Monday, 15 October 2018

Council of Europe Anti-Corruption Conference Starts in Šibenik

ZAGREB, October 15, 2018 - The Croatian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (CoE), the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) of the CoE and the Croatian Ministry of Justice have organised an international conference on ways of strengthening transparency and accountability in the public and private sectors to combat corruption, which is taking place in the coastal city of Šibenik on 15 and 16 October.

Friday, 12 October 2018

Šibenik to Host Major Anti-Corruption Conference

ZAGREB, October 12, 2018 - The Ministry of Justice, acting as part of the Croatian chairmanship of the Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers and in cooperation with the Council of Europe's Group of States against Corruption (GRECO), is organising an international ministerial conference in the central Adriatic city of Šibenik on October 15-16.

Thursday, 11 October 2018

Zagreb Mayor Pleads “Not Guilty”

ZAGREB, October 11, 2018 - Zagreb Mayor Milan Bandić and his co-defendants in a case dubbed Agram entered pleas of not guilty at the start of a trial before the Zagreb County Court on Thursday. "Not guilty," Bandić told the court.

Sunday, 7 October 2018

Brkić Case Will Be Investigated, Officials Promise

ZAGREB, October 7, 2018 - Interior Minister Davor Božinović said on Sunday that there was absolutely political will to investigate everything in the case involving Milijan Brkić, stressing that the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) had nothing to do with the case.

Friday, 5 October 2018

Opposition: Croatia Is in Mafia Hands

ZAGREB, October 5, 2018 - The president of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) Davor Bernardić told reporters in parliament on Friday that "Croatia is in the hands of mafia."

Friday, 5 October 2018

Investigative File on HDZ Deputy Leader Brkić Goes Missing

ZAGREB, October 5, 2018 - After a special meeting of the parliamentary Home Affairs and National Security Committee held on Thursday following allegations of an information leak and abuse of the legal system, Chief State Prosecutor Dražen Jelenić said the municipal office of the Chief State Prosecution at this moment did not have the file from 2011 about busting a prostitution ring, stressing however there were no cover-ups.

Thursday, 4 October 2018

Full Investigation Demanded about Leaks from Criminal Investigations

ZAGREB, October 4, 2018 - Prime Minister Andrej Plenković said on Wednesday that the Office of the Chief State Prosecutor (DORH) was an independent institution and that the Chief State Prosecutor and relevant agencies would present their version of the events surrounding the latest case involving deputy parliament speaker and Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) deputy leader Milijan Brkić when they deemed it to be necessary.

Tuesday, 2 October 2018

HDZ Deputy Leader Scandal Spreads into Elite Prostitution

HDZ deputy president Milijan Brkić allegedly leaked confidential information about an investigation into elite prostitution.

Saturday, 29 September 2018

“Fake Text Messages” Scandal Investigation Continues

ZAGREB, September 29, 2018 - Speaking about the fake texts scandal and leaks of information from secret preliminary investigations, Police Director Nikola Milina said on Saturday that all staffers who had access to official data in that case would be questioned, but did not specify how many people that involved.

Friday, 28 September 2018

Online Anti-Corruption Tool Presented

ZAGREB, September 28, 2018 - Representatives of the GONG election monitoring NGO on Friday presented the Mosaic of Connections, an online tool for researching connections between politically prominent persons as well as their connections with other legal and physical persons via information from public authorities' registers and data bases. As of today, the tool is available at

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