• 1 Higher Education Provision and Labour Market Needs

    The representatives of Institute for Strategic Studies and Prognoses Milika Mirkovic and Jovana Strugar presented country report “Higher Education Provision and Labour Market Needs in Montenegro” at Ministry of Education on Thursday, 7th July 2016. This project was implemented by the European Commission, while the study for Montenegro was prepared by ISSP and LSE. The study was realized in all Western Balkans country and separate report has been prepared for each country and the country report analyses HE provision and labour market opportunities by looking into four inter-related issues: the provision of HE, current labour market conditions for graduates, the challenges graduates face during the transition from HE to the labour market, and the type of skill mismatches and gaps. The report concludes with a set of recommendations.Here you can download the Presentation

  • 2 First meeting of the RRPP Western Balkans Labour Market Research Network

    Within the project ”Strengthening the Labour Market Research Network – Toward the Understanding of the Political Economy of Unemployment in the Western Balkans”, implemented by FREN from Belgrade in partnership with and Institute for Strategic Studies and Prognoses and American College Skoplje, a first working meeting was held in Kotor in the period between 7th and 9th of July 2016. This project is realized within Regional Research Promotion Programme supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

    You can find agenda here First meeting of the RRPP Western Balkans Labour Market Research Network

  • 3 First Annual Conference of the Western Balkans Migration Network (WB-MIGNET)

    The representative of Institute for Strategic Studies and Prognoses Mr. Vojin Golubovic participated at the First Annual Conference of the Western Balkans Migration Network (WB-MIGNET) in Tirana on 15-16 April 2016.  It was attended by a number of representatives from government institutions, international organisations, academia and students.It  was hosted by the Center for Economic and Social Studies (CESS), Albania, one of the Network’s founders together with six other think tanks: Institute of Economics Zagreb, Croatia; Center for Development Evaluation and Social Science Research (CDESS), Bosnia and Herzegovina; Institute for Strategic Studies and Prognoses (ISSP), Montenegro; South East European University (SEEU), Macedonia; Group 484, Serbia; and a group of independent researchers from Kosovo. The Conference is co-financed by the CEI Cooperation Fund

  • 4 Free Market Road Show 2016

    University of Donja Gorica is for the eight time host of FMRS (Free Market Road Show), a series of the conferences which are organized in several Eastern and Western European countries. The topic of this year conference was: “A Time for Change in Europe”. Representatives of ISSP, Ms. Jadranka Kaludjerovic and Mr. Ivan Jovetic were speakers at the conference. The conference was organized at University of Donja Gorica in Podgorica on April, 8th 2016.

    Here you can download the Agenda. For the more information you can visit: http://freemarket-rs.com/tour/

  • 5 Research Day 2016

    Institute for Strategic Studies and Prognoses, in cooperation with  the University of Donja Gorica, MONSTAT and DAMAR organized a Research Day at the University of Donja Gorica. This event was organized at the Student Day 4 April 2016 and gathered a significant number of research institutions and researchers from Montenegro. Representatives of the Institute for Strategic Studies and Prognoses Ms Jadranka Kaludjerovic and Mr Milika Mirkovic presented projects and scientific work that is carried out at the ISSP.

  • 6 LSEE Visiting Speaker Programme

    Within the London School of Economics LSEE Visiting Speaker Programme, Jadranka Kaludjerovic, director of ISSP and Sanja Kmezic, EURAK presented research paper “Impact of fiscal decentralisation on local economic development in Serbia and Montenegro,“ on 16 February 2016 in London. Paper is prepared within EURAK’s Swiss-funded Regional Research Promotion Programme (RRPP).

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  • 7 Regional Cooperation Day

    The conference Regional Cooperation Day “End Of A Tough Year, What Will 2016 Be Like?” was organized by Regional Cooperation Council in Sarajevo on December 18th, 2015. Vojin Golubovic, analyst at ISSP participated on the conference, which was organized as focused discussion with representatives of regional think tanks from the civil society sector.

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The representatives of Institute for Strategic Studies and Prognoses Milika Mirkovic and Jovana Strugar presented country report “Higher Education Provision and Labour Market Needs in Montenegro” at Ministry of Education on Thursday, 7th July 2016. This project was implemented by the European Commission, while the study for Montenegro was prepared by ISSP and LSE. The study was realized in all Western Balkans country and separate report has been prepared for each country and the country report analyses higher education provision and labour market opportunities in Montenegro by looking into four inter-related issues: the provision of HE, current labour market conditions Continue Reading

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Within the project “Strengthening the Labour Market Research Network – Toward the Understanding of the Political Economy of Unemployment in the Western Balkans”, implemented by FREN from Belgrade in partnership with and Institute for Strategic Studies and Prognoses and American College Skoplje, a first working meeting was held in Kotor in the period between 7th and 9th of July 2016. This project is realized within Regional Research Promotion Programme supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). You can find agenda here First meeting of the RRPP Western Balkans Labour Market Research Network

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University of Donja Gorica (UDG) together with ISSP, DAMAR and MONSTAT will organize the fifth Research Day on 04.04.2016. at 10h. Here you can download the Agenda Research day 2016

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Vojin Golubovic, analyst at ISSP participated on conference Regional Cooperation Day “End Of A Tough Year, What Will 2016 Be Like?” organized by Regional Cooperation Council in Sarajevo on December 18th, 2015. The conference was organized as focused discussion with representatives of regional think tanks from the civil society sector. The Regional Cooperation Day was a successful and constructive meeting of the Regional Cooperation Council and representatives of the civil society, who mainly came from think-tanks that have a prevailing expertise on EU integration issues. The focus of discussion was on economic development and competitiveness, and abilities of the civil Continue Reading

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LSEE Research Network on Social Cohesion in the Western Balkans, with support of Institute for Strategic Studies and Prognoses organized Regional Workshop “Barriers to Inclusive Growth in the Western Balkans”. The two days’ workshop brought together members of the LSEE Research Network on Social Cohesion in the Western Balkans to present their research findings on these issues, focusing on the sectors of Education, Employment and Social Protection. Ms. Jadranka Kaludjerovic, Mr. Milika Mirkovic and Mr. Vojin Golubovic presented their research on employment and education. The workshop also aims to lay the foundations for the production of an edited book and Continue Reading

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