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Croatian Democratic Union

Croatian Parliament - Hrvatski sabor
HR - 10000 - Zagreb

Working language: English


In the political groups

  • Member: Group of the European People's Party from 14/04/2008 to 23/01/2012

In the Assembly

  • from 14/04/2008 to 23/01/2012 Substitute - Croatia

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)

  • Member: (Former) Committee on Economic Affairs and Development (from 14/04/2008 to 23/01/2012)
  • Chairperson: Sub-Committee on Development Issues (from 27/01/2011 to 23/01/2012)
  • Vice-Chairperson: Sub-Committee on Development Issues (from 14/04/2008 to 24/01/2011)
  • Member: Sub-Committee on International Economic Relations (from 14/04/2008 to 27/01/2011)


Last speeches

29/09/2021 | 15:24:08 But, the Council of Europe will not simply leave them to it. Our job is to support member States in fulfilling their obligations. That's why we have updated our manual on human rights and the environment and launched online courses on human rights and the environment. Presenting practitioners with the principles derived from case law so that they can put these two into practice and raise the quality of life for millions. Of course, laying out the case law alone is simply not enough. We must... 29/09/2021 | 15:21:01 Mr President of the Republic of Hungary, Mr President of the Parliamentary Assembly Ladies and Gentlemen, Never before has human behaviour posed such a danger to the environment. Never before have our knowledge and understanding been so extensive and our awareness of the situation so acute. Never before has it been so urgent for each of us to act. Whether we are individuals, companies, states or international organisations, we all have a responsibility to protect and care for our planet. The... 23/06/2021 | 11:50:33 It is so important. No woman should have to fear for her safety and yet there are still too many women who do. We have all read or heard stories of their suffering. We all know women who have been abused: friends, colleagues, family members who sometimes trust us enough to ask for help but sometimes suffer in silence. The recent outbreak of violence during the Covid-19 lockdown tells us how fragile the gains we have made are. That is why we must move forward. Yes, there are preconceptions and... 23/06/2021 | 11:47:16 Mr President of the Parliamentary Assembly, Prime Minister, Mr Alexander de Croo, Ms President, Ms Anca Dana Dragu, Minister, Ms Elisabeth Moreno,  Ms Dubravka Šimonovic,  Ms Nadia Murad, Distinguished members, It's a pleasure to address you on a subject that is close to your hearts and to mine. We share a commitment to end violence against women and domestic violence, and an understanding that the Istanbul Convention is central to that task. The Assembly has played a key role in making the... 22/06/2021 | 16:40:08 In what is the question, actually two questions, related to Armenia and Azerbaijan.  Let me first say that I have been calling since the last year, last summer's outbreak of the hostilities between the two countries, for stopping the humanitarian catastrophe that was visibly going to happen. Unfortunately, the war was there and the consequences are very heavy and very difficult and as always, the consequences then take much, much longer to be erased and to be remedied and the confidence to be...