The Agency for European Integration and Economic Development (AEI) has signed a grant contract with the European Union Delegation to North Macedonia for the project EU Support to the Rule of Law. The AEI is implementing the project together with the Austrian Ministry of Interior, the Croatian Ministry of Justice and Administration and the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Human Rights. The project will start on 18 January 2021 and is planned to last for 60 months with a planned budget of 12.450.000,00 EUR and is fully funded by the European Union.
The project covers four components:
Component 1: Improving the capacities of judicial/justice institutions to deliver justice in transparent and accountable manner
Component 2: Stronger capacity to effectively implement modern investigation techniques in fighting organised crime and terrorism
Component 3: Improved fight against corruption
Component 4: Enhanced protection of fundamental rights and stronger uptake of alternative means to detention