Justice, Freedom and Security

Expert Report: Recommendations of the Senior Experts Group on systemic Rule of Law issues relating to the communications interception revealed in Spring 2015

The expert report and recommendations  on systemic Rule of Law issues and communication interception is published for research and archival purposes only.  Here is a list of urgent reform priorities to be fulfilled by North Macedonia in the fields of rule of law and fundamental rights, de-politicization of the public administration, freedom of expression and …

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“Combatting Forest Threats: Institutional Capacities”

On October 7, 2021 Eurothink – Centre for European Strategies organized a public discussion entitled: Combatting Forest threats: Institutional capacities. The discussion was part of the project: ” Bottom-Up Opposition to Illegal Logging in North Macedonia” that is currently being implemented with the support of the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) through Embassy of …

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National Resilience Dialogue in North Macedonia and a round table event-On the same side: “Enhancing cooperation between civil society and the government to strengthen resilience against organized crime”

On September 22, representatives of Eurothink – Center for European Strategies participated in a National Resilience Dialogue in North Macedonia organized by the Global Initiative against transnational organized crime (GI-ToC). This event brought together key representatives of the civil society sector in North Macedonia, countrywide, with the purpose of promoting collective action, cross border collaboration and to provide opportunities for experience and information sharing, lessons learnt, mutual support and assistance. This dialogue provided …

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Public discussion: “Tackling illiberal and Eurosceptic narratives from below”

On September 28, 2021, Eurothink– Center for European Strategies organized the first hybrid public discussion as part of the international project: Tackling illiberal and Eurosceptical narratives from below co-funded by the Europe for Citizens program of the European Union. This project is being implemented in collaboration with three partner organizations: The Scuola Normale Superiore – Florence/Pisa, Italy; University of Ljubljana, Slovenia and Jan …

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Towards transparent, accountable and inclusive policing in North Macedonia

The Center for European Strategies – Eurothink has launched a new project: Towards transparent, accountable, and inclusive police in North Macedonia in collaboration with the Ministry of Interior Affairs (MOI) of North Macedonia and funded by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). For that purpose, Eurothink and MOI signed a Memorandum of collaboration.  This project initiative aims at contributing to democratic …

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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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