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Openness of RNM Ministries

With the support of USAID’s Civic Engagement Project and the National Endowment for Democracy, the Metamorphosis Foundation, in collaboration with partners from the Regional Network of NGOs – Accountability, Technology and Institutional Openness of South East Europe (ACTION SEE), prepared an evaluation of the state of good governance of the assemblies and executive branches of the central governments of the four Western Balkan countries – North Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The assessment is the result of a comprehensive empirical survey based on the Openness Index, which aims to determine the extent to which the principles of good […]

Openness of the executive branch of power of RNM

Within the USAID’s Civic Engagement Project and the National Endowment for Democracy, the Metamorphosis Foundation, in collaboration with partners from the Regional Network of NGOs – Accountability, Technology and Institutional Openness of South East Europe (ACTION SEE), prepared an evaluation of the state of good governance of the assemblies and executive branches of the central governments of the four Western Balkan countries – North Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. In order to better present the established results, the Metamorphosis Foundation prepared visualizations. The visualization is the result of comprehensive empirical survey based on the ...

Openness of the executive branch of power in Western Balkan for 2020

With the support of USAID’s Civic Engagement Project and the National Endowment for Democracy, the Metamorphosis Foundation, in collaboration with partners from the Regional Network of NGOs – Accountability, Technology and Institutional Openness of South East Europe (ACTION SEE), prepared an evaluation of the state of good governance of the assemblies and executive branches of the central governments of the four Western Balkan countries – North Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The assessment is the result of a comprehensive empirical survey based on the Openness Index, which aims to determine the extent to which the principles of good […]

Openness of the executive branch of power of RNM for 2020

With the support of USAID’s Civic Engagement Project and the National Endowment for Democracy, the Metamorphosis Foundation, in collaboration with partners from the Regional Network of NGOs – Accountability, Technology and Institutional Openness of South East Europe (ACTION SEE), prepared an evaluation of the state of good governance of the assemblies and executive branches of the central governments of the four Western Balkan countries – North Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The assessment is the result of a comprehensive empirical survey based on the Openness Index, which aims to determine the extent to which the principles of good […]

Openness of municipalities in the Republic of North Macedonia

The Metamorphosis Foundation for Internet and Society, within the USAID’s Civic Engagement Project, assessed the state of good governance in 17 units of local self-government in the Republic of North Macedonia for 2020. The infographic shows the results of a survey based on the Openness Index. The 2020 survey of the Openness Index showed a low level (40%) of compliance with the principles of good governance by local self-government units. The best results in the measurement for 2020 showed the Мunicipality of Ohrid. The average transparency of the municipalities is 42%. The visualization has been prepared in Macedonian, Albanian and […]

Openness Index of the Local Self-Government

The Metamorphosis Foundation for Internet and Society, within the USAID’s Civic Engagement Project, assessed the state of good governance in 17 units of local self-government in the Republic of North Macedonia for 2020. The assessment is the result of a survey based on the Openness Index. The visualization shows the performance of local government in the field of good governance with a focus on four principles: accessibility, efficiency, integrity and transparency. The domain that connects all four principles is open data. The visualization has been prepared in Macedonian, Albanian and English. The entire evaluation is available at the following link.

The conditions and challenges for conducting online teaching in elementary schools

The Metamorphosis Foundation, within the project Open Educational Resources, supported by the Foundation Open Society-Macedonia (FOSM), conducted a research on the conditions for online teaching, focused on elementary schools in our country. The purpose of this research was to determine the conditions and challenges for online teaching in elementary schools in RNM in the period March – June 2020, and through empirical knowledge to give relevant recommendations for improving the situation and addressing the identified challenges. We hope that the analysis of the collected data and the recommendations given in this document will contribute to improving the situation with online ...

The electoral system remains a source of crisis in North Macedonia

With the latest amendments to the Electoral Code from February 2020, some improvements have been made, primarily in voter registration, in voting procedures, and in expanding and clarifying the competencies of the State Audit Office (SAO) and the State Commission for Prevention of Corruption (SCPC) on financial control. However, the election model remained with six constituencies (in the country) and with a proportional collection of results, favoring only the major parties and reducing citizen participation and cyclically causing political crises. This is the main finding of the Metamorphosis survey conducted in May 2020, as part of a regional project that […]

Anti-corruption reforms: SCPC and civil society organizations – rare lights in the tunnel

The work of the new composition of the Anti-Corruption Commission, the commitment of several civil society organizations and the prospects of the new Law on Public Prosecution are the only lights in the tunnel of the reform achievements of North Macedonia in the field of anti-corruption and the fight against organized crime in 2019 and early 2020. This is the main finding of a survey conducted by the Metamorphosis Foundation during a regional good governance project in April 2020. The enormous number of cases that the State Commission for the Prevention of Corruption (SCPC) is facing and the cooperation with […]

Media Reforms: Great Expectations – Little Achievement

Being familiar with the yo-yo effect in many areas that are critical to democracy in the Republic of North Macedonia, we titled last year’s media sector reform survey “Media Reforms – Never Enough”. We assessed this are as generally positive but also cautioned against the dangers if the reforms are not continued. An additional problem for the viability of commercial media is the pandemic with the new coronavirus and the disease it causes – the COVID-19. As part of the fight against the spread of the disease, despite restrictive measures by the state, the media is increasingly complaining that many […]