Thursday, February 21, 2019

Feature

Gordana Popović, Panel Coordinator, ERC, EC

Serbian Researchers Should Be More Visible

The European Research Council funds excellent scientists and their most creative ideas, supports cutting-edge research in all fields and helps Europe to attract and retain the best researchers of any nationality. Despite their potential, there still aren’t many Serbian researchers applying to this exciting programme

New Goals for a New Year!

Resolutions for the Most Successful Year

A new year is a fresh beginning, so new goals naturally fuel your thoughts. Resolutions can be intimidating, but we can take action to achieve those goals by taking on some suggestions as guidance.

Tobias Flessenkemper, Head of the CoE Office in Belgrade

Concern Over Harassment and Intimidation of Journalists

The Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights previously noted numerous concerns regarding the deteriorating situation for the work of journalists and the media. According to Tobias Flessenkemper, “Politicians are urged to unequivocally condemn all cases of violence targeting journalists who play such a crucial watchdog role in society”

Ana Ilić, Advisor to Serbian PM Ana Brnabić for the digital and creative industries, film and tourism

Serbia – Land of Creativity and Innovation

The Creative Industries Council was established to providing the creative industries and creative artists with the systemic support of the state, and to provide a framework for sustainable growth

Business leaders McCann Worldgroup in Belgrade: “Creative industry important for the development of the region”

Belgrade is becoming an important point on the map of the creative industry. Talking about the future of this growing branch of the economy...

Imran Khan Niazi, Pakistan’s Prime Minister

From International Athlete To Prime Minister

Imran Khan Niazi, born in 1952, in Lahore, Pakistan into a welloff Pashtun family to Ikramullah Khan Niazi and Shaukat Khanam, graduated in philosophy, politics and economics from Keble College, University of Oxford. Hailing from a cricketing family, he played the game as a teenager in Pakistan and continued in England

Self-Made Women Billionaires

From Scratch to Business Empires

In today’s changing economy women are making a mark in fields as diverse as technology, research, investment and entrepreneurship. While many women have successfully taken over their inherited businesses and scaled them, some of them started from scratch to build their own business empires

Local Sport – Rugby League:

Rising Red Star

Red Star RLC is going from strength to strength as it strives to join the rugby league world elite

Vivaldi At The Marathon

For the American two-time world record holder Khalid Khannouchi it was an “incredible charge of energy and great atmosphere enjoyed by everyone”, for Kevin Lee, Director of the “Wisdom Sports” agency that organizes 30 marathons in China, it was a “city festival”, for Predrag Tasovac, Director of the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra it was a “great artistic and sporting event, because people shared the most beautiful emotions”.

Facebook:

Massive Data Scandal

Over the weekend (17-18 March) The New York Times and The Observer of London published an exposé on Cambridge Analytica’s use of over 50 million illegally obtained Facebook profiles to build out a psychographic platform for targeting American voters and influencing their behaviour during the 2016 Presidential Election
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