On March 30, 2016 at the hotel TCC Grand Plaza in Skopje a third round table was held with representatives of the judiciary and civil society sector on the topic “Promotion of the matrix of indicators for measuring the reforms in the justice sector”
The round table was organized by the Center for Legal Research and Analysis as part of the project “Development of monitoring indicators for the justice sector performance” supported by the British Embassy Skopje.
The round table was attended by representatives from the judicial bodies and civil society organizations of the Republic of Macedonia working in the judiciary. The round table was the last of the three planned to be held in the period of January to March 2016, on which representatives from various institutions and organizations dealing with the issue were invited.
On this round table, the “Matrix of indicators for measuring the reforms in the judiciary” was promoted. Experiences in the measurement of the reforms of the judiciary in the Member States of the European Union were shared by Reda Molien, Director of the National Court Administration of Lithuania who was part of the team of international experts that drafted the comparative analysis “Measuring the progress of judicial reform: Key principles, standards and practices in Macedonia and 7 EU Member States: Croatia, Estonia, France, Hungary, Lithuania, Slovenia and United Kingdom”.
The methodological justification for measuring the reforms of the judiciary was presented by the professor of the Faculty of Law “Justinianus Primus” Jasna Bachovska, who was hired as a national expert by the CLRA in order to prepare the methodology for measuring of the reforms.
On the last session, professor of the Faculty of Law “Justinianus Primus” Gordana Buzarovska presented the advantages of measuring the reforms of the judiciary in Macedonia.
After the presentations of the international and local experts, the representatives from the courts, NGOs, Ministry of Justice and the Academy for Judges and Public Prosecutors gave their support to the project and the matrix that was presented.