11 May 2021
  • 10:03 Literature – very much alive even in 2021!
  • 10:32 Integration is key to higher economic and social growth
  • 12:50 How the coronavirus outbreak is transforming the insurance industry
  • 14:01 The future used to look like this
  • 09:15 Why the Balkans are known in the world

The Adriatic Journal’s best of both worlds

The events surrounding the coronavirus epidemic have shown how thin and fragile the line is between stability and certainty on the one hand, and a rapid slip into uncertainty on the other. Companies, leaders, and decision-makers have faced challenges they had not known before. We often hear how companies need to switch and adapt to […]


Great opportunities will emerge during the gradual recovery from the crisis

The key risks for insurance companies because of the reduction of entrepreneurial activity will be related to the business conditions in which companies emerge from the crisis. The recovery will be uneven across sectors and countries, and the economies will on average only reach the level of activity before the epidemic in the middle of […]


How the pandemic is digitalising the world

More rapidly than ever, the world is embracing Information and Communication Technology (ICT) – to everyone’s benefit. Slovenian society has become very digital in the past year, and there has been an enormous leap forward, says Adrian Ježina, the President of the Management Board of Telemach. Author: Jan Tomše For Telemach, a Slovenian provider of […]


The economic burden of the pandemic

The coronavirus has swept across the world with devastating speed, leaving behind consequences that will take years to reverse. However, neither all countries nor all sectors will recover at the same pace. Gregor Pilgram, CEO of Generali Austria, gives his view on post-pandemic recovery in the region. Author: Maja Dragović Like in other European markets, […]


Challenges in the Adriatic region at a time when the pandemic and digitalisation are changing the way we do business

February 10, 2021 – The Institute for Strategic Solutions hosted the regional event The Adriatic Journal 2021: Financial stability and digitalisation during and after Covid-19. The digital event took place interactively between Ljubljana and webcasting across the Western Balkans. One of the main points of discussion was Slovenian-Serbian economic cooperation and the financial challenges faced […]


A historic opportunity for the Adriatic region

The corona crisis has shuffled the cards in the international arena, presenting a unique opportunity for Southeast Europe to attract international supply chains that are looking for better risk management options, argues Blaž Brodnjak, the CEO of NLB, a banking group with a strong systemic position in the region, and one of the most important […]


Strukturni izzivi regije med in po COVID-19

Od digitalnega dogodka … Regija Adriatik kot prostor z lastnimi značilnostmi in tudi specifikami se nahaja pred izjemnimi izzivi. Ti so politični, ekonomski, družbeni. A zgodba je še širša. Na dogodku Sidrišče digitalnega je v realnem: Strukturni izzivi regije med in po COVID-19 bomo namenili pozornost sistemskim in strukturnim izzivov prostora Adriatik in gospodarskemu sodelovanju […]


Advent, Zagreb and 2020

It ain’t a typical year but it’s the atypical things that we often remember most. Author: Steve Tsentserensky Normally, at this time of year, Zagreb is just absolutely teeming with people. Tourists the world over flocking to the capital to take in the sights, sounds, scents and tastes of the famed Christmas Market. And for […]


The Adriatic Journal 2021 – Digital world anchors in reality

The year 2020 was a challenge for all of us. No doubt the coming year will bring more challenges. We at ISR are working hard to analyse and present you these challenges in our annual publication. Author:  The Adriatic Journal Adriatic Journal 2021 will be published at the beginning of February next year and will […]


Looking back on 2020

The past 12 months in the region saw the formation of four new governments and an election of a new president. Author:  Ana Potočnik Milanović wins presidential election The 2020 electoral cycle began with the second round of Croatia’s presidential election on January 5, in which Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, a conservative who won the presidency in […]


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