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ZAGREB, 11 June 2014

Floods in Croatia - the situation analysis on 10 June 2014

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ZAGREB, 30 May 2014

Floods in Croatia and the region - the situation analysis on 28 May 2014

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ZAGREB, 23 May 2014

How can you donate money for help flooded areas (from Croatia and from abroad)

There are two separate accounts:

FROM ABROAD (foreign currency):

Embassies, Representations of international organisations, companies and citizens from abroad.

BANK:
Hrvatska narodna banka
Trg hrvatskih velikana 3
Zagreb 10000
Hrvatska

SWIFT CODE:
NBHRHR2XXXX

IBAN CODE:
HR12 1001 0051 8630 00160

USER:
Ministry of Finance of Croatia
Katančićeva 5
Zagreb 10000
Croatia

REMITTANCE INFORMATION:
65 7099-043-721 POMOĆ SLAVONIJI


FROM CROATIA (domestic currency – kuna):

PRIMATELJ:
Državni proračun RH

BROJ RAČUNA PRIMATELJA, IBAN:
HR121001005-1863000160

MODEL:
65

POZIV NA BROJ ODOBRENJA:
7099-043-721-OIB-uplatitelja
(OIB uplatitelja nije obavezan)

OPIS PLAĆANJA:
POMOĆ SLAVONIJI

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ŽUPANJA, 23 May 2014

Health risk prevention top priority, say Pusić, Georgieva

(Hina) - The first job after the floods which have hit eastern Croatia is to help with the accommodation of the people who had to leave their homes while the houses are being cleaned up and made fit for use, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Vesna Pusić said in Osijek on Friday.

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WASHINGTON, 17 May 2014

Croatia President Ivo Josipović on a working visit to the United States

Croatian President Ivo Josipović visited the United States for a working visit which took place May 12-17 and focused on energy security and energy projects developed by Croatia

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CHICAGO, 6 May 2014

“Consulate General of the Republic of Croatia in Chicago will be closed on Friday, May 9, 2014 due to Croatian American Day celebration on Daley Plaza (50 W. Washington St., Chicago)”.

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WASHINGTON, 10 April 2014

Dear all,

Please be advised that the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in Washington DC, as well as all other Croatian Consulates General within United States will be open on Good Friday, April 18, from 9am until 12pm and will be closed on Monday, April 21 in observance of the Easter Holiday.
We will resume regular working hours on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
Happy Easter!

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BOSTON, 1 March 2014

Minister Pusić attends European conference at Harvard

First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Vesna Pusić attended a conference titled "Europe 2014 - Re-generation", held at Harvard University on 1 March. The conference was also attended by the EU commissioners Joaquin Almunia and Androulla Vassiliou, EEAS Secretary General Pierre Vimont, Greek Defence Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos et al.

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SPEECH

WASHINGTON, 28 February 2014

Speach on Johns Hopkins University by Vesna Pusić, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs

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WASHINGTON, 28 February 2014

Minister Pusić holds talks with US Deputy Secretary of State Burns

(Hina) - Croatia's Foreign and European Affairs Minister Vesna Pusić said in Washington on Friday that the upcoming NATO summit in Great Britain should be a summit of enlargement because several Southeast European countries were ready for NATO membership or progress towards it.

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WASHINGTON, 28 February 2014

Pusić at Johns Hopkins: “EU and Western Balkans – What Next - the Croatian Perspective”

After the meeting with US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of European and Foreign Affairs Vesna Pusić delivered a talk at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies on “EU and Western Balkans – What Next - the Croatian Perspective”.

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23 December 2013

The Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in Washington, DC as well as the Consulates General in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2013 will be working from 09:00-12:00 pm.

We would like to remind that we are closed on Christmas Day and December 26, 2013 and will resume regular business hours on December 27, 2013.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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WASHINGTON, 10 December 2013

Two Croatian Members of the European Parliament visited Washington DC

Two Croatian Members of the European Parliament visited Washington DC for meetings December 2-5 to talk about Croatia's role as the newest member of the European Union and what this means for the region.

