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Category Archive for "Anti-Corruption Talks in the Parliament"
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MIRROR MIRROR ON THE WALL, HOW ARE ANTI-CORRUPTION EFFORTS GOIN’? National Strategy oversight guidelines

The oversight over the implementation of the national Strategy for Fight Against Corruption is an important mean that should ensure that the Strategy delivers concrete results for the citizens, which is the objective of any public policy. The key...

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Centralized efforts, fragmented responsibilities: Government anticorruption plans and the role of the Parliament

Anti-corruption policies and narratives are gaining ground in the government agendas in the Western Balkans region. North Macedonia is one of the countries facing serious challenges in the fight against corruption. The government, regardless of the outcome, has made...

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Combating corruption during a pandemic: reduced efforts and stagnation

The fight against corruption must continue in times of crisis. Dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic has shown that reduced anticorruption efforts contribute to even deeper crisis and prevent effective response from the institutions. Stagnation in the rule of law...

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What is the cost and what should be the cost of the fight against corruption?

The fight against corruption is not free of charge. As a multidimensional issue, the fight against corruption requires political, institutional and material resources that would reflect the declarative efforts and contribute to visible results. Even a potential political consensus...

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Video: Comparative overview of the Parliaments in anti-corruption oversight in the Western Balkans

The Institute for Democracy prepared a comparative analysis showcasing the practices in which the Parliaments exercise oversight over anti-corruption institutions in North Macedonia, Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, and Serbia. Despite the varieties in different countries, the Parliaments...

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Video: Parliament in the fight against corruption

The Assembly oversees the Government, the Public Prosecutor’s Office, and the Anti-Corruption Commission. Those institutions are accountable to the Parliament for their efforts in the fight against corruption. During the parliamentary sessions, the MPs need to urge these institutions...

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Video: Role of the Assembly in the European integration: anti-corruption

The Assembly’s role is to ensure sustainable reforms through dialogue between the various political parties while ensuring permanent parliamentary oversight of the institutions. Read the policy brief here: Role of the Assembly in the European integration: anti-corruption

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Video: North Macedonia in NATO: A chance for an increased oversight role of the Parliament

For NATO, corruption poses a risk to the security of the member states. To reduce the risk of corruption, the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia will have to increase its oversight of the defence and security institutions...

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More than oversight? How to increase cooperation between Parliament and anti-corruption institutions

In the upcoming year, it will be of key importance for Parliament to establish partnership with institutions in the executive branch that are on the frontline of the fight against corruption, such as the State Commission for Prevention of...

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Parliamentary oversight over the anti-corruption institutions: analyses of practices in the Western Balkans

The Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis” – Skopje in cooperation with partners from the Western Balkans region, prepared five policy briefs that analyze the forms of parliamentary oversight over the anti-corruption institutions in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Montenegro,...