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#Sassoli – ‘Let’s give new political momentum to the enlargement process’ 

#Sassoli – ‘Let’s give new political momentum to the enlargement process’ 

| January 28, 2020

At the invitation of European Parliament President David Sassoli (pictured), the speakers of the parliaments of the Western Balkans came together today in Brussels. It was the first Summit of this kind. They were joined by the speaker of the parliament of Croatia, which is holding the rotating Council Presidency.  Following the Summit, President Sassoli […]

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#EuropeanCapitalsOfCulture2020 – Rijeka (Croatia) and Galway (Ireland)

#EuropeanCapitalsOfCulture2020 – Rijeka (Croatia) and Galway (Ireland)

| January 6, 2020

As of 1 January 2020, Rijeka (Croatia) and Galway (Ireland) hold the title of European Capital of Culture for one year. “Thanks to their title of European Capital of Culture, Rijeka and Galway will be harnessing the full potential of culture to enrich our life experience and to bring our communities closer together,” said Vice […]

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#CroatianCouncilPresidency – What MEPs expect

#CroatianCouncilPresidency – What MEPs expect

| January 3, 2020

    Croatia took over the rotating Council Presidency from Finland on 1 January 2020. Croatian MEPs were asked what they expect from it. Croatia’s slogan for its six-month presidency is: “A strong Europe in a world of challenges”. The country wants to focus on sustainable development, a networked economy, safety and positioning Europe as a […]

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#CohesionPolicy – European Commission invests in environmentally friendly transport in #Croatia

#CohesionPolicy – European Commission invests in environmentally friendly transport in #Croatia

| December 13, 2019

The European Commission has approved an investment of more than €311 million from the Cohesion Fund to upgrade the 44-km Hrvatski Leskovac-Karlovac section of Croatia’s Zagreb-Rijeka railway, which is a highly populated area and one of Croatia’s main logistics centres. The project will limit the environmental impact of transport by contributing to the shift from road […]

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Croatian police arrest and dismantle organized crime group

Croatian police arrest and dismantle organized crime group

| December 10, 2019

Last week, the Croatian National Police Office for Suppression of Corruption and Organised Crime in collaboration with the prosecutor’s office, tax administration, customs and in co-operation with Europol conducted a complex international criminal investigation of an organized crime group (OCG) for acting in a criminal enterprise, tax evasion, money laundering, forgery of documents and fraud. […]

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Heads of government hold second meeting of dialogue on #InvestmentCo-operation between #Kazakhstan and EU

Heads of government hold second meeting of dialogue on #InvestmentCo-operation between #Kazakhstan and EU

| October 16, 2019

Prime Minister Askar Mamin held a meeting with the heads of diplomatic missions of the European Union member states accredited in Kazakhstan as part of the Dialogue platform on the further development of investment co-operation. The parties discussed the results of the work done during three months after the first meeting on pressing issues of […]

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#Croatia – EU invests in world-class health research centre for children

#Croatia – EU invests in world-class health research centre for children

| September 18, 2019

The EU is investing more than €48 million from the European Regional Development Fund to extend the Children’s Hospital in Srebrnjak, on the outskirts of Zagreb, Croatia. The project involves the construction of a 15,000-m2 facility and the purchase of research and medical equipment, in order to transform the hospital into a clinical research centre where new […]

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