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  • Roma in Croatia commemorated the Porajmos Aug 2, 2015

    The 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 Krapina Jul 29, 2015

    UNDP 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 Roma Jul 28, 2015

    The 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 Croatia Jul 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 counties Jul 26, 2015

    The 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 seasons Jul 16, 2015

    The 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.

  • Good energy travels to the East: Cooperation between Croatian experts and colleagues from Eastern countries in the field of energy efficiency Jul 14, 2015

    Croatian 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.

  • Crowdfunding Academy: From the idea to the change in the community Jul 14, 2015

    The 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.

  • MDGs produced most successful anti-poverty movement in history: UN report Jul 6, 2015

    The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have produced the most successful anti-poverty movement in history and will serve as a springboard for the new sustainable development agenda to be adopted this year, according to the final MDG report launched today by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

  • Free internet and summer cinema in the Roma settlement Sitnice Jul 3, 2015

    Residents of the Roma settlement Sitnice in the Medjimurje County this summer will be able to use free internet via Wi-Fi network and enjoy the summer cinema. These good news for Sitnice are possible thanks to the support of EEA/Norway Grants, the National Foundation for Civil Society Development and the Zamah Foundation.