The New Dynamic of EU Enlargement: Perspectives from Croatia     Print Email
Tuesday, 24 May 2011

On May 24, 2011, The European Institute hosted a breakfast meeting on the New Dynamic of EU Enlargement: Perspectives from Croatia which featured prominent actors in the accession of Croatia to the EU, Neven Mimica, Deputy Speaker of the Parliament and Chairman of the European Integration (Affairs) Committee and Marija Pejcinovic Buric, Chairperson of the Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, the Joint Croatia-EU Parliamentary Committee and the Parliamentary Friendship Group Croatia- US. Mr. Mimica and Ms. Pejcinovic Buric discussed the challenges to concluding Croatia’s accession to the EU and the benefits it would bring to Croatia as well as the entire Western Balkan region.

 
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