National Report from the Research Project “Youth and Media”

Research implemented by: Elena Ignatova, Metamorphosis Dona Dzambaska, Metamorphosis Monika Bozinovska, Youth Educational Forum Sanja Bozovik, Youth Educational Forum Report written by: Elena Ignatova, Metamorphosis Methodology: Neda Korunovska, Reaktor Project Team: Elena Ignatova Bardhyl Jashari Dona Dzambaska Temjana Popovska Monika Bozinovska Sanja Bozovik Marjan Zabrcanec Dona Kosturanova

Parliament openness in the region and Macedonia

In cooperation with the partners from the regional NGO network “ACTION SEE“, Metamorphosis Foundation for Internet and Society prepared the policy in which it analyzes the level of transparency, openness and accountability of parliaments in the Western Balkans region.

Policy paper: Increasing the use of gov.mk websites as tools for transparency, accountability and e-participation

The aim of this public policy paper is to examine the current level of use of the websites of central and local authorities in the Republic of Macedonia (mostly using .gov.mk domains) in the areas of transparency, accountability and e-participation of the citizens in the decision making process, and to offer recommendations on how to overcome the obstacles preventing the citizens to use the full potential of the new technologies in these areas.

Open Access – Briefing Paper

This document is published by JISC The World Wide Web has provided the means for researchers to make their research results available to anyone, anywhere, at any time. This applies to journal articles regardless of whether or not their library has a subscription to the journal in which the articles were published as well as to other types of research output such as conference papers, theses or research reports. This is known as Open Access.

Privacy in Macedonia in 2008

Macedonia: Privacy Developments in 2008Report by Metamorphosis Foundation for EDRIEven though the Constitution of the Republic of Macedonia and the Law onPersonal Data Protection (LPDP), the Criminal Code, Law on Organization andOperation of State Administrative Bodies and other laws recognize and protectthe rights of privacy, data protection and secrecy of communications, theimplementation of these protections has met with major difficulties during 2008.

Catalogue of Local Government Electronic Services

Within the framework of the e-Local Government Project, organized and supported by the USAID’s project Make Decentralization Work and Metamorphosis – foundation for sustainable ICT solutions, a research was conducted in 10 municipalities in Macedonia. The objective of this research was to find out the opinions of the citizens on which municipal services should be first made available electronically. The results of the research are available as a Catalogue of Local Government Electronic Services. Seven bigger and three smaller municipalities were chosen: Karposh, Gostivar, Debar, Kavadarci, Prilep, Veles, Strumica, Chucher Sandevo, Zrnovci, and Krivogashtani. A total of 850 persons ...