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.
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 ...
The models of coordination and integration of activities should also be directed towards the individual users or groups, and not only towards the entities working on the production of resources. This means creation of an online service or webpages as an easy way to access resources that are available for use. This research is made as part of the ‘Project for decentralized cooperation between Lower Normandy and Macedonia’.
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
Report by Prof. Dr Marjan Gusev, M.Sc. Goce Armenski University Sts Cyril and Methodius, PMF Informatics This study was supported by Metamorphosis – Foundation for Information Society Skopje, April 2006. In order to analyze the current situation of eGovernment in Western Balkan Countries (WBC) the authors used eGovernment benchmarks, analyses of National Information Society (IS) Strategies and performed a study on implementation level of eGovernment. EU methodology developed by Capgemini to measure online sophistication of basic public online services and percentage of fully available online services was used to evaluate four WBC (Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina), ...
During May and June 2007 Metamorphosis Foundation conducted a survey regarding the website Apply On-Line of the Agency for Civil Servants of Republic of Macedonia. Research goals included getting to know the opinions and the experiences of the candidates about the application that enables applying for the open positions in the public administration via the internet.
This document shows the most important results of the analysis of the Macedonian domains as of January 1st, 2006, based on publicly available data gathered from the site of MARNet, Macedonian domain registrar. The analysis demonstrates a clear trend of increase of number of secondary and tertiary level domains within the .MK domain space, with the business domains as leading type. It also shows correlation of the domain increse in comparison with significant ICT policy events, and points out to the issue of ownership of .MK domains, as well as abberations of the policy for domain name creation.
Research was conducted in Macedonia in order to provide a preliminary assessment of the legal and institutional framework, identify existing practices for e-waste management, but most importantly to obtain valid and quantifiable statistical data about the situation and awareness for e-waste in the country.