Public Benefit Organizations (PBOs)

22. August 2008.

According to the Action Plan of National Strategy for Inciting Development of Civil Society, working group created a platforme which aim is to define criteria for acquiering PBO status, based on the fact that civil society in Croatia is developed enough to diferentiate between organizations established for member purposes only and those established for promoting general / public benefit.

Representative of GONG participated during 2007 and 2008 in working group of Council for Civil Society Development, drafting Criteria for Establishing Status of Public Benefir Organizations in Croatia.

According to the Action Plan of National Strategy for Inciting Development of Civil Society, working group created a platforme which aim is to define criteria for acquiering PBO status, based on the fact that civil society in Croatia is developed enough to diferentiate between organizations established for member purposes only and those established for promoting general / public benefit.

Having in mind a broad spectrum of the areas of interest and activities that criteria should address, Government's Office for NGOs has organized a public debate on the draft document during 2008. Preparation and adoption of the final draft is expected soon.

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