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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…  


Amidst lockdowns, rural life in Serbia turns sour

For urban-dwellers, confined in small flats because of lockdowns, rural living could seem ideal. The green pastures, fresher air, room to spread out. But for rural communities, especially farmers…  


Human Development Report 2020: The next frontier - Human development and the Anthropocene

Thirty years ago, UNDP created a new way to conceive and measure progress. Instead of using growth in GDP as the sole measure of development, we ranked the world’s countries by their human…  


30 years of Human Development Report: no further progress for humanity without the change of attitude towards the planet

The COVID-19 pandemic is the latest crisis facing the world, but unless humans release their grip on nature, it won’t be the last, according to a new report by UNDP.  


EU and UNDP support the Serbian health sector with emergency vehicles, mobile ventilators and protective suits

Five medical vehicles, equipped with mobile ventilators and personal protective equipment were handed over to the Belgrade Institute for Emergency Medicine and to the Public Health Institute of…  


COVID 19 Socio-Economic Response Plan

The socio-economic response plan (SERP) is set within the overall UN COVID-19 “recovery pathway” framework and follows the initial analysis and programmatic activities carried out by the UN system…  


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?’  


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?  


Depopulation As A Policy Challenge In The Context Of Global Demographic Trends

Depopulation is a recurring theme, but its contemporary causes tell a new story. Population decline today is the partial result of a natural development process. A smaller population does not have…  

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