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WASHINGTON, 27 November 2013

Croatian movies at the upcoming AFI European Union Film Showcase

Be sure not to miss Croatian movies at the upcoming AFI European Union Film Showcase, Dec 5-22.

Now in its 26th year, the AFI European Union Film Showcase continues its tradition of bringing the best in European cinema to Washington audiences.

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WASHINGTON, 27 November 2013

Croatian movies at the upcoming AFI European Union Film Showcase

Be sure not to miss Croatian movies at the upcoming AFI European Union Film Showcase, Dec 5-22.

Now in its 26th year, the AFI European Union Film Showcase continues its tradition of bringing the best in European cinema to Washington audiences.

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WASHINGTON, 25 October 2013

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WASHINGTON, 25 October 2013

Croatia at the 2013 Kids Euro Festival

A celebration of European arts for kids with over 200 free performances, workshops and films! Now through November 13

The 2013 edition of Kids Euro Festival is officially here! Until November 13th, the children of Washington (and their parents) will be offered over 200 free performances.

Visit www.KidsEuroFestival.org to discover the entire festival of European puppet shows, magic, cinéma, music, theatre, storytelling, workshops, and more.

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WASHINGTON, 1 July 2013

Croatia's Accession to the European Union celebrated at the EU Delegation in Washington, D.C.

The Delegation of the European Union to the United States hosted a celebration event to mark Croatia's Accession to the EU at the Delegation's headquarters on July 1, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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WASHINGTON, 1 July 2013

Panel discussion „Croatia's EU Accession: Spreading Peace Through Integration” held at the U.S. Institute of Peace

The Embassy of the Republic of Croatia, the Delegation of the European Union to the United States of America and the U.S. Institute of Peace organized a panel discussion with Ambassador Joško Paro, Ambassador João Vale de Almeida, Ambassador Peter Galbtraith, and Mr. Jonathan Moore about Croatia’s journey to accession into the EU and the regional implications of Croatia’s membership.

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WASHINGTON, 1 July 2013

Interview with Croatian Ambassador Joško Paro and EU Ambassador João Vale de Almeida on Croatia’s Entry into the EU

Reflecting on Croatia’s EU membership, EU Ambassador João Vale de Almeida, in a video with Croatia’s Ambassador to the United States Joško Paro, pointed out that Croatia becoming a member shows the dynamism and vitality of the European Union.

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WASHINGTON, 1 July 2013

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray Congratulates Croatia on the accession to the European Union

In his letter of congratulations, Mayor of the District of Columbia Vincent C. Gray emphasized that this was an important milestone for the people of Croatia and congratulated all those who have worked tirelessly on this achievement.

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WASHINGTON, 1 July 2013

American Jewish Committee Welcomes Croatia's Membership in the European Union

"This is wonderful news," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. "We have long been admirers of the ambitious vision of the EU's founders, against the backdrop of Europe's past wars, to create a zone of peace, open borders, enhanced commerce, and greater understanding. Croatia's membership now further expands that zone."

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WASHINGTON, 1 July 2013

EU Flag raised at the Embassy

In a ceremony held on July 1, 2013, Ambassador Joško Paro raised the flag of the European Union at the Croatian Embassy in Washington D.C., following Republic of Croatia's accession to the EU. We were joined on this occasion by representatives of the U.S Department of State, EU Delegation in the U.S., members of diplomatic community and Croatian diaspora in the U.S. A letter of congratulations from DC’s Mayor Vincent Gray was read and European anthem “Ode to Joy” was performed by a Croatian-American tamburitzans band.

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WASHINGTON, 20 June 2013

Katrin Gluic receives the 2013 Heroes Award

At a ceremony in Washington on June 19, 2013, Ms. Katrin Gluic was recognized by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry as one of the “2013 Heroes in the Fight Against Modern Slavery” for her work to combat modern slavery in Croatia.

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WASHINGTON, 12 June 2013

Conversations in Culture: Persist to surrender

The Delegation of the European Union celebrates Croatia's entry into the European Union. Get an inside look at the Delegation of the European Union while enjoying an evocative performance by Croatian-American artists Gita Blak and Lana Is.

