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  • Understanding inequality in Southeast Europe: Taking stock and moving forwardAug 28, 2015The Institute of Economics, Zagreb and UNDP are organising a conference “Understanding inequality in Southeast Europe: Taking stock and moving forward”, on Monday 14 September 2015.

  • Roma people from Kutina got valuable computer equipmentAug 27, 2015Roma Association „Romski put-Kalje alu Bajaš“ from Kutina received from the company EPCOS Croatia valuable computer equipment that will help them in their future work, and also in the education of young Roma. The donation consists of two desktop computers and a laser printer.

  • 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.