CroatiaCroatia will preside the European Council from Jan -June 2020
Croatia will preside the European Council for the first time as a newest EU member state. This is a huge challenge as for the state administration as for the CSOs. They have both started preparations for this task.
Civil society and presidency
CROSOL has initiated national civil society FORUM 2020 as a platform of CSOs interested to participate, promote and monitor presiding. At the moment FORUM has 23 members and has started national consultations about potential presidency priorities from the perspective of citizens. Some forthcoming activities are:
Consultation with citizens
..about potential presidency priority topics. What we, as a citizens are thinking is important to put on EU agenda.
Establishing media HUB
… involve media in critical and objective coverage of presidencies
Monitoring government preparations
… for the presidency. Ensure citizens voices are important.
International conference – “Just EUrope -Strengthening the rule of law and human rights in Europe” – video presentations
Within our project „Towards an open, fair and sustainable Europe in the world – EU Presidency Project 2019-2021’’ which shadows Croatian EU presidency from civil society perspective, we planned to held an international conference “Just EUrope – Strengthening the rule...
Simultaneously with the Zagreb EU Summit on the Western Balkans, within the Croatian presidency of the EU Council, during which, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the leaders of the EU member states and the Western Balkan countries discussed the prospects of the...
European Parliament Office in Croatia in cooperation with CROSOL hosted an online discussion on EU, disinformation and the Western Balkans. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4bWPbgm_O4&t=67s
The Shadow Summit was held on Tuesday 5 May / 2020 on the topic of Western Balkans and EU enlargement, protection of fundamental rights and enhancement of their protection mechanism within the EU. The speakers were: Emina Bošnjak, Sarajevo Open Centre (B&H), Zoran...
We invite you to participate in the Virtual Shadow EU - Western Balkans Summit, via a moderated Zoom discussion. The Shadow Summit will be held on Tuesday 5 May / 2020 at 12:00 (CET) on the topic of Western Balkans and EU enlargement, protection of fundamental rights...
On Thursday, 7 May 2020, Member of the European Parliament (S&D) and President of the EP’s Working Group for Western Balkans, Tonino Picula and Spokesperson and Director-General for Communications of the European Parliament, Jaume Duch Guillot will discuss the...