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Ms Marijana BALIĆ (Croatia, EPP/CD)

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Croatian Democratic Union

Croatian Parliament - Hrvatski sabor
HR - 10000 - Zagreb


Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2024 , 2023 , 2022 , 2021 , 2020


In the political groups

  • Member: Group of the European People's Party since 23/01/2017

In the Assembly

  • since 23/01/2017 Representative - Croatia

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

  • Member: Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) (since 28/05/2021)
  • Full Member: Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (since 15/09/2020)
  • Full Member: Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media (since 15/09/2020)
  • Chairperson of national delegation: Standing Committee (since 15/09/2020)
  • Full Member: Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (from 24/04/2017 to 14/09/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on External Relations (since 25/01/2024)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the Western Balkans (since 25/01/2024)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on External Relations (from 13/10/2022 to 22/01/2023)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the Europe Prize (from 24/01/2019 to 14/09/2020)
  • Alternate of Mr Domagoj HAJDUKOVIĆ (Full Member): Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons (from 23/01/2017 to 14/09/2020)


Last speeches

24/01/2024 | 20:03:07 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2)   The crisis in Ukraine has highlighted the necessity of international cooperation and a collective response to address challenges that exceed the capabilities of any single nation. In this context, the OECD stands out as a key facilitator of dialogue and policy coordination among its members. It has become a central hub for exchanging knowledge, data and effective strategies to mitigate the impact of geopolitical tensions on global economic... 23/01/2024 | 20:34:35 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) First of all I would like to thank the rapporteurs for their constructive reports.Migrations as we know them today are a global phenomenon. We are witnessing large movements of populations, which are not new, but have been present throughout the history of mankind. Therefore, it is clear that migrations, considering the current global situation and instabilities around the world, will continue -especially towards the European continent... 21/06/2023 | 20:23:57 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) Multifaceted nature of migration is reflected in many areas, such as lack of labour in general, especially blue-collar labour, scares skills and over-depopulation. There fore migration issue is an important challenges to which Europe need to face and to offer an answer. This shows that issue of migration will not disappear and it is here to stay. We need coordinated and balanced efforts that will lead to suppression of abuse of entry to... 21/06/2023 | 16:18:25 Thank you, Mister President. In every international organisation, a budget is indicative of the political importance attached to it and represents a clear expression of the necessary political will which member states invest in implementation on determined priorities. In our view, the new budget for the period 2024-2027 should properly reflect the need for the protection of vulnerable groups. New emerging human rights challenges must become a priority for our future work. A clean, safe... 24/01/2023 | 19:05:41 Thank you, Madam Chair. Let me also thank Madam rapporteur for this report. The protection of human rights, democracy and rule of law are very core principles of the Council of Europe. Although all international organisations respect and promote these fundamental rights, the Council of Europe has been their gatekeeper for the last 73 years. With the ending of the Second World War, we thought that we learned a painful lesson. After countless atrocities, human sacrifices and unimaginable...