ARCHIVE DALY NEWS 2021
CORONA VIRUS IN CROATIA
Croatia reports 816 new cases
In the last 24 hours, Croatia has conducted 9,658 coronavirus tests, and 8.5%, or 816 of them, have turned out to be positive, and six COVID-19 patients have died, bringing the COVID-related death toll to 8,355, the national coronavirus crisis management team said on Friday.more
7th July 2021.
European Commission revises up Croatia’s 2021 GDP
The European Commission has revised its forecast for Croatia's GDP growth for this year to 5.4 percent from 5.0 percent projected this spring, while revising down its forecast for next year, to 5.9 percent from 6.1 percent. more
1st June 2021.
WHAT YOU NEED TO DO?
EU digital COVID certificates are live in Croatia
As of today, the EU digital covid certificates in Croatia are live, or what you may know better as the Covid passport.
28th April 2021.
INVESTMENT OF 526 MILLION EUROS
Peljesac Bridge ‘ensures integrity of Croatian territory,’ PM Plenkovic says
Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Tuesday visited the Peljesac Bridge construction site in Komarna, noting that the bridge will be connected with span structures by October this year. more
3th September, 2021.
Croatia not following EU recommendation to take U.S. off safe travel list
“This is a recommendation. There have been situations before when Croatia did not follow the EU recommendations, so when it comes to American citizens, it will not this time either.
4th, May 2021.
Tourist figures for April and Labour Day better than in 2020
During the Labour Day weekend there were 41,400 tourists in Croatia, who generated 157,000 bed nights, which is 277 percent more bed nights than in the same period last year.
21th April 2021.
Croatia ‘intensively working on technical solutions’ for Covid passports
The Croatian Foreign Ministry's state secretary for Europe Andreja Metelko-Zgombic has taken part in an informal video conference of EU foreign ministers which discussed, among other things, the Covid-19 pandemic, first and foremost the introduction of Covid passports before the summer. more
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9th March 2021.
Croatian culture ministry ‘appalled’ by Meštrović Chicago monument review
The Bowman and the Spearman, also known collectively as Equestrian Indians, or simply Indians, by Meštrović which stands in Chicago’s Grant Park is one of 41 monuments and memorials in the Chicago..
8th January, 2021
CROATS IN CANADA
The Government of Canada is contributing
$ 500,000 to Croatian earthquake relief
In response to the devastating earthquakes that hit Croatia a few days ago, fundraising efforts have been undertaken by members of the Croatian community (and friends thereof) around the world (including a number of campaigns within our own community in Canada). more
23th April 2021.
INCIDENT IN SERBIA
Croatia’s ambassador to Serbia says disappearance of flag is ‘no accident’
It was "no accident" that the Croatian flag was taken down from Croatian ambassador's residence in Belgrade, and the incident reflects "part of the atmosphere" in Serbia's society, which continues to "feed on hate speech," Croatia's ambassador to Serbia, Hido Biscevic, said on Thursday. more
OSCE PA MEETING
The focus is on the situation in Afghanistan and its impact on Central Asia
With an aim to learning about the expected impact of developments in Afghanistan on neighbouring Central Asian countries and finding out how the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly can contribute to addressing concerns and meeting challenges.... more
4th May 2021.
RELATIONS BETVEN EU & RUSSIA
OSCE PA leaders call Russian entry ban on European Parliament President and other officials detrimental to inter-parliamentary dialogue
Leaders of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly expressed concern today over the decision of the Russian Federation to implement travel restrictions against the President of the European Parliament and seven other European Union officials. more
10th March, 2021.
OSCE PA migration committee members discuss resettlement and assisted voluntary returns
Parliamentarians from the OSCE and Council of Europe participated in an online discussion on 5 March organized by the British House of Lords entitled “Refugees and migrants: Humanitarian emergencies, voluntary resettlement and assisted voluntary returns. more
10th March, 2021.
Pirates: Commission must rethink vision on COVID-19 vaccine passport
The Commission’s plan to introduce a “Digital Green Pass” for EU citizens threatens fundamental rights in several respects.
19th August 2021
Alon Ben-Meir comment
Where Did We Go So Wrong In Afghanistan?
President Biden’s decision to finally withdraw US forces from Afghanistan was the correct decision and certainly overdue.