FRA prepares for 2020 Croatian EU Presidency

On 3 and 4 April, FRA Director Michael O’Flaherty visited Zagreb to discuss cooperation with the upcoming Croatian EU Presidency.

He met with a range of governmental and non-governmental representatives. They represented the Prime Minister’s Office, the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of the Interior, the Ministry for Demographics, Family, Youth and Social Policy, the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs as well as the government office for human rights and rights of national minorities.

He also met with the European Affairs Committee of the parliament, the Ombudswoman of Croatia and civil society representatives. Croatia will hold the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union in the first half of 2020.