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A round table in Osijek: Targeted work


With the aim of helping to understand employer’s needs in terms of staffing and employer’s guidelines and proposals to modernize vocational school education, a round table was held on the subject: Targeted work on October 30, 2018 in the premises of the Croatian Employers Association of the Regional Office Osijek.

Sustainable business is the foundation of the future economy and there is no alternative


In the premises of Hotel Excelsior in Dubrovnik, a large conference was organized by HUP (CEA) and UN Global Compact on Sustainable Development: "Sustainability - the Future of Business". The world faces enormous economic, social and ecological challenges. It became clear that businesses could no longer progress if they did not advance both people and the planet as a whole. The private sector must be the driver of sustainable development, which is the foundation of the economy of the future we are striving for.

AWARDS CEREMONY for the students of the Vocational Secondary School Samobor for the project of the 3D scientific submarine that won the CEA's Award in the competition "Entrepreneurs of the Future"


Thursday, 20.9.2018. Samobor - Today, in the premises of the Vocational Secondary School Samobor, the prizes were awarded to the students and mentors who won the prize for their project "3D submarine underwater research and environmental protection" project.

Boris Antunovic, CEO of „Tehnoekspert“ and member of the Executive Board of the CEA's Association of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, said that the project has shown that the future is not reserved exclusively for technologically highly developed countries such as Japan or China. Even in our country excellent examples can be found that fulfil the very purpose of schooling.


The Private Sector Youth Initiative Presented at the Faculty of Economics in Zagreb


Zagreb, 6th of February 2017 – The Private Sector Youth Initiative (PSYI) of the Croatian Employers Association (HUP) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in cooperation with private companies, professional associations of women and academic institutions was presented today at the Faculty of Economics in Zagreb. The organizing partners for the initiative were the Faculty of Electronics and Computer Science in Osijek, the Council of Students and the British consulting firm People 1st.

The members and leadership of the CEA met with representatives of France's largest employers' organization MEDEF


31 January 2017 - Croatian Employers' Association met with the delegation of France's largest employers' organization MEDEF and their branch MEDEF International on a networking meeting with leaders and members of the Croatian Employers' Association. MEDEF International represents 800,000 companies and is responsible for organizing business missions to other countries. The meeting was held in order to connect Croatian and French employers and achieve successful business cooperation. Also, one of the goals is to present investment possibilities for French companies in Croatia. At the meeting the employers had the opportunity to exchange their experience, contacts and ideas for future business initiatives.

Boška Trbojević is the new president of the Governing Council of Global Compact local network Croatia


At the regular electoral meeting of the Board of the UN Global Compact local network Croatia held on 23rd January 2017 Boška Trbojević, director of the Communication and Public Relations for Slovenia, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina Coca-Cola HBC Adria was elected for the new president in the next term of two years, taking her new role, Trbojević said: "I am honored to be chosen for president of the Management Board of the Global Compact network in Croatia. This is also the confirmation of recognizing the contribution of Coca-Cola HBC Croatia promoting best principles of corporate social responsibility and sustainable business since its entry to the Croatian market.

CEA Supports the Adoption of the Action Plan for Administrative Unburdening of the Economy


Croatian Employers' Association welcomed the initiative of the Ministry of Economy, Business and Trade and the Government's decision on the adoption of the Action Plan for administrative unburdening of the economy. This way CEA supported planned speed of implementation of the plan, which the Ministry of Economy, Business and Trade plans to implement by the end of 2017. As a reminder, the CEA immensly contributed to the creation of the Action Plan for administrative relief of the economy, by participating in the application of the Standard Cost Model (SCM) methodology. Regulatory Impact Assessment shows the cost which the business sector has to endure by following administrative procedures (such as difficulty in opening businesses, acquiring sanitary licensing and compliance requirements for regulations on safety at work), which indicates the scope for increasing the savings of time and money by reducing these barriers.
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