Enhanced citizen participation, along with transparency, accountability, and efficient and effective processes, represents a precondition for successful Swiss- Serbian cooperation. Through our engagement with...
The Swiss economy is among the world's most stable and is the preferred choice for investors seeking a skilful workforce and an economy based on strong research, development and innovation capacities. Switzerland earns most of its revenue on the basis of financial services, precision manufacturing, metals, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and electronics
This year was marked on the international scientific front by the admission of Serbia as a full member of the European Organisation for Nuclear Research - CERN. As from the 24th March 2019, Serbia officially became the 23rd member state of this most prestigious international scientific organisation
The four ethnolinguistic groups (Germanic, French, Italian, and Rhaeto-Romansh) that comprise the native Swiss population have retained their specific characteristics throughout the centuries, though the country was originally inhabited by Celtic tribes in the west and south, and by Rhaetians in the East
The Roger Federer - Novak Đoković rivalry is so intense that it's sometimes easy to forget the two are not exactly from the same tennis generation. Federer is five years older, which – perhaps in tennis years – means far, far more
One should not underestimate the political wisdom of the people. However, I admit that a referendum is not an easy democratic instrument to handle. The political elite must be mature enough to refrain from having a hidden agenda when holding a referendum – Philippe Guex
Switzerland is a country of serious business operations, cautious steps and intelligent investments. With such an investment nature, Swiss investors prefer to move step by step when it comes to expanding their operations in Serbia. The visible progress achieving in business conditions in Serbia provides a sound basis for further development and investments. Of late we’ve also been witnessing increased interest among Swiss businesspeople, particularly in the fields of IT, agriculture and energy
It is evident that strengthening private sector-responsive education and vocational training should be continued, in order to reduce the high level of unemployment among young Serbians. We are glad that we were able to engage with Dr Ursula Renold, a top expert of the Swiss Economic Institute, to support implementation of the law on dual education in Serbia
The SSCC’s Conference on Dual Education, to be held in October 2018 in Belgrade, will be the next stage of the continuing Swiss-Serbian dialogue with a view to contributing to the sustainable and systemic development of the new education system in Serbia
Switzerland has some of the highest mountain peaks in the world, an abundance of snow, and is dotted with lakes and rivers. It will come as no surprise, then, that this geographic wonder is home to some of the world’s most beautiful waterfalls
An economist by training, Swiss Ambassador H.E. Philippe Guex monitors Serbia’s economic reforms with particular attention and claims that the biggest successes in the European integration process have been made on the macroeconomic front
The Swiss Cooperation Office in Serbia manages a broad portfolio, with around 30 projects in three areas: Governance, Economic Development and Employment and Sustainable Energy and Resilient Cities. This is complemented with a Migration Partnership to strengthen Serbia’s capacities to deal with the challenges of migration
By quickly and efficiently adapting to market conditions and changes, while retaining the recognisable and recognised high quality of products, professional technical support and services, Sika Srbija d.o.o. has managed not only to meet all challenges, but also become probably the local market’s most important company in its area of business.
We offer an opportunity to our members to increase their corporate visibility within the SSCC network and to maintain regular communication with other member-companies. We are also publishing interviews with representatives of our member-companies in order to promote the activities of Swiss companies in Serbia and highlight their good business practises
Switzerland supports the process of the Western Balkan states towards European integration, which has contributed to stability and prosperity in the region. I would like to recall that there is a sizeable diaspora from this region, including from Serbia, living in Switzerland, and this naturally reinforces Switzerland’s interests in and exchanges with the Western Balkans