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Truthmeter.mk: Public Prosecutor’s Office operates with only a third of the planned staff

Budget cuts, lack of resources, and lack of staff ultimately result poorly in the fight against corruption. The Public Prosecutor’s Office should play a leading role in the fight against corruption, but, unfortunately, this is a major obstacle in North Macedonia, writes Truthmeter.mk. Meta.mk republishes the story in its entirety below:   Author: Goran Lefkov The insufficient number of professional associates and other...

The research about media reforms conducted by Metamorphosis shows small achievements despite high expectations

The situation with the media in the reformatory sector have been stopped midway and the media in Macedonia are facing with another entrapment like we had in the period-2015/16С due to the danger of depending on public assets. This was stated in the latest research about one of the key conditions that were set by the EU for the...

European Commission confirms Macedonia should start the EU accession negotiations

The European Commission (EC) adopted the mini report about Macedonia and Albania that confirms Macedonia's confirmation for starting the accession negotiations with the EU. The Commission stresses that Macedonia has strengthened its efforts and has delivered tangible and sustainable results from key areas identified in the Council of EU's conclusions dated from June 2018. The EC greeted the passing...

Macedonian Prime Minister Spasovski meets with French Ambassador Thimonier: The government will focus on providing favorable conditions for fair trials and continuation of reforms

Prime Minister Oliver Spasovski has met today with the French Ambassador Christian Thimonier and during the meeting hopes were expressed that the interim government will focus on providing fair and democratic elections and it is expected to continue with the reformatory processes. "The government will be working at full speed. We are dedicated to advancing all possible segments. Our...

Apart from half of state institutions, state directors will be appointed by a committee instead of the Government

A committee instead of the Government will be appointing high ranking managers in institutions by selecting candidates -professionals. But this will not be happening in all of the public sector. The changes, along with the prescribed disciplinary responsibility for managers, is planned as part of the draft law for high-ranking managing service, that the Government has adopted during its...

Pendarovski: Now is not the time for disappointment, but to reunite and implement serious reforms

In his address to the nation, President Stevo Pendarovski said that now is not the time for disappointments and for minor political points because the country wasn't approved a date for starting the accession negotiations, but now is the time to unite in order to accomplish the goals. He stated that he has summoned the leaders of the biggest...

Mickoski calls for elections and urgent reforms

The non-approval of a starting date is bad and unpleasant news for Macedonia. We have to be aware that the country is entering into a state of disappointment and all of this is a consequence of wrong policies that were conducted in the last few years. This was stated today by VMRO-DPMNE's party leader Hristijan Mickoski. "I will agree that the...

Van Rompuy: Finish the reforms and we shall accept you with open arms

Herman Van Rompuy, the first President Emeritus of the European Council, former Prime Minister of Belgium and current Chairman of the Board of the College of Europe in Bruges, in an interview for the European Western Balkans even though he says that he openly supports the start of the accession negotiations with Macedonia and Albania, he warns that the...

AJM: The 1TV case is the last alarm for urgent media reforms

The recent happenings with the detention of Bojan Jovanovski, manager of the 1TV is causing serious doubt of serious misuse by individuals of the media for personal gain, states the Association of Journalists (AJM). "This development of the events related to 1TV represent a blow over the reputation of the professional journalism, and if there is no appropriate...

Atanasov’s resignation is causing dilemmas: What happened to the education reforms?

The resignation of the Deputy- Minister of Education and Science Petar Atanasov has raised new issues that have to be analyzed - why are the education reforms stagnating and why hasn't anything been put into practice that was expected and promised in the past period? Atanasov says that the main priorities in education for achieving higher quality haven't been met...

General Gjurchinovski: ARM will restructure in its new formation in the next 10 years

The army's transformation process into its new formation structure will last 10 years announced the Chief of Staff, Lieutenant-General Vasko Gjurchinovski. ARM's transformation was announced in the Strategic defense overview that was made last year, and Gjurchinovski expects the President and Supreme COmmander Stevo Pendarovski to determine the new structure and formation of the army soon, that will encompass...

Anti-corruption and compromises – mission impossible

Establishment of entirely new integrity system centrally and locally; increase of the severity of the infringement policy in the main anti-corruption law and amendment to the existing law on protection of whistleblowers are just some of the recommendations that have arisen as conclusions from the research conducted by Metamorphosis Foundation which addressed the topic of Anti-corruption and Fight against...

With the announced reform, Spasovski will hand down a part of his authorizations to Nikolovski

With the announced reform of the security-intelligence system in Macedonia, a big part of the authorizations that the Minister of Interior (currently that is Oliver Spasovski) has had will be handed over to the Director of the newly formed Agency for internal intelligence which founding has contributed to the abolishing the Administration for Security and Counter-Intelligence (whose current director...

Zaev: The threshold for the progressive taxes was chosen carefully and we will not withdraw

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, regarding the progressive tax, announced today at the Government that he will not back down since certain appeasements were already made once. -We made our appeasement. From 1000 euros we made an appeasement to 1500 euros. I will stress once again that we have active workers or a number of people who receive wages between...

This week the European Parliament votes on whether to-save the internet or kill it

This week, on September 12, the European Parliament is going to vote on a bill that threatens to irreparably damage the Internet as we know it. Under the guise of copyright reform, there are are a number of “reforms” that are going to cripple fundamental rights online. One of them is Article 11 of the bill, which it was desired...

Macedonia has to apologize to El-Masri until March

The Republic of Macedonia is threatened with the first Resolution with an indictment by the Council of Europe if until March this year it doesn't issue an apology to the German citizen of Lebanese origin, Kalid el-Masri. This was said at today's press conference about the second monitoring report regarding the reforms in the judiciary, organized by representatives of...

This is the beginning of a wonderful friendship, Juncker told Zaev

We are very pleased with the work the Prime Minister has done so far, and even though this is our first meeting, I know that this is a start of a wonderful friendship, said today in Brussels the President of the European Commission, Jean Claude Juncker during the joint press conference with Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and the EU...

Osmani: If we do what is needed, I expect a date for negotiations in June

In June, we are waiting for a date for the start of negotiations with the EU, of course, only if we finish the job properly, said Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs, Bujar Osmani at a session dedicated to MPs questions tonight. Responding to MP Artan Grubi, about what is being done concerning the European integration plan, Osmani said that...

Osmani: The goal of the “3-6-9” plan is not to continue with “12”, but with the start of negotiations with the EU

The goal of the "3-6-9" plan is not to implement a new section “12” after, but with a decision to start negotiations, said Deputy Prime Minister Bujar Osmani at a joint meeting with the ministers Oliver Spasovski, Biljan Salji and Damjan Manchevski with EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn. Osmani's cabinet announced that the Deputy Prime Minister introduced Hahn with the sections...

Spasovski: The new regulation for monitoring communications will be over by New Year

The termination of article 175 of the Law for electronic communications on part of the Constitutional Court in this moment will lead to a vacuum situation where the possibility of any kind of legal monitoring of communications will be denied, a kind of monitoring that would be within the framework of protection of Macedonia's constitutional order and fight against...