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Dejan Georgievski
15/04/2013 - 23:45

The Association GONG believes that the responsibility for the dismal voter turnout of just 20.84 percent in the Elections for Croatian Members of European Parliament, held on Sunday, April 14, 2013, falls mainly on political elites who alienated the whole process of accession to the European Union from the citizens. The association also laments the missed opportunity by the citizens to get involved in  the making political...

Dejan Georgievski
10/04/2013 - 21:11

Yesterday, April 9, 2013, the Platform 112 initiative organized a public debate in Zagreb in which eight candidates running in the coming Elections for the European Parliament presented their views about and positions and the manner in which they intend to represent the interests of Croatian citizens in the European Parliament.

Dejan Georgievski
06/04/2013 - 20:56

The Government of Croatia did launch a number of initiatives related to protection of human rights of LGBT persons in 2012, but it made some serious mistakes along the way, state the Lesbian group Kontra and the Iskorak Centre for Sexual and Gender Minorities' Rights in the Report on the...

Dejan Georgievski
03/04/2013 - 19:59

The State Electoral Commission forwarded the report submitted by the GONG association charging Stribor Jurčić, general manager of Pegaz Auctoritas company from Zagreb, of an attempt to purchase votes for the coming Elections for the European Parliament in Croatia to the Municipal Office of the State Attorney in Zagreb.

Dejan Georgievski
28/03/2013 - 21:15

The Zelena akcija environmental association (Friends of the Earth Croatia) applauded the decision of the Ministry of Public Administration, adopted yesterday, March 27, 2013, that all legal requirements to organize a referendum on the planned golf resort on Srđ, near Dubrovnik, were met,...

Dejan Georgievski
23/03/2013 - 08:51

The City Council of Zagreb adopted, in its session of Thursday, March 23, 2013, the proposed changes to the General Urban Development Plan supported by the civil society activists that delete and annul the provisions that allowed for the destruction of Zagreb's Cvjetni Trg (Flower market Square) and the usurpation of pedestrian area in Varšavska Street. 

Dejan Georgievski
21/03/2013 - 21:18

The activists of Zelena Akcija (Friends of the Earth Croatia) and Right to a City initiative organized an action today, March 21, 2013, under the motto “Varšavska Never More”, before the start of the session of the City Council in support of the newly proposed changes to the General Urban...

Dejan Georgievski
13/03/2013 - 08:25

The Animal Friends Croatia association greeted, last Monday, March 11, 2013, the entry into force of EU wide ban on imports and sales of cosmetics tested on animals, with presentation of a new educational brochure and signing of petition for total ban on experiments on primates in Croatia, held on Ban Jelačić Square in Zagreb.