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Richard Grenell: Serbia-Kosovo Agreement Results From Trump’s Different Brand Of Diplomacy

President Aleksandar Vučić of Serbia and Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti of Kosovo took an enormous step toward a long-term resolution of their historic conflict...

Comment

It Never Was Simple

Long before the country was confronted by the pandemic, international and domestic experts considered Serbia as being at a crossroads, with one road leading...

Football Symbolism

As an overture to the September negotiations between Belgrade and Priština in Washington, a qualification match for the UEFA Champions League was drawn between...

Aleksandar Baucal Ph.D, Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade

Innovations in education, but real ones

The key question for the new government is how to intelligently and effectively utilise existing resources in each sector. In the field of education,...

Danko Brčerević, Chief Economist of the Fiscal Council of Serbia

We Don’t Need to be Bad Pupils Again

Preserving the health of the population, maintaining fiscal discipline and creating a new model of economic growth should be on the government's desk from...

Jasna Atanasijević, Assistant Professor at the University of Novi Sad’s Faculty of Sciences, Department of Mathematics and Informatics

Knowledge, Innovation, Rule Of Law

Investing in the modernising of education, encouraging companies to innovate by investing in research and development in collaboration with the academic sector, and the...

Jelena Žarković, associate professor at the Belgrade Faculty of Economics

Health and Education First and Foremost

Considering that the economy received significant assistance in the previous period, the new government should focus attention primarily on the health sector and education,...

Jurij Bajec Ph.D., special advisor at the Institute of Economics and full professor at the University of Belgrade’s Faculty of Economics

The World is Changing and So Must We

The opportunity exists for Serbia to start connecting with rapidly changing global economic trends and to launch products and services that have higher added...

Natalija Perišić, Associate Professor at the University of Belgrade’s Faculty of Political Science

Short-Sighted Policies Exposed by the Pandemic

The COVID-19 epidemic has shown the great importance of sectors like health, education and social policy, which were devastated in the previous period as...

How We Explored Serbia

Against all odds, it turned out that the pandemic had one positive effect - we spent the summer getting to know Serbia, as the...

We Need To Be Industrious And Prudent

Given the current state of the pandemic, it is likely that the Serbian economy will need consecutive infusions of money in order to stay...

Support in Delicate Times

Switzerland is one of the top three bilateral donors to Serbia, and the only donor that has been continuously present in Serbia without interruption...

Economy

One of the World’s Wealthiest Countries

For centuries Switzerland has adhered to a policy of armed neutrality in global affairs, which has given it the access and political stability to...

Branka Drašković Ph.D., FEFA Faculty

We Expect Responsibility And Compassion From Leaders

During serious crises, all eyes are directed towards leaders and they are expected to provide guidelines, to express what everyone feels, to articulate further...

Gojko Božović, writer and publisher

Change To The Social Contract

Governments worldwide have used the fear of the virus to legitimise fear as a social and political resource. It can hence be said that...

Ivan Medenica, Artistic Director and Selector of Bitef

It Is Important To Conserve Energy

The state is obliged not to bury its head in the sand, but rather to simultaneously develop several scenarios for the time to come,...

Vesna Brzev-Ćurčić, psychoanalyst

Confronting The Unknown

We previously had an enemy that was external and was the cause of our suffering, and we had someone to be angry with. At...

Who’s That Singing Over There?

The Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, or first Yugoslavia, lasted from 1918 to 1941. It was survived by, say, the sovereign Croatia and...

Comment

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...

Comment

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...

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Richard Grenell: Serbia-Kosovo Agreement Results From Trump’s Different Brand Of Diplomacy

President Aleksandar Vučić of Serbia and Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti of Kosovo took an enormous step toward a long-term...

Agreement On Normalisation Of Economic Relations Between Belgrade And Pristina Signed

President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic and Prime Minister of the Provisional Institutions of Kosovo Avdullah Hoti signed an Agreement...

Symbols Of Belgrade Lit In Colors Of The Polish Flag

On the occasion of marking the 40th anniversary of the founding of the "Solidarity" movement, Branko's Bridge, the Bridge...

Montenegro Election: First Projections Point To A Tight Race

In Montenegro, the ruling DPS was nearly neck-and-neck with its main rivals, according to early and incomplete projections of...

Gorenje To Hire 600 Temp Workers Due To Surge In Orders

Slovenian home appliance manufacturer Gorenje is hiring some 600 temporary workers to cope with a record number of orders....