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Taking on New Challenges With A New Government

With the first package of assistance to the economy, the Serbian Government fulfilled its task of preserving most economic sectors and jobs. Future outcomes...

Parliament Without An Opposition

The 21st June elections were a logical epilogue to the terminal stage in a process that began with the 2016 parliamentary elections: it was...

Serbia After The Quarantine

Bad Day After A Tough Night

The Coronavirus outbreak has changed the world and Serbia. The country we've entered is only two months “older” than the one we had before...

H.E. Andrea Orizio, Head of the OSCE Mission to Serbia

Time to Bridge Political Divisions

It seems that parliamentary, provincial and local elections in Serbia were administered efficiently, despite the challenging circumstances created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet the...

Boban Stojanović, political scientist and PhD. student at the University of Belgrade Faculty of Political Science

Victors Have No Reason For Satisfaction

It seems that almost all the parties that entered parliament, regardless of the number of seats they won, have reason to believe that they...

Duško Radosavljević Ph.D., political scientist

No One Can Believe They Represent All Citizens

After such election results, certain negotiations must take place, between the ruling political parties, opposition parties, representatives of civil society and experts, with the...

Zoran Lutovac, President of the Democratic Party

The Start of a New Race

The joint boycott was the first step in achieving joint action that leads to the political success required for the radical changes needed in...

Which Economic Stimulus Works?

During the initial shock from COVID-19, it was understandable that governments and central banks would respond with massive injections of liquidity. But now policymakers...

World Bank: Serbia’s New Growing Agenda

Forging A New Future

Serbia is at a crossroads. Although current growth rates are improving incomes in Serbia, they are not bringing the country closer to average living...

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Adaptation On The Go

Crises like the Coronavirus pandemic sometimes lead to the emergence of real heroes, and sometimes completely strip bare someone's mutual relations. Judging by what...

Overdue, Expensive And Ineffective

Instead of indiscriminately giving a hundred euros to every citizen, help should have been given - simply and without delay - to those who...

Marko Čadež, President, CCIS

We Have Reason For Both Optimism And Caution

It is encouraging that half of the domestic companies are planning to continue investing in equipment and basic resources and that large foreign companies...

Igor Vijatov, Director of the Serbian Automotive Cluster

No Fleeing Of Automotive Industry Investors

Although the world automotive industry has been hit hard by Covid-19, we have no reason to believe that factories representing parts of large global...

Jovan Protić, National Coordinator for Serbia at the ILO

First Health, Then Production

The extent to which the Serbian economy will be hit by disruptions to supply chains will depend primarily on the speed of curbing the...

Mahmud Bušatlija, foreign investment expert

We Cannot Remain Completely Attached To Germany

Our way out is to aggressively attract equity investments, primarily in agriculture and industrialisation, with an emphasis on exports. The pandemic has definitely enthroned the...

Dr. Milan R. Kovačević, Serbian Scientific Society of Economists

Increasing Competitiveness Remains Our Key Topic

The world will remain global, but also increasingly wary of all kinds of risks that can hamper cross-border flows. It has long been essential...

The Ecological Transition Is The New Mission For Europe

The Green Deal, which aims to achieve climate neutrality in the EU by 2050, could go a long way towards resolving geographical divisions and...

Human Resource Surveys

COVID-19 – The Greatest Learning Experience Of Our Lives

The Coronavirus is accelerating one of the biggest business transformations in decades. Yes, it’s a health crisis, but for most companies, it’s also an...

Daniel Serwer: Choices Narrowing for Serbia In Negotiations With Pristina

               Professor Daniel Serwer, Director of American Foreign Policy at Johns Hopkins School Serbia has a choice: it can...

H.E. Jørn Gjelstad, Norwegian Ambassador

Norway Introduced Corona Act

Today I believe we have managed to control and contain the spread of COVID-19 effectively in Norway. I remember 12 March when the Norwegian Government...

Comment By Sandrine Dixson-Decleve

A Green Reboot After the Pandemic

In addition to threatening millions of lives and the global economy, the Covid-19 pandemic has demonstrated that human societies are capable of transforming themselves...

Comment by Zoran Panović

Four Pillars

In a paradoxical way, Aleksandar Vučić is also a proponent of the ‘four pillars’ policy (EU, U.S., Russia, China) in the foreign policy that...

H.E. Radko VLAYKOV, Ambassador of Bulgaria

Measures Imposed In Bulgaria One Of The Most Liberal In Europe

In Bulgaria, as in many other countries in Europe, there is an intense debate between experts, politicians and citizens about a model to be...

H.E. Koenraad ADAM, Ambassador of Belgium

Belgium Proved The Resilience Of Its Public Health System

From the outset of the crisis, Belgium has been severely hit by COVID19. This is due to several factors: we are one of the...

H.E. Ruth Caris STEWART, Ambassador of Australia

Australia Managed To Get To A Good Position To Move Forward

Australia’s Department of Health began monitoring the situation already in early January this year and developed a national response plan by mid-February. In any health...

H.E. Oleksandr ALEKSANDROVYCH, Ambassador of Ukraine

Ukraine Faces Massive Return Of Ukrainians From Abroad

Ukraine was among the first in Europe to introduce nationwide measures to deal with COVID-19. The government adopted its initial decisions on 11 March...

H.E. Gilles Arnout BESCHOOR PLUG, Ambassador of The Netherlands

Netherlands Slowly Moving In The Right Direction

The Netherlands has, like every country in the world, introduced measures to tackle coronavirus - handwashing, staying at home as much as possible, working...

H.E. Carlo Lo CASCIO, Ambassador of Italy

Italy Every Day “In a Battle” To Save Lives

As the first country in Europe to be hit – and very hard - by the virus, Italy implemented a set of measures in...

H.E. Anders Christian HOUGÅRD, Ambassador of Denmark

Denmark’s Timely Reactions Lead To Optimism

Denmark was the first country in Europe after Italy to announce lockdown. At the time, there were no registered deaths and the number of...

H.E. Aida SMAJIĆ, Ambassador of Bosnia & Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina Implements Rigorous Measures

As dramatic news arrived from Italy, Spain and then from our closest neighbouring countries, Bosnia and Herzegovina was preparing how to respond to the...

H.E. Tanju BILGIÇ, Ambassador of Turkey

Turkey Sees Relatively Low Coronavirus Mortality Rate

Turkey is committed to strengthening international cooperation in combating this global threat. We closely follow and support the plans announced by the international organizations,...

H.E. Mohamad Amine BELHAJ, Ambassador of Morocco

Situation Remains Stable In Morocco

Allow me to put forward a few concerns regarding this global health issue. This is an unprecedented crisis in terms of its violence and...

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Bulgaria’s Varna Public Transport Opens 34.8 Mln Euro Tender For New E-buses

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Startup Ecosystem Of Belgrade And Novi Sad Worth 502 Million Dollars

The American organization Startup Genome has published a new edition of its annual report, which estimates that the startup...