minorities

Dacic says comparison of Serbs in Croatia, Croats in Serbia 'tragicomic'

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic described on Thursday as "tragicomic" the argument that the position of Croats in Serbia was worse than the position of Serbs in Croatia, adding that Serbia...

Poverty rate among Roma in Croatia higher than in EU

Widespread poverty makes the lives of Roma miserable, Roma families are being excluded from society, live in shocking conditions, while children with little education face bleak prospects for the...

Round table on Croat minority in Serbia and Serb minority in Croatia

A round table entitled "The importance of the Croat national minority in Serbia and the Serb national minority in Croatia in the European integration of Serbia and in building stability in...

President promises support to ethnic Croats outside Croatia

President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic on Friday said that Croatia's institutions should provide Croatian minorities in other countries with full support and underscored that "young people in our...

4 Serb reps say Pupovac, SDSS, SNV breaching constitutional law on ethnic minority rights

The letter was signed by the chairmen of Serb ethnic minority councils in Istria, Primorje-Gorski Kotar, Pozega-Slavonia and Karlovac counties.

Preschool facility for Roma children in Sisak opens

The project was launched jointly by the town of Sisak and the UNICEF office in Croatia, while the furniture company IKEA supported it  with a donation.

Minority MP: We agreed to support Plenkovic as PM-designate

The representative of the Hungarian minority in the Croatian parliament, Robert Jankovics, said on Friday that the national minorities had agreed to support Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader...

HDZ chief seeks support of all ethnic minorities

Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader Andrej Plenkovic, who is the likeliest Prime Minister-Designate after the September 11 early parliamentary elections, on...

Minority MPs preparing possible agreement with new gov't together

Elected representatives of ethnic minorities on Wednesday held the first meeting regarding the formation of their parliamentary club of deputies, after which they said that they were agreed that...

SDSS wins all three Serb minority seats in parliament

Preliminary results of Sunday's early parliamentary election show that the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) won 61 seats in the 151-seat parliament, while its main...

Pupovac: Patriarch Bartholomew I is man of dialogue

Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople is a person of dialogue and has come here to encourage dialogue, Croatian Serb leader Milorad Pupovac said in Zagreb on Friday after the spiritual leader...

Two presidents attend opening of renovated Calvinist school in NE Croatia

Croatian and Hungarian Presidents Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic and Janos Ader on Wednesday evening visited the village of Karanac, northeast Croatia, to attend the opening of the renovated school of...

Bartholomew I, Archbishop of Constantinople, to visit Croatia

Bartholomew I, the current Archbishop of Constantinople, will visit Zagreb on 9 September, according to a press release from the Serbian Orthodox Church.

Festival of ethnic minorities taking place in Lipovljani

The Lipovljani Encounters bringing together representatives of ethnic minorities in Croatia were opened in the town of Lipovljani, 90 kilometres east of Zagreb, on Saturday under the auspices of...

Italian minority MP says minority platform basis for agreement on future cooperation

Furio Radin, an independent candidate in Constituency No. 12, which covers the entire country and where ethnic minorities elect their representatives to the Croatian parliament, said in Pula on...