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Helvetas Mosaic

Developing a Joint Vision for Southeast Europe

Our latest articles

Get Used to Change – the Future is Agile

Dr. Vesselina Stefanova Ratcheva, a lead author of The Future of Jobs Report 2018, from the World Economic Forum, talks to Tim Sparkman from Helvetas about the report’s findings and its implications for development.

The Future They Want - Making Sense of Youth Aspirations in East and Southeast Europe

Do we really know what young people aspire for? Zenebe Uraguchi attempts to answer this question based on youth surveys from Kosovo, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Albania.

Women in the Balkans between family and politics

There are several reasons why it is harder for women to enter politics – something that men have been doing for centuries. We asked female politicians and experts from Albania, Kosovo and Serbia to identify these barriers – and the solutions.

Knowledge Systems and Policy Innovation in the 4IR

Arnaldo Pellini from the Overseas Development Institute talks about the breathtaking changes happening to the world under the name of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) and how they will disrupt the governance systems in place today.

How Business Raises Smarter Job Seekers

Do you consider youth unemployment a global challenge? If you are an entrepreneur, you may instead call it “an opportunity”.

Labeling the [Balkans]

Balkans, Western Balkans or Southeast Europe? Or maybe even European Western Balkan? We asked experts what name is best for the region that includes Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia.



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Helvetas Mosaic is a quarterly published by Helvetas Eastern European team for our email subscribers and website visitors. Our articles explore new trends and fresh ideas of international development work in Southeast Europe.