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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 innovation ecosystem and building stronger ties...

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Same Friendship, Different Battles

The narrative of good bilateral relations between France and Serbia was based on strong historical ties for a long time, with little progress achieved...

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...

Comment by 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...

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The Shift Is On

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

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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...

H.E. Nikolaus Lutterotti, Ambassador of Austria to Serbia

Up To Serbia To Decide

Serbia should deliver concrete and tangible results when it comes to an independent judiciary, the effective fight against...

H.E. Thomas Schieb, Ambassador of Germany to Serbia

Tangible Progress Needed

We need to see tangible progress in fields like judicial reform, media freedom and the fight against corruption...

H.E. Attila Pinter, Ambassador of Hungary to Serbia

Momentary Setback

Significant steps have been taken to finalise reform of the judiciary, which is a crucial matter for Serbia...

H.E. Carlo Lo Cascio, Ambassador of Italy to Serbia

Italy’s Assistance Is Unquestionable

We believe in the Serbian Government's capacity to achieve the desired goals in the areas of the rule...

H.E. Theodorus Reintjes, Ambassador of the Netherlands to Serbia

No Shortcuts to Membership

Enlargement should be a win-win accomplishment. It should benefit and strengthen both the candidate country and the EU...

H.E. Maria Virgínia Mendes Da Silva Pina, Ambassador of Portugal to Serbia

Up To Serbia To Speed Up Integration Dynamics

The Report on Serbia’s Progress published by the European Commission last autumn clearly identifies what needs to be...

H.E. Damjan Bergant, Ambassador of Slovenia to Serbia

Necessary Steps Well Known

The success of negotiations depends mostly on Serbia's ability to fulfil its commitments. It is very important to...

H.E. Jan Lundin, Ambassador of Sweden to Serbia

Safeguard Achievements To Date

There are many challenges for Serbia to speed up its EU integration, given that standards are high and...

H.E. Urs Schmid, Ambassador of Switzerland to Serbia

Democratic Reforms Improve Resilience

Reforms will bring Serbia closer to EU membership, but will also strengthen the country in various ways and...

H.E. Anthony F. Godfrey, Ambassador of the U.S.A. to Serbia

We Want Serbia to Succeed

The United States has no higher priority for our work in Serbia than to add a 28th star...

Matteo Colangeli, EBRD Director and Regional Head of the Western Balkans

Focus on Serbia’s Green Economy Transition

The EBRD is committed to supporting Serbia’s EU integration and our activities in the country are consistent with...

Alessandro Bragonzi, Head of EIB Regional Representation for the Western Balkans

Focused on Regional Recovery

In line with overall EU priorities and the commitments made by Western Balkan leaders at the Sofia Summit...

Jovan Protić, ILO National Coordinator for Serbia

Missed Opportunities

Citizens have, unfortunately, not yet been in position to benefit from the effective rule of law, transparency of...

Sebastian Sosa, IMF Resident Representative in Serbia

Reforms Will Keep Labour at Home

Safeguarding macroeconomic and financial stability remains a precondition for sustainable growth. But more is needed to secure a...

Francine Pickup, UNDP Serbia Resident Representative

Working Towards SDGs Helps With EU Accession

UNDP is helping Serbia to tackle complex challenges, such as climate change, depopulation and governance. All three issues...

Pavle Petrović, President Of The Fiscal Council Of Serbia

Poor Institutions Inhibit Economic Growth

The possible higher-than-expected economic growth in 2021 is good news, but isn’t also an indicator of a sustainable...

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