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WASHINGTON, 12 June 2013

The EU Open House attracts large crowd at the Embassy

Approximately five thousand visitors toured the Embassy in what has become one of the best attended and popular social events in the D.C. area

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WASHINGTON, 12 June 2013

Croatian Ministers visit the United States

Croatian Economy Minister Ivan Vrdoljak and Minister of Entrepreneurship and Crafts Ivan Maras paid working visits to the U.S. in April aimed at strengthening economic relations between Croatia and United States

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WASHINGTON, 12 June 2013

New International Fellowship Mobility Program for Experienced  Researchers Launched in Croatia

NEWFELPRO is a fellowship program of the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Ministry of Science, Education and Sport (MSES). The project is co-financed through the Marie Curie FP7-PEOPLE-2011-COFUND program. Its total value is 7 million euros, out of which 60% is financed from national sources. Project duration is from 2013 until 2017.

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WASHINGTON, 27 March 2013

Croatian Ambassador Joško Paro welcomed Harvard DC Club on March 27 at the Croatian Embassy. The Ambassador briefly introduced Croatia and its foreign policy goals and spoke about the implications of Croatia's European Union accession for the Trans-Atlantic and regional relations.

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WASHINGTON, 22 March 2013

Embassy at the Grande fete de la Francophonie 2013

This year for the fourth time the Embassy of Croatia participated at the Francophonie Cultural Festival, a month of cultural activities promoting main goals of the International Organisation of la Francohonie (OIF) such as: promotion of peace, democracy and human rights; support for education, training, higher education and scientific research; support for expansion of cooperation for sustainable development.

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PRESS RELEASE

WASHINGTON, 17 October 2012

During his official visit to Washington D.C., Croatian Defense Minister Ante Kotromanović met on October 17, 2012 with the U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta
The two ministers discussed the U.S. - Croatian strategic alliance in the field of security and defense, the development of Croatia’s defense capabilities, bilateral cooperation in Southeast Europe and in the ISAF mission in Afghanistan, namely issues related to the post-2014 timeframe.

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WASHINGTON, DC, 2 May 2012

The Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the United States of America Joško Paro presented his Letter of Credence to the President of the United States of America Barack Obama on Wednesday, May 2 2012.

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PRESS RELEASE 97/2012

ZAGREB, 21 March 2012

Foreign and European Affairs Minister Vesna Pusić met 21 March 2012 in Washington, as part of her working visit to the U.S., with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

 

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PRESS RELEASE 92/2012

ZAGREB, 20 March 2012

Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Vesna Pusić met 20 March 2012 in Washington with members of the Croatian congressional caucus and representatives of the Croatian American community.

 

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NEWS

WASHINGTON, DC, 9 December 2011

On the occasion of the signing of Croatia’s EU Accession Treaty in Brussels, the Embassies of Poland, Croatia and the EU Delegation in the U.S. hosted a celebratory reception on 9 December 2011 at the Embassy of Poland in Washington, DC.

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WASHINGTON, DC, 16 November 2011

On 8-9 November 2011 Croatian Chargé d'Affaires Vice Skračić led a delegation on an official visit to Minnesota. On that occasion he presented the Governor of Minnesota Mark Dayton with a plaque from the Croatian Minister of Defense on the occasion of the 15th anniversary of cooperation between Croatia’s Defense Forces and the Minnesota National Guard as a part of the American “State Partnership” program. Besides Croatia, the Minnesota National Guard also has partnership relations with Norway. At the meeting with Governor Dayton and the Commander of the Minnesota National Guard General Rick Nash the two sides underscored their mutual interest and commitment to the vision that this special relationship has cultivated, especially through an upgrade in military cooperation and strengthened cooperation in the civilian sphere. Also, the Croatian delegation had meetings with representatives of the Trade Office of Minnesota.

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WASHINGTON, DC, 14 May 2011

For the second time the Croatian Embassy joined the Around the World Open Door project held on Saturday, May 14, 2011.

