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Chinese-Serbian Diplomatic Relations

A Puzzle with Many Unfamiliar Pieces

In the process of shaping a new multipolar world, many countries – including Serbia – will find themselves constantly in a position to reconsider...

European Elections

Will the Far-Right’s Low Cohesion Save the Centre?

Pro-European parties could surpass expectations by achieving a solid majority in the European Parliament, despite increasing support for right-wing parties. However, this might not...

Free Access to the Western Balkan Labour Market

Little Guys Support Each Other

Creating a single labour market in the framework of the Open Balkan initiative is useful, but also has...

Unwrapping the Carrot

EU Growth Plan

The EU’s Economic and Investment Plan for the Western Balkans possesses significant transformative potential and is capable of...

Are the Recent Elections A Pebble or a Boulder in the Government’s Shoe?

Nobody Knows What’s Good Over the Hill

The post-election political situation in Serbia is like a top suspense story, in which democracy will either triumph...

What Positive Developments Have Been Achieved in Serbia When It Comes Our Struggle for a More Sustainable Planet?

Optimism in Green

Serbia is taking modest but commendable strides towards a green future, with notable progress achieved on sustainable initiatives...

Elections In Serbia

The Deceptive Ease of Victory

Despite voters of both the ruling parties and the opposition being dissatiffied – with economic results, quality of...

What Awaits Us In 2024? 

Fragile Optimism

The outbreak of war in the Middle East only serves to further complicate a global economic situation that...

EU Englargement

Awaiting a Sea Change

The Russo-Ukraine conflict has certainly reinvigorated the focus on strategic planning within the EU, but this potential shift...

Are We Prepared For Climate Change? 

Unprotected on a Baking Roof

Serbia needs to urgently devote itself to the systematic planning of a response and devising measures to adapt...

Economic Growth In Serbia

On a Thin, Hot Wire

Despite inflationary pressure easing and encouraging FDI inflows, the complexity of the global political and economic crisis, which...

Are We Awaited By A Sweltering Political Summer?

Between Two Infernos

Will the current avalanche of discontent inundating the streets of Serbian cities soon be nothing but a fading...

How Influential Is Cultural Diplomacy In Times Of Crisis?

Building Trust Through The Power Of Culture

In times of global economic crises, conflicts and tragic events, like the one that recently befell Serbia, cultural...

How New Leaders Are Born In The Western Balkans?

Unexpected Successors Of Observed Losers

In societies where no space exists to build up new political leaders, those who succeed in displacing the...

Telemigration

Virtual Emigration Is An Ever-Greater Labour Market Challenge

No unequivocal answer exists to the question of whether or not it’s a good thing for the Serbian...

Are We On The Verge Of A New Approach To European Integration

Unexpected Gifts Of War

It appears as though the new approach to the European integration process, which resulted in the expediting of...

Serbia – Kosovo Conflict

Eternal Repetition Or Historical Chance?

Elevated tones in Kosovo and the consolidating of diplomatic initiatives are once again leading us into seemingly very...

Considering The Complex Global Situation, What Provides Us With Reason For Optimism As We Enter 2023?

Peace, Dialogue And Cooperation

The world belongs to optimists, pessimists are only spectators ~ Francois Guizot In a year when it appeared as...

How Could The U.S. Midterms Impact Foreign Policy?

No Storm On The Horizon

Following the unexpected retaining of the balance of power between the Democrats and Republicans after the midterm elections...

European Elections

Right, Right, Frontal

Among the many consequences of the pandemic, economic crisis and war in Ukraine for Europe is the rise...

The International Belgrade Book Fair

We Will Still Read One Another

Some countries have decided, after the veritable fast of the pandemic, to boost the love of publishers and...

Scope Of The Serbian Opposition’s Entry Into Parliament

More Than Decoration, Less Than Political Pluralism

The Serbian National Assembly has never had a strong democratic tradition, but an opposition with political creativity and...

Armament In The Shadows Of The War In Ukraine

Peace Has Become Much More Expensive

We are awaited by a period during which many European countries will prioritise the procurement of weapons and...

Sanctions Against Russia & Their Economic Repercussions

We Have Enough Worries Without Poor Decisions

Prior to making a political decision on whether or not to impose sanctions against Russia, the new Government...

How The Ukraine Conflict Will Shape The Serbian Political Scene

Fruitless Elections

The insistence of the international community that Serbia take a clear stance on the conflict in Ukraine could...

Will Serbia and other Western Balkan countries benefit from the global trends of nearshoring?

Risks & Opportunities

Many countries see their window of opportunity to bring more FDI home, as a result of the war...

How will the Ukraine conflict impact on Serbia’s place in the international community?

Storm In The Backyard

Whenever and however the current conflict in Ukraine comes to an end, there’s no doubt that the Western...

Who Really Makes Decisions In Serbia?

Always “Me”, Never “Us”

At a juncture when the debate over whether the opposition can force the current president into a second...

Is Inflation Our Destiny (Again)?

He Who Sows Incorrectly Has Small Hope Of A Bountiful Harvest

This time around, inflation didn’t occur as a result of the excessive printing of dinars, unlike many of...

Are We Ready For The Development Of Innovations To Biomedical Sciences In Serbia?

Between The Periphery And Great Advances

Biotechnology, biomedicine, bioinformatics and biodiversity have gone from areas that were considered as lacking sufficient innovative capacity three...

Does the road to winning government run through presidential elections?

Unified Candidate In A Used Suit

Is the Serbian opposition on the hunt for a new Koštunica; a man with whom many would disagree,...

In Which Direction Is The Serbian Labour Market Changing?

The Problem Isn’t That People Are Leaving. The Problem Is That They Have No Reason To Return

Major changes have hit the Serbian labour market, which can be seen in the shortage of personnel for...

Montenegro’s Investment Climate Evaluated in Latest White Book

The Montenegrin Foreign Investors Council (MFIC) has unveiled the "White Book – Investment Climate in Montenegro 2023," which marks...

Over 150 Companies Attend French-Western Balkans Forum in Belgrade

Yesterday in Belgrade, the French-Serbian Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the French Embassy and French Trade Advisors, launched...

Public-Private Partnerships Key to Serbia’s Green Future

Five years ago, dark, polluted water with a foul smell trickled down from the Vinča landfill, sending toxic pollutants...

Slovenia Achieves Top Ten Status in Global Peace Index for 2024

Slovenia has distinguished itself as one of the world's most peaceful nations, securing a spot in the top ten...

German Companies Seek Suppliers from the Western Balkans

In Munich, 99 suppliers from the Western Balkans, including 22 from Serbia, engaged in talks with representatives from 20...