This project is an attempt to provide insight into how 35 laws from 12 areas in Macedonia adhere to the general principles of privacy and personal data protection and thereby to contribute to their compliance with the EU’s privacy standards and principles.
Petition to the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Macedonia for initiating a procedure for assessment of the constitutionality of the amendments to the Law on Electronic Communications, submitted on July 16, 2010 by the Foundation Open Society – Macedonia, Transparency Macedonia and the Metamorphosis Foundation
The focus of this Guide lies on the Internet, on social networks, and also presents other forms of communications and key locations where misuse of personal data and invasion of privacy is possible.
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.
Report on Macedonia included in the Privacy and Human Rights 2007: An International Survey of Privacy Laws and Developments, published by EPIC and Privacy International.Edited by Katitza Rodriguez Pereda. Contributors: Bardhyl Jashari, Filip Stojanovski, Neda Korunovska, Dance Danilovska, Marijana Marushic, Elena Stojanovska, Vesna Paunkovska
The Comic book “Under surveillance” is produced as an information and awareness tool for young adults.Synopsis: In an unspecified European city, a group of young people works, studies, travels, publishes on forums and blogs, exchanges on social networks and meets at concerts… A “difficult” situation in the life of a young photo-journalist and his friends’ mobilization to help him out of this situation illustrate the breaches of personal data protection facilitated by the use of new technologies. The comic book underlines the consequences but also possible remedies. A glossary and links to useful websites come with the comic book.
“European Privacy and Human Rights (EPHR) 2010” is a report published by Privacy International, EPIC, and the Center for Media and Communications Studies (CMSC) of the Central European University, investigating the scope of privacy and data protection laws a in Europe. The study includes 33 individual reports covering issues from privacy enforcement to ID cards, biometrics, and data-sharing and video surveillance The study ranks privacy protection across the European Union (EU) and other European countries, including Republic of Macedonia. The section on Macedonia has been prepared by Metamorphosis Foundation in cooperation with the Directorate for Personal Data Protection and ...
This evaluation is focusing on the impact of the privacy protection project and activities, and has been conducted in November 2008 through focus groups, semi structured interviews and analysis of project documents.