North Macedonia (Republic of)

    Status regarding Budapest Convention
Last updated : 23/04/2020

Status regarding Budapest Convention

Status : Party Signed : 23/11/2001 Ratified / acceded : 15/09/2004 Declarations and reservations : Entered into force on 01.01.2005 See legal profile

Cybercrime policies/strategies

The National Cyber Security Strategy 2018 - 2022 and its Action plan were approved in December 2018.

This Strategy identifies a total of five goals for improving the National Cyber Strategy for North Macedonia namely:

1. Cyber resilience
2. Cyber capacities and cyber culture
3. Combating cybercrime
4. Cyber defence
5. Cooperation and exchange of information

Specialised institutions

Cybercrime and Digital Forensics Sector, Ministry of Interior

Public Prosecutors Office

National Center for Computer Incident Response (MKD-CIRT)

FIU within the Ministry of Finance

Financial Police within the Ministry of Finance

Jurisprudence/case law

Sources and links

Ministry of Interior:

Ministry of Information Society and Administration:


Ministry of Justice:

Directorate for Personal Data Protection:


Data protection regulations: