Environment and Energy

Croatia’s Green Programme for Energy and the Environment – taking an integrated approach to environmental and socio-economic development. Our vision of Croatia’s development is to achieve a low-carbon and greener economy by 2050.

Our Goals

Achieving this vision will entail using more energy-efficient solutions in buildings and cities, introducing green criteria in public procurements, deploying more renewable energy sources and adopting the most cost-efficient solutions to ensure energy access and better standards of living for the benefit of local people and communities.more

Windmills in the Lika County

Photo by Sunčica Pleština

Our Stories


    Tapping the potential of Croatia’s biodiversity

    Over the next four years, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will be implementing the PARCS project in partnership with the Ministry of Environmental and Nature Protection to strengthen the management of the country’s 19 most important parks. more

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  • Shifting towards low-carbon cities

    Reducing greenhouse gas emissions requires fundamental social and economic changes over a long period of time. Local farming, alternative forms of transport, building with natural materials and better use of public spaces are just some of the ways in which we can contribute to the reduction of the greenhouse gas emissions.more

Projects and Initiatives

PARCS Project

The PARCS project seeks to conserve globally significant marine and terrestrial biological diversity in Croatia, through effective management of the protected area (PA) system. more

BETTER-Bringing Europe and Third Countries Closer Together Through Renewable Energies

The BETTER project is about "how to secure energy supply and how to best use renewable energy sources which are available not only in the EU-countries but in wider neighbourhood of Europe. more

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