Alike in most countries, the parliaments of Albania, Kosovo, and North Macedonia are affected by an information paradox: MPs are overloaded with information, yet there is a shortage of specific information on which to base their work.
At a time when it is becoming more difficult to distinguish between fact and fiction, parliaments increasingly need an in-house base of knowledge on which to rely to perform their work of oversight and law-making.
Given that the role of civil society is principal to public oversight in Albania, Kosovo, and North Macedonia, their cooperation with parliament needs to be further embedded into parliamentary oversight.
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Improving the information position of the parliaments of Albania, Kosovo and North Macedonia