Tag: ivanovska
Macedonia Economy 16.07.21 | 13:23

Anti-Corruption Commission calls on President Pendarovski not to sign the law that would give Bechtel exclusive right to build three highways

The State Anti-Corruption Commission (DKSK) called on President Stevo Pendarovski not to sign the proposed law tailor made to give exclusive right to the US Bechtel company to build several key highways in Macedonia. DKSK protests the fact that the highways would be built in no-bid procedures, excluding...

Macedonia 27.01.21 | 16:07

Anti-Corruption chief tries get tough with the Government – but only when her own interests are threatened

If the head of the Anti-Corruption Commission (DKSK) Biljana Ivanovska wanted to ingratiate herself with the Government, the attempt clearly failed. Appointed two years ago, Ivanovska would publicly propose investigations into some of the many cases of open corruption and abuse of office by the Zaev...

Macedonia 26.01.21 | 12:06

After losing out on the promised new office space, anti-corruption chief lashes out at the Zaev Government

The head of the State Anti-Corruption Commission (DKSK) Biljana Ivanovska accused the Government of showing only nominal support for the work of the independent corruption watchdog. Ivanovska is angry after a building, built as part of the Skopje 2014 project, that was meant for DSKS was in the end given...

Macedonia 29.12.20 | 15:20

Judges and mayors will be investigated by the Anti-Corruption Commission in early 2021

The DKSK Anti-Corruption Commission announced its plan to examine the property of public officials, and will said it will begin with investigating judges, mayors and other officials in 2021. In the first quarter of the year, in the run up to the municipal elections, we will examine 15 mayors and the...

Macedonia 22.12.20 | 22:02

Even after state prosecutors gave up, the Anti-Corruption Commission continues its investigation into Zaev’s right hand man

Biljana Ivanovska, head of the DKSK Anti-Corruption Commission, insisted that the investigation into former Government Secretary General Dragi Raskovski is not over, even though state prosecutors have predictably decided not to press charges against Zoran Zaev’s right hand man. Raskovski was recorded...

Economy 12.06.20 | 19:32

Anti-Corruption Commission opens an investigation into the way the Government hands out coronavirus stimulus funds

the State Anti-Corruption Commission (DKSK) announced it will investigate the distribution of stimulus funds to companies hit by the coronavirus crisis, after former Deputy Prime Minister Koco Angusev received over 100.000 EUR in subsidies. The funds are meant for companies whose business was affected...

Macedonia 09.07.19 | 12:19

Anti-Corruption Commission chief says they’re investigating the way Government purchases air travel tickets

Anti-Corruption Commission President Biljana Ivanovska announced a developing investigation into procurement of air travel tickets by public institutions. Official travel, often arranged on short notice, frequently leads to inflated ticket prices and Ivanovska said that they are using audit results to...

Macedonia 29.03.19 | 10:51

Anti-Corruption Commission head shocked by DUI’s party financing model

Biljana Ivanovska, head of the state Anti-Corruption Commission, said that the practice used by the ruling DUI party to force its party members to divert part of their salaries to the party bank account is “shocking”. According to Ivanovska, this amounts to violation of party financing laws. –...