The dominance of daily political events, the limited resources in the newsrooms, the lack of specialized journalists, the absence of sources and the perception that topics related to gender-based violence are not of primary importance contribute to the under-reporting of gender-based violence.
The guide Rocks of Reliability: Journalist’s Tools for Tackling Disinformation is intended primarily for journalists and media workers who are faced with a surge of disinformation, misinformation or malinformation, or various other manipulative techniques.
The research "Vulnerability to disinformation of diverse groups of citizens in North Macedonia" aims to determine the individual factors, motives, and barriers for recognizing and dealing with disinformation of vulnerable groups of citizens.
The study "Role of Institutional Transparency in Tackling Disinformation and Speculation in North Macedonia" aims to identify how transparency can help counter the spread of disinformation that undermines trust in state institutions.
This report includes the findings of the public opinion research that refers to identification of citizens’ ability to discern and deal with disinformation.
When the basic conditions for precise arrangement and maintenance of water bodies are not provided, a climate is created in which the motive for extraction of these mineral resources is of purely lucrative nature and is not carried out for achieving public interest which is protection of water from harmful effects. In this way, instead of regulating surface water bodies, the excavation of material becomes an illegal business for commercial purposes.
The work of environmental inspection services is of great importance in the prevention and sanctioning of acts that lead to degradation of natural resources. The effective planning of regular inspection supervisions enables proper deployment of the monitoring and control resources where they are most needed.
The existence of information system on water permits issued, the degree of water pollution and identification of pollutions sources should be the basis for the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning (MoEPP) in pursuing a sustainable water policy. The degree of harmful impact cannot be determined in the absence of full records of users and water polluters, so each administrative measure adopted by the MoEPP is ad hoc. Anyone can discharge harmful and dangerous substances without a permit, can pollute and not be subject to sanctions for illegal actions.