Category Archives: Croatia’s Foreign Relations

United States to move forward with the Visa Waiver Program

A message from Steve Rukavina of the National Federation of Croatian Americans Cultural Foundation: United States to move forward with the Visa Waiver Program Dear Friends and Croatian American Supporters: On Friday, October 2nd, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced in Dubrovnik that the Department … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Croatia's Foreign Relations, Croats Overseas/Disaspora

Virtual Town Hall event with Croatian Ambassador to Canada

The Canadian Croatian Chamber of Commerce are having a virtual Town Hall event with the Croatian ambassador to Canada, HE Vice Skracic on 8 Oct at 1900 EST. Details below:

Posted in Croatia's Foreign Relations, Croats Overseas/Disaspora, Events

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

NFCACF 27th Annual Meeting

Report by Steve Rukavina

Posted in Croatia's Foreign Relations, Croats Overseas/Disaspora, Events

UK Government Finally Gives Consent for Voting at Croatian Embassy

A message from Brian Gallagher I have just been informed by the Croatian embassy that the UK Foreign Office has finally given its consent for the embassy to let its citizens vote there for the 5 July general elections in … Continue reading

Posted in Croatia's Foreign Relations, Croatian politics and elections, Croats Overseas/Disaspora

Doubt over Croats in the UK being allowed to vote in 5 July elections

Update: Excellent news, the UK government has finally given consent for the elections to be held in the Croatian embassy in London. A message from Brian Gallagher: There is doubt over whether the UK will permit the Croatian embassy in … Continue reading

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News: Sarajevo Mass – Complaint by International Lawyer Luka Misetić to the Council of Europe

The fall-out from the Sarajevo Mass continues. The Mass, held under the auspices of Cardinal Vinko Puljić, held to remember the victims of what is known as the Bleiburg Tragedy, was misrepresented being a commemoration of Nazi collaborators. Few in … Continue reading

Posted in Bleiburg, Croatia's Foreign Relations, Croats in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croats Overseas/Disaspora

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: Croatian Foreign Minister Gordan Grlić Radman Online Today

Croatian Foreign Minister Gordan Grlić Radman will be on the European People’s Party Facebook page today at 1900 CET, 1800 BST. Their page is here.

Posted in Croatia's Foreign Relations, Croatian politics and elections