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WASHINGTON, DC, 5 May 2011

Croatian President prof. dr. Ivo Josipovic visited Washington DC on May 3 – 4 2011.

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PRESS RELEASE Ministry of Defence

WASHINGTON, DC, 30 April 2011

State Secretary in the Ministry of Defence Pjer Simunovic attended, as part of his visit to Washington, the ceremony of listing the deceased Major General Gordan Cacic in the Hall of Fame of international students at the U.S. National Defense University in Washington.


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PRESS RELEASE Ministry of Defence

WASHINGTON, DC, 28 April 2011

State Secretary in the Ministry of Defence Pjer Simunovic during his visit to Washington (USA) held a meeting at the State Department with Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Andrew Shapiro.

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PRESS RELEASE 43/2011

ZAGREB, 3 February 2011

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Gordan Jandroković and United States Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton met 3 February 2011 and held a press conference.

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PRESS RELEASE 42/2011

ZAGREB, 3 February 2011

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Gordan Jandroković attended 3 February 2011 the 59th National Prayer Breakfast in Washington.

 

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PRESS RELEASE 41/2011

ZAGREB, 3 February 2011

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Gordan Jandroković met during his working visit to the United States with Special Assistant to President Barack Obama and Senior Director of European Affairs on the National Security Council Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall.

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PRESS RELEASE Ministry of Defence

WASHINGTON, DC, 2 February 2011

Defence Minister Davor Bozinovic met today, Wednesday, 2 February 2011, in Washington, Justin Webb, a representative of TNT company, which this year in March will organize a Defence Industry Fair in Split.

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PRESS RELEASE Ministry of Defence

WASHINGTON, DC, 2 February 2011

Defence Minister Davor Bozinovic met on Wednesday, 2 February 2011, in Washington, the U.S. Defence Secretary Robert M. Gates, which further confirmed a very good cooperation between U.S. and Croatia in the defence field as well.

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PRESS RELEASE 40/2011

ZAGREB, 2 February 2011

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Gordan Jandroković met 2 February 2011 in Washington as part of his working visit to the United States with Croatian-descended Senator Mark Begich.

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PRESS RELEASE 39/2011

ZAGREB, 2 February 2011

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Gordan Jandroković met 2 February 2011 in Washington, as part of his working visit to the United States, with Congressman and Chairman of the Subcommittee on Europe and Eurasia of the US House of Representatives’ Committee on Foreign Affairs Dan Burton.

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PRESS RELEASE 38/2011

ZAGREB, 2 February 2011

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Gordan Jandroković met 2 February in Washington with United States Senator and Chair of the Subcommittee on European Affairs of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Jeanne Shaheen.

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SEATTLE, 2 October 2010

This year's Seattle CroatiaFest took place on October 2-3 at the Center House in Seattle, Washington with the central theme "Culture and Sport".

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WASHINGTON, DC, 28 June 2010

State Secretary for Political Affairs at the Croatian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Davor Bozinovic visited Washington, DC from June 28 until June 30. During his visit, State Secretary Bozinovic had meetings at the National Security Council, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Defense, on the Capitol Hill, and held a lecture at the German Marshall Fund.  

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WASHINGTON, DC, 25 May 2010

Croatian Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor visited Washington on May 25 and May 26 where she met with the highest US officials and held a lecture at the Johns Hopkins University.

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PRESS RELEASE 140/2010

ZAGREB, 17 April 2010

The Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the United States of America, Kolinda Grabar – Kitarović, signed on behalf of the Government of the Republic of Croatia, on Friday, 16 April 2010, at the State Department of the United States of America, the Agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty for cooperation regarding Atomic Information...

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CLEARWATER, 24 January 2010

The Croatian Ambassador Kolinda Grabar – Kitarovic opened the Croatian Center in Clearwater, near Tampa, in Florida. At the opening ceremony were more than 150 members of the Croatian Club of Tampa Bay and their guests, as well as the representative of the National Association of Croatian Americans Mr. Zvonko Labas.

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NEW ORLEANS, 23 January 2010

The traditional annual gathering of Croatian community in Louisiana was held in New Orleans under the organization of the Croatian-American Society whose goal is to strengthen and preserve Croatian national identity in the southeast of USA.

