The Town Hall Meeting in Skopje on April 4th, organized in cooperation with the Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis”, presented the key issues hindering Macedonians’ citizens successful fight against corruption. The first panel chaired by Senior Researcher at the Center for Research at the Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis” highlighted the points of view of citizens of Macedonia and their reflections on the level of corruption in the society. The next topic was introduced by project assistant at the Macedonian Center for International Cooperation, who described the work of the State Commission for Prevention of Corruption and importance of new anti-corruption laws. 35 participants from different fields and backgrounds (NGO representatives, social activists, journalists) actively took part in the meeting, sharing their opinions and emphasizing the amount of work Macedonian authorities have before them, to improve the transparency of the system.
The meeting was organized within the framework of the Western Balkans Anti-Corruption Forum ran by the Visegrad School of Political Studies with support of the International Visegrad Fund and the Council of Europe.