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Eco-friendly organic farming in Croatia rising

Ecological farming in Croatia has been growing over the past several years, Assistant Agriculture Minister Zdravko Barac said on Monday, at the Eco Farming forum, organised by the Croatian Agriculture Agency in Zagreb.

Bled Strategic Forum: EU must find more efficient solutions to crises, challenges

A traditional, two-day international conference called the Bled Strategic Forum ended on Friday, with most participants agreeing that the EU must find more efficient mechanisms to respond to security challenges that threaten with disintegration processes and strengthening of populist nationalism in the member-countries as well as the rest of the world.

Croatian president to attend 11th Bled Strategic Forum

Over 700 participants from 70 states are expected at the 11th Bled Strategic Forum in Slovenia starting on Monday, including leaders, politicians, business people, experts and representatives of international organisations from the European Union, the wider region and the rest of the world.

Dubrovnik Forum panel on migrations, terrorist threats for EU held

Migrations, terrorist threats and instability along the eastern border of the European Union are the challenges that the European Union is faced with and it has to tackle them with a common policy, it was said at a panel discussion on global challenges held on Friday, during the second day of the Dubrovnik Forum.

Croatian, Polish presidents open Dubrovnik Forum

The Adriatic, Baltic and Black Sea region is Europe's "jugular vein" and its development will require 50 billion euro worth of investments, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said on Thursday while opening the Dubrovnik Forum with her Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda, who underlined the importance of energy projects and said that the next forum would be held in Wroclaw in 2017.

Beta says Serbia PM won't attend Dubrovnik Forum

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic will not attend the Dubrovnik Forum on Thursday and Friday, Serbian Beta news agency said on Wednesday, citing unnamed government sources.

Croatian foreign minister participates in European Forum Wachau

The European Union has shown a number of times that crises can make it stronger, Croatian Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miro Kovac said at the European Forum Wachau 2016 at the Benedictine monastery Goettweig, Austria, on Saturday. 

HGK: Iranian market an opportunity for Croatian exports

The forum was held as part of President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic's visit to Iran on May 16-19 and involved about 70 Croatian and 150 Iranian business people.

Balkans should be transformed from a powder keg to a secure region, says EC commissioner

"The European Union and other countries affected by the refugee issue have to be wary of possible new migrant routes and their movements and it is necessary to intensify the fight against people smuggling," Reiner stressed.

FM: Cooperation needed now more than ever

"The Peljesac Bridge is a national project but it also fits in the project of connecting the countries members of the Adriatic-Ionian Initiative," Kovac said.

Croatian-Albanian business forum focuses on Adriatic-Ionian gas pipeline and motorway

Last year trade between Croatia and Albania reached only slightly more than 70 million euros, which shows that the existing potential is not sufficiently used, Nishani said.

Croatian-French business forum discusses possibilities for boosting cooperation

Split Mayor Ivo Baldasar said the forum was exceptionally important for the Split region. "Our development possibilities are primarily directed at tourist infrastructure," Baldasar said

Turkey's Dogus interested in Croatia's ACI marina operator

The Dogus Group would be interested in acquiring a controlling interest in the ACI chain of 22 marinas if the Croatian government put it on sale, the group's regional director, Burak Baykan, said at the Croatian-Turkish Economic Forum in Zagreb on Wednesday.

Dogus Group: We never felt as foreigners in Croatia

Dogus Holding's regional director Burak Baykan said on Wednesday that the company had been operating in Croatia for seven years and always received support.

Economic cooperation between Croatia and Turkey good, but far from potential

Economic cooperation between Croatia and Turkey is good, but still far from the two countries' potential, it was said at the start of the Croatian-Turkish Economic Forum in Zagreb on Wednesday.

Economist: There's no visible benefit of EU membership for Croatia

Speaking at a regional economic forum, Jurcic said that contrary to expectations, the three years of Croatia's membership in the EU had not brought the country's economy or its citizens any visible benefits.

Croatia shouldn't blindly follow EC directives, says enterprise minister

Entrepreneurship Minister Darko Horvat said on Thursday there was a consensus to build a floating LNG terminal on the northern Adriatic island of Krk, adding that Croatia should not blindly follow every European Commission directive.

Croatian president to attend global security forum in Bratislava

Current issues of global security and cooperation will determine the content of the 11th edition of GLOBSEC Bratislava Global Security Forum – an international security conference, scheduled to be held in Slovakia's capital on 15-17 April.