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Borut Pahor, President of the Republic of Slovenia

Mutual Interests Stronger Than Differences

Dušan Ivković, one of the world’s most successful basketball coaches

It’s A Privilege To Live With What You Love

Tibor Navracsics, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport

We Support Serbian Reforms

H.E. Alona Fisher Kamm, Ambassador of Israel to Serbia

Alona Fisher Kamm, Ambassador of Israel to Serbia

Use Of Education To Combat Anti-Semitism

Mladen Šarčević, MPN

Mladen Šarčević, Serbian Minister of Education, Science & Technological Development

We Are Aiming High

H.E. Carlo Lo Cascio, Italian Ambassador to Serbia

Let’s Go Forward!

Current Issues

Ivanka Popović PhD, Rector of the University of Belgrade

New Reform Awaits Us

Despite the modest conditions under which it operates, the University of Belgrade's inclusion on the list of the world's top 500 universities is an incredible success. Now that Serbia has become a programme country within the Erasmus programme, new opportunities to improve the quality of higher education are arising

Aleksandar Kavčić, PhD Scientist and Professor at Carnegie Mellon University

A Patent As A Life’s Work

The most prestigious law firms and the most prominent names in the world of science and technology have been trying for years to challenge intellectual rights to the magnetic disk reader, which is under the patent of Aleksandar Kavčić, a former student of the Mathematics High School in Belgrade, and Carnegie Mellon University’s professor Jose Moura. According to the final judgement of the U.S. Appellate Court, in 2016, Marvell Technology paid $750 million in damages

Marija Desivojević Cvetković, Senior Vice-president Of Delta Holding

What Does It Mean To Be Happy?

I follow with interest in the trends of business literature over recent decades. From the Six Sigma programme and “benchmarking”, through the Balanced Scorecard,...

Davide Scalmani, Director of the Italian Cultural Institute in Belgrade

2019: Shining Year For Italian Culture In Serbia

At the National Museum in Belgrade, the Serbian public will have an extraordinary opportunity to see more than 50 masterpieces that define Baroque as the first truly European modern art movement

Marina Scognamiglio, Director of the Italian Trade Agency – ITA

Partnership For Growth

The food industry, with a strong emphasis on organic products, digital technology and digital innovation, renewable energy and the energy efficiency industry are sectors in which we have optimal preconditions to do an excellent job together, to the mutual benefit of our two economies

Giorgio Marchegiani, President of the Italian-Serbian Chamber of Commerce

Promoting Serbia’s Economic Growth

Our expectation for 2019 is for Italy and Serbia to exceed four billion euros in commercial exchange. I am very positive that this goal can be reached thanks to the promising GDP growth and the pace of trade that Serbia has with all countries of the European Union

Erich Cossutta, President of Confindustria Serbia

Italian SMEs Help Boost Production in Serbia

As Confindustria Serbia, we are proud to recognise that Italian companies are bringing technological renewal to Serbia. The plants of our member companies implement the latest technological applications, which are also the most efficient way to keep them in global production chains

Radivoje Mitrović PhD, Dean of The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in Belgrade

Industry 4.0

We wouldn't be mistaken in the slightest, if we said that we were much earlier in getting to grips with and introducing to teaching and research remote controls, intelligent systems, robotics, automation, and a host of other disciplines, even nano-engineering

Dragan Aleksendrić PhD, the University of Belgrade Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Creators Of Futures

Who does it already? The University of Belgrade's Faculty of Mechanical Engineering is organised to train future engineers who will be able to respond to the new challenges of Serbia's development

Milovan Stanišić PhD, President of Singidunum University

Singidunum Is Also The Choice Of Foreign Nationals

Singidunum University, which commemorates two decades of existence this year is the first higher education institution in this part of the world to have a significant cooperation agreement with the prestigious Franklin University of Ohio

Prof Miodrag Jevtić, Dsc(Med), Rector of Megatrend University

Three Decades At The Very Top

Megatrend University has been the leading private university in Central and south-eastern Europe for three decades, offering students the best learning facilities and infrastructure and the 21st century expertise

Dr Veselin Vukotić PhD, Rector of Donja Gorica University

Our Students Are Prepared For Life

Montenegro's University of Donja Gorica (UDG) has around 3,000 students and 350 professors and teaching assistants from all continents, a modern-designed building with facilities for all-day use, consisting of five amphitheatre lecture halls, a library, 800 computers, a creative centre, gallery, gym etc

