Ministry of Defence (Croatia)

The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Croatia (Croatian: Ministarstvo obrane Republike Hrvatske or MORH) is the ministry in the Government of Croatia which is in charge of the nation's military. The ministry was established in 1990.

Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Croatia
Ministarstvo obrane Republike Hrvatske
Defence Ministry (Croatia).jpg
The Ministry of Defence headquarters
Agency overview
FormedMay 1990
HeadquartersZagreb, Croatia
Employees927 (2015)[1]
Annual budgetDecrease[2] HRK 5.075 billion (2019)[3]
Minister responsible
Websitewww.morh.hr

StructureEdit

Elements in the ministry's structure are:[4]

  • Defence Minister and Deputy Minister
  • Minister's Cabinet
  • Chief Secretariat
    • Sector for Administrative and Legal Affairs
  • Croatian Armed Forces General Staff
  • Defence Inspectorate
  • Military Security and Intelligence Agency
  • Independent Sector for