In its 43rd session, the Government of North Macedonia analyzed and adopted the Information about the undertakend activities for the regular use of the System for collecting and processing statistical data about prevention and repression of corruption and money laundering, says the official press release.
“The Government ordered the Interior Ministry, the Interior Ministry – Bureau of Public Security, the Ministry of Finance-Financial Police Office, Ministry of Finance – Customs Administration, Ministry of Finance – Public Revenue Office, and Ministry of Finance – Office for Financial Intelligence, by 1st of March 2021 the soonest, to update all of the data in the “System for collecting and processing statistical data about prevention and repression of corruption and money laundering” about all criminal charges i.e. reports about corruption cases and money laundering that were submitted to the Basic Public Prosecutions during the period between January 2019 – December 2020. This has to be done in order to provide a complete insight into the statistical data about prevention and repression of corruption and money laundering,” said the press release.
On Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index for 2020, North Macedonia ranks 111th out of 180 ranked states.
At the same time, according to the Index for 2020, North Macedonia has the lowest result and the lowest ranking so far since 2001, when we were ranked for the first time on the Corruption Perceptions Index.