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The Southeast Europe Coalition on Whistleblower Protection, in cooperation with its Croatian members: Human Rights House Zagreb, GONG and the Centre for Peace Studies invite you to a press conference and expert panel discussion on the importanace of legal protections for whistleblowers in order to safeguard their crucial role in promoting democracy and fighting corruption "Whistleblower Protection!" Tuesday, November 15th at 10 a.m. in Human Rights House Zagreb (Selska 112c, Zagreb).
Migrations caused by war, poverty, violence and other injustices have become part of our everyday lives. For years now, the European Union’s response to this migration phenomena has been to shut down its borders in order to reestablish Fortress Europe.
The "Welcome" Initiative for refugees support, one month after the humanitarian crisis in Croatia started and almost 200.000 refugees entered the country, is organizing a discussion with activists and volunteers from Serbia and Slovenia "One Month of Humanitarian Crisis in Croatia" on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Zelena akcija premises (Frankopanska 1, Zagreb).
Reflecting the current context of the humanitarian refugee crisis, we would like to invite you to attend the lecture and conversation with dr. Mbongiseni Buthelezi who is a senior researcher in the Research Initiative in Archive and Public Culture at the University of Cape Town in South Africa.
In a recent decision, the Osijek County Court confirmed the decision of the Zagreb Municipal Court, which found that Zagreb Pride violated personal honor and dignity of Karolina Vidović Krišto, now a former employee of Croatian Radio Television (HRT), by placing her on the annual list of candidates for the most homophobic person of the year in 2013. According to the verdict, Zagreb Pride is obliged to pay 41.018,91 HRK (approximately 5414 EUR or 6028 USD).
In collaboration with Subversive Festival, Centre for Peace Studies organizes a discussion on 7th of May on "Gaza Strip – Obstacles and Chances for Future".
After Edward Snowden revealed documents kept in deep secrecy by US intelligence agency (NSA) and discovered that they monitor and collect data of millions of people, whistleblowers have become a topic of a large public debate. Unanswered question is still how to control the controllers and how to prevent misuse of data that institutions collect about us.
On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Centre for Peace Atudies (CPS) and the association of football fans of a Zagreb club „Bijeli anđeli“ („White angels“) are promoting a commercial to draw attention to consequences of racialistic and xenophobic behaviour towards people with different skin colour.