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PRESS RELEASE 488/09

ZAGREB, 10 December 2009

Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Gordan Jandroković met December 10th 2009 in Washington, during his official visit to the United States, with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, representatives of the White House, Congress and Senate, Pentagon officials, and representatives of the Croatian-American community.

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PRESS RELEASE 487/09

ZAGREB, 9 December 2009

Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Gordan Jandroković met December 9th 2009 in Washington, during his official visit to the United States, with the Chairwoman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on European Affairs, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Mark Begich, Senator George Voinovich, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Howard Berman, and representatives and members of the Congressional Croatian Caucus.

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PRESS RELEASE 486/09

ZAGREB, 9 December 2009

Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Gordan Jandroković met December 9th 2009 in Washington, during his official visit to the United States, with the Senior Director for Europe at the National Security Council and Special Assistant to President Obama, Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall.

 

 

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PRESS RELEASE 483/09

ZAGREB, 9 December 2009

Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Gordan Jandroković delivered December 9th 2009 in Washington, during his official visit to the United States, a presentation at the Atlantic Council entitled Euro-Atlantic Integration Processes in South Eastern Europe: Repercussions on International Security and Stability.

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PRESS RELEASE 481/09

ZAGREB, 9 December 2009

Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Gordan Jandroković met December 9th 2009 in Washington, during his official visit to the US, with Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Michele Flournoy.

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SAN FRANCISCO, 14 November 2009

At the Croatian-American Cultural Centre in San Francisco, on November 14 2009, Croatian Ambassador Kolinda Grabar - Kitarovic participated at the traditional annual dinner and dance. This event held in celebration of the 152nd Anniversary of the founding of the oldest society of Croatian immigrants in the world – Slavonic Mutual and Benevolent Society.

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PRESS RELEASE 401/09

WASHINGTON D.C., 14 October 2009

During his bilateral visit to the United States, State Secretary for Political Affairs Davor Božinović met October 14th 2009 with Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg.


 


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WASHINGTON D.C., 8 October 2009

As part of their US – Canada tour and the celebration of their 60th Anniversary the Croatian National Folklore Ensemble LADO presented their Monograph „Croatian National Treasure“.

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PRESS RELEASE 114/09

WASHINGTON, 1 April 2009


On April 1st 2009 at 15:47 CET, by depositing the national North Atlantic Treaty ratification instrument with the US State Department, the Republic of Croatia officially became a full-fledged NATO member.

Having joined NATO, the Republic of Croatia has realized of its most important foreign-policy and security goals since its gaining of independence. As a full-fledged member, the Republic of Croatia will take part in the forthcoming 60th anniversary NATO Summit, to be held April 3rd and 4th 2009 in Strasbourg and Kehl.

 

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PRESS RELEASE 79/09

PNAMA CITY, 11 March 2009

Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the United States of America Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović presented March 10th 2009 in Panama City her credentials to Panama President Martín Torrijos Espino, as the non-residential ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Croatia to the Republic of Panama.

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PRESS RELEASE MFAEI 63/09

ZAGREB, 27 February 2009

Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the United States of America Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović presented February 26th 2009 in Mexico City her credentials to President of the United Mexican States Felipe Calderón, as the non-residential ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Croatia to the United Mexican States.

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PRESS RELEASE MFAEI 11/09

ZAGREB, 16 January 2009

Croatian Ambassador to the US Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović and Assistant Secretary for Policy Stewart Baker at the Department of Homeland Security Stewart Baker signed at the US Department of Homeland Security a statement on the principles of cooperation in advancing the mutual security measures for international travels and the demands of the US Visa Waiver Program between the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Croatia and the US Department of Homeland Security.

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  Welcome message

Welcome to the Croatian Embassy web page!

One of the key duties of our Embassy is to provide assistance to Croatian citizens who currently reside in the United States, as well as to U.S. citizens who are interested in learning about our beautiful country. I am confident that our new web page will contribute to this goal effectively, and that you will find information on what you are looking for about the Republic of Croatia and the United States.

 
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