29th November 2018, Skopje – Macedonian institutions will learn from the experience of the European institutions on how to further internal control. Twinning Project “Further Improvement of Internal Control System”, funded by the European Union, was officially launched today. Ministry of Finance, in cooperation with the Croatian Ministry of Finance, will implement the Project.

As Minister of Finance, Dragan Tevdovski, pointed out, public financial management reforms were being undertaken, aimed at improving management quality, increasing transparency and accountability, at the same time contributing to successful EU negotiations.

-Government of the Republic of Macedonia is committed to public financial management reforms and it has adopted Public Financial Management Reform Program, one of the priorities therein being the Internal Control. Reform in this area is part of the process of preparation of our country for successful EU negotiations under Chapter 3.32 Financial Control. In addition, preparation of “2019 – 2021 Policy on Public Internal Financial Control” is in its final stage. This is a strategic document on further development of the system for public sector internal control, Minister of Finance, Dragan Tevdovski, said.

Freek Janmaat from the EU Delegation said that the Twinning Project would contribute to improving the regulations, developing tools for better control and internal audit, improving the capacities of institutions at both local level and central level, as well as better supervising by the Central Harmonization Unit at the Ministry of Finance.

Danijela Stepić, Project Leader from the Ministry of Finance of Croatia, pointed out that finalizing the Law on Public Internal Financial Control, harmonized with the EU regulations, would also be one of the benefits from the Project.

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