Twinning Project „Strengthening the Rule of Law”

Programme: Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA) – National Programme for 2011 under the IPA Transition Assistance and Institution Building Component

Project No: MK 11 IB JH 03 15

The Implementation period of Project: 22 months and 12 days (from December 20, 2015 to October 31, 2017).

The total financing of the Project: EUR 1 000 000, 00 (The Project is financed by the European Commission)

Sector: Justice and home affairs

Co-organising partner(s):

The Junior Leader of Project – The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Croatia

The Beneficiary country – Macedonia  – the Ministry of Justice of Macedonia, Bureau for representation of Beneficiary Country before European Court for Human Rights, Academy for Judges and Public Prosecutors and Bar Association

The overall objective of the project is to support the justice sector institutions in consolidation of the rule of law by strengthening their capacities and by assisting in alignment of national law with EU acquis and key human rights instruments of the Council of Europe.

The Project will focus on three important components:

  1. Enhancing the capacities of the MoJ to professionally execute its functions in the pre-and-post EU accession process and development of comprehensive IT solutions for access to legislation.
  2. Improving the knowledge and capacities of relevant justice sector actors on the EU acquis and other international justice standards in view of fostering their transposition into the national law.
  3. Screening of current legislative and structural system for execution of the ECtHR judgments and needs assessment in this regard.

Press releases:


The official closing ceremony of Twinning Project

Activities implemented in the seventh quarter

Activities implemented in the sixth quarter

Activities implemented in the fifth quarter

Implemented activities in the fourth quarter

Third project quarter successfully completed

The Second quarter of implementation of the EU funded twinning project “Strengthening the Rule of the Law” successfully completed

The Project activity 0.1 "Kick-off meeting" on April 15, 2016

Signed an agreement on implementation of the Twinning Project Strengthening the Rule of Law , No. MK 11 IB JH 03

Several working visits took place with participation of representatives from Project in Skopje on November 16 and 17, 2015



This project is funded by the European Union


This information has been produced with the financial assistance of the European Union. The contents of this information are the sole responsibility of Project “ Strengthening the Rule of Law” and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the European Union”