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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…

Seminar on the Croatian EU Presidency organised by the Austrian National Defence Academy

CROSOL participated in a seminar “Upcoming Croatian Presidency – A Catalyst for South East Europe?” in Split. The seminar was organized by the Austrian National Defence Academy, General Secretariat for Security Policy of the Austrian Ministry of Defence, Institute for Development and International Relations and PfP Consortium of Defense Academies…

Civil society against militarization of the EU: letter to MEPs

CROSOL co-signed a letter to MEPs which warns against the increasing militarization of the European Union. Civil society organizations across Europe stand against increased EU funding for defense, which puts the idea of “EU as a peacebuilding project” in jeopardy. The letter is available at this link.

Press Release: Civil society priorities for the EU Presidency published

Forum 2020, an informal platform for non-governmental organizations gathered on the occasion of the presidency of the Republic of Croatia to the Council of the European Union in the first half of 2020, has defined the priorities of the civil society perspective. Forum 2020 brings together more than 20 organizations…

CROSOL Platform members discuss EU presidency priorities

Members of CROSOL gathered in Zagreb to discuss ways of collaboration for the EU Presidency project and to plan joint activities. Croatia will preside the European Union for the first time in 2020. This is a challenge for the Government, as well as for the national CSOs. Croatian civil society…