The Association of Journalists of Macedonia (AJM) and the State Audit Office (SAO) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding, focusing on the close mutual cooperation that should be intensified in the coming period.
The President of AJM, Mladen Chadikovski said that the Memorandum will create conditions for closer cooperation between AJM and SAO in order to organize joint workshops and activities to promote transparency and accountability in the work of the institutions, as well as accurate and timely information to the citizens. All this was welcomed by the Chief State Auditor, Maksim Acevski, who left open space and dynamics for concrete cooperation between the two institutions.
The Memorandum also envisages joint preparation of analyzes, researches and manuals as well as facilitated access to expert materials and literature in the SAO and AJM. In addition, the cooperation foresees the creation of campaigns for understanding the responsibilities, role and importance of the State Audit Office.
This Memorandum is aimed at building partnerships with state institutions in order to better inform the citizens on topics of particular public interest.