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Com’on Europe – is this the best we can do?

On March 18, the European Central Bank inaugurated its new office building in Frankfurt, Germany. The total construction cost of this skyscraper of glass and steel was a whooping €1.1 billion. In comparison, the new Chancellery building in Berlin, completed … Continue reading

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Where is our sense of solidarity, equality and justice now?

The dream of a federal Europe is crumbling. Most contemporary politicians in Europe, EU technocrats and main street media link the crumbling European dream entirely to the poorly performing economy. Undeniably, when an economy shrinks it affects people’s lives through … Continue reading

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“Leaving Kosovo – When all the ‘good people’ have left, then what?”

The last week was full of media reports on the massive exodus of people from Kosovo. The Telegraph, a British newspaper, reported that up to 20.000 are leaving the Balkan country of 1.8 million every month. The Associated Press reported … Continue reading

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The Rugove Company case study – “Putting People First”

(This case study was produced on the request of the Enhancing Youth Employment project in Kosovo (eye-kosovo.org) and is re-published here with the permission of the project and Rugove) Background In April 2014, the Agency of Statistics of Kosovo reported … Continue reading

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The BARUTI case study – How a Young and Hard-working Diaspora can benefit Kosovo

(This case study was produced on the request of the Enhancing Youth Employment project in Kosovo (eye-kosovo.org) and is re-published here with the permission of the project and Baruti) It is widely accepted that Kosovo pins its future economic development … Continue reading

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The Consultancy Market in Kosovo – “A tale of Moving between Markets”

(This case study was produced on the request of the Enhancing Youth Employment project in Kosovo (eye-kosovo.org) and is re-published here with the permission of the project) Background The consultancy market in Kosovo is essentially the creation of international donor … Continue reading

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Time to stop beating around the bush

According to the urban dictionary, to beat around the bush means “to talk about something without mentioning it directly or avoid getting to the core of the subject. Often motivated from a desire not to speak frankly about the subject, … Continue reading

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