THIS edition of Horizons is hardly unique an attempt to draw comparisons between that decade and possible developments in the 2020s. The most obvious points of commonality at their respective outsets are global contagion and hope. Although the underlying statistics pale in comparison to those of the Spanish Flu, the coronavirus has brought enormous disruption and hardship to billions of people around the world.
Alan Dershowitz, Harvard Law School’s eminent professor emeritus, and a reputable American lawyer, referred to the International Court of Justice and stated that “It’s not international, it’s not a court and it doesn’t do justice.”
The Center for International Relations and Sustainable Development (CIRSD), in cooperation with the Faculty of Law - University of Nis, invites law students of all universities in Serbia to apply for an exclusive interview with the legend of legal sciences and court practice, Professor Alan Dershowitz, on Saturday, March 20th, at 7PM (CET), via Zoom.
He highlighted the importance of collective immunity, stating that “we absolutely can go back to normal, but we need herd immunity. This mean that the virus cannot spread from one person to another and it eventually dies off. To reach this, we need between 80-85% of the world to have immunity”.
CIRSD carried out a two-day seminar “The World in 2021 and Beyond”, featuring global leaders in the fields of medicine and strategic communications, Dr. Samir Khleif and Mr. John Rendon.
One of the questions asked by a student participant to Vuk was to name five people from Serbia, who are not his closest associates, to hypothetically help him develop the strategy for the future of Serbia, on which Mr. Jeremic responded that he would primarily like to hear the advice from indisputable authorities on matters of national identity, culture, internal affairs, economics, health and education.
“It is of great importance that the distribution of the vaccine is at least more or less equal. Unfortunately, “vaccination nationalism” is growing at the moment. The first vaccines will go to the United States, Great Britain, the EU, and Japan, followed by a relentless race"
"Vaccine availability is a rather challenging geopolitical game in which all countries have the same goal – to provide and distribute the vaccine before others. This could easily cause devastating consequences around the globe,” Jeremic said.
Jeremić stated that Serbia is currently the only country in Europe, besides Belarus, without an opposition in the parliament. He added that despite controlling a 90 percent majority in the parliament, Vučić still gets commended by some European leaders.
President of the Center for International Relations and Sustainable Development, Vuk Jeremić, delivered an online lecture about EU enlargement and the problem of separatism on November 12th, 2020, for students at the world-renowned university Sciences Po in Paris.