Friday, 1 June 2018

MOST Leader Wants Government to Adopt His Party’s Proposals

ZAGREB, June 1, 2018 - The leader of the opposition MOST party Božo Petrov said on Friday that he was pleased that President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović had commended the party's work, and criticised the government for ignoring bills that MOST had put forward to parliament.

Wednesday, 30 May 2018

14% of Working-Age Croatians Have Moved Abroad

While the president and the prime minister argue, the masses are emigrating.

Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Plenković Refuses President’s Proposal for Joint Cabinet Session

ZAGREB, May 30, 2018 - Prime Minister Andrej Plenković said on Tuesday that there would be no joint meeting of his government with President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović to discuss measures to fight negative demographic trends, which she proposed on Monday. "The president has sent a letter with her proposal but it did not contain any specific measures about which she has spoken publicly on several occasions," Plenković told reporters after attending a presentation of the campaign "Find a Job in Croatia" in downtown Zagreb.

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

President Criticises Government over Demographic Policies Again

ZAGREB, May 29, 2018 - President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović said in Rome on Tuesday that the government had undertaken only partial demographic measures and that Prime Minister Andrej Plenković hadn't yet responded to her invitation to hold a joint cabinet meeting on that issue. "I haven't received a response. We spoke generally about it and agreed that we would continue talking and I am expecting his response," the president told reporters.

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

President Proposes Special Session of Government

ZAGREB, May 28, 2018 - President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović on Monday sent a written recommendation to Prime Minister Andrej Plenković that a special cabinet meeting be convened on the subject of demographic policy and problems of citizens with blocked bank accounts, adding that the special meeting would also focus on her proposals regarding the two issues, the Nova TV commercial television reported.

Saturday, 12 May 2018

CIA: Croatia’s Emigration Statistics among Worst in Europe

According to the US intelligence agency, Croatia is one of top seven European countries by negative migration rates.

Wednesday, 9 May 2018

In 2017, Further Decline in Number of Births and Abortions

Both the number of births and abortions have been falling for years.

Sunday, 6 May 2018

In Seven Years, 300,000 Croats Have Moved Abroad

In addition to adults, many children are also emigrating.

Sunday, 6 May 2018

Budget Review to Increase Funds for Demography Ministry

ZAGREB, May 6, 2018 - Prime Minister Andrej Plenković announced on Saturday a budget review after July 1 so that the Ministry of Demography, Family, Youth and Social Policy could have more money to implement population measures.

Friday, 4 May 2018

President Prepares Demographic Measures, Does Not Disclose Them

ZAGREB, May 4, 2018 - President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović said on Friday she had prepared a set of measures aimed at demographic revival and would like to agree with the government about their presentation, and if that wasn't possible she would present them to the public on her own soon.

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