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Forward Croatia-Progressive Alliance

Forward Croatia - Progressive Alliance (Croatian: Naprijed Hrvatska - Progresivni savez)[1] was a centre-left political party founded by former Croatian President Ivo Josipović.[2][3][4]

Forward Croatia
Progressive Alliance

Naprijed Hrvatska
Progresivni savez
PresidentIvo Josipović
Founded31 May 2015
Dissolved11 April 2019
Split fromSocial Democratic Party
Merged intoSocial Democratic Party
HeadquartersZagreb, Croatia
IdeologySocial democracy
Progressivism
Political positionCentre-left
National affiliationSuccessful Croatia
Colors     Red
Sabor
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European Parliament
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Website
naprijedhrvatska.hr

Party's founding congress was held on 31 May 2015 in Zagreb.[5][6][7][needs update]

Some of the most prominent party members were professor at Zagreb Faculty of Law Josip Kregar, professor at the Zagreb Faculty of Economics Velimir Srića, opera singer Dunja Vejzović, film and TV director Irena Skorić, attorney Anto Nobilo, and former Minister of Veterans Ivica Pančić.

Ahead of 2015 parliamentary elections the party formed a coalition called Successful Croatia with liberal People's Party - Reformists.[8]

On 11 April 2019, the party joined into the SDP.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jelena Lovrić (2015-04-15). "'Naprijed Hrvatska! ime je moje stranke'". Jutarnji.hr. Retrieved 2016-04-29.
  2. ^ tportal.hr/RTL. "'Dobrodošli su svi koji žele reforme, pa i Milanović, no ne i Karamarko' - tportal.hr". M.tportal.hr. Retrieved 2016-04-29.
  3. ^ "Bivši član SDP-a Ivo Josipović osniva novu stranku –". Narod.hr. 2013-10-19. Retrieved 2016-04-29.
  4. ^ "Josipović osniva svoju stranku, a SDP pita: Je li novac za to naš? - Večernji.hr". Vecernji.hr. Retrieved 2016-04-29.
  5. ^ "Ivo Josipović: U svibnju osniva novu stranku socijaldemokratske orijentacije". In-portal.hr. Retrieved 2016-04-29.
  6. ^ "Ivo Josipović gostovao je u Novom danu | N1 HR". Hr.n1info.com. 2015-04-07. Retrieved 2016-04-29.
  7. ^ "Ovako će izgledati logo Josipovićeve stranke! - Večernji.hr". Vecernji.hr. 2015-05-20. Retrieved 2016-04-29.
  8. ^ "Čačić i Josipović potpisali sporazum, nazvali se Uspješna Hrvatska - Večernji.hr". Vecernji.hr. 2015-08-18. Retrieved 2016-04-29.
  9. ^ "VIDEO: IVO JOSIPOVIĆ SE VRATIO U SDP Bernardić nije odgovorio hoće li biti kandidat stranke na predsjedničkim izborima: 'Još nismo odlučili'". Jutarnji list. 11 April 2019.