What is POLO-Cro28?
The triennial Jean Monnet project for institutional support is aimed at fostering activities of the Institute for Development and International Relations (IRMO) in multidisciplinary policy analysis and making high quality policy papers on the European Union’s subjects. Read more….
Government of the Republic of Croatia adopts its National reform programme and Convergence programme
On April 26th 2018, the Croatian government adopted its National reform programme for 2018 and its Convergence programme for the period 2018.-2021. Both programmes will be sent to the European Commission by the end of the month. The National reform
The Council of the European Union adopted on April 12th 2018 conclusions on the delivery and implementation of cohesion policy beyond 2020. With a BREXIT that will result in a loss of revenues for the overall European budget looming, the
European Commission estimation within European Semester Winter Package: Croatia must speed up its' reforms
In the annual analyses of the economic and social situation in Member States including progress in implementing country-specific recommendations and an assessment of possible imbalances, the Commission concluded that Croatia is still experiencing excessive imbalances. The country is positioned in
The policy paper “Competitiveness, Smart Specialisation and Investment in New EU Member States and Croatia“ written by Krešimir Jurlin, Višnja Samardžija and Martina Basarac Sertić has been published in English. The paper compares the most significant determinants in national strategies
Meeting of the POLO-Cro28 research team held: preparations for the book and international conference
Zagreb: Institute for development and international relations – IRMO A meeting of the research team within the Erasmus+ Jean Monnet project ‘POLO-Cro28 – Policy Observatory in Croatia’ was held on February the 6th, 2018 at the IRMO library. The IRMO research
Zagreb: EC Representation in Croatia, Augusta Cesarca 4 31st of January 2018., 11:00-14.00 hours The POLO round table “Importance of the EU Cohesion Policy for Development in Croatia” was held on Wednesday 31st of January 2018 at the premises of the EC
IRMO in cooperation with the European Commission Representation in Croatia will organize a round table ‘Importance of the EU Cohesion policy for development in Croatia’. The event will be held on the 31st of January 2018 (Wednesday) in the premises
Commentary by IRMO researchers “Seventh report on economic, social and territorial cohesion: Towards reducing differences in regional development? ” (Croatian) written by Jakša Puljiz and Hrvoje Butković has been published within POLO-Cro28 project. This commentary analyses main conclusions of the Seventh
European systems of vocational education and training on the crossroads: Experiences of Croatia and Slovenia (Croatian) is the sixteenth commentary within the project POLO-Cro28, written by Ivana Čavar. The commentary analyses the role of vocational education and training (VET) in
Together with President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Löfven hosted a Social Summit in Gothenburg on 17 November 2017, focusing on promoting fair jobs and growth. At the Summit the text of the proclamation of