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Parliament approves new Government in Croatia

Croatia’s parliament has approved the new centre-right Cabinet by 91 votes for with three abstentions and 45 voting against. The new government will be a coalition of Andrej Plenković’s centre-right […]

Cabinet of Croatia

Andrej Plenković Prime Minister Davor Ivo Stier Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Damir Krstičević Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defence Martina Dalić Deputy Prime Minister, Minister […]

President asks Andrej Plenković to form a government

Following the 11th September general election, President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, has invited President of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) Andrej Plenković to form a government. The HDZ have reached an agreement […]

HDZ emerge largest party from General Election

The people of Croatia have voted for a cliff-hanger parliament for the second time in less than a year following yesterday’s general election. The final results of the election as […]

Croatia votes for second time in a year

Croatians are going to the polls again today just ten months after their last general election for the 151 seats in the parliament. The previous election, on 8th November 2015 […]

Parliamentary 2016

An election has been announced for 11 September 2016. Results will be published here.

Snap general election on 11th September

The office of President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović announced on Saturday that a snap general election is to be held on 11th September. The last general election held on 8th November 2015 […]

Croatian Parliament votes for dissolution

Following the motion of no-confidence in Prime Minister Tihomir Orešković last week the Croatian parliament voted yesterday to dissolve itself with effect from 15th July and to call fresh elections. […]

Croatian government ousted

Following a session lasting five hours Croatia’s parliament voted yesterday to support a motion of no confidence in Prime Minister Tihomir Orešković and his government. A total of 125 supported […]

Tomu Medveda is new Minister of Veterans Affairs

Croatian Prime Minister Tihomir Orešković has announced that Tomu Medveda is to be the new Minister of Veterans Affairs. He replaces Mijo Crnoja who resigned after six days in the […]

Croatia’s new government presents first budget

Croatia’s new government has presented its first budget to parliament. The full text of the two relevant press releases on the Government of the Republic of Croatia website are as […]

Minister of Veterans resigns after six days

Just six days into his new job and Croatia’s Minister of Veterans has resigned his post. Mijo Crnoja is reported to have registered himself at a non-existent address in an […]

New government in Croatia

Croatia has a new government. Following on from the 8th November 2015 election which was won by the centre-right Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) 23 ministers were approved by parliament. The […]

Tihomir Orešković nominated as new Prime Minister

Croatia’s President, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, has named a pharmaceutical executive, Tihomir Orešković, as the country’s next prime minister. The move comes a month after a general election produced a hung parliament. […]

Opposition win but need partners to form Government

The opposition centre-right Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) and its Patriotic Coalition has emerged as the largest group in yesterday’s general election. They won 60 of the 151 seats in the […]

Parliamentary 2015

An election took place on 8 November 2015. Patriotic Coalition (Domoljubna koalicija)  59 Christian Democratic Union (Hrvatska demokratska zajednica) Croatian Peasant Party (Hrvatska seljačka stranka) Croatian Party of Rights dr. Ante Starčević […]

A close result is predicted in today’s general election

Croatians will go to the polls today in what is promising to be an exciting and very close general election if the opinion polls are correct. The 6,574 polling stations […]

Croatian general election on 8th November

President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović has announced that the Croatian general election will be held on 8th November. The announcement as published on the President’s website is as follows: “Croatians, Croatian citizens […]

Parliament dissolves itself in readiness for election

Croatia’s parliament or Hrvatski sabor decided to dissolve itself on Friday (25th September) which means that a general election will be held within 60 days. President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović is expected […]

IMF Executive 2015 Article IV Consultation with Croatia

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Croatia Press Release No. 15/314 July 2, 2015 On June 24, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary […]

Culture Minister goes

Minister of Culture, Andrea Zlatar-Violić, has tendered her resignation after accepting responsibility for irregularities that occurred in the ministry’s accounting system. The State Audit Office unearthed unofficial use of credit […]

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović elected President

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, the candidate of the centre-right Croatian Democratic Union (CDU) has beaten incumbent President Ivo Josipović to win the Presidential election. Grabar-Kitarović won by the narrowest of margins, taking […]

Presidential 2014-2015

The first round took place on 28 December 2014, with a second round runoff on 11 January 2015. In the first round, results were as follows: Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović (Croatian Democratic […]