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Dejan Georgievski
05/03/2013 - 20:30

In reaction to the insinuations presented in the public about alleged financial consequences that may result from decision in the expected referendum on the project to build golf resort on Srđ, near Dubrovnik, the GONG association expressed today, March 5, 2013, its disappointment over the “fact that the public space is still dominated by...

Dejan Georgievski
25/02/2013 - 22:28

The 9th edition of the ZagrebDox documentary film festival opened last night, February 24, 2013, at the Cineplexx Cinema in Zagreb, with the premiere of Gangster of Love, film directed by Nebojša Slijepčević. The festival screenings are held everyday, from 12:00 to 23:00 hours at the Cinepless Cinema in Zagreb's Kaptol Centre.

Dejan Georgievski
20/02/2013 - 19:51

The Organizing Committee of the petition to call for a referendum on the project to build a golf resort on Srđ Plateau, near Dubrovnik, presented today, February 20, 2013, 10,980 signatures and a referendum initiative to the City Council of Dubrovnik. The signatures of the petition were collected in just 15 days. Almost 30 percent of registered voters supported the initiative and signed the petition...

Dejan Georgievski
13/02/2013 - 18:26

The activists of Zelena akcija (Friends of the Earth Croatia) and association UZOR from Resnik demanded today, February 13, 2013, with a protest in front of the City Hall, the rejection of the City of Zagreb Waste Management Plan that proposes the construction of an expensive and harmful waste incinerator facility at Resnik, instead of a waste management system based on reduced production of waste and recycling....

Dejan Georgievski
06/02/2013 - 14:26

The GONG Association commended the adoption of the final draft of the Law on the Right to Access Information by the Government of Croatia in its 75th session, held today, February 6, 2013. The association also commends the fact that the Government respected the repeated demands of the stakeholders for the creation of the Office of Information Commissioner who will have the power to implement the tests of proportionality and public...

Dejan Georgievski
29/01/2013 - 12:53

The Centre for LGBT Equality demanded, in an open letter to the Croatian Sabor (the Parliament), to cancel the announced lecture by Judith Reisman, scholar notorious all over the world or her discriminatory and homophobic views, believing that the Sabor is not a proper venue for Reisman to give a lecture.

Dejan Georgievski
23/01/2013 - 16:26

Several civil society organizations, asked by the H-Alter.org portal to give their assessment on the Draft-Law on Strategic Investments, submitted for adoption last week, in an urgent procedure, comment that it would lead the country into a second round of robber-baron privatization and ensures a shortcut to exploitation of natural wealth and resources of the country.

Dejan Georgievski
18/01/2013 - 12:18

Several hundred citizens gathered last Wednesday, January 16, 2013, at the „Common Sense Gatherings“ in Split and Zagreb, organized by the Youth of Split FOR Health Education and the Coordination of Associations for Secular Croatia, respectively, to support the Government's programme for creation of school curricula.