Despite minor improvements, including the renovation of one wing of the Skopje Prison investigation unit and the closure of three troubled wings of Idrizovo Prison, the Council of Europe Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT), in its latest report published in...
The OSCE and the EU marked Wednesday the beginning of a joint project to monitor trials in the field of organized crime and corruption, aimed at improving the administration of justice and reducing corruption and organized crime, which is necessary to meet the criteria for EU accession. The monitoring of...
Аbout 8 billion euros or close to 64% will reach the public debt this year, according to the projections of the Ministry of Finance in the Public Debt Management Strategy 2022-2026. This means that every family of four in the country, from 2021 onwards, will owe 16,000 euros. The...
Prime Minister and SDSM leader Zoran Zaev wrote in a Facebook post early on Wednesday that he and DPA leader Menduh Thaci agreed that the two parties will cooperate at the autumn local elections. SDSM and DPA will cooperate and mutually support each other in several municipalities, Zaev posted on...
At Wednesday's 92nd regular session, the Government approved the text of the Draft-Law on Payment of Monetary Compensation to Victims of Criminal Offenses, as well as the amendments to the Law on Protection of Natural Persons regarding the processing of personal data for prevention purposes. investigation, detection or prosecution...
We will have no choice but to introduce some form of restriction. The measures have been discussed and we will discuss further in order to protect the entire other population, and those measures will apply to the unvaccinated, said Health Minister Venko Filipche, and added that the specific measures...
After yesterday's statement by Prime Minister Zoran Zaev that there is no corruption in the senior echelons of government, i.e. that it was detected by administrative officials, the Trade Union of Administration Workers, Judicial Bodies and Citizens' Associations (UPOZ) released their reaction to the media. The UPOZ union in a...
The Skopje Court of Appeals has overturned the verdict against two DUI party officials Ismet Guri and Ejup Alimi, who faced three and a half years in prison for destroying election materials during the local elections in the municipality of Chair in 2013. "After a session held on 12.07.2021, passed...
Commenting on the 2021 budget review, Finance Think said that it was "the biggest plan in the existence of the state that should provide post-pandemic stimulus to the economy", but still, according to them, the rebalance indicates insufficient will to cut unproductive spending and increase of capital expenditures beyond...
In just one year, the Government led by SDSM and DUI costs Macedonia 752 million euros, said opposition MP LjupchoPrendzov from the VMRO-DPMNE-led "Renewal of Macedonia" coalition at today’s Parliament session. "752 million euros - that is how much the government led by DUI and SDSM cost the Republic of...