United Nations

Canak new chairman of Social, Economic Council

BELGRADE - The Social and Economic Council appointed Monday President of the Trade Union Confederation "Independence " Branislav Canak as chairperson of the Council, for the period from 7 April 2014 to 7 April 2015, it was stated at the Council's session.

Members of the Council at the regular 53rd session thanked Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dacic for chairing this body so far.

Udovicki: Macroeconomic situation is difficult

BELGRADE - Director of the Center for Advanced Economic Studies Kori Udovicki said Tuesday that the macroeconomic situation in Serbia is very difficult, adding that a delegations of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is visiting our country to determine how urgent are measures that will have to be taken by Serbia’s new government.

EU Empty Properties Exceed 11M

Some 11 million homes lie empty across Europe, according to figures collated by the Guardian from across the EU.

In Spain more than 3.4 million homes are vacant, the numbers are 2 million for both France and Italy, 1.8 million in Germany and more than 700,000 in the UK.