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Comment By Zoran Panović

Open Balkan

Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić practises a rather original and successful technology of governing based on a system of mutually functional paradoxes. Even within the...

Srećko Mihailović, Sociologist, Demostat Chief Researcher

Playing The “Green Politics” Card Exclusively Is Not A Good Recipe

With such torturous stretching of the social and political interpretations of environmental problems, it is understandable that, despite the fact that there are numerous...

Nemanja Milović, Founder And Author Of The Website Klima 101 (Climate 101)

Belgrade Elections – Requiem For A Lumberjack?

Will shortages be followed by the inflation of fake warriors for the green future of Serbia? Many political...

Zvezdan Kalmar, Programme Coordinator, Centre For Ecology And Sustainable Development – CEKOR

We Need Green Action!

A profound, strategic change of society towards environmental sustainability is only possible if we radically change our attitude...

By Carl Bildt, Project Syndicate

The Dangerous Balkan Standstill

Even after a quarter-century of relative peace, the Balkans have yet to achieve the lasting stability that was...

By Joschka Fischer / Project Syndicate

Whither The US-German Relationship?

With German Chancellor Angela Merkel on her way out, and America still vulnerable to Trumpism, Germans can neither...

Stefan Milenković, Violinist

Art Is The Best Way To Promote A Country

It is invaluable that Serbia is nurturing its creative people and creative industries, and that this is recognised...

Sofija Stefanović, Physical Anthropologist

We Need To Believe In Ourselves

What helps us to uncover the values of the modern Serbia is the increasing public presence of the...

Slobodan Trkulja, Musician

“Modern Tradition” Is The Key Element Of Serbia’s Image

The most important thing for Serbia’s image is probably the fact that there have been an unbelievable number...

Ana Krstajić, Composer

Free, Creative And Supported

Today’s technologies allow us to very quickly modernise the country’s image and shed light on our multitude of...

Miloš Biković, Actor

Creativity Is Today’s Most Sought-Аfter Resource

The most important thing for Serbia’s image is probably the fact that there have been an unbelievable number...

Ivana Vasić English, Costume Designer

We Should Meet Our New Face

By remembering the faces of all departed Serbs, learning from mistakes, both our own and those of others,...

Uroš Petrović, Writer

Our Great Past Needs A Great Present

We should observe the best cultural, economic and other experiences from all angles and try to apply them,...

Comment

New Ways To Promote Good

It is time to reflect on the past 30 years of the bilateral cooperation programme and seek new...

By Georg E. Riekeles / Project Syndicate

Switzerland’s Brexit Moment

Many in Switzerland have failed to recognise that their exorbitant privileges vis-à-vis the European Union could not continue....

Comment

Pandemic Push For Digitalisation And Automation

As was seen during the pandemic, online sales and the digitalisation of business operations were both a source...

Comment

Smart Enough, But Not Yet Fast Enough

Over the last five years, we’ve seen coordinated efforts among different state bodies aimed at supporting the national...

Comment

Same Friendship, Different Battles

The narrative of good bilateral relations between France and Serbia was based on strong historical ties for a...

By Richard Wike, Jackob Poushter, Laura Silver, Janell Fetterolf And Mara Mordecal

Transition From Trump To Biden

The election of Joe Biden as U.S. president has led to a dramatic shift in America’s international image....

Nenad Tomašević, CEO Dren Bio Inc. Redwood City, California

Let’s Copy Ourselves And Others

I believe that the right example for Serbia is to enable people with ideas to work in incubators...

Nenad Grmusa, SVP, Head Of Takeda’s Center For External Innovation

Self Confidence Is Key

For me, the experience of studying in the U.S. was decisive in me gaining self-confidence, and that forms...

Zoran Panović

Summer & Neuroses

Despite his great international standing, Tito lacked the might to stage a Russian-American summit in Yugoslavia. Firstly, Vučić’s...

Duško Radosavljević Ph.D., Political Scientist

Hard Work Stands Behind Election Victories

The election results in Budapest, Zagreb, North Macedonia and Montenegro are not unambiguous, nor are they all objectively...

Professor Nebojša Vladisavljević, Faculty Of Political Science

Not Quite There Yet

The democratic push is similar across the region, but political contexts differ. It remains to be seen whether...

Obrad Kesić, Political Analyst

Transition To An Unknown Destination

Around the world, even in the most developed societies, we are seeing growing tendencies towards the introduction of...

Robert Bajruši, Journalist And Political Commentator At Zagreb Daily Jutarni List

Serbia Lacks A Serious Resistance Movement Against Vučić’s Government

The left-green platform “možemo!”, headed by the new mayor of Zagreb, who recorded an almost landslide victory in...

Zdravko Veljanov Ph.D. Candidate, Doctoral School Of Political Science, Public Policy And International Relations, Central European University

Serbia Needs A Challenger

A united opposition, with significant external support and an increased turnout, appears to be the recipe that needs...

By Michael Spence / Project Syndicate

How Great Powers Should Compete

Both China and the West espouse some version of multilateralism. But unfettered strategic competition, together with relentlessly negative...

Comment

The Shift Is On

After many years of fatigue, it seems that the National Plan for Energy and Climate, as well as...

Comment

Same Same, But Different

Between the two Slovenian presidencies of the Council of the European Union, the country maintained its position that...

Zoran Panovic

Two Camps

In Serbia we’re seeing a clash between strong, arrogant authorities and a weak, conceited opposition. Without the slightest...

H.E. Sem Fabrizi, Head of the European Union Delegation to Serbia

Reforms Create New Opportunities

It is very important to redouble efforts to accelerate the accession process. The new methodology – recently approved...

News

EBRD Adopts New Country Strategy For Montenegro

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has adopted a new country strategy for Montenegro for the period 2021-2026 with three priorities: Strengthen private sector...

EBRD Supports Modernisation Of Serbia’s Elektrodistribucija

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is extending a €40 million loan to Serbia’s electricity distribution company, Elektrodistribucija Srbije...

Day Of Serbian Unity, Freedom And National Flag Marked

President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic stated tonight, at a ceremony marking the Day of Serbian Unity,...

Serbia: Exports As Well As Food Prices, Are On The Rise

While agro exporters are doing well, consumers are feeling more and more the effects of the rising grocery prices,...

Bulgaria: EIB And Sofia Municipality Sign €60 Million Loan For Sustainable Mobility Projects

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Sofia Municipality have signed a €60 million framework loan to promote sustainable urban...