18 January 2021
  • 12:56 Advent, Zagreb and 2020
  • 09:51 The Adriatic Journal 2021 – Digital world anchors in reality
  • 09:28 Looking back on 2020
  • 09:49 China entering the Western Balkans: the long-term perspective
  • 10:36 Teleworking is an opportunity for Slovenia’s companies in foreign markets

China entering the Western Balkans: the long-term perspective

China – new leader in Western Balkans? As a result of the Belt and Road Initiative, China is emerging as a significant actor in the Western Balkans. The increasing number of strategic Chinese investments in the region are beginning to put the EU on alert. Author: Nina Pejič, Centre of International Relations, Faculty of Social […]


Teleworking is an opportunity for Slovenia’s companies in foreign markets

Business conference titled The Economies of Central and Eastern Europe: Spaces of Overlooked Opportunities in the New Era, was organised in Ljubljana on October 7 by Delo media house and ISR as the knowledge partner, focusing on opportunities for Slovenian companies in the region at a time when the world is dealing with the consequences of the covid-19 […]


NLB is the First Bank in Slovenia to Sign the Global UN Principles for Responsible Banking

At the end of September, NLB became the first bank in Slovenia to join more than 180 banks from all over the world, signatories of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Banking. This is a single framework for a sustainable banking industry developed through an innovative partnership between banks worldwide and the United Nations Organisation. […]


EBRD’s chief economist to speak at the export conference in Ljubljana

The third export summit will take place on 7 October in Ljubljana. The conference ECONOMIES OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE: SPACES OF OVERLOOKED OPPORTUNITIES IN THE NEW ERA, which is organised by Delo and the Institute for Strategic Solutions as the content partner, will host dr. Beata Javorcik, the chief economist at the European Bank for […]


Coronavirus Gave Boost to Sustainable Development

Before the coronavirus crisis hit in the mid-March, the effects of global warming and biodiversity decline spread across newspaper headlines and emerged as one of key focus points of socially responsible actions in international politics. At the same time, calls for more responsible conduct of businesses towards their employees and consumers, as well as consideration […]


The alphabet soup of economic forecasting

Is it an economic forecast or a Spelling bee competition? Hard to tell the difference recently. According to a Bank of America survey of 223 fund managers, only 10% expected “a V-shaped recovery, while 75% forecast prolonged U- or W-shaped recoveries”. This was in mid-May. Earlier in April, Reuters conducted a poll among the world’s […]


Top Balkan Women – 11/11: Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović

Women may not rule the balkans, but they hold some powerful positions Women in power is not what would first cross one’s mind in association with the Balkans – a traditional society where most important functions are still held by men. But change, albeit slow, is taking place and there are some ambitious females in […]


How top Slovenian companies are doing business during the Covid-19 epidemic: They got closer to customers, became more flexible and more digitalised.

Business during the epidemic: Companies have adapted swiftly, upgrading their services, which will only strengthen their business with partners in the future. Author:  Jan TOmše At the time of the covid-19 coronavirus epidemic, market and business conditions changed overnight for almost all companies. Physical business declined significantly and companies have become more active online, taking […]


Diaries in/of extraordinary times

In a world of lockdowns, the intimate thoughts of long-dead people can be surprisingly uplifting. They went through hell and survived to tell the story. We can thus rest assured that even the direst predicament is bound to end, eventually. We can compare notes. We get a yardstick to measure our own feelings, our own […]


“Let us create a region that actively furthers its own interests”

There is only one principal legitimate interest of the Western Balkans, Blaž Brodnjak, CEO of Nova Ljubljanska banka, is convinced. Author:  Špela Bizjak                                                                  […]


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