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Reaction of Croatian Forum 2020 towards the European Union’s actions aimed at combating the COVID-19 pandemic

In the circumstances of growing pandemic of COVID-19 coronavirus in Europe, and especially among the EU member states – we express our concerns by the reactions of member states which have, albeit somewhat understandably but not justifiably, irrationally focused on protecting their national interests, ignoring the fact that we are…

We call for humane, sustainable solutions and clear distribution of responsibilities within the EU member states

Ahead of the informal meeting of European Foreign Affairs Ministers, Centre for Peace Studies, Are You Syrious, Welcome Initiative and Forum 2020 warned that the EU has to urgently adopt sustainable and humane solutions for the humanitarian crisis at the Greece-Turkey land border, as well as on Greek islands and other external borders of…

Open letter to Prime Minister Plenković from the Centre for Peace Studies and Are You Syrious on behalf of Forum 2020

The NGOs Centre for Peace Studies and Are You Syrious, sent an open letter to Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, on behalf of Forum2020, asking him to push for a reform of the Common European Asylum System (CEAS). Forum 2020 emphasizes that the instability and insecurity we are currently witnessing at…

Just EUrope – international conference on the rule of law and human rights in Europe

Just EUrope Strengthening the rule of law and human rights in EuropeHotel InternationalZagreb, March 18 2020 European Union has for decades been perceived as a space of guaranteed human rights, rule of law, democracy and freedom for its citizens. Those are some of the fundamental Union values explicitly written in Article…

Photo gallery: EU as a Forgotten Peace Project, Vukovar, 14th-15th January 2020

Photos by: Marko Balaši

Civil society organisations opened the Croatian presidency of the Council of the EU with an expert advocacy panel “EU as a Forgotten Peace Project?” in Vukovar

Civil society organisations gathered within the Forum 2020 platform held an expert advocacy panel “EU as a Forgotten Peace Project?” on 14th-15th January in Vukovar. The goal of the event was to, on the anniversary of peaceful reintegration of the Croatian Danube region and Croatia’s international recognition, discuss the role…

Expert advocacy panel: EU as a Forgotten Peace Project?

Vukovar, 14th and 15th January 2020 FORUM 2020 – an informal network of civil society organisations coordinated by CROSOL – Croatian Platform for International Citizen Solidarity, invites you to the opening event of Croatia’s presidency of the Council of the European Union on behalf of civil society, which will be held…

Delirium interruptum – performance by Domino Association

The beginning of 2020 was marked by big news in the political situation and status of Croatia. In addition to the presidential elections just held, Croatia’s presidency of the Council of the European Union has begun. On January 9, 2020 at 7pm, a gala concert will be held at the…

Croatia as presiding member of the Council of the EU has to urgently initiate consultations between Member States regarding USA-Iran conflict

In view of the escalation of the conflict between the United States of America and the Islamic Republic of Iran, CROSOL – the Croatian Platform for International Citizen Solidarity, calls on the Government of the Republic of Croatia, as the Member State holding the Presidency of the Council of the…

Croatian citizens believe that the fight against corruption must be the priority of Croatia’s EU Presidency

CROSOL – the Croatian Platform for International Citizen Solidarity, in collaboration with Ipsos Puls, has published the results of a public opinion poll on Croatia’s presidency of the EU Council taking place in the first half of 2020. The research was carried out within the framework of the project “Towards an…