Country: Croatia

ODRAZ- Održivi razvoj zajednice

ODRAZ (Sustainable Community Development) is a non-governmental, nonprofit organization gathering professionals from various fields who design and apply the sustainable development concept for local community benefit. It is an independent civil society organisation encouraging and implementing changes leading towards sustainability. ODRAZ operates at various levels, from local to national and international. It cooperates with civil […]

Characteristics of the Welfare Mix Model in Social Services in Croatia

This dissertation deals with the development of pluralism in social services and the specific role of non-profit organizations – public benefit corporations as social service providers. This paper uses welfare mix as a conceptual and theoretical framework. The paper highlights and problematizes the specific qualities of the common legacy of former socialist countries and the […]

DEŠA Dubrovnik

DEŠA (Humanitarian and Peace Organisation) is a non-governmental organization operating in Dubrovnik, Croatia, formally founded in 1993. DESA’s aim is to help women and their families to better cope with hard times and life conditions. The history of the organization’s activities clearly shows the way in which it has developed over the years, from the […]

Agronomski Fakultet, Sveučilište u Zagrebu

The Faculty of Agriculture  at the University of Zagreb is dedicated to its fundamental mission: enabling students to achieve the highest academic standards and the transfer of competences based on up-to-date scientific knowledge. The Faculty contributed to economical, rural and sustainable development, as well as to overall regional development. Being the oldest educational institution in […]

Volonterski Centar Osijek

The Volunteer Centre Osijek is an organisation dedicated to the development of volunteerism, as well as to structuring continuous support for volunteers and organisations in need. The centre is in Osijek, the capital of the eastern Croatian region of Slavonija and Baranja. It was founded in December 2005 on the International Day of Volunteers. This […]

Hrvatski centar za zadružno poduzetništvo

The Croatian Center for Cooperative Entrepreneurship is a national Institution established to promote, coordinate and represent the interests of cooperatives, cooperative members and cooperative unions in Croatia. The union represents the interests of cooperatives and cooperative unions before national and other bodies at home and abroad. Each newly established cooperative shall submit the decision on registration […]

Društvo za psihološku pomoć

The Society for Psychological Assistance, (SPA) is a non-profit, non-governmental mental health organization based in Zagreb, Croatia. Founded in 1993, it has extensive expertise in providing community-based psycho-social services and in training professional and non-professional care providers. The SPA has developed many different programs in the field of community-oriented psycho-social services, training and capacity building […]
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