Valentin Inzko told the UN Security Council the challenge to Bosnia’s once multiethnic society is led by the Serb member of Bosnia's tripartite presidency, Milorad Dodik.
The EU’s slow and sometimes confusing response to the coronacrisis in the Western Balkans made room for China to increase its influence.
Tour of the region is also aimed at supporting the Western Balkans countries’ EU integration processes.
Acquisition of Novi Sad-based PIN Computers to help ALSO's expansion in Eastern Europe.
The Western Balkans countries can expect only moderate growth between 2021 and 2023 as the damage caused by coronavirus pandemic will continue to depress investments and employment, a World Bank report warned.
OSCE report identifies border hotspots across the region where rising temperatures and more extreme weather events risk adding to border tensions.
Manchester-based anti-money laundering software company SQA Consulting and Luxembourg based ABC TECH Group set up SQA Consulting SEE in Bosnia, that will create 175 new jobs.
Issue to help Bosnia’s smaller entity to cover its budget deficit after Bosnia failed to secure a new IMF agreement, but concerns raised over hike in indebtedness.
Trend towards bigger deals and more fund investment continues, as deal value rises by half to give best Q1 since 2013.
But pandemic has delayed restart of convergence with Western Europe until 2023.
Populist premier, who will take over EU rotating presidency in July, is accused of proposing "final disintegration of former Yugoslavia".
A third wave of the coronavirus pandemic is sweeping through Emerging Europe. While Russia is expecting to reach herd immunity in the next two months, most other countries of the region have only just started their mass immunisation programmes.
The current account deficit stood at -3.2% of GDP, the lowest level in modern Bosnian history.
After months of delays, all of the Western Balkans countries have embarked on the vaccination of their populations against coronavirus.
Despite numerous challenges, there are a growing number of successful e-commerce platforms in the Western Balkans region.
The moderate GDP setbacks in 2020 imply that for some CEE countries there will not be such drastic recovery and rebound effects in 2021 as in hard-hit countries in Western Europe.
Over 4,000 COVID-19 cases daily are being reported in Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia, putting hospitals under strain.
With economies primed to rebound as pandemic restrictions are loosened, consumer prices could rise even further, reawakening an issue that has long been ignored.
The region’s economy needs to be more sustainable and connected, which can only be achieved through the digital and green transformation, writes EIB vice-president Lilyana Pavlova.
Sarajevo University students built the robot Robby Megabyte to perform with Bosnia’s most popular rock band, Dubioza kolektiv.