The state secretary heading the State Office for Croats Abroad will convene the first session of the newly appointed council, the second round of appointments to a new term since 2013.

Croatian Government has appointed the new members of its advisory council on Croats abroad for the coming four-year term. The council is an advisory body that assists Croatian Government in creating and implementing policy, activities and programmes for Croatians living outside Croatia. This is the second term of appointments since 2013.

Appointed as members of the advisory council are:
1. Iva Vidić, representing Argentina; 2. Esteban Mirko Hasenay, representing Argentina; 3. Miroslav Piplica, representing Austria; 4. Luka Budak, representing Australia; 5. Ivan John Frković, representing Australia; 6. Ante Jurić, representing Australia; 7. Goran Strništa, representing Belgium, Denmark, Luxemburg, the Netherlands and Norway; 8. Robert Jakubek, representing Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela; 9. Dubravka Sidonija Šuto, representing Brazil; 10. Marko Buzolić, representing Chile; 11. Alex Tudor, representing Chile; 12. Davor Domijan, representing France; 13. Dragica Hadrović, representing Italy; 14. Antun Medić, representing South Africa; 15. Zvonimir Aničić, representing Canada; 16. Ivan Grbešić, representing Canada; 17. Jeanne Valetić, representing Canada; 18. Goran Katić, representing New Zealand; 19. Franjo Akmadža, representing Germany; 20. Ivan Karlo Stipić, representing Germany; 21. Mile Baričević, representing Germany; 22. Davorka Ivana Kirinčić, representing the United States of America; 23. Maria Sentić, representing the United States of America; 24. Marko Zoretić, representing the United States of America; 25. Joe Brajević, representing the United States of America; 26. Boris Miketić, representing the United States of America; 27. Josip Zorica, representing Sweden; 28. Ruža Studer Babić, representing Switzerland; 29. Mira Malović-Veeles, representing the United Kingdom.

Members of the advisory council representing the Croatians of Bosnia-Herzegovina are:
1.Borjana Krišto, 2. Miljana Glamuzina, 3. Ilija Nakić, 4. Toni Kraljević, 5. Dražen Trlin, 6. Mladenka Kermenc, 7. Perica Jelečević, 8. Boris Ćurković, 9. Monsignor Ivica Božinović, representing the Catholic Church in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Members of the advisory council representing indigenous Croatian minority communities are: 1. Stanko Horvath, representing Austria; 2. Gabriela Novak – Karral, representing Austria; 3. Hristina Jankova, representing Bulgaria; 4. Adrijan Vuksanović, representing Montenegro; 5. Josef Leisser, representing Czechia; 6. Antonella D’Antuono, representing Italy; 7. Josip Blaško, representing Kosovo; 8. Franjo Pajrić, representing Hungary; 9. Ivan Gugan, representing Hungary; 10. Nenad Živković, representing Macedonia; 11. Petar Hategan, representing Romania; 12. Radoslav Jankovič, representing Slovakia; 13. Filip Božić, representing Slovenia; 14. Đanino Kutnjak, representing Slovenia; 15. Darko Sarić Lukendić, representing Serbia; 16. Snježana Periškić, representing Serbia; 17. Krunoslav Đaković, representing Serbia.
(fenix-magazin.de)