This project is to be seen against the background of a more efficient international judicial cooperation, which is also a subject to the accession process of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to the European Union.
The overall objective of this project is the consolidation of the rule of law in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia through improved implementation of international and European Union standards and recommendations in the areas of freedom, security, justice and respect of human rights.
The project’s purpose is to strengthen the capacities of the Department for international legal assistance in Ministry of Justice, Public Prosecution Office, Courts and competent stakeholders involved in mutual legal assistance (MLA) regarding the implementation of the international and European Union standards.
The project is structured in two components:
- Component I: Assessment and assistance in harmonization of legislation framework on judicial cooperation in criminal and civil matters in line with EU acquis and international standards;
- Component II: Strengthened capacities of the Department for international legal assistance in MoJ, Public Prosecution Office and Courts for faster performance.
Ingrid de Haer-Douma