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» Igor Rudan creates Survival: The Story of Global Health
Submitted By Marko Puljić | Published 08/29/2017 | Friends In Action , Environment , Education | Unrated
Survival. The Story of Global Health. The series is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) created by Igor Rudan (left), Mickey Chopra and Iain Campbell and developed by the University of Edinburgh. The course was launched in 2017 and is available to watch online at YouTube. Each chapter covers a topic relating to global health.
» Adriatica Croatian Village in Mckinney, Texas USA, founded by Jeffory D. Blackard
Not a big chest-pounder, Mr. Jeff Blackard is largely under the radar locally. He’s probably best known for developing Adriatica in McKinney, whose centerpiece is the bell tower. The $350 million, 45-acre mixed-use project on Virginia Parkway and Stonebridge Drive is modeled after Supetar, a small fishing village on the island of Brač off the coast of Croatia. Looking out from Blackard’s perch at Adriatica, wi
» Diljem Hrvatske prikuplja se pomoć stradalima od poplava
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 05/20/2014 | Friends In Action , Education , Charity | Unrated
Caritas Zagrebačke nadbiskupije poziva ljude dobre volje na solidarnost i djelotvornu ljubav prema stradalima u poplavama. Svi koji žele pomoći mogu to učiniti na dva načina: uplatom na račun Caritasa Zagrebačke nadbiskupije: IBAN HR1823600001101340277, poziv na broj 05400; donacijom hrane koja može duže stajati, vode, odjeće i higijenskih potrepština, koje su sada najpotrebnije. Donacije je moguće predati slje
» Ivan Hrvoic Croatian scientist, inventor, entrepreneur and benefactor in Canada
Ivan Hrvoić completed his studies in Electrical Engineering at the University of Zagreb, and earned his PhD in the field of Experimental Physics from the same university. In 1972 he immigrated to Canada, where in 1982 he founded Geo Systems, Inc., which is today the leading producer of magnetometers in the world, exporting its product to numerous countries, including Israel. In the late 1980's he participated in fou
» The Croatian School in Houston Celebrated its First Anniversary in January 2014
Submitted By David Byler | Published 03/3/2014 | Friends In Action | Unrated
The Croatian School of Houston recently celebrated one year anniversary. The Croatian community in Houston is extremely proud of this volunteer and non-profit initiative. The Croatian School of Houston is the first Croatian School in the greater Houston area. For the very first time the children in Houston have the opportunity to learn the Croatian language, cultural heritage, history and geography, while having fun. The main purpose
» Chess champion Garry Kasparov granted Croatian citizenship
Submitted By Darko Žubrinić | Published 02/28/2014 | People , Friends In Action , Events | Unrated
  Garry Kasparov, 50, has been granted Croatian citizenship in February 2014. During the last 20 years he spent many summer holidays at a house he owns in the southern Croatian town of Makarska and he speaks the Croatian language. Since the 1990s he was also a member of the Borovo Chess Club in the town of Vukovar, which he has played for during the Serbian aggression on Croatia. Mr. Kasparov is Armenian on his mother's sid
» Screening of documentary film "Many Voices One Song" March 8, 2014
Submitted By Marko Puljić | Published 02/21/2014 | Music , Friends In Action , Culture And Arts , Charity | Unrated
"Many Voices One Song" is a 2007 documentary film that follows the journey of one hundred thirty women in the Portsmouth, NH-based women’s chorus “Voices from the Heart” who make a life-changing connection with Croatian villagers who live surrounded by landmines left from the war of the 1990’s. Through the universal language of music this community of American women raised funds to clear the mines in their
» Joza Vrljicak writing about Croatian Government Advisory Council for Croats Abroad
Submitted By Joza Vrljičak | Published 01/19/2014 | About us , Croatians in B&H , People , Friends In Action , Events , Education , Croatian Life Stories , Community | Unrated
Mr. Joza Vrljičak from Buenos Aires, Argentina,  participated in the First Meeting of the Advisory Council to the Government of the Republic of Croatia for Croats Living Abroad, which was held in Zagreb on 18th to 20th December 2013. The Council was established by Croatian law in 2012 and it is formed by 55 representatives of Croatians from around the globe.
» It's not a Velvet but a Snowflake Revolution
Submitted By Marko Puljić | Published 12/4/2013 | Politics , Media Watch , Friends In Action , Events , Community | Unrated
Why a Snowflake? Simple. A snowflake is innocent, unique, gentle and clean, just like the vast majority of us. A snowflake is a child's joy just like we all want to be joy and pride for our children because we did something for their future. But a snowflake upon snowflake, though gentle, can become a deep snow and an avalanche. Then they have a power that cannot be ignored. Croatian Hamed Bangoura started a non-violent Snowflake Revolution


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