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Factsheet for measure HR-2022-11/2184 – Updated – measures in Croatia
|Country||Croatia , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Temporary, 07 March 2022 – 04 April 2024|
|Context||War in Ukraine|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Measures to prevent social hardship
– Protection of vulnerable groups (beyond employment support)
|Author||Predrag Bejakovic (IJF)|
|Measure added||12 April 2022 (updated 17 April 2023)|
Pursuant to Article 78, paragraph 4 of the International and Temporary Protection Act (OG 70/15 and 127/17), the Government of the Republic of Croatia, at its session held on 7 March 2022, adopted a Decision on the introduction of temporary protection in the Republic of Croatia for displaced persons from Ukraine Temporary protection is introduced in the Republic of Croatia for displaced persons from Ukraine in accordance with Council Implementing Decision (EU) 2022/382 of 4 March 2022 establishing the existence of a mass influx of displaced persons from Ukraine within the meaning of Article 5 of Directive 2001/55 /EC the effect of the introduction of temporary protection (OJ L 71, 4.3.2022), dated 7 March 2022.
The Republic of Croatia will grant temporary protection to the following categories of displaced persons who left Ukraine on 24 February 2022:
The Republic of Croatia will grant temporary protection to displaced citizens of Ukraine and members of their families who left Ukraine immediately before 24 February 2022, due to the security situation and cannot return to Ukraine due to the armed conflict. For the purposes of this Decision, a family member of a person referred to in this item is:
|Does not apply to workers||Does not apply to businesses||
Migrants or refugees
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||No involvement as case not in social partner domain||No involvement as case not in social partner domain|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
Due to the nature of the measure, the social partners were not involved in its adoption.
As mentioned, due to the nature of the measure and the need to prepare and accept it in the short time, the social partners were not involved in its adoption, but they fully support the broad forms of assistance to refugees from Ukraine.
Eurofound (2022), Temporary protection in Croatia for displaced persons from Ukraine, measure HR-2022-11/2184 (measures in Croatia), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/HR-2022-11_2184.html
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