Posts Tagged ‘Croatia’

Pazin (HR) builds mutual trust by involving its citizens in passing the budget

Here is a story about a city which began involving its citizens in setting and passing the city budget, educated them about how the local government functions, and consequently built mutual trust between the citizens and their local government. It is a story about participatory budgeting, a process of democratic discussion and decision-making, which is [...]

By Mario Zulicek, on March 27th, 2018 at 15:04

Island of pedestrians

Landing at the ferry port of Silba, a medium-sized island in Northern Dalmatia, crystal-clear sea and a decent beach with white pebbles are waiting right next to the port. The nearby café serves as a beach bar, as well as a waiting room for many travellers who visit the island in summer. But, unlike other [...]

By Marko Peterlin, on February 1st, 2018 at 15:11

Welcome to Croatia and Croatian Cities !

This week is a celebration week since Croatia just joined the European Union. July 1st is of course was great date for Croatia to join. At the start of the summer the names of Split, Dubrovnik, Zadar are associated with a vision of sun, deep blue and shining sea. But away from the idyllic representation [...]

By Segolene Pruvot, on July 3rd, 2013 at 09:34