Croatia

Croatian Central Bank Discusses Dropping Kuna for Euro

Croatian Central Bank Discusses Dropping Kuna for Euro

“The process of introducing the euro was at the focus of a conference held at the Central Bank. Some experts claim Croatia is far from entering the eurozone and others say it should be done as soon as possible. The costs and benefits of the introduction of the […]

Ceremony for Praljak Held in ZagrebPhoto: Sky News

Ceremony for Praljak Held in Zagreb

“The convicted war criminal killed himself in late November after drinking poison in front of live cameras. The son of Croatia’s late President Franjo Tudjman has called his conviction an ‘insult to justice.’ The UN court in the Hague had found Praljak and five other Bosnian Croats guilty […]

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Slovenia to Sue Croatia?; Officials Mark Death of First President Franjo Tudjman; Istria – Home of the World’s Best Olive OilPhoto: HARP

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Slovenia to Sue Croatia?; Officials Mark Death of First President Franjo Tudjman; Istria – Home of the World’s Best Olive Oil

“Slovenian Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec announced that Slovenia is preparing to file a lawsuit against Croatia due to the latter’s refusal to acknowledge the arbitration decision in the border dispute between the two countries.The response from the Croatian side was not long in coming. Reporters caught up with […]

Kolinda in DC to Celebrate 25 Years of US-Croatia Diplomatic Relations Gala EventPhoto courtesy of National Federation of Croatian Americans

Kolinda in DC to Celebrate 25 Years of US-Croatia Diplomatic Relations Gala Event

by Steve Rukavina, President of the National Federation of Croatian Americans. On Wednesday, December 6th, Madam President of the Republic of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic was the honored special guest at the 25th Anniversary of the official diplomatic relations between the Republic of Croatia and the United States of […]

Michigan Law Graduate Elected to Constitutional Court of CroatiaPhoto: Time Out

Michigan Law Graduate Elected to Constitutional Court of Croatia

“Michigan Law graduate Goran Selanec has been elected a justice of the Constitutional Court of Croatia for an eight-year term ending in October 2025. Justice Selanec, who received his LLM in 2002 and his SJD in 2012 from Michigan Law, is the youngest person ever elected to the […]

Major Dubai Investment in Croatia?Damac

Major Dubai Investment in Croatia?

“Dubai-based developer, Damac Properties, has revealed that its international arm is currently assessing a number of coastal destinations in Croatia as part of its global expansion plans. In a statement, Damac International said that Istria, Dalmatia, and Dubrovnik are among the cities that it is targeting for investment opportunities, […]

OSCE Calls on Croatia and BiH to Investigate Threats to JounralistsPhoto: OSCE

OSCE Calls on Croatia and BiH to Investigate Threats to Jounralists

“The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Harlem Désir today called on the authorities in Croatia and in Bosnia and Herzegovina to investigate numerous death threats against journalists and ensure their safety, following the recent conclusion of a war crimes court case at the UN International Criminal […]

President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic Meets UN Sec. Gen. Guterres, Talks Hague VerdictsPhoto: famouspeople.com

President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic Meets UN Sec. Gen. Guterres, Talks Hague Verdicts

“UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic stressed the situation in southeastern Europe and that the judgments of the International War Crimes Tribunal (ICTY) verdicts were judgments of individuals, not states in a meeting on Tuesday. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic was in New York on Tuesday to meet with […]

President Grabar-Kitarovic in Busy Day in Boston

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic had a busy day in the city of Boston on Monday. President Grabar-Kitarovic gave a talk at Tufts University, presented an award to prominent Croatian scientist, Marin Soljacic, and celebrated the beginning of Advent with Croatian Diaspora in Boston. Grabar-Kitarovic was welcomed by the […]