Freedom and Security

Recommendations for improving parliamentary oversight

The Parliamentary oversight of the intelligence and security services plays a pivotal role in monitoring the work of the intelligence and security sector services in North Macedonia. The Parliamentary oversight is directly implemented through its assigned working bodies as well as through plenary sessions of the Assembly. However, the system for parliamentary oversight is an …

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Rekomandime për përmirësimin e punës së mbikqyrjes parlamentare

Mbikqyrja parlamentare e shërbimeve të sigurisë dhe inteligjencës, luan rolin kryesor në kontrollimin e punës së shërbimeve të sigurisë dhe inteligjencës në Maqedoninë e Veriut. Sidoqoftë, sistemi i mbikqyrjes parlamentare është një labirint ligjor dhe institucional. Një nga arsyet kryesore për këtë pengesë është shpërndarja joefikase e mbikqyrjes së shërbimeve të sigurisë dhe inteligjencës midis …

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Këshilli për mbikqyrje qytetare – Infografiku

Këshilli për Mbikqyrje Qytetare (KMQ) i Maqedonisë së Veriut është një organ hibrid, i krijuar për të siguruar mbikqyrje demokratike të zbatimit të ndjekes së komunikimit nga shërbimet e sigurisë dhe inteligjencës. Ky organ i krijuar rishtas është frymëzuar nga modeli kroat i mbikqyrjes qytetare të shërbimeve të sigurisë dhe përbëhet nga përfaqësues të shoqatave qytetare …

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Infographic – Council for civilian supervision

The council for civilian supervision of North Macedonia is a hybrid institution established with the sole goal to ensure a democratic oversight over the validity of administering the measures for communications surveillance of the intelligence and security sector services. This newly established body is based on the Croatian model of civil society oversight of the …

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EXPERT AND COMPETENT PARLIAMENTARY STAFF SERVICE FOR A HIGH QUALITY PARLIAMENTARY OVERSIGHT

The need for independent democratic oversight of the work of the security-intelligence services is a condition sine qua non in a democratic society, one towards which our society aspires. Having in mind the existing legal framework in N. Macedonia, the democratic oversight of the security-intelligence apparatus can be parliamentary and civilian. While it may be …

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PARLIAMENTARY OVERSIGHT OF THE WORK OF THE SECURITY AND INTELLIGENCE SERVICES IN NORTH MACEDONIA

Within the system of oversight of the work of the intelligence services in North Macedonia, several segments of oversight and control exist. Parliamentary oversight is one segment of the democratic supervision over the security and intelligence services in North Macedonia. Democratic supervision is fundamental to promoting the rule of law, ensuring checks and balances, and …

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Sell Out, Tune Out, Get Out, or Freak Out?

Eurothink and The Democratization Policy Council are pleased to share our report, Sell Out, Tune Out, Get Out, or Freak Out? Understanding Corruption, State Capture, Radicalization, Pacification, Resilience, and Emigration in Bosnia and Herzegovina and North Macedonia. The full volume is available, and also a stand-alone Executive Summary and Recommendations. This report was based on field work in 2020 …

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