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  • Kornati – the game of rocks and seaAug 20, 2015A labyrinth of stone, with eighty nine islands, islets and rocks in the sea – that is the Kornati archipelago. It is the most indented island group in the Mediterranean. Regardless of whether you look at the Kornati Islands from the air, from the sea, or from sightseeing points on the islands, the view is equally impressive – and yet different to the eye every single time.

  • Roma search for a better life and acceptance through filmsAug 18, 2015In the town of Kutina there is a large Roma community with many characteristics caused by different migration flows and settlings of Roma from many countries and cities. Including the movies on Roma topics at the Kutina Movie Nights is one way of promoting inclusion and tolerance.

  • Roma in Croatia commemorated the PorajmosAug 2, 2015The International Day of Commemorating Roma victims of Holocaust/ Porajmos was celebrated on August 2 by commemorative gathering on the Uštica Roma cemetery, at the Jasenovac Memorial Site. The event was attended by representatives of the highest state institutions, embassies, religious communities and non-governmental organizations.

  • Valuable donation of terrain vehicle to HGSS Station KrapinaJul 29, 2015UNDP Croatia decided to donate SUV Toyota 4Runner 3.0 Turbo to the Croatian Mountain Rescue Service – Station Krapina and thus help the work of his brave and devoted workers.

  • UNDP Croatia through REYN network supports the education of young RomaJul 28, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Croatia, in July this year joined the Romani Early Years Network (REYN)–Croatia which helps young Roma in upbringing and education.

  • Closing the Gap: Hope and justice to the wartime victims of sexual violence in CroatiaJul 27, 2015 The work of UNDP Croatia to provide support and compensation to the victims of sexual violence during Homeland War was featured in the report Closing the gap: An overview of UNDP results in gender equality in Europe and the CIS, as one of initiatives that prompted the eradication of sexual and gender-based violence in the region.

  • UNDP project for a better life of Roma in four Croatian countiesJul 26, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Croatia held in July four two-day workshops in counties where county action plans for Roma inclusion are being formed.

  • Busa – a cow for all seasonsJul 16, 2015The indigenous breeds of Busa cattle are extremely adapted on karst landscapes, while its cultivation requires a minimum investment as Busha can be out there in summer and winter despite the food scarcity. While at the beginning of the last century there were about a million of them at local pastures, that number has declined and until recently amounted to only about 300 heads of Busa cattle.

  • Crowdfunding Academy: From the idea to the change in the communityJul 14, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Croatia and the social enterprise BRODOTO organized from 30 May - 20 June 2015 in Zagreb, the Crowdfunding Academy that sparked great interest straight from the beginning.

  • Good energy travels to the East: Cooperation between Croatian experts and colleagues from Eastern countries in the field of energy efficiencyJul 14, 2015Croatian experience and the results of decades of work on increasing energy efficiency and systematic energy management in buildings are highlighted as an example of successful practice and they attract attention and interest of colleagues in other countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.