Parliament Discusses National Strategy for Prevention of Corruption

Parliament, within Tuesday’s part of the work on the agenda of the 32nd session, started the debate on the National Strategy for Prevention of Corruption and Conflict of Interest 2021-2025. The chairwoman of the State Commission for Prevention of Corruption (SCPC) Biljana Ivanovska pointed out that corruption undermines trust in the institutions of the system and the efficient use of public resources and poses a threat to democracy and the realization of human rights, and its negative effects are considerate. The five-year National Strategy prepared by SCPC, as she said in her address to the MPs, is the first document in the field of fight against corruption that is adopted at the highest level, more specifically at Parliament, and it detects 12 priority sector issues, including the judiciary, media, employment in the public sector, public procurement process, implementation of competencies in the public sector, and others.