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Shared Futures: Youth perceptions on peace in the Western Balkans

Six young writers from the Western Balkan region give voice to some of key messages emerging from the regional study 'Shared Futures'.  


Tackling air pollution in Europe and Central Asia

The report assesses links between air pollution, climate and health, and explores solutions with a set of policy interventions for major economic activities like industry, transport, health…  


Shared Futures: Youth Perceptions on Peace in the Western Balkans

This report highlights the voices of youth and their perceptions and experiences related to peace and social cohesion in their societies and in the wider Western Balkans region.  


Women make the way

What do these women have in common? They're all leaders in some way, spanning a wide variety of careers and countries and being role models for those women who will come after.  


Amidst lockdowns, rural life in Serbia turns sour

In rural Serbia, many make a living from dairy farming. But as prices for milk or cheese sharply fell, as did their market, and many families are hurting.  


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?  


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

As most countries pass the worst stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, much focus is now being placed on economic recovery. Francine Pickup shares insight on possible opportunities Serbia can capitalize on…  


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, EU and UNDP team up to fight COVID-19

Funds from an EU - UNDP €7.5 million initiative to enhance Serbia’s preparedness to cope with disasters and build resilience to crises are being realigned to immediately tackle the corona virus…  

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