Drasko spoke to the Globalist on Monocle24 about our work on depopulation in Serbia and how we’ve been using big data to track the flow of migration before and during the pandemic. [starts at 28:25]
On occasion of the second birthday of UNDP Accelerator Lab in Serbia, we talked with the winning teams of Depopulation Data Challenge. These solutions contribute to gaining new insights about in-country migrations, economic migrations, out-migration and scientific diaspora, as well as spatial aspects of depopulation, which will shed light on this phenomenon from different angles and enable the creation of new proposals for formulating demographic policies.
Press release announcing the launch of the website BelgradeGets.digital, a joint initiative of the Accelerator Lab and the Digital Serbia Initiative to promote Belgrade as an attractive destination for the lifestyle and work of digital nomads and other digital professionals from around the world (Serbian only)
Video recording of an annual conference organized by the Returning Point, which brings together Serbian academics, researchers, scientists, entrepreneurs, and innovators from both within and outside the country to discuss relevant issues of circular migration (Accelerator Lab contribution on 1:19:14, Serbian only)
Video recording of a panel at the International Conference “Young People, Migration, and the Demographic Challenge in the Western Balkans” organized by the German Federal Foreign Office, the Southeast Europe Association, and the Aspen Institute Germany, with participation of the UNDP Serbia Resident Representative Ms. Francine Pickup
Video recording of a session at the 2020 Belgrade Security Forum organized by the UNDPA Accelerator Lab on Tech and Trust, with participation of: Niniane Paeffgen (Director, Swiss Digital Initiative), Jovan Kurbalija (Director, DiploFoundation, Geneva), Hannes Grassegger (Journalist, Das Magazin) and Marija Gavrilov (Head of Operations, Exponential View), moderated by Slobodan Marković (Digital Advisor, UNDP Serbia Accelerator Lab)
Video recording of a session at the 2020 Belgrade Security Forum organized by the UNDPA Accelerator Lab and UNFPA on depopulation as a strategic challenge for the region, with participation of: Darrell Bricker (CEO, Ipsos Public Affairs), Ivo Belet (Deputy Head of Cabinet to Vice President of the European Commission in charge of Democracy and Demography), Alanna Armitage (Director, UNFPA Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia) and Tim Judah (Journalist, The Economist), moderated by Mirjana Spoljarić Egger (UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States)