The global objective of the call is to strengthen the rule of law in North Macedonia. The specific objectives are: to improve the capacities of justice institutions to deliver justice in a transparent and accountable manner, to strengthen the capacities, to effectively implement modern investigation techniques in fighting organized crime, to improve the prevention and fight against corruption, and to enhance the protection of fundamental rights. The grant should mainly assist the relevant institutions through primarily coaching and mentoring by EU member states and peer-to-peer exchange among national and EU member states relevant actors with the possibility for hands-on transfer of experience. The overall indicative amount made available is EUR 12,450,000. The call is published under suspensive clause pending the signature of the Financing Agreement for IPA 2020, under which this project is funded. Read more here.
Source: European Commission