18 May,2015. Croatia: Bleiburg Massacres Victims Still Hostages Of Communist Ideology
Croatian media sources say some 30,000 and Austrian sources say some 50,000 people gathered at the Bleiburg field in Austria on Saturday 16 May 2015 to bow and pay respects to the post-WWII victims of heinous communist crimes.
May 12, 2015.
VISIT TO AFGHANISTAN
Croatian president arrived at Camp Marmal in Afghanistan. Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic arrived at Camp Marmal outside Mazar-i-Sharif on Monday to visit the bulk of the Croatian contingent with the NATO-led Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan. more
18th April, 2015.
IN ZAGREB Croatian students in tribute to slain Kenyan students.
ZAGREB:Zagreb University students staged a performance outside the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb on Thursday to commemorate 147 students killed on a university campus in Kenya earlier this month. more
10th April,2015. President, government agree on ambassadorial rotations
ZAGREB: Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic and the government have agreed on the rotation of ambassadors whose terms are expiring this year, according to an unofficial statement from the Croatian foreign ministry.
10th April,2015. Boris Lalovac,Croatian Minister of Finance says part of public companies burden on budget, announces cuts.
ZAGREB: Finance Minister Boris Lalovac said on Wednesday that a
part of public companies were a big burden on the budget and that significant cuts would be made to salaries, material costs and investments of public companies.
10th April,2015. Deputy Prime Minister Milanka Opacic regrets halting of reform
by anti-outsourcing initiative.
ZAGREB: Deputy Prime Minister Milanka Opacic on Thursday hailed the decision of the Constitutional Court to declare as impermissible a referendum question to ban the outsourcing of non-core activities in the public sector, however, she said she was sorry to see that the initiative launched for organising the referendum halted a reform that would have led to savings. more
1st April , 2015 sponsored
STUDENT CONFERENCE "Manager20 - youth reshaping the future"
in Zagreb, 22. to 24. April
1st April , 2015
FORUM IN DUBROVNIK PAM announces dedicated parliamentary hearing on Protection of Cultural Heritage at time of war.
Luka Denona, Head of the Croatian Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM), represented the Assembly
at the Parmenides VII Forum on...
BUSINESS Croatian government to Launch ‘Let’s Get EU Funds Together’ Campaign to Help Boost Economy. From 2007-2013 1.45 billion euros in EU funds were available to Croatia, but it only managed to access 45% of those. A new campaign launched by the Croatian government this week hopes that it will help drastically improve that over the next period of funding…more
February 20, 2015.
THE PRESIDENT OF THE RAPUBLIC OF CROATIA The first working day of Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic.
At the first working day on Thursday 19-th February, Croatian President and Supreme Forces Commander Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic was welcomed by the Honour Guard Battalion at the presidential complex at Pantovcak in Zagreb. more
10th April,2015. TOURISM The Croatian goverment decided to invite binding bids for Kupari tourism project.
ZAGREB: The Croatian government adopted a decision on Thursday to publicly invite binding bids for the development of the Kupari tourism project in the Dubrovnik area, estimated at EUR 200 million. more
18th April, 2015.
2015 CONFERENCE ASSEMBLY NFCA Announces Dates & Location of 2015 Assembly, June 6th, 2015 – Pittsburgh, PA
The National Federation of Croatian Americans is pleased to announce that it will hold its 22nd National Assembly at the Headquarters of the Croatian Fraternal Union in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on June6th, 2015. The CFU is located at 100 Delaney Drive, Monroeville, PA 15235. more
PRESIDENT'S NATIONAL PRAYER BREAKFEST IN WASHINGTON
National Federation of Croatian Americans (NFCA) Provides Liaison for Visits to Washington by Croatian Members of
Parliament Attending the President's National Prayer Breakfast.
WASHINGTON,DC: During the first week of February, an important and diverse group of Croatian Sabor members visited Washington to attend the National Prayer Breakfast. The group was lead by Sabor Deputy Speaker Zeljko Reiner (HDZ). Others attending the breakfast with President Barack Obama and meetings with the US Congress included MP Domagoj Hajdukovic (SDP)....... more
14 May,2015. Serbia rehabilitates WWII Chetnik leader Draza Mihailovic
Belgrade High Court on Thursday upheld a motion to rehabilitate World War Two (WWII) Chetnik leader and war criminal Draza Mihailovic.
The motion was filed by his grandson, Vojislav Mihailovic, professors at the Belgrade Faculty of Law Smilja Avramov and Kosta Cavoski, and several civil society organisations.They demanded that the court nullify a Yugoslav court judgment of 15 July 1946 that sentenced Mihailovic to death over collaboration with Nazi occupying forces and stripped him of all civil rights.
May 12, 2015. PAM hearing in Morocco on the “Protection of Cultural Heritage threatened with Destruction”
The 3rd Standing Committee on Human Rights and Dialogue of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean will hold on 14-15 May 2015, in Rabat, Morocco, a hearing dedicated to the urgent and important topic on the ‘Protection of World Cultural Heritage threatened with Destruction’. more
May 12, 2015.
ATTACK IN MACEDONIA Following Kumanovo violence, society-wide effort and political resolution are keys to stability, OSCE PA President says
COPENHAGEN, 11 May 2015 – OSCE Parliamentary Assembly President Ilkka Kanerva (MP, Finland) today called on all political and civil society actors in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to work together to promote security and dialogue following the weekend’s violence and warned that old ethnic divisions must not be allowed to reemerge in this time of political upheaval. more
March 18, 2015. TUNISIA ATTACK At least eight tourists killed in Tunis in Bardo museum attack
February 20, 2015. Why Oil Prices Must Go Up
It may be difficult to look beyond the current pricing environment for oil, but the depletion of low-cost reserves and the increasing inability to find major new discoveries ensures a future of expensive oil. more
January 28, 2015.
UKRAINA ENERGY SECTOR Lies And Deception In Ukraine's Energy Sector.
The Ukrainian government has repeatedly claimed it is doing its best to improve the oil and gas investment climate, but official statements are the opposite of the reality, as Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk is leading the great deception. more
8th January, 2015.
TERRORISM PAM CONDEMNS TERRORIST ATTACK IN PARIS
On behalf of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean, President Sen. Francesco Amoruso (Italy) expressed the Assembly's and his personal deepest condolences to the Presidents of the French Senate and National Assembly respectively, the French people and the families of the victims and wounded of the vile terroristic attack on the Charlie Hebdo magazine offices in Paris. more
8th January, 2015.
FOOD PRICES Food price index drops in December2014.
FAO's monthly Food Price Index declined in December after three months of stability. Continued large supplies and record stocks combined with a stronger US dollar and falling oil prices contributed to the decline.
6th January, 2015.
Energy Crisis As Early As 2016
Low oil prices today may be setting the world up for an oil shortage as early as 2016. Today we have just 2% more crude oil supply than demand and the price of gasoline is under $2.00/gallon in Texas. If oil supply falls too far, we could see gasoline prices doubling within 18 months. For a commodity as critical to our standard of living as oil is, it only takes a small shortage to drive up the price.more
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