There is a
growing awareness of the importance of sustainable development, and a number of
towns and counties are taking the initiative on their own, joining the
international initiatives and campaigns in that direction. Some other
sub-national activities are organized by public administration or are result of
civil society. Herewith are some of them.
counties and 20 towns (including the capital of Croatia, Zagreb) participate in
the European Sustainable Cities and Towns Campaign and are signatories of the
towns and municipalities (including the capital of Croatia, Zagreb) have made a
commitment to help mitigate the climate change by reducing their CO2 emissions
and improving the town's energy efficiency through creation of their own
Sustainable Energy Action Plans and are signatories of the Covenant of
70 towns and municipalities joined to the Covenant of Mayors for Climate
and Energy and committed to work on action plan for climate
protection and energy efficiency. 25 of them give commitment to work on
adaptation to climate change action plan.
(Zagreb, Rijeka and Koprivnica) are members of ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, an
international association of local governments as well as national and regional
local government organizations that have made a commitment to sustainable
development, and that provide support for local government in the
implementation of sustainable development at the local level.
County Association is an
organization founded in 2003 to promote the regional self-government and foster
and support the economic and social development of regional self-governmental
units in the Republic of Croatia.
The Croatian Cities Association is founded
in 2002 to promotes collaboration between cities and exchange of good practice.
This Country Profile has been last updated on: Thursday, 07 May 2020
For the sources used in the country profiles, please click here.
More information about Croatia