Croatian Diaspora: Don’t Stay Powerless When You Can Do More

In the last thirty years, in particular, the Croatian diaspora worldwide has invested every possible aspect of manpower in supporting our homeland by pouring millions of dollars politically and socially, fighting for Croatian independence and development of democracy, rights, existence, identity, inheritance and sovereignty. Sadly, and unfortunately, to no avail! It seems! Things have not […]

CanDo Movement – Croatians Living Outside Croatia

 

An invitation letter to the Croatian diaspora

First published CroatiaWeek   Dear Croatian Diaspora, In this day of age, with technology shrinking our world and making it possible for people to make an impact from anywhere, the Croatian diaspora has never been more important than now. The Contributions the Croatian diaspora have made to the Homeland are the bedrock of Croatian social, […]

Diaspora Croats Do Not Need An Arrogant And Paternalistic Homeland

The law in Croatia that provides for a “Croats Outside Croatia Day” does not recognise the value Croats living outside Croatia hold for Croatia, but it clearly and loudly points out the arrogance vis-à-vis Croats living outside Croatia that exists in Croatia. The law does not acknowledge nor recognise the fact that Croatians living outside […]

Rehashing Croatian Citizenship Act – Croatian Diaspora Takes A Spotlight

  In its legal formulation, citizenship is a fundamental expression of membership in a nation! Automatic right to citizenship by descent/ancestry is far valuable for the Croatian national goal of having as many Croats return than what citizenship by naturalisation is. No question about that! If I hear once more a Croatian government representative, or […]

Croatian Diaspora: Return or Extinction

  New Podcast in English     Zeljko Glasnovic, Independent MP Croatian Parliament for the Croatian Diaspora: “…Croatia is the only country that I know of, on the Globe, that has a parliamentary system where minorities, we have eight minorities in the Croatian parliament, they decide key issues like the budget, national security … they’re […]

Remember The Month of September – For Croatia!

  While Australian Croatians eagerly await in September the visit from Croatia of several outstanding people in the long-drawn and painful battles for free and democratic Croatia it is to be noted, with profound sadness but also with pride for the courage of Croatian people, that the month of September is marked by fierce battles […]

Croatian Diaspora – The Magic Bullet

Beyond chanting mantras and slogans on the political platform in Croatia, the devil seems to lie in the details. How does the Croatian diaspora engagement take place and in what form? Or is there real engagement at all? A few days ago I attended a Croatian Diaspora Conference in the city of Osijek, third one […]

Croatian Motherland: Matija Pavkovic from Canada

  First published by Croatiaweek.com Matija (23) was born in Mississauga, lived in the United States for a brief period of time when he was young, and then moved back to Canada. In August of 2017, he moved to Croatia. Where in Croatia do your roots lie? My father is from a village close to […]

Croatian Diaspora On Agenda – Most Parliamentarians Busy Bunking

Imagine this: it’s Friday 20 October 2017, a very important government office report is about to be read and tabled in parliament. Your eyes circle attentively around the chamber, apart from the State Secretary for Croats living abroad and his assistant, the government front bench is empty – all the ministers and Prime Minister probably […]

Croatia: Lustration To Stop Sinking Deeper Into Mediocrity

  I have lost count of the number of times General Zeljko Glasnovic, Member of Croatian Parliament for the Diaspora, has emphasised and warned in his public and parliamentary appearances that the Croatian diaspora is purposefully excluded from Croatian social, economic and political life and development…and that this must be rectified in order for Croatia […]

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