The Opinions Forum

A selection of texts by international experts and insights by the Institute. The articles cover current topics in European politics, economy, health care, culture and science. Together with our partners we analyse the place of Europe in today’s world of complex interrelations, and reflect on the future of our continent.


The Impact of Covid-19 on the Movement of People. Observations from Italy


As the Migration Policy Institute summarized, a "rocky road to a mobile world after Covid-19" awaits us.

The Technological Revolution of Pandemic Time


We are witnessing a dramatic change in the socio-political structures within all continents.

European security and defence sector will face a strong challenge in the post-Covid period


In the fragile and volatile context of the Covid-19 crisis, the European security and defence sector might be challenged strongly.

Why is Bosnia and Herzegovina still a divided society and unstable state?


Considering solutions to Bosnia and Herzegovina’s current situation, a quarter century after the Dayton Peace Accords.

Croatian Tourism at the Time of the Pandemic. A Step Into the Future


Croatia has just got one of the most demanding and difficult tourist seasons over.

How Covid-19 Affected Tourism in Prague


Compared to other European metropolises, there are a number of specifics in the field of tourism in Prague. That is one of the reasons why the crisis caused by the covid-19 virus hit the capital very hard.

Technological present, technological future, COVID-19


Przyjęcie nowych technologii i dostosowanie stosunków społecznych, przy jednoczesnym braku utraty siebie, jest największym wyzwaniem naszego pokolenia, a pandemia wytrąciła nas ze śpiączki społecznej obfitości i zmusiła do zrobienia czegoś naprawdę.

Changes to the Local Government Roads Fund


The Local Government Roads Fund is an instrument of support for local government units, realizing investments on local government roads.

Geopolitical Analysis of Coronavirus


The epidemic can be resolved with mutual help between communities and states, with mutual solidarity and credible and prompt information.

Strong institutions make the difference


In Upper Austria, we’ve been investing in trust building for the past 20+ years and managed to establish an ecosystem where economic, scientific and political key players collaborate successfully.

Eastern Mediterranean: Equitable hydrocarbon decisions necessary for a prosperous future


Onlookers hoped that these discoveries would enhance cooperation and promote peace in the region.

Romanian’s war with Sars-Cov-2 turns on extremely course


The main message, in those dark days, is the following: reducing contacts, wearing mask, hands hygiene in order not to overcrowd medical system.