Croatia president blames poll defeat on sexism, ‘fake news’

By |januar 13th, 2020|corruption, Croatia, Croatia elections, Ivo Sanader, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, News, press freedom, Zoran Milanović|

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović on Saturday (11 January) blamed sexism and "fake news" for her defeat in elections last week, as well as a rival who split the right-wing electorate she was counting on.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Croatia president blames poll defeat on sexism, ‘fake news’

Fairer EU funding needed to halt brain drain: Croatia minister

By |januar 10th, 2020|Andrej Plenković, Croatia, Croatian Presidency, demographic change, depopulation, Dubravka Suica, EU funds, News, research, science and education, Von der Leyen Commission|

Cash from the EU's research funds must be spread beyond the "old men's club" of prestigious institutions in richer member states to curb the brain drain exacerbating inequalities across the bloc, a Croatian minister said on Thursday (9 January).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Fairer EU funding needed to halt brain drain: Croatia minister

Fairer EU funding needed to halt brain drain: Croatia minister

By |januar 10th, 2020|Andrej Plenković, Croatia, Croatian Presidency, demographic change, depopulation, Dubravka Suica, EU funds, News, research, science and education, Von der Leyen Commission|

Cash from the EU's research funds must be spread beyond the "old men's club" of prestigious institutions in richer member states to curb the brain drain exacerbating inequalities across the bloc, a Croatian minister said on Thursday (9 January).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Fairer EU funding needed to halt brain drain: Croatia minister

Ombudsman slams EU Council for tolerating presidencies’ private sponsorship

By |januar 9th, 2020|Coca Cola, Croatia, Emily O'Reilly, EU Council, EU Council Presidency, EU Ombudsman, Finland, Foodwatch, News, Romania|

With Coca Cola and BMW sponsoring Romania and Finland during their respective EU Council presidencies last year, it would appear that member states have no qualms with private sector funding. But the European Ombudsman finds that this tarnishes the EU'...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Ombudsman slams EU Council for tolerating presidencies’ private sponsorship

Croatia highlights its Schengen and Eurozone ambitions

By |januar 9th, 2020|Andrej Plenković, Bulgaria, Cooperation and Verification Mechanism, Croatia, Croatian Presidency, Dublin reform, Eurozone, News, refugee crisis, Romania, Schengen|

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković made it clear that Croatia, the latest EU newcomer, wants to join as soon as possible the Union’s inner circles – the borderless Schengen space and the Eurozone.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Croatia highlights its Schengen and Eurozone ambitions

Former leftist Prime Minister wins Croatia presidential poll

By |januar 6th, 2020|Croatia, Croatia elections, Croatian Presidency, News|

Leftist former prime minister Zoran Milanovic, who has pledged to make Croatia a tolerant country turning the page on its wartime past, won Sunday’s presidential run-off vote, defeating the incumbent conservative leader. Milanovic took 52.7% of the vote while President...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Former leftist Prime Minister wins Croatia presidential poll

UN official ‘concerned’ about denial of access to asylum procedures in Croatia

By |december 27th, 2019|Asylum seekers, Croatia, EU borders, News|

The Croatian government must ‘urgently’ address reports suggesting it is denying access to asylum procedures in the country, a high-ranking official from the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) told EURACTIV Croatia in an interview.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za UN official ‘concerned’ about denial of access to asylum procedures in Croatia

Croatian president to face centre-left ex-PM in run-off

By |december 23rd, 2019|Croatia, Croatia elections, Croatian Presidency, elections, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, News, Zoran Milanović|

Croatia's conservative president narrowly made it to a run-off election against a centre-left former premier on Sunday (22 December), after a nationalist folk singer won over a large chunk of her camp's far-right wing.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Croatian president to face centre-left ex-PM in run-off

Croatia to pick a president in tight three-way race

By |december 20th, 2019|Croatia, Croatia elections, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, News|

A nationalist folk singer and a leftist former premier are challenging Croatia's conservative president in a close election race on Sunday (22 December) that could loosen her camp's grip on power.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Croatia to pick a president in tight three-way race

EU court ‘should not intervene’ in Croatia-Slovenia border dispute

By |december 12th, 2019|Andrej Plenković, border dispute, Croatia, Marjan Sarec, Miro Cerar, News, Piran Bay, Schengen, Slovenia|

An adviser at the EU Court of Justice agreed with Croatia on Wednesday (11 December) that settling the border between Slovenia and Croatia was not a matter on which EU courts should rule.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU court ‘should not intervene’ in Croatia-Slovenia border dispute