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TWO GI REPORTS HIGHLIGHT “ORGANIZED CORRUPTION” IN THE WESTERN BALKANS

Two new reports released today as part of the Global Initiative’s ‘Infrastructure of Integrity’ series look at the phenomenon of ‘organized corruption’ in the Western Balkans and monitor implementation of the anti-corruption pledges that governments of the region made in the framework of the Berlin Process. GENEVA, Switzerland – 3 May 2021: At the London Summit of the Berlin Process in 2018, governments of the Western Balkans pledged to...

A year after SCOOP’s warning: the government will be saving the UEFA Super Cup

Last night the Government of the Republic of Macedonia announced that there were serious failures in the realization of the undertaken obligations to host the UEFA Super Cup at the Arena “Filip II” so the organization of the big event in Skopje has been questioned. It results from the letter that UEFA delivered to the Football Federation of Macedonia. In fact, this is UEFA’s new letter. The first one was...

SCOOP-Macedonia: Part of a Global Movement to Support Investigative Journalism

By David E. Kaplan Global Investigative Journalism Network       As the world entered the 21st Century, the Internet Age hit with full force, and the impact on journalism was fierce. Commercial media was clobbered by two blows. First came the loss of advertising revenue, as print and broadcast ads either went online, for much cheaper, or vanished entirely. And then in 2007 came the global recession, which...