The strengthened capacity of the parliamentary staff will provide increased support to the members of the parliament in these processes, as well as to the entire EU integration process.
Therefore, the project organized a two-day workshops for the staff of the Parliamentary Committee for European Affairs and the National Council for European Integration, as well as the Legislation department on "Strengthening the work of the parliamentary service in the work of that work to support MPs in the adoption process of the laws ". The training aimed to increase the knowledge of the processes, mechanisms and instruments for transposition of European legislation.
The workshop was opened by the Deputy Secretary General of the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia, Bojan Vasilevski, who believes that this type of support is welcomed, considering the importance and significance of the institutional and administrative capacity of the parliamentary administration, especially once the screening of chapters commences. The Deputy Secretary General Vasilevski emphasized the importance of quality and trained parliamentary staff, especially of those involved in the process of harmonization of national legislation with the EU acquis.
In the past period, the project organized over 40 workshops with representatives of the parliamentary staff and their services, covering different aspects of the EU accession process. Beside the staff, the project conducted trainings for the EU accession process for the members of Parliament and the members of the Parliamentary Committee for European affairs.