14 May Celebration of the Europe Day
To celebrate the Europe Day on May 9th, variety of events was organised in Zagreb. The Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds in the cooperation with the European Commission Representation in the Republic of Croatia, the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs and the European Parliament, Liaison Office in Croatia, organized Open Days that was held at the European Square. During the event citizens of Zagreb including many foreign visitors had the opportunity to find useful information related to the work and organization of the European Union and to find out about the benefits EU offers.
The Swiss-Croatian cooperation program to reduce economic and social disparities within the enlarged European Union was also presented during the event. Representatives of the Ministry of Regional Development and EU funds, acting as a coordinating body for the implementation of the program, presented to numerous citizens, the program and the projects that are implemented through this program, and are funded with the funds of the Swiss contribution in the amount of 85% of the project value.