National Implementation of 2030 Agenda for SD
The National Strategy for Sustainable Development of the Republic of
Croatia (NSSD) from 2009 will be revised in a way to present general
political framework for implementing Agenda 2030.
In parallel, on operational level key challenges in implementing priority
SDGs for Croatia are reflected in the National Development Strategy 2030 (NDS
2030), which will be adopted in the 2020. The NDS 2030 is an overarching
strategic document of the Republic of Croatia for the period up to 2030, which
identifies key challenges, goals and targets for sustainable development of the
Republic of Croatia and shall form the foundation for shaping and implementing
all public policies at the national and subnational level. The establishment of
an integrated system of strategic planning will facilitate the vision of
Croatia as an open and globally competitive country whose social and economic
growth and development are based on sustainable development goals of the 2030 UN
Agenda for Sustainable Development.
|Leading Ministry and
Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, Directorate for multilateral and
global affairs is national coordinator for Agenda 2030 and SDGs.
of Environment and Energy, Service for Sustainable Development is responsible
for drafting the National Strategy for Sustainable Development due to the
Environmental Protection Act.
Ministry for Regional development and EU funds is responsible for drafting
the National Development Strategy 2030.
|Other ministries involved
There is no single ministry
responsible for the overall implementation of the 2030 Agenda the SDGs. Given
the complexity of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable
Development, its inevitable impact on the overall social and economic
development, there is a shared responsibility of all relevant ministries to be focused
on the implementation of the specific goal/s and target/s in accordance with
their specific competencies.
Croatian Bureau of Statistics coordinates follow up
of SDG indicators.
|Main contact point for the
Ms. Mirta Mandić, MSc
Head of Division for Global Affairs
Directorate for multilateral and global affairs
Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Croatia
Phone: +385 1 4569 825
Ms. Branka Pivčević Novak, Ph.D.
Head of the Service for Sustainable Development
Department for Climate change, sustainable development for air and soil
protection and from light pollution
Sector for climate change and sustainable development
Ministry of Environment and Energy
Phone: +385 1 3717 283
|Links to main websites/
documents on national
implementation of the
2030 Agenda and SDGs
Croatia submitted a Voluntary
National Review to the High Level Political Forum in 2019
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