Freedom of speech and press is a basic human right and one of the principles on which every democratic society is built.
The day is celebrated all over the world, with numerous events appealing for free access to information, media independence and the protection of journalists in the course of their profession.
The project, funded by the EC, has a duration of 26 months and it is a continuation of the project ESSnet - Big Data I.
Each year, the International Earth Day Network has its focus on a topical theme related to the protection of the planet. Every living creature has a unique value and plays an important role in the complex network of life. The motto of the campaign this year is "Protect our species".
At the initiative of the Union of Jurists in Bulgaria this day has been celebrated since 1991.
The EU funded project ‘Improving the Production and Dissemination of Statistics’ started officially today on March, 29 2019, with Launch event at the EU InfoCentre in Skopje, the Republic of North Macedonia.
The project aims to improve the quality and availability of statistical data in the Republic of North Macedonia and enhance their use in development and coordination of public policies.
The survey is annual and it is included in the National Statistical Programme 2019. In the survey take part 3 060 randomly chosen households divided in three sub-samples each containing 1 020 households. During the April - June period households from each sub-sample are consistently included in the Household Budget Survey. Each household participates in the survey four months during the 12-month period of the method of rotation sample.
Regulation No. 1177/2003 of the European Parliament and the Council establishes a common framework for systematic production of statistics in the European Union on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) which includes comparable and timely information on current status and dynamics of income, as well as the level and structure of poverty and social exclusion at national and European level.