EU Institutions and Croatian Presidency of the Council of the EU

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EU Institutions and Croatian Presidency of the Council of the EU

The Municipal Library “Croatian Reader” organizes lecture mag. Vinko Soljacic: “EU Institutions and Croatian Presidency of the Council of the EU” on Monday, March 18, in the area of ​​”Bol” Secondary School, starting at 1.00 pm.

The lecture is open to all those interested.

Vinka Solačić, B.Sc. Electrical Engineer, mag. organizational sciences, worked in “Iskri”, Ljubljana, as a development engineer, system engineer and head of department for quality;

at the Ministry of Science and Technology, Ljubljana, as Advisor to the Director of the Institute for Standardization and Metrology;

at the Ministry of Economy, Ljubljana, as an advisor to the Government of the Republic of Slovenia;

at the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Slovenia to the EU, Brussels, as a consultant for the internal market and consumer safety from 2003 to 2008;

at the Ministry of the Economy, Ljubljana, as a member of the lower cabinet of the director and his deputy at the Directorate for the Internal Market from 2008 to 2012.

The lecture will include the main institutions of the European Union: the European Commission, the Council of the European Union and the European Parliament, their composition, responsibilities and interrelationships in decision-making and acceptance of EU legislation. Emphasis will also be on the role of individual EU member states in the process of making certain decisions at European level.

The role of national institutions – Permanent Representations of Member States in the European Union (including the Republic of Croatia) in Brussels will be explained.

In the end, the role and responsibility of the EU member state which will be chairing the EU Council will be presented, which will be the task of the Republic of Croatia in the first half of 2020.

Price: FREE

Srednja škola Bol


Frequently asked questions

Ok, so I got to the island. What now?

Ah, our favourite question. 🙂 Here are just some ideas!

#1 EAT.

We’ve gathered only the best of the best restaurants, taverns, farms etc. to give you the opportunity to enjoy only the best island food, made from fresh, local ingredients. Check out our selection at gastronomy section of our website.


Do as locals do – eat well, sleep well! Again, only the best of Brač accommodation awaits you on our website, gathered under Accommodation section. Feel like royalty while you’re here!


There’s so much to see and do, all around Croatia, this truly amazing country. But, there’s even more of this awesomeness on island Brač! Here you’ll find dragons, Hercules, night sailing, poetry reading, electric dancing, graffiti painting, and that doesn’t even begin to cover it! So, here’s an idea. Browse through or culture section, plan some morning activities, go swimming in some of our beautiful villages, and the check the calendar to plan your night!


You want more? Glad to hear it, cause there’s always something else to do on Brač! Choose your adventure, book a boat, safari tour, sightseeing or something more dangerous – Brač has it all!


To enjoy yourself to the fullest, get yourself a copy of Brač Pass – interactive tour guide, with lots of discounts, interesting facts and prizes you can win!

* For getting around the island, we suggest using the local transportation. Click here for online booking with a discount!

I really want to visit Brač! How do I do that?!

Brač is an island which can be reached by sea and air. Here are some basics.

BY SEA ///

There are two ferry lines connecting Brač with a land.

First is in Supetar, connecting Brač with Split, and the second is on Sumartin, connecting Brač with Makarska. There is a third port that can be reached by regular local boat lines, and that is Bol, on the south part of the island. Here, you can reach Brač from Split, or from a neighbouring island Hvar. More information about ferry lines and timetables you may find here.

Also, if you own or rent boats, you may just sail into any place on island Brač. We suggest Brač Deluxe for transfers!

BY AIR ///

Brač has its own small airport, situated in the middle of the island. More and more flights are introduced each year, and all the necessary information you may find on the airport’s website. If you need transportation from the airport to any other place on the island, may we suggest contacting some of the #bestofbrac service providers, such as Taxi Peša, Brač DeluxeRent a Motorino or M&B rent. Check them out!

Once you’re on the island, rent a car, use taxis or local transportation. For online booking with discount, click here.

All the emergency numbers you might need but we hope you won’t!


Mladena Vodanovića 25 – 21 400 Supetar
+385 21 631 145 / 112


Mladena Vodanovića 24 – 21 400 Supetar
+ 385 21 630 959




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