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EU, Croatia and “Europe that protects”

By: Igor Tabak (obris.org) At the end of 2019, the Republic of Croatia presented its Presidency Program of the Council of the EU, aptly named “Strong Europe in a world full of challenges”. It identified four main priority areas, including “Europe that protects” in third place – an area that…

Big Oil sponsors Croatia’s EU presidency

“The six-month Croatian presidency of the Council of the EU has signed a deal with the country’s national oil company INA to supply its fuel. The part state-owned firm is now designated as the EU council presidency’s “official gasoline supplier” – and comes during the launch of the European Commission’s European…

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…

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…

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…

Statement by civil society organisations regarding the publishing of Croatian EU presidency priorities

Croatian civil society organization gathered within the Forum 2020 platform, which will actively follow the Croatian presidency of the Council of the EU and advocate for civil society priorities, welcome the governments’ decision to announce the presidency priorities. At the same time, we regret the fact that the government hadn’t…

FRA Director joins meeting on EU Justice Ministers

“The Finnish Presidency of the Council of the EU has invited FRA’s Director to address EU Justice Ministers during the Justice and Home Affairs Council in Luxembourg on 7 October. The Director will exchange views with Justice Ministers on fundamental rights challenges in 2020 and beyond. He will draw on…

EWB: Hungary rejects rule of law as a condition for EU funding

“BUDAPEST – According to the Hungarian government spokesman Zoltan Kovacs, Hungary rejected a claim by the European Union’s Finnish presidency that all member states have agreed to tie the bloc’s funding to rule-of-law conditions. Prime Minister of Finland has previously claimed that Hungary and Poland had given up their opposition…

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…

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