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Dejan Georgievski
19/12/2013 - 15:22

Representatives of Croatian trade unions and civic associations demanded, in a protest action held last Monday, December 16, 2013, on St. Mark’s Square in Zagreb, from the Government of Croatia to retract its decision to give national motorways on long-term concession.

Dejan Georgievski
04/11/2013 - 23:04

After Damir Rašketić, the State Secretary of the Ministry of Finance of Montenegro, resigned from his the position of Chairperson of the Commission for Distribution of Funds Collected from Lottery and Games of Chance to the nongovernmental organisations last week, several representatives of Montenegrin NGO sector commented that the other members of the Commission should follow his example.

The NGOs demanded from finance minister Radoje Žugić to annul the last call for...

Dejan Georgievski
15/07/2013 - 21:37

Last Thursday, July 11, 2013, the Foundation Metamorphosis presented “Follow the Money”, a web-service that provides a simple and transparent presentation of local budgets in Macedonia, in order to bring closer the fiscal policies of the local self-governments to the citizens.  

Dejan Georgievski
27/06/2013 - 05:26

The Transparency International report ‘Buying Influence: Money and Elections in the Balkans’, launched on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, assessed transparency in election campaign financing in 2011-2012 in Croatia, Kosovo,...

Dejan Georgievski
29/05/2013 - 08:52

Zelena Akcija Environmental Association (Friends of the Earth Croatia) greeted the suspension of the Ombla Hydropower Plant (Ombla HPP) project. The Croatian Power Company HEP announced on Monday, May 27, 2013, that the EBRD cancelled the loan agreement with HEP to finance the construction of Ombla HPP, a project which Zelena Akcija considers to be extremely harmful.

Dejan Georgievski
15/05/2013 - 22:03

The GONG Association warned today, May 15, 2013, that Croatia again faces the danger of failing the test of transparency of financing of political advertising for the comin Local Elections 2013, due to inefficient implementation of the Law on Financing of Political Campaigns. 

Dejan Georgievski
06/03/2013 - 22:51

Jadranka Jelinčić, the Director of the Foundation Open Society Serbia emphasized, at the conference on donations for NGOs from state and municipal budgets, organized by the Centre for Development of Non-Profit Sector (CRNPS) today, March 6, 2013, at the Belgrade Media Centre, the need for civic oversight over public finances and...