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11
June

Croatia must enter Schengen as soon as possible!

MEP Tonino Picula brought together representatives of the European Commission, the European Parliament and of Ministries of Interior of Croatia, Bulgaria and Romania and other experts at the Schengen Conference. It was organized in the context of current debates in European institutions on the challenges of Schengen's functioning, the need for its strengthening and enlargement
19
June

Picula and the Commission on Croatian islands

European Commission is in a study visit to Croatian islands, jointly organized by Croatian MEP Tonino Picula, the Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds and the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Energy. This is the first study visit of the European Commission to Croatian islands ever.
06
June

EU Islands Secretariat established because of Picula's amendment

An amendment worth 2 million euros for the energy independence of the European islands recently filed by MEP Tonino Picula, led to the inauguration of the EU Islands Secretariat - the first working body dedicated exclusively to the islands. It was established within the European Commission and was presented on Wednesday within the Sustainable Energy Week in Brussels.

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17
April

The Syria authorities don't do enough to protect their citizens

While world media report that Syrian forces have demolished the missiles fired on two bases, just days after US, British and French forces attacked Syrian targets in retaliation for the alleged chemical attack in Duma, the European Parliament discussed the situation in Syria. MEP Tonino Picula also participated in the debate.
11
April

Fighting for oceans and the sea!

Between 150 and 500 thousand tons of waste per year pollutes the sea within the EU. That is why probably the most intriguing exhibition was opened in the European Parliament in Brussels, with exhibits of waste found in European seas, to raise public awareness on danger of this global problem. The exhibition "Ocean Plastics Lab" was organized by Intergroup for Seas, Rivers, Islands and Coastal Areas (SEARICA), and was opened by the Vice President of SEARICA for the Islands, MEP Tonino Picula.
06
April

MEP Picula's working visit to Sarajevo

As a Member of the Delegation of Subcommittee on Security and Defense of the European Parliament, MEP Tonino Picula went to a three-day working visit to Sarajevo
28
March

Newsletter - MEP Tonino Picula

In the first Newsletter in 2018, you can see the most important activites that MEP Picula worked on, in the period from January to March 2018.
26
March

Higschool students from Šibenik are comig to sing in Brussels

Twenty students from Antun Vrančić Gymnasium in Šibenik are coming to Brussels. They were invited by two MEPs Ivana Maletić and Tonino Picula.
20
March

Free internet for thousands of Europeans!

The European Commission has launched the WiFi4EU Internet Portal and calls on local self-government units across Europe to apply for the first bid for projects that will be open in mid-May. Municipalities and cities are competing for EU funding of building free wireless internet hotspots in public spaces.

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20
March

Saving water on the islands

It's not easy to live on an island and islanders know it best! This is the reason why MEP Tonino Picula asked the islanders for solutions for water shortage problems. After a one-year resarch, Picula's team collected the results in a smart guide to water manegement, called "Water Saving Challenge", which Picula presented publicly with his colleagues.
15
March

Picula nominated Scouts Association of Croatia for the European citizen's Prize

SDP's MEP Tonino Picula nominated the Croatian Scout Association for the European Citizen's Prize, which the European Parliament gives every year to projects and initiatives that contribute to European cooperation and the promotion of common values.
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