Policy Briefs and Studies

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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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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GUIDELINES FOR INCLUSION OF THE CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS IN CHAPTER 24

The removal of internal border controls, the creation of a common market and the establishment of the four freedoms of movement as a key principlefor the functioning of the EU raised the issues of concurrent reduction and overcoming of the security risks it entails and creation of an area ofjustice, freedom and security. Within that …

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EUROPEAN POLICY BRIEF MIICT First Policy Brief

The MIICT (ICT-enabled public services for migration) project aims to positively influence existing policiessupporting the integration of migrants through recommendations and best practice modelling. While themain focus of MIICT is on ICT-based solutions, the consortium acknowledges that support for training andimproving the societal understanding of migrants’ challenges are central to improving migrationintegration. This policy brief …

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