Croatian Employers' Association

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Lobbying Costs


Financial year: Feb 2022 - Jan 2023

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

5 Fte (12)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Croatian Employers' Association   (CEA)

    EU Transparency Register

    278024429392-63 First registered on 21 Dec 2017

    Goals / Remit

    The Croatian Employers' Association (CEA) was established in 1993 as a voluntary, non- profit and independent employers' association that represents, promotes and advocates for the interests of its members.

    Founded on the principles of voluntary membership and democracy in representation of all their members’ interest, the Association promotes ideas of entrepreneurial spirit, rights and freedom.

    Since 1994 the CEA has been the only employers' representative within the national Social-Economic Council, the highest tripartite social body for social dialogue in Croatia. Pursuant to the Labour Act from 1996, the CEA as voluntary, independent and legitimate employers’ association, was given the legitimate right to negotiate in the process of collective bargaining and to sign Collective Agreements on behalf of employers.

    30 branch associations of CEA advocate for specific economic interests of different sectors.

    What we advocate for:
    - Dynamic and sustainable grow (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    • Social - EU Pillar of Social Rights, Labour markets & social policy, EU social dialogue, Education-training & skills, CSR
    • Corporate and legal – competition, consumers, OSH etc.
    • Digital economy – EU digital single market, digitalization of industry, data protection
    • EU single market – strategy, goods and standards, services, transport
    • Energy and environment – circular economy, climate change, energy
    • SMEs and entrepreneurship
    • Industry – industrial policy & competitiveness
    • Better regulation agenda
    • Trade
    • International relations


    Head Office
    Radnička cesta 37a/ 1st floor
    Zagreb 10 000
    EU Office
    Radnička cesta 37a/ 1st floor
    Zagreb 10 000


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Trade and business associations

  • Networking


    - International Organisation of Employers (IOE)
    - International Labour Organisation (ILO) and International Labour Conference (ILC)

    CEA in EU Sectoral Associations:
    - FoodDrinkEurope - The European Food and Drink Industry
    - ORGALIME - The European engineering industries association
    - UPEI - Union of European Petroleum Independents
    - UEAPME - European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
    - FIEC - Fédération de l`Industrie Européenne de la Construction
    - UETR - European Road Haulers Association
    - EUROCOMMERCE - the voice for six million retail, wholesale, and other trading companies
    - ECEG - European Chemical Employers Group
    - CEEMET - Council of European Employers of the Metal, Engineering and Technology-based industries
    - Medicines for Europe

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Feb 2022 - Jan 2023

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year


    Major contributions in closed year

    Grant Europski socijalni fond,; UP. 6,424€
    Grant Implementacija HKO-a i razvoj alata u povezivanju obrazovanja i tržišta rada - ESF 339,868€
    Grant NACKO - National coalition for digital skills and jobs in Croatia 49,572€
    Grant Recruit4Tommorow 4,609€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    0€ - 10,000€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Advisory Committee on Vocational Training#X01803# #MEMBER #C#Industry#SMEsIntérêt des représentants des employeurs#X01211/2# #MEMBER #B#ProfessionalsAdvisory Committee on free movement of workers#X01784# #MEMBER #C#Employees/workers

    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities

    None declared

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    2 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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