Since 1987, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) has worked in over 145 countries to advance good governance and democratic rights. Although IFES is not currently engaged in programming in this country, previous work, research and/or other relevant items are highlighted below.
This Croatian document explains a program encouraging voting that was conducted in select high schools. The program explained the electoral system, the political party system, and the various bodies of government. The document also proposes expanding this program to the rest of the country.
“GONG’s Campaign,” a feature located in the Croatian Jutarnji newspaper, provides articles outlining the responsibilities of the GONG education in the field of voter education and awareness. In preparation for the 2003 parliamentary elections, this feature contains the legal framework of Croatian elections as well as general information regarding the elections.
This report summarizes the findings of various IFES election specialists who evaluated the Eastern Slavonia Municipal Election in March of 1997. The report focuses on four major themes: election administration and training, voter education and information, information technology an election observation.
This report was completed in 1995, shortly after the adoption of new electoral laws in Croatia. IFES election observers arrived to monitor the October 1995 Parliamentary elections. IFES concerns about the new election laws and the manner in which they were adopted along with the consequences of their adoption are discussed in the report. The report also provides a break down and explanation of electoral laws in Croatia.