Christos Alexopoulos PhD, Director of The College of Applied Health Sciences, Ćuprija

Our Diplomas Are Valued Around The World

The College of Applied Health Sciences in Ćuprija is a state accredited institution that has been conducting studies in the most sought-after medical profiles for the past 20 years. With the aim of integrating as much as possible into European flows, it has launched the process of implementing European directives

Romano Rossi, Director, Progetti

Success Mustn’t Lull us to Sleep

With two million pairs of footwear manufactured annually, and that work carried out – directly or indirectly – by almost 2,000 employees, Progetti is currently Serbia's largest exporter of uppers and ready-made footwear in Serbia

Paolo Di Bella, Director Of Engineering Software Lab

Company That Keeps Youngsters In Serbia

Our company contributes to efforts aimed at keeping young people in their own country, while at the same time giving them an opportunity to develop and work with colleagues from around the world

Ivan Stojanović, Director of Modital

A Brand That Needs No Special Advertising

Italian investors have greatly contributed to the progress of the textile industry, but we should not forget the domestic manufacturers with a long tradition that has survived on the market and improved its operations

Bratislav Filipović, Founder of Academy Filipović

Knowledge Is More Important Than Diplomas

Academy Filipović has advanced a long way from being a computer school to occupying the leading position in the field of nonformal education. Over the last 15 years, its courses have been traversed by over 30,000 teachers, while the Academy has prepared 13 new seminars for this academic year

Kristine Greenlaw, Upper School Principal, International School of Belgrade

Why Outdoor Education Matters At ISB

The International School of Belgrade this year commemorates 70 years of providing high-quality international education. Thousands of children, representing diverse cultural and national backgrounds, and sharing a commitment to, and passion for, learning, have passed through the portals of knowledge at ISB

Stefan Wiedenhofer and Christoph Czettl, The German School of Belgrade

Our Diploma Opens The Doors Of All European Universities

The German school was established in Belgrade in 1854 and the very first German-language kindergarten in the Balkans came into being in 1856! The school has produced architects, engineers and even university professors

Law Office Kosić

Lawyers Without Borders

“After over 25 years of cooperation, working with Italian companies has become a daily practice of Law Office Kosić”

Dejan Vukotić, Director of the Serbian Export Credit and Insurance Agency

Best Support For Exporters

The Serbian Export Credit and Insurance Agency (AOFI) is the oldest, largest and most secure domestic insurer of exports. In its first year of operations, back in 2005, it approved the first six loans for Serbian exporters, while today there it has 288 clients and covers 188 countries with credit insurance

Tatjana Rackov Sinadinović, Manager and Owner of Happy Kids Preschool

Our Children Grow Up Happy

HAPPY KIDS is the largest private preschool in Serbia. Some 1,000 children attend its ten kindergartens in Belgrade. Because of parents’ great interest, it plans to open facilities throughout Serbia, in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro, Macedonia...

Marija Živković, Editor of BIGZ Školstvo

We Successfully Create Educational Content

Publisher BIGZ školstvo has spent more than a decade dealing with the publishing of textbooks tailored to suit students, but also teachers, and in this process, it monitors all innovations in the education sector both locally and around the world

By Julián Ventura, Deputy Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico

MIKTA: Cooperation And Development

Mexico is convinced of the irreplaceable value of diplomacy, with its outstanding multilateral tradition and demonstrated capacity to engage in dialogue and build consensus. It is in this spirit that we participate in MIKTA – an informal consultation space that also includes Australia, Indonesia, the Republic of Korea and Turkey

Vlatko Sekulović, Lawyer and Owner of the Sekulović Law Office

Local Office – Globally Networked

The globalisation process has also encompassed the legal industry, but it will never be able to completely replace the local approach, familiarity with specific laws, the presence of legal practitioners on the ground and integral inclusion in the legal life of the state

Italy in Serbia 2019 Programme

Celebrating 140 years of diplomatic relations and 10 years of strategic partnership between Italy and Serbia Programme of the main events date events 13 February An exhibition and play...

Jas Kaminski, Belgrade Irish Festival Founder and Director

An Accidental Festival Director

Believe it or not, but we are two weeks away from kicking off Belgrade Irish Fest. It will be festivals 7th edition, and we...

Enterpreneur: Michael Jordan

Turning Weakness Into Strength

Michael Jordan was not always destined to become an NBA player, let alone an NBA superstar

Cinema

The Art Of Making Italian Movies

The huge and fascinating heritage of Italian filmmaking is to be promoted in Serbia through the Italian Film Festival, to be held in May 2019, in cooperation with the Yugoslav Film Archives Cinematheque

Giro D’Italia: 11th May - 2nd June 2019

“Giro D’ITALIA”

Milan, 1908. Sports daily La Gazzetta dello Sport is in dire financial straits. The boss is looking for ideas, and quick. Enter one Armando Cougnet, who, in 1898, aged 18, had cycled from Reggio Emilia to Milan to take up a position with the pink-papered publication

AmCham and USAID: Trade Facilitation Conference – Progress Report

As the largest market in the region, Serbia enjoys the most significant benefit from the reduction of trade barriers – concluded the Trade Facilitation Conference: Progress Report, organised by AmCham and the USAID REG project in Serbia. Read more

Presentation of the Serbian-Italian Sustainable Development Goals

Italian Ambassador H.E. Carlo Lo Cascio and Prof. Dr Ivanka Popović, Rector of the University of Belgrade, opened the Serbian-Italian meeting on the goals of sustainable development. Read more

General Assembly of the French-Serbian Chamber of Commerce

The traditional General Assembly of the French-Serbian Chamber of Commerce (CCFS) held at the premises of the French Institute in Belgrade was honoured with the presence of Ambassador of France H.E. Frédéric Mondoloni Read more

Italy

Talks With Delta, EasyJet for Alitalia Stake Confirmed

Italy’s state railway has confirmed it is in talks with Delta Air Lines and EasyJet as possible industrial partners in relaunching the troubled Alitalia...

UK

British Based Companies move to Netherlands

More than 40 British companies last year moved, or said they would move, their operations from Britain to the Netherlands in response to Brexit...

Japan

Auto unions submit higher wages demand

The labour unions of major Japanese automakers submitted pay increase requests to their employers for annual “shunto” spring wage talks. All unions except that of...

Germany

Russian-German trade turnover’s rapid growth

Trade turnover between Russia and its second largest trade partner, Germany, increased 8.4 per cent and reached nearly €62 billion in 2018 compared to...

Novak Đoković wins seventh Australian Open title

Serbian tennis player Novak Đoković won against Rafael Nadal from Spain 6-3, 6-2, 6-3, and achieved the record seven Australian Open titles! This is the...

EU and Japan create world’s biggest free trade zone

Almost all tariffs on trade between the European Union and the world's third-biggest economy have been removed. European companies could save around a billion...

10th Mikser Festival announced

24-26 May 2019, Dorćol

13th CorD Charity Masters: Sunday, 14 April 2019

14 April 2019, Belgrade Marathon

The Day Worthy of a Century – 1 XII 1918

Until 28 April 2019, Palace of Serbia

Fashion

Scarves The New Power Accessory

Most people use fashion accessories to best emphasis elements of an outfit, and in recent times scarves have become the best friend of both women and men when it comes to making a fashion statement on a daily basis

Art/Exhibitions

Light Art: The Beauty Of Illumination

Light Art is a relatively new but increasingly independent form of art. Quite diverse and imaginative, it sees artists create installations and experiment with light, sound, space and motion. Many light art festivals now illuminate cities and towns across the globe, with these spectacular events often promoting energy efficiency or being connected to a city’s heritage

Italian Contemporary Street Art

Internationally Renowned Italian Street Artists

From Roman times to the present day, Italy has played a large role in the international art market. The Biennale dell’Arte di Venezia, or the Venice Biennale, was the first international art exhibition to promote Contemporary Art. Founded in 1895, the fair takes place every two years

European Telecommunications Network Operators’ Association (ETNO)

The State Of Digital Communications in 2019

Digital is everything and everything is digital. As our societies and economies experience unprecedented tech-driven change, this Report provides you with the latest on one of the most important enablers of progress and growth: digital communications

Jas Kaminski, Belgrade Irish Festival Founder and Director

An Accidental Festival Director

Believe it or not, but we are two weeks away from kicking off Belgrade Irish Fest. It will be...
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