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Every island can save up to a quarter of water!
MEP Tonino Picula, vice-president of the Interparliamentary group, presented the guide "Water Saving Challenge: a smart guide to water management" yesterday at the House of Europe in Zagreb, with whose help all the island and land communities can save at least a quarter of water!
SDP should answer key Croatian issues and animosities in the party
About the dispute between Croatia and Slovenia, response he got from the European Commission regarding the blockade of Croatia's entry into the OECD and the situation in SDP, MEP Tonino Picula spoke for Glas Slavonije.
Croatia needs a more active foreign policy
Only a proactive foreign policy can eliminate the danger that Croatia is placed in a new group of Member States, in which new solutions will be imposed on them. In order to remain on the "right side of history", Croatia should not be among the members who question the fundamental democratic values on which European project is based, with their domestic politics, writes MEP Tonino Picula for Slobodna Dalmacija.
Croatia should lead an active regional policy
About President Kolinda Grabar Kitarović's trip to BiH, bilateral relations, election law and the European path of BiH, SDP Member of the European Parliament Tonino Picula, spoke for Studio 4.
Slovenian pressure on Croatia iritates Brussels!
Ljubljana has made two steps too far and her pressure on Zagreb begun to irritate the Commission, although Zagreb should not overestimate how much will the Commission protect our interest in the border dispute with Ljubljana - said MEP Tonino Picula for Novi list
Commission supported Croatia against Slovenia and Hungary
MEP Tonino Picula asked for support from the European Commission in Croatia's accession to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and asked to unblock Croatia's accession to the OECD by Slovenia and Hungary.
No one cares about the dispute between Croatia and Slovenia
MEP Tonino Picula says that Slovenia's diplomacy is in the fifth speed because they have estimated that now is a good time to "squeeze" Croatia, but Croatia must not fall under their pressure and begin to radicalize the case.
EP discusses Schengen enlargement to Croatia
Croatia got a new push on its way to Schengen! Next Wednesday at the plenary session in Strasbourg, European Parliament will discuss strengthening and enlargement of Schengen to Croatia, Bulgaria and Romania.
Insularity has to enter European statistics!
MEP Picula pointed out at the plenary session that due to lack of statistical data related to islands which have 17 million people living there, their status is not adequately recognized, which makes withdrawal from the available funds more difficult for the islanders.