– Madam President, in less than three months we will have Croatian Members of this Parliament when we start our July session. I think that is… Läs mer »Speech in plenary 17th of March on the 2012 comprehensive monitoring report on Croatia
According to Gunnar Hökmark, MEP and Andrej Plenković, Croatian Observer to the EPP Group, the fulfilment of the economic criteria for membership is of particular… Läs mer »Press release: Croatia’s accession preparations as a tool for growth in the time of crisis
”The Croatian Yes vote in favour of membership of the European Union strengthens Europe and strengthens Croatia. We welcome the clear message of the Croatian… Läs mer »PRM – Croatian Referendum: Yes strengthens Croatia and Europe. Gunnar Hökmark MEP
Gunnar Hökmark´s speech in plenary 30/11 2011 on Croatia´s Accession to the European Union. Madam President, I would like to thank the rapporteur, welcome Croatia… Läs mer »Plenary speech: This is a message to other countries of the Western Balkans
”The Croatian Government is doing an impressive job in order to facilitate the swift finalisation of the EU membership negotiations. Croatia can set an example… Läs mer »Press release: Impressive work on Croatia’s accession by PM Kosor
”Both for the EU and for the region, it is important that the conditionality linked to a credible EU enlargement process remains a strong incentive for reform. In this sense, the Croatian case is very important for regional dynamics because it can swing the doors wide open for the rest of the region. The goal is to have mutually cooperating countries of the Western Balkans inside the EU. We also expect that Croatia, as a Member State, will be actively contributing to EU policy in the region” emphasized Gunnar Hökmark MEP, Vice-Chairman of the EPP Group, at the 12th meeting of the EU-Croatia Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) which Mr Hökmark co-chaired with Croatian MP, Marija Pejčinović-Burić.Läs mer »Croatia: end of negotiations to join EU in the first half of 2011 a sound possibility.
”I very much welcome this meeting and I hope that the next meeting we will have very soon and in a different context, once Croatia becomes an EU Member State”, said Gunnar Hökmark MEP, Vice-Chairman of the EPP Group and the Chairman of the EU-Croatia Joint Parliamentary Committee, after meeting with Gordan Jandroković, the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Croatia.Läs mer »Croatia: Gunnar Hökmark meets the Croatian Foreign Minister