Equality Forum annual meeting in Croatia
On 28 October 2016, Paula Raužan, president of LDA Sisak, participated in the Annual meeting of the Equality Forum Platform, in Zagreb.
Equality Forum is an open platform of organisations contributing to achievement of equality for all citizens of Croatia, gathering 14 organisations and coordinated by the Croatian Legal Centre.
During the meeting, participants evaluated activities of the first year of the Forum’s work and planned future cooperation. Last was recently challenged as the financial assistance from National Foundation of Civil Society Development is no longer available. Present members collectively agreed on the great potential of the Equality Forum, taking into consideration rising forms of inequalities in today’s society. The union of participants, collective dedication and action are the strength of the Forum and even without secured funds, it is possible to take a step forward.
At the event, the survey results on social inequality conducted among Croatian citizens together with operational plan in accordance to the EU annual priorities were presented. For the next period, it is planned to continue with monitoring of the European, national and local directives that might influence citizens’ equality in Croatia.