- Monday, July 17, 2017 5:44 PM
Skopje, 17 July 2017 (MIA) - Judges of Skopje-based Criminal Court held talks Monday with the Senior Experts' Group on systemic rule of law issues, led by Reinhard Priebe.
The 2015 report and recommendations of the Expert's Group set the basis for judicial reforms, the meeting attendees said.
The judges notified the need on their more active inclusion in the process of drafting the rules on matters related to financing the judiciary, appointment, career advancement of judges, performance criteria, etc.
They also voiced support of the ongoing processes for strengthening their independence that would restore the public confidence in Macedonia's judicial system, the Court said in a press release.
Only independent judiciary can be a guarantor of the citizens' rights and freedom, the meeting concluded.
The Senior Experts' Group pays a week-long visit to Macedonia.
Priebe is at the helm of the Senior Experts' Group that drew up the Urgent Reform Priorities to be fulfilled by the Republic of Macedonia in the fields of rule of law and fundamental rights, de-politicisation of the public administration, freedom of expression and electoral reform. lk/17:43
All Rights Reserved.This material may not be stored, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in any form, except with the prior express permission of Macedonian Information Agency.
- 8:15 PM | Juncker says he’s lost track of Romanian prime ministers
There have been so many Romanian prime ministers of late that European Commission President Jean-Cla...
- 7:59 PM | PM Zaev, President Steinmeier commend Macedonia-Germany relations
Macedonia's Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and Germany's President Frank-Walter Steinmeier voiced satisfa...
- 7:18 PM | Russia, Iran must help end 'massacre' in Syria enclave: Berlin
Germany on Wednesday urged Russia and Iran to push the Syrian regime to end the deadly airstrikes on...
- 5:44 PM | UNICEF: Every child is entitled to healthy environment
Macedonia's Environment Minister Sadula Duraki and UNICEF Representative Benjamin Perks discussed We...
- 5:41 PM | Branko Gapo's digitized films promoted at Cinematheque of Macedonia
Digitized films and a DVD of the body of work of Macedonian film director Branko Gapo were promoted ...