Project DESTINATION EU in the Croatian Parliament

On Thursday, 11 April 2019, a joint thematic session of the Committee on the Familiy, Youth and Sports and the European Affairs Committee was held in Croatian Parliament, where members and associates of Centre for Democracy and Law Miko Tripalo presented the results of the project Destination EU: The Future of Youth in Croatia, which …

Roundtable CITIZEN’S RIGHTS AND CHALLENGES TO DEMOCRACY IN CROATIA

On Thursday, 21 March 2019 at 10:30 in the Aula of the University of Zagreb, Centre for Democracy and Law Miko Tripalo organized a roundtable Citizen’s Rights and Challenges to Democracy in Croatia. This roundtable is part of Centre Miko Tripalo’s Jean Monnet project entitled European Values in a New Member State: Croatia in the First Five …

Conference CLIENTELISM IN CROATIA

On Thursday, 14 February 2019, in the Great Hall of the University of Zagreb, Centre for Democracy and Law Miko Tripalo held a conference called CLIENTELISM IN CROATIA: POLICIES, PROCEDURES AND CONSEQUENCES OF TRADING WITH INSTITUTIONAL POWER. The presenters and other participants discussed interdisciplinary about the conceptual, methodological and specific national charachteristics of clientelism, but …

Project Results Presentation DESTINATION EU: THE FUTURE OF YOUTH IN CROATIA

On Thursday, 7 February 2019, at the Faculty of Law Great Hall in Zagreb, Centre for Democracy and Law Miko Tripalo organized a presentation of results and follow up discussion of Destination EU: The Future of Youth in Croatia project. Welcoming words were given by: Tvrtko Jakovina, President of the Management Board of Centre for …

Marijana Grbeša and Berto Šalaj on Populism in Croatia

Conclusions of the presentation by docent Marijana Grbeša and professor Berto Šalaj at the symposium TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF CROATIAN INDEPENDENCE – WHAT NEXT?  The Faces of Populism in Croatia Populism is a term widely present in the Croatian public discourse; however, in scientific discourse this relevant and current phenomenon is almost completely ignored. Berto Šalaj …

Antonija Petričušić on Minority Policy in Croatia

Docent Antonija Petričušić, PhD, Department of Sociology, Faculty Law of the University of Zagreb and additional member of the Advisory Committee of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities of the Council of Europe  A Quarter Century of Croatian Minority Policy: Developments, Current Situation and Recommendations for Improvements The main objective of minority policy should …

Assessment of the State of Local Democracy in Croatia

Slaven Ravlić

After the democratic elections in 1990, local democracy in Croatia evolved through two stages. In the first phase, during the 1990s, a centralist model with limited powers of local government was put in place restricting the development of local democracy and reducing it to a lower, subordinate and narrower form of national representative democracy. During …

GONG Receives Centre Miko Tripalo Award for 2010

Centre for Democracy and Law Miko Tripalo awarded its annual Centre Miko Tripalo Award for 2010 on Thursday, 21 April 2011 at the Rectorate of the University of Zagreb. The Award was given to non-governmental organization GONG for its achievements in promoting democracy and political rights of citizens, as well as in contributing to implementation …