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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…  


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.  


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.  


Finding opportunities in crisis: a view on the post-COVID-19 future in Serbia

The crisis showed us that people and institutions can make massive adjustments in our lives overnight and that in crisis, we can work together to help each other.  


Solidarity is helping fight Coronavirus crisis, and paving the way for future development

Social capital, connections and trust between people are just as important as the physical assets and human capital in keeping people safe and helping society overcome crisis.  


In Serbia, new approaches to tap talent and tackle depopulation

We began to design a portfolio of interventions, recognizing that the secret is in the connection between the solutions and how they create new realities by hitting on multiple issues at the same…  


How to address a shrinking population

UNDP is supporting Serbia with an integrated development approach based on SDGs. Many different solutions are available in the country if depopulation is considered in an integrated way, and not just…  


Francine Pickup: Institutions should protect the victims of violence

Until there’s gender equality, there will be violence against women as its most extreme manifestation.  


The climate changes and so must we

Despite the overwhelming scientific evidence and global movement on Climate Action, the Balkan region appears not to recognise the urgency of the need to act.  

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