Category Archives: Croatia and the EU

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković on CNN

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković appeared on CNN’s ‘Quest Means Business’ programme on Monday. He discussed with host Richard Quest Croatia’s tourist season in light of the Covid-19 risks. It was reported on extensively in Croatian media. The full interview … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Covid-19/Coronavirus, Croatia and the EU, Croatia's Foreign Relations, Economy, Tourism

News: Webinar on Croatia and the EU

Following on from their previous successful webinars, Crodiaspora and the  Centre for the Renewal of Culture will be holding another one, this time regarding Croatia and the EU. It will be held on Monday 15 June at 1830 Croatian Time.

Posted in Croatia and the EU, Croatian politics and elections, Webinar

News: Croatian Foreign Minister in Web Discussion

Croatian Foreign Minsiter Gordan Grlić Radman took part in a ‘Websalon’ held by the Untited Europe organisation. It was entitled ‘United or divided – Europe’s historic Test of Relevance and Solidarity’.

Posted in Covid-19/Coronavirus, Croatia and the EU, Croatia's Foreign Relations

News: TV Interview with Croatian MEP Željana Zovko

Croatian Member of the European Parliament Željana Zovko, of the ruling HDZ party, recently gave an extensive interview to the Poteštat programme on the Televizija Jadran channel. The interview has been made available on her website with English subtitles. This … Continue reading

Posted in Bleiburg, Covid-19/Coronavirus, Croatia and the EU, Croatia's Foreign Relations, Croatian politics and elections, Croats in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Economy

News: Q&A With NFCACF President Steve Rukavina

Steve Rukavina, President of the National Federation of Croatian Americans Cultural Foundation, gave a fireside chat to Balkan Insider. Topics included the US-Croatia double taxation issue, the effect of Covid-19 on Croatian tourism and the position of Croats in Bosnia-Herzegovina. … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Covid-19/Coronavirus, Croatia and the EU, Croatia's Foreign Relations, Croats in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croats Overseas/Disaspora, Economy, Webinar

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović comes to London

CBR Editor Brian Gallagher has written his impressions on Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic’s recent trip to London. It can be seen at the Croatian Language School website here.  

Posted in Croatia and the EU, Croatia's Foreign Relations

Croatia’s Migration Crisis

Our twitter feed is providing latest news on the migration crisis with links to many news items, updates and so on. You can see it here (no need to register for Twitter, just click on the link) Croatian state radio/TV … Continue reading

Posted in Croatia and the EU, Croatia Immigration, Croatia's Foreign Relations

Euronews Interview with Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic

In case anyone missed it, the Croatian President gave an interview with Euronews last week. We think she acquited herself well on it, and covers a broad range of topics, dealing with tough questions. Of particular interest may be her … Continue reading

Posted in Croatia and the EU, Croatia's Foreign Relations, Economy, Homeland War

Croatian Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic at the LSE

CBR Editor Brian Gallagher has written a short piece regarding Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic’s recent lecture at the London School of Economics for the Croats in London webpage. It can be seen here.

Posted in Croatia and the EU, Croatia's Foreign Relations

Comment: Croatia as an EU Member

by John Pindar Five years ago I wrote about Croatia for CBR, with an enthusiastic endorsement of Croatia being in the European Union. It’s been interesting to read the article again, to see if I disgree with it. To begin, I explained … Continue reading

Posted in Croatia and the EU, Yugosphere - Why it does not exist