Sector for the Coordination of European Affairs and International Cooperation
Sector for the Coordination of European Affairs and International Cooperation is the focal point for the coordination and preparation of professional preparations and proposals for positions within the competence of the Ministry. It is also a focal point in cooperation with other competent state administration bodies. Also for other internal organizational units of the Ministry and public institutions within the competence of the Ministry, for the purpose of participating in the work of the European Union bodies and international initiatives and organizations with an emphasis on coordination of activities in the International Labor Organization, Council of Europe and the United Nations. This Sector maintains and regularly updates the records of notes as well as the database of appointments of government officials and officials of the Ministry. It also coordinates the work of the Ministry's representatives in the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Croatia to the European Union and/or other multilateral organizations. This Sector carries out tasks related to the implementation of the Program for the Acquisition and Implementation of the Acquis communautaire of the European Union, as well as communication with the bodies of the European Union and other Member States. Sector also performs tasks related to bilateral and multilateral cooperation, participates and coordinates procedures for concluding multilateral and bilateral international treaties within the scope of the Ministry and procedures for harmonizing the legislation of the Republic of Croatia within the scope of the Ministry with multilateral international treaties. Between other tasks, this Sector participates in the coordination and/or drafting of relevant reports within the scope of the Ministry, in accordance with the obligations arising from membership in international organizations. This Sector is also the focal point for all horizontal tasks and activities related to the preparation and implementation of the Presidency of the Republic of Croatia to the EU 2020 Council, coordinates the preparation and implementation of all organizational, logistical and other activities related to the Presidency, and performs other tasks within its scope.