EU moves to start membership talks with North Macedonia, Albania

By |marec 23rd, 2020|Albania, coronavirus, Croatian Presidency, EU enlargement, Josep Borrell, News, North Macedonia|

The European Council is set to give the green light this week for starting accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania, in a long-awaited move for the Western Balkans after the enlargement process was effectively put on hold last year.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU moves to start membership talks with North Macedonia, Albania

Borissov meets Erdogan, gets assurance Bulgaria’s border will stay calm

By |marec 3rd, 2020|Andrej Plenković, Angela Merkel, Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Croatian Presidency, Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, migrant crisis, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey|

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov failed on Monday (2 March) in his mediation mission in Ankara which aimed to bring Greece, Turkey and EU leaders to a summit in Sofia to prevent a new refugee crisis in Europe

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Borissov meets Erdogan, gets assurance Bulgaria’s border will stay calm

Croatia’s Rijeka celebrates capital of culture kickoff

By |februar 3rd, 2020|Croatia, Croatian Presidency, European Capital of Culture, former Yugoslavia, News, tourism|

A day after the European Union waved goodbye to Britain, Croatia's port city of Rijeka on Saturday (1 February) held festivities to celebrate its inauguration as a European capital of culture for 2020.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Croatia’s Rijeka celebrates capital of culture kickoff

Serbia expects little from enlargement reform but hopes for more quality, speed

By |januar 22nd, 2020|Aleksandar Vučić, Croatian Presidency, Emmanuel Macron, EU-Western Balkans Summit, Kosovo, News, Serbia, Western Balkans|

EU countries should soon reach a consensus on new enlargement methodology. Details remain unknown and it is not clear if the reform will also apply to Montenegro and Serbia, which are further along the accession path than the Western Balkans' other EU ...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Serbia expects little from enlargement reform but hopes for more quality, speed

Croatian Presidency praises Kazakhstan for readiness to host ‘difficult’ WTO ministerial

By |januar 21st, 2020|Airbus, Boeing, China, Croatian Presidency, Donald Trump, Eurasian economic union, Kazakhstan, News, Subsidies, tariffs, trade wars, WTO|

The Croatian Presidency of the Council of the EU on Monday (20 January) praised Kazakhstan for its initiative to host a ministerial conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), at a time when this largest economic body is undergoing a deep crisis.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Croatian Presidency praises Kazakhstan for readiness to host ‘difficult’ WTO ministerial

EU bets on bioeconomy to deliver farming aspects of the Green Deal

By |januar 20th, 2020|bioeconomy, Croatian Presidency, European Green Deal, News|

The European Commission and the member states intend to use the concept of bioeconomy as a tool to achieve political priorities at the core of the bloc's new environmental flagship policy when it comes to agriculture.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU bets on bioeconomy to deliver farming aspects of the Green Deal

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

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