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.
“The United Nations is extremely important for Serbia because the UN Security Council will ultimately decide on the final status of Kosovo. The global organization, however, is currently in a bad shape. Other multilateral bodies, for example, the World Health Organisation that faced great challenges since the outbreak of the coronavirus, are also in need of a reform,” Jeremic underlined.
The United States is in a deep crisis, and that the outcome of the upcoming U.S. presidential elections will greatly determine the direction of global affairs in the following years.
H.E. Mr. Vuk Jeremić will be a speaker at the Kozmetsky Center, St. Edward's University conference on "Exploring Private Sector Contributions to Sustainable Development Among EU & aspiring EU Member Nations of South Eastern Europe" Sept 28-29
At the onset, I would like to join others in offering my congratulations to Ms. Sanda Ojiambo on her recent appointment as the Executive Director of the UN Global Compact. I would also like to thank Ms. Lise Kingo for her many years of dedicated service and vigorous leadership in the same post.
Watch Beirut Institute Summit e-Policy Circle 12 hosted by Raghida Dergham with H.E. Vuk Jeremić, Dr. Abdulaziz Sager, Ms. Danielle Pletka, and Dr. Dmitri Trenin.