including key developments in the functioning of democratic institutions, public administration reform and chapter 23: Judiciary and Fundamental rights. The brief is based on regular monitoring of the key institutions, desk review of available information as well as requests for free access to public information.

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 The importance of the humans rights-based approach in the response to the COVID-19 health crisis in Republic of North Macedonia

  •  29 March 2022
  •  Martina Smilevska Kcheva
  •  National
  •  Non-governmental organization
  •  Policy document

The pandemic caused by COVID-19 caused a health, economic and social crisis in the Republic of North Macedonia. In response to the pandemic, the government took a number of restrictive measures to prevent people from being exposed to the virus, thus slowing down its spreading, and introduced a set of measures to mitigate the adverse effects of the imposed restrictions. The adopted measures contributed significantly towards restricting citizens’ rights, and included a curfew, maintaining social distance, restricting movement and gathering, closing borders and stopping air traffic, online education, and the like. While such restrictions of the freedoms and rights may have, in part, been necessary to control the pandemic, many of them were too broad or neglected to consider effects on the most vulnerable categories of citizens, not only of the virus, but also of the socio-economic consequences. Hence, the purpose of this public policy paper is to analyze the response of the Gov

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 Immigration detention in North Macedonia expressed in numbers

  •  29 December 2021
  •  Igor Stojcevski
  •  National
  •  Non-governmental organization
  •  Report

The number of detained persons in 2021 (388) is continuously increasing compared to the previous years (2020 – 317, 2019 – 225). There is a slight decrease in the number of detained children in 2021 (55) compared to the same period in 2020 (76). The average period that children spent in detention in RTC Vinojug is 29 days and the maximum is 50 days. In most cases, legal guardian was appointed to the unaccompanied detained children. However sometimes there was a delay in the timely appointment of a guardian. In 2021 the persons were detained at three locations in RC Gazi Baba, RTC Vinojug and RTC Tabanovce. Migrants at RTC Vinojug who were detained as witnesses in the proceedings against the smugglers continued to be held in quarantine before being brought in front of a public prosecutor.

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