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Short-termism - the greatest threat for our future?

Global threats raise important issues about global governance and power structures and how these relate to existential risk more generally.  


To build forward better we need a green recovery

On ocassion of Earth day, The Center for the Promotion of Science (CPN) talked with Francine Pickup about the challenges and plans to make the environment in Serbia better.  


Five characteristics of public administration for a new age

Climate change, depopulation, urbanisation, the influence of economic development on the environment and resources, the erosion of confidence in state institutions, the COVID-19 pandemic - these…  


Why We Need A New Way of Governing

COVID19 crisis may be viewed as an opportunity for better management of public affairs. If we want to succeed in this, we must be prepared to change the way we work in the public sector and to develop…  


Safer with a gun at home? – Women in Serbia say no

Just as domestic violence disproportionately affects women, the misuse of firearms is also not gender blind and affects the lives of women and men differently.  


Can open data transform tourism?

The pandemic might offer a timely opportunity for a fruitful discussion on how Serbia’s citizens could enjoy more of what their own country can offer in terms of cultural, historical or natural…  


What is the Future of the Modern Office?

If we are to tackle complex development challenges of today, we have to first ask ourselves ‘is our own way of working flexible enough to adapt quickly to external changes and new realities?’  


Two things that can prepare our societies for changing demographics

Over the last 30 years, 17 countries, all of them in Eastern Europe, experienced sustained population decline. This unique phenomenon will have a significant impact on the future of the region.  


What digital nomads have to teach us about emigration

Serbia is a country attractive to digital nomads. What can that teach us about depopulation and how to reverse it?  


No life without it

United Nations have marked the International Clean Air Day – for Blue Skies, and on the occasion UNDP RR Francine Pickup spoke to Vreme Magazine.  

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