Slaven Dobrovic

Croatian delegation joins UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech

A Croatian delegation led by Environment Minister Slaven Dobrovic on Tuesday joined the UN Climate Change Conference which began in Marrakech on November 7.

Croatia begins preparations for ratification of Paris agreement on climate change

The Croatian Minister of Environment and Nature Protection, Slaven Dobrovic, said at a meeting of the EU Environment Council in Brussels on Friday that Croatia fully supported the Paris agreement...

Dobrovic accuses HDZ over scrapped waste management plan

Environment and Nature Protection Minister Slaven Dobrovic of the Bridge party on Friday accused the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) of taking the side of individual interests, at the expense of...

Govt. officials inspect landfill clean-up in Ludbreg

Environment and Nature Protection Minister Slaven Dobrovic and Deputy Prime Minister Bozo Petrov on Thursday inspected the clean-up of the Meka landfill in the northern Croatian town of Ludbreg...

Bonuses to CEOs in public companies unacceptable, says minister

Minister of Environment and Nature Protection Slaven Dobrovic of the Bridge party on Monday said that it was unacceptable for management personnel in the state-owned forest management  company

Split hosts conference on renewables

Member of the European Parliament Marijana Petir of the Croatian Peasant Party called on Friday for adopting a new national energy development strategy, saying Croatia could reduce its energy...

Croatia, Bosnia sign agreement on cooperation in environmental protection

Sarovic called for starting with the implementation of the agreement without delay for the sake of "responsible, wise and sustainable management of resources and the environment."

Croatia has to advance waste recycling system, says minister

Dobrovic announced changes to the system and said that the Waste Management Plan 2016-2022 was almost completed. He underscored that waste sorting plants, pressing machines and waste baling was...

EC greenlights Croatia's new waste management plan framework

He says the advancement of the waste management system will enable Croatia to meet its obligations towards the European Union and not pay penalties, recalling that cities and municipalities have...

Environment minister: Waste management has to be sustainable

He added that Croatia, however, was not meeting its obligations from the EU accession agreement regarding waste sorting, stressing that that must change.

Minister promotes reuse centres in Croatia

Minister Dobrovic praised reuse centres as an important segment of sustainable waste management, underscoring that reuse is most environmentally beneficial option

Croatia to adapt to circular economy without changing projects at advanced stage of completion

Croatia will change some of its waste management projects in order to adapt to the concept of circular economy, but it will not be possible to change projects at an advanced stage of completion,...

Several northern Croatian towns opt for "Zero Waste 2020"

 The City of Prelog and six municipalities in Medjimurje County in Croatia's north on Wednesday signed a resolution on joining the "Zero Waste 2020" international strategy.

Three ministers discuss air pollution with Slavonski Brod officials

Minister Dobrovic said that it was clear that the Rafinerija Brod oil refinery in neighbouring Bosnia and Herzegovina was the main source of air pollution that significantly impaired the quality...

Environmentalists welcome possibility of Plomin C project being scrapped

Croatian environmentalists have welcomed the possibility of the government abandoning its plan to build a coal-fired thermal power plant, as announced by Environment Minister Slaven Dobrovic on...