Latest News for: Serbia and montenegro


With accelerated Covid vaccination, Serbia attracts tourists looking for doses – 04/14/2021 – Worldwide

The Sentinel Newspaper 15 Apr 2021
But Serbia ranks among the top six on the continent, with an index of 42.3 ...Eventually they will arrive, but it will be too late.” According to the news agency, Serbia has been donating vaccines to Bosnia, Montenegro and North Macedonia since January ... Unlike other European countries, there have been no long lockdowns adopted in Serbia.

Anti-Semitism Used as Tool in Balkan Disputes: Report

Balkan Insight 15 Apr 2021
The report, entitled ‘Antisemitic Discourse in the Western Balkans’, covers Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia, and is based on human rights reports, interviews with relevant stakeholders and monitoring of selected online media from January 2019 to May 2020.

Project Management Support - Officer for Social Cohesion and Gender Equality

Reliefweb 15 Apr 2021
The UNOPS Republic of Serbia Multi Country Office (RSMCO) is implementing 15 projects in Serbia, North Macedonia, Montenegro and Ukraine. In Serbia, where UNOPS has been active since 2000, and North Macedonia and Montenegro where UNOPS works since 2017, the organisation provides ...

EU punts chance to override China’s BRI in the Balkans

Asiatimes 14 Apr 2021
The first link of the Bar-Boljare motorway, which plans to eventually link Montenegro’s Adriatic ... Montenegro, which split from the state of Serbia and Montenegro in 2006 after an independence referendum, has long applied to become an EU member, which is expected to happen in 2025.

8 crewmen have pleaded guilty as probe continues into a record 20-ton cocaine bust on ...

Finger Lakes Times 14 Apr 2021
The others who have pleaded guilty to playing a role in the smuggling effort, prosecutors said Tuesday, include the ship's chief officer, Bosko Marcovic, 39; second officer Ivan Durasevic, 31; and engineer Nenad Ilic, 41 — all of Montenegro — as well as Stefan Bojevic, 29 of Serbia and Fonofaavae Tiasaga, 29, and Laauli Pulu, 34, both of Samoa.

Nomad Foods acquires Croatian food business

Food Business News 14 Apr 2021
FELTHAM, ENGLAND` — Nomad Foods on March 29 announced it has reached an agreement with Fortenova grupa d.d. to acquire Fortenova’s Frozen Food Business Group (FFBG) for €615 million ($724 million) in a cash transaction ... Countries FFBG reaches include Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Slovenia, Kosovo, North Macedonia and Montenegro.

Croatia Says Missing Persons Issue Could Slow Serbia’s Progress to EU

Balkan Insight 13 Apr 2021
“The issue of the missing must be resolved before Serbia joins the EU ... In 2014, Croatia’s then Veterans Minister Predrag Matic said that Serbia, Bosnia and Montenegro must pass on all the information they have about missing Croats or Zagreb will attempt to block their path to the European Union.

EU says it can’t help Montenegro on China loan but can on financing

Metro USA 12 Apr 2021
The small Balkan republic will struggle this year to start servicing a 1 billion euro loan from China that it took in 2014 to build the first phase of the highway linking the port of Bar on Montenegro’s Adriatic coast to landlocked neighbour Serbia ... Serbia, Macedonia and Albania.

Why nations relying on China's Covid vaccines are at risk of more waves: Scientists warn ...

The Daily Mail 12 Apr 2021
Uruguay, Bahrain, Turkey, Chile, Seychelles, the United Arab Emirates, Morocco, Dominica, Serbia and Hungary ... Hungary and Serbia, which have raced ahead of the rest of the EU in terms of vaccines administered, have both been scorned by the bloc for deviating from the its official rollout schedule ... Montenegro (5.62%). Serbia (25.23%).

Covid-19: Two-thirds of border cases in last month from India

RNZ 09 Apr 2021
Other positive cases in the last 30 days have come from Brazil, Denmark, Egypt, Ethiopia, Netherlands, Oman, Papua New Guinea, France, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Philippines, Serbia and Montenegro, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates ... The cases have come from 90 different countries ... .

Human Rights Worsened in Central, Southeast Europe, in Pandemic – Amnesty

Balkan Insight 07 Apr 2021
This occurred in multiple countries, among them Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Kosovo, Poland, Serbia and Turkey ... Amnesty also said that during the pandemic, Serbia, Bosnia, Kosovo and Montenegro relaxed efforts to prosecute and punish perpetrators of war crimes committed in the wars of the 1990s.

How ‘Minamata’ captures a forgotten Japanese tragedy: 'This is a movie about humanity'

The National 07 Apr 2021
“I didn’t want to make an obscure, small art film that people didn’t see,” says Andrew Levitas ... While the film was shot in Serbia and Montenegro, the director also insisted on taking the production to Japan to shoot drone footage of Minamata, even recording sound effects such as bird calls and running water to authentically capture the region.

Kosovo has a 38-year-old president

Swords Today 05 Apr 2021
In a recent speech, Usmani said that one of his priorities would be to try to normalize relations with Serbia ... during the war of independence against Serbia between 1998 and 1999 ... Kosovo is located between Serbia, Montenegro, Albania and Macedonia, slightly larger than Abruzzo.

Victims Discouraged by ‘Lenient’ Sentences for Sex Crimes in Serbia

Balkan Insight 05 Apr 2021
He was one of at least 608 people convicted of sex crimes in Serbia between 2016 and 2020 ... A guard in a prison in Serbia ... This is more than many countries in the region, such as Serbia’s neighbours North Macedonia and Kosovo, where the minimum is three years, and Montenegro, where the minimum sentence is two years.

UN Condemns ‘Violent Pushback’ of Migrants by Croatian Police

Balkan Insight 05 Apr 2021
Migrants at the Lipa camp in north-west Bosnia, Photo. EPA/Fehim Demir ... NGO medical teams provided urgent medical assistance to 25 of them ... She added that at the same time, the Border Police are short of at least 1,000 officers needed to adequately guard the country’s eastern border with Serbia and Montenegro ... .