16 October 2019
  • 11:51 Top Events in october
  • 11:04 HOT TOPICS in September 2019: North Macedonia and Albania get green light from German parliament; Croatia expects to join Schengen soon; Sarajevo holds its first Pride parade; EBERD wants to invest in Bosnia’s wind farms; Dubrovnik to introduce cruise tax; Kosovo’s instability keeps investors away
  • 12:21 Multilateralism is crucial but it is at risk
  • 11:29 Another luxury gem opens its doors on Montenegro’s coast

It is estimated that since 2000 Serbia lost the population that amounts to those one of Niš and Novi Sad – 654,000 people have left the country since then. According to German federal office for migration, 19,000 Serbs settled in Germany in the first half of 2018, 2,000 more than the year before. The year that saw the biggest exodus was 2015, when around 60,000 inhabitants left Serbia, with most of those moving to Germany. Concerned about the figures, the Serbian government launched a coordinating body for economic migrations to deal with this issue. Members of the body include academics, government officials, and other experts, whose task is to address and resolve the causes of the massive migration out of Serbia. “A strategy for preventing economic migration will be provided by a team of experts who will have the logistical support of the government without any political interference. Our aim is to change the way of thinking and the circumstances which cause young people to leave. We have to deal with this issue before we become part of the European family,” was a comment by the Serbian minister for labour Zoran Đorđević, as reported in the daily Politika.


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