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Parliamentary Support Programme

The PSP will support the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia (the Assembly) independence efforts through consensus-building, structural reform, and capacity building in the Assembly’s institutional development; its legislative and oversight roles; and its institutional transparency and accountability.

The PSP will be implemented by the National Democratic Institute, Center for Change Management and the Institute for Democracy Societas Civilis Skopje to support the Assembly’s strategic planning; human resources management reforms; improved regulatory impact assessment and procurement processes; commitment to open data, and, by gauging public opinion and monitoring reform efforts, including greater civic engagement in policy-making processes.

Period 01.07.2018 - 31.12.2029

Donor: Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation

Project beneficiary: Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia

Main goal:

The Swiss-supported Parliament Support Programme aims to assist the Assembly in gaining institutional credibility and public trust by safeguarding citizen interests and needs and by more consensus-oriented and inclusive debate and decision-making.

Expected results:

  • Institutional checks and balances are strengthened
  • The workflow of Parliament is more efficient
  • The Parliament exercises political control and oversight of the Government and other public offices
  • The Parliament adopts quality laws based on sound analytical information following a predictable parliamentary calendar 
  • The Parliament uses improved regulatory framework to engage citizens
  • The Parliament better informs citizens, including marginalized groups, on its work
  • The Parliament actively engages and communicates to citizens/marginalized groups and CSOs
  • Citizens, including marginalized groups, have increased knowledge of their civic rights and responsibilities in the policy making process

The project is funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.

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Parliamentary Support Program (PSP) -Supporting the Parliament in the creation of the 2020-2022 OGP Action Plan

Financial contribution agreement in the amount of 1,637,207.00 Swiss francs under the "Parliament Support Program"

Greater Parliamentary independence

National Democratic Institute Chief Innovations Officer Chris Doten visited North Macedonia

Representatives from Riigikogu, European Parliament and Suisse Parliament, visited Skopje

Study visit to the Parliament of Estonia

Strengthening the transparency and accountability of the Assembly of the Republic of Northern Macedonia

Productive planning meetings with Dr. Jochen Guckes, International Cooperation Unit, Deutscher Bundestag in Skopje

Human Resource Management Reform - CCM Facilitator in Regulatory Impact Assessment simulation

Strengthening the Assembly with the support of Switzerland

Signed the Agreement on implementation of the Programme for parliamentary support supported bu Switzerland


Parliament Support Programme (PSP) supported by Switzerland

The Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia in the next 10 years will be part of the Parliament Support Programme (PSP) supported by Switzerland. The goal of the project is for the Parliament to bolster institutional credibility and public trust through the representation of the interests and needs of citizens.

Str. Rajko Zhinzifov no.44-1,
1000 Skopje, North Macedonia

Tel: +389 2 6092 216
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