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PRIZREN CHURCH THEOTOKOS OF LJEVIS

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The church of Theotokos of Ljevish, Prizren’s Cathedral, was erected by King Milutin in the early 14th century (1307-1309). It was built on the foundations of a three-nave basilica from the X-XI centuries, which was probably dedicated to Theotokos Eleusa (the Merciful) and itself erected on the site of an older non-christian temple. The church from the X-XI centuries was partially restored in the XIII century, during the reign of King Stefan, the Firstcrowned, when the Diocese of Prizren joined the autocephalous Serbian Church. During the reign of King Milutin, a thorough restoration of the temple was carried out, and inscriptions on the eastern façade, made in brick, testify to this King’s endeavor, carried out by the Prizren Bishops Damian and Sava, the latter Archbishop of Sava III. The names of Byzantine artists, proto-masters responsible for erecting and painting the seats of bishops of Prizren in the fourteenth century are also known – the architect Nikola and the painter Astrapa..

Third AFA All for All Innovation Week

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The Third Innovation Week, organized by AFA – AFA all for all, from 21 to 25 September 2020, was officially closed at the Swedish Embassy in Belgrade, a country that is one of the most innovative in the world. In his introductory speech, the Ambassador of Sweden, H.E. Ambassador Jan Lundin spoke about the importance of innovation and the importance of inclusive development, which is based on innovation and the development of innovation for the common good. Continue reading Third AFA All for All Innovation Week at Diplomacy&Commerce.

The Dos and Don’ts of Digital Diplomacy in the Covid-19 World

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President Stevo Pendarovski of North Macedonia. The mosaic behind him, by a native artist, is titled “Macedonia: The Land of Light.” It is located in the presidential palace. JOHN PENNEY The first-ever virtual General Assembly session has been full of both challenges and opportunities: the risks of technical problems were high (and some have happened), but the opportunities for global leaders to stand out individually in their pre-recorded video speeches turned out to be greater than speaking in the cavernous General Assembly Hall. While some leaders seized the digital moment to innovate and project themselves in a personal way, others did not rise to the occasion. Here are PassBlue’s dos and don’ts in the Covid-19-era of diplomacy, as demonstrated in the general debates of the United Nations’ 75th session so far this week and related events. What worked Fiji’s Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama produced a special video with staff members from the UN in Pacific team to wish the UN a h..

Egyptian Ambassador to Serbia at the conference “Multilateral Relations and International Security”

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On September 21, the Ambassador of Egypt in Belgrade, H.E. Amr Aljowaly, gave a speech at a conference entitled “Multilateral Relations and International Security” within the United Nations, the Faculty of Security at the University of Belgrade, and the Institute for International Politics and Economics. anniversary of the founding of the United Nations. Aljowaly presented the historical fact that Belgrade and Cairo participated in the founding of the Non-Aligned Movement, which laid the foundation for the effective participation of developing countries in the United Nations system. Continue reading Egyptian Ambassador to Serbia at the conference “Multilateral Relations and International Security” at Diplomacy&Commerce.

Testival 2020 scheduled!

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The topic was chosen for TESTIVAL # 2: BREAD, so the smell of fresh bread and pastries will overwhelm all visitors to Dorcol Platz! Throughout a history of over six thousand years, bread has always reflected the specificity of the culture in which it was prepared, and it was never just a mere product for survival, but had a spiritual and ritual significance. The way in which it has been prepared and consumed for millennia, makes it a basic factor in the culture of nutrition and cultural heritage of a nation. Continue reading Testival 2020 scheduled! at Diplomacy&Commerce.

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  • The Dos and Don’ts of Digital Diplomacy in the Covid-19 World September 26, 2020
    President Stevo Pendarovski of North Macedonia. The mosaic behind him, by a native artist, is titled “Macedonia: The Land of Light.” It is located in the presidential palace. JOHN PENNEY The first-ever virtual General Assembly session has been full of both challenges and opportunities: the risks of technical problems were high (and some have happened), […]
  • To harness the AI age, governments must keep these 7 factors in mind September 25, 2020
    Governments should weight AI and data competitiveness as heavily as other economic and social improvements. Factors such as investment in research and tech literacy are key to ensuring competitiveness in the long term. Economic performance, cooperation and productivity are undergoing cataclysmic disruptions. Alongside these changes, data and AI are poised to transform economies and improve […]
  • Windows on History September 25, 2020
    Skip to content Sian MacLeod UK Ambassador to Serbia Part of UK in Serbia 25th September 2020 Belgrade, Serbia Windows on History The British and the Second World War in YugoslaviaThe Second World War finally came to an end just over 75 years ago. The memory of that war becomes more distant with each passing […]
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