Thursday, 3 May 2018

Council of Europe Warns Croatia about Deficiencies in Fighting Corruption

ZAGREB, May 3, 2018 - The Group of States against Corruption of the Council of Europe (GRECO) warned in a report on Thursday of a "reversal of progress in the fight against corruption," singling out Romania, Poland and Greece, while Croatia is among the eight countries with the highest number of non-implemented GRECO recommendations aimed at strengthening the capacity to combat corruption.

Thursday, 19 April 2018

Prime Minister Hopeful about Implementation of Istanbul Convention

ZAGREB, April 19, 2018 - Prime Minister Andrej Plenković, speaking at a government session on Thursday, called on both those in favour and those against the Istanbul Convention to implement it together and efficiently, saying that the implementation was good, noble and useful.

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Prime Minister Presents Council of Europe Presidency Priorities

ZAGREB, April 17, 2018 - The fight against corruption, decentralisation, the protection of the rights of ethnic minorities and vulnerable groups as well as the protection of cultural heritage will be the priorities of Croatia's presidency of the Council of Europe, Prime Minister Andrej Plenković said on Tuesday at a meeting with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland.

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

CoE Secretary-General Congratulates on Ratification of Istanbul Convention

ZAGREB, April 17, 2018 - Council of Europe Secretary-General Thorbjorn Jagland on Tuesday commended Croatia's protection of minorities and congratulated the country on ratifying the Istanbul Convention.

Thursday, 8 March 2018

Council of Europe Calls for Istanbul Convention Ratification

ZAGREB, March 8, 2018 - The Istanbul Convention is not trying to change gender roles but its purpose is to educate against stereotypes based on the idea that women are inferior to men, the Council of Europe said in a statement on Thursday.

Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Croatia Ready for Council of Europe Presidency

ZAGREB, February 7, 2018 - The fight against corruption, decentralisation, protection of minorities and promotion of culture will be the priorities of the Croatian presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, Prime Minister Andrej Plenković announced in Strasbourg on Tuesday after meeting with the organisation's Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland.

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Croatia to Ratify Istanbul Convention on Combating Violence against Women

Croatia will finally join more than 20 countries which have already ratified the convention.

Saturday, 15 October 2016

The International Conference "Cultural Tour-Destination Napoleon" to be Held in Croatia for the First Time

The Annual General Assembly of the European Federation of Napoleonic cities, which has 55 member cities, will be held for the 13th time. The conference will be held for the first time ever in Croatia this year, reports HRTurizam.

Friday, 29 April 2016

Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights Criticises Croatian Government

The Commissioner strongly criticises the government due to status of the media and national minorities.

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