Tag: Government

data.gov.hr – bull’s eye or platitudes about the ‘public state’?

Imagine an online one stop shop containing all of the Government’s publicly available data, providing visualizations of datasets that are crucial to transparency, such as the structural organization of every governmental department, and serving as a showcase of excellent applications …

Committee asks govt. to check signatures for motorways referendum

The parliamentary Committee on the Constitution, Standing Orders and Political System unanimously decided on Tuesday to ask the government to crosscheck the signatures collected for a referendum against the leasing of motorways to monetise their debt, and the decision is …

Signatures handed over to Sabor for motorway referendum

Activists who launched a petition for a referendum against the government’s plan to lease motorways in order to monetise their state-owned operators’ debt, on Monday handed boxes with over 530,000 signatures to Parliament Speaker Josip Leko. “We have collected 530,853 …

Over 160,000 signatures collected so far for referendum

Since Saturday, when a referendum petition drive was launched against monetisation of the debt incurred by state-owned motorway operators, over 160,000 signatures have been collected, two activists of the civil society group that organised the drive told a news conference …

“We won’t give our motorways”

The “We won’t give our motorways” civil group began collecting signatures at midnight on Friday for a referendum against the leasing of motorways to monetise their debts. Signatures will be collected around the country until October 25. One of the …

“The motorways are a development project”

Several trade unions and civil society groups announced on Monday they would start gathering signatures for a petition for a referendum against leasing the motorways, and called on citizens to support their initiative. The nationwide signature-gathering campaign will last from …

Government downsizing state administration offices

The government on Thursday sent to parliament a bill of amendments to the state administration law under which the current 20 state administration offices would be reorganised into five. Public Administration Minister Arsen Bauk said the five offices would each …

Unions and NGOs against planned lease of motorways

The government’s decision on the possible lease of motorways for 30 to 50 years was severely criticised by trade unions, nongovernmental organisations and experts at a panel discussion in Zagreb on Monday. They said they would put together “a broad …