03/17/2014 - 21:53
In May 2012, Croatian parliament passed a law to stimulate employment of young people without work experience, which contained a measure called “Vocational training without employment”. With a monthly compensation of 1600 HRK (210 EUR), young people are offered professional qualification in the period of one year.
A first step toward employment
Mediocre and exploited young workers

11/24/2013 - 12:14
In May 2013, over 740, 000 signatures were collected by a Croatian Catholic group in order to initiate a referendum, the first one since Croatia regained its idependence. Voters will have to answer the following question on December 1st: "Do you agree that marriage is matrimony between a man and a woman?"
A society founded on family values
FOR equality, AGAINST discrimination

10/28/2013 - 13:46
In September 2013, bilingual signs in Serbian (in Cyrillic letters) were introduced in the municipality of Vukovar in Eastern Croatia, after census showed that more than 33% of the population belonged to a Serbian national minority. This triggered numerous protests by ethnic Croats throughout the country.
Bilingual signs undermining post-war recovery
Respect of the law, respect of minorities

06/30/2013 - 17:47
Montenegrins seem to agree on the fact that joining the European Union would benefit their country. However, the means of achieving this goal are not nearly as obvious. Should Montenegro first join NATO? Should the government or the civil society pave the road to integration?
EU integration tied to NATO membership and executive performance
All roads lead to Brussels if Montenegrin society acts now

06/17/2013 - 21:46
Montenegro is currently taking part in different Euro-Atlantic integration negotiations. One of the negotiated topics is NATO membership. As a part of former Yugoslavia, Montenegro has to reconcile its NATO integration policy with its difficult memories.
NATO - Montenegro - Let's go!
NATO? No "tanks"!