Prime Minister Andrej Plenković presented an additional statement to go with the Istanbul Convention to the heads of parliamentary parties that support the governing majority. After the meeting, it was said that coalition partners support the ratification and accept an interpretive statement that will be published along with the proposal for ratification.
Vukovar port is seeing a significant increase in business as a result of cooperation with Romania’s Constanza.
Croatian MEP Biljana Borzan, SPD, has won the The Parliament Magazine 2018 MEP Award in the category Women's Rights and Gender Equality.
Daffodil Day, the public health campaign drawing attention to cancer awareness and early detection, will take place on Zagreb’s central Flower Square.
The European Commission launched the much-anticipated WiFi4EU portal, allowing municipalities in member states all over the EU to apply for funds to install Wi-Fi in public spaces.
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Riding a bicycle is a great way of getting around. So naturally, when I first arrived in Croatia I expected a lot more bike-friendliness. Yes, there are many people who ride bikes around Zagreb, but, all things considered, bike riding in the Croatian capital isn’t exactly a match made in heaven.
It’s amazing to experience different cultures. It truly is something special when you get to live in a society that is not your own, so as to bear witness to unique cultural mores endemic to a specific country.
Let’s just cut to the chase. I think a majority of Croatians have such an easy care-free life that it breeds a sense of unwarranted dissatisfaction with the society in which they live.
Growing up, I could count up to ten in Croatian because it made my great-grandmother smile. Oh, and I got candy from her as well because by accident my brother and I spoke to her in French one day out of sheer frustration/curiosity and we discovered—to our mutual joy—that the word for candy (bonbon) is the same in French and Croatian.
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