The economies of the Western Balkans and the EU in the second quarter of 2020: In the midst of the biggest economic crisis

With the progression of the coronavirus pandemic worldwide and the subsequent “closure” of world economies since the beginning of 2020, we are witnessing a drastic reduction in economic activity locally and globally. The decrease in economic developments in the first and second quarter of 2020 is observed in all economies and all economic parameters that…

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AnnouncementsYouth Diaspora Voices

Youth Diaspora Voices: Exceptional Individual with Numerous Worthwhile Experiences and Achievements

Heritage  Hi! My name is Yavuz Selim Topbas, but you can call me Yavuz for short! I’m an 18-year old Canadian citizen of joint Turkish, Macedonian, and Albanian descent! My maternal grandparents immigrated to the Republic of Turkey from the People’s Republic of Macedonia (part of the Federal People’s Republic of Yugoslavia at the time)…

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Country Dashboard – Q1 2020

Several years after the introduction of the Country Dashboard, in 2020 we conducted an audit process to make it even more relevant in the current global and domestic economic and social context, as well as in line with the desired future of the country (mainly accession to the EU). The revision consisted of two main…

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