Biserka Cvjetičanin: Cultural Diversity and Intercultural Dialogue – Constitutive Principles of Democratic Society

Summary of Biserka Cvjetičanin’s presentation given the roundtable Justice, Equality and Diversity in Croatia (English and Croatian Version): Biserka Cvjetičanin discussed cultural diversity which has become one of the greatest challenges of our time. Cultural diversity is an universal issue and it needs to be addressed through broad consensus. In her speech, she mentioned UNESCO …

Antonija Petričušić: Slow Consolidation of European Values: Endangered Minortiy Rights after the Croatian Accession to the EU

Summary of Antonija Petričušić’s presentation given during the roundtable Justice, Equality and Diversity in Croatia (English and Croatian Version): Antonija Petričušić believes that European values ​​should be the guarantee of stability, but today they are exclusively normatively based, which allows for their different interpretation and rise of populist ideas, or skepticism. She discussed the additional …

Lucia Mokrá: EU Values as Pre-condition of Membership and its Implementation Afterwards

Summary of Lucia Mokrá’s presentation given during the roundtable Jusitice, Equality and Diversity in Croatia (English and Croatian Version): First speaker, Lucia Mokrá, welcomed the debate on European values ​​which is at this moment of particular importance, given the upcoming elections for the European Parliament. She raised the question of the content of values, them …

Roundtable JUSTICE, EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY IN CROATIA

On Monday, 13 May 2019 at 10:30 in the Aula of the University of Zagreb, Centre for Democracy and Law Miko Tripalo organized a roundtable Justice, Equality and Diversity in Croatia. This roundtable is part of Centre Miko Tripalo’s Jean Monnet project entitled European Values in a New Member State: Croatia in the First Five Years of …

Okrugli stol PRAVDA, JEDNAKOST I RAZLIČITOST U HRVATSKOJ

U ponedjeljak 13. svibnja 2019. godine u 10:30 sati u Auli Sveučilišta u Zagrebu održan je okrugli stol Pravda, jednakost i različitost u Hrvatskoj u organizaciji Centra za demokraciju i pravo Miko Tripalo. Ovaj okrugli stol je drugi dio Jean Monnet projekta Europske vrijednosti u novoj državi članici: Hrvatska u prvih pet godina članstva u …

Dario Čepo: European Values and Their Influence on Democracy in Croatia

Summary of Dario Čepo’s presentation given during the roundtable Citizen’s Rights and Challenges to Democracy in Croatia (English and Croatian version): Last speaker, Dario Čepo believes that we all talk about European values, but we define them differently. There are three ways in which European values ​​can be implemented in society: through the process of …

Vedran Đulabić: Decentralization and Local Democracy in Croatia

Summary of Vedran Đulabić’s presentation given during the roundtable Citizen’s Rights and Challenges to Democracy in Croatia (English and Croatian version): Vedran Đulabić defined seven points / trends that appear in Croatia regarding the issue of local and regional government. First, the majority of citizens perceive local democracy through local elections and they do not …

Koenraad De Ceuninck: Trends in Local Democracy in Belgium

Summary of Koenraad De Ceuninck’s presentation given during the roundtable Citizen’s Rights and Challenges to Democracy in Croatia (English and Croatian version): Second part of roundtable discussion was opened by Koenraad De Ceuninck. He spoke about the relationship of local democracy in Belgium and European values. He claimes there are two approaches of europeanization of …

Zrinjka Peruško: Challenges to the Role of the Media in a Democracy

Summary of Zrinjka Peruško’s presentation given during the roundtable Citizen’s Rights and Challenges to Democracy in Croatia (English and Croatian version): Zrinjka Peruško believes that the world is today on a turning point which is triggered by the digital revolution. Technology is here to undermine old institutions and to provide space for new ones. Consequently, …

Višnja Samardžija: Support for the European Project in Croatia or Euroscepticism?

Summary of Višnja Samardžija’s presentation given during the roundtable Citizen’s Rights and Challenges to Democracy in Europe (English and Croatin version): Visnja Samardzija claims that there is a lack of understanding of European values in Croatia. In her speech she relied on the results of 2018 autumn research which showed that only 30% of Croatian …