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Functional Analysis for improving the organizational objectives of the Courts in the Republic of Macedonia


Local Government and Decentralisation, Justice/Rule of Law, Public Administration Reform, Good Governance and Public Administration

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The Ministry of Justice in Macedonia received external support for close to a decade to reform the Justice Sector in order to make it more effective and ensure that the judicial sector is both independent and transparent. This project explored areas of improvement and provided recommendation in the administration of the courts, both internally within the courts and the steering mechanisms of courts from higher levels, the Ministry of Justice and the Court Budget Council, in terms of resources allocation to the courts.

The project purpose was to improve the organisational and administrative capacities of 12 target courts, the Training Academy and the Court Budget Council. A functional analysis provided the baseline for a strategy for improvement, which in its turn resulted in recommendations for appropriate changes as well as a limited capacity building interventions to improve institutional capacities.