Official Development Assistance in the Western Balkans: A Way Forward

In our comparative analysis, titled “Official Development Assistance in the Western Balkans, 1990-2022: A Study of the Levels, Sources and Aims of ODA in the Western Balkans” we have explored development assistance progress towards Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Northern Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo and Turkey. Our analysis has shown that…

New Advocacy Collaboration for Equality and Diversity

The Local Democracy Agency Sisak and CROSOL – the Platform for International Citizen Solidarity have joined forces on a new project titled “Live Equality, Celebrate Diversity!” The project addresses the lack of developed civil society organizations (CSOs) that drive change in the promotion and protection of human rights in Sisak and Sisak-Moslavina…

Project Commencement: Know your EU, build your EU!

The “Know your EU, build your EU! – raising awareness of the importance of democratic participation by Croatian citizens in EE24” project will be carried out under the expert guidance of the CROSOL platform, in collaboration with 60 civil society organisations at local and national levels, and over 100 change-makers…

International Medical Corps Croatia assisting earthquake victims in Morocco and flood affected population in Libya

NGO International Medical Corps Croatia, a member of CROSOL, is involved in direct assistance to earthquake victims in Marocco and flood affected areas in Libya, through the partnership with its sister organization, International Medical Corps US. In Morocco, International Medical Corps completed first distribution yesterday to those affected by the…

How can agriculture contribute to green transition in the EU?

Agriculture accounts for 11 percent of greenhouse gas emissions in the EU and 70 percent of those come directly from livestock agriculture. How can the agriculture sector contribute to a greener EU? We will discuss it on 6 September at 19:30. A new policy period for a more modern (greener…

Estimates Show That 1.2 Billion People Will Be Climate Migrants by 2050. This Is What We Can Do For Them Immediately.

This article was written in Croatian and published with the cooperation of Telegram.hr. The text below is the original text translated in English. An estimated 1.2 billion climate migrants are expected by 2050. We researched what we can do to help them today People are often the forgotten victims of…

Project “Local Policies Under a Magnifying Glass – Monitoring the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals in Local Communities” begins with implementation

The project “Local Policies Under a Magnifying Glass – Monitoring the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals in Local Communities“ was supported by € 90,000 financial support from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway under EEA Active Citizenship grants Croatia. Implementation of the project began on October 1, 2022, and will last a…

Project “Stronger for CROSOL-idarity” begins with implementation

“The project “Stronger for CROSOL-idarity “was supported by € 4,995 financial support from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway under EEA Active Citizenship grants.” Implementation of the project began on April 25, 2022, and will last a total of 3 months. Contact person: Branka Juran, branka.juran@crosol.hr Project summary: At the moment, around 10,000…

A world in turmoil requires much more from ODA providers: CSOs call again for higher levels of ODA

Today, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) announced that over the course of 2021 members of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) allocated 178.9 billion USD to official development assistance (ODA), more commonly known as ‘development aid’, representing an increase of 4.4% in real terms, compared to the previous…

Appeal to the Government of Ukraine regarding its inclusion of foreign fighters and prisoners in defense against Russian aggression

Your Excellency Mr. Kyrylych, Ambassador of Ukraine to the Republic of Croatia, We would like to express our support to the courageous people of Ukraine in their stand against military aggression by Vladimir Putin’s murderous regime. We have started to organize Croatian civil society organizations’ support to your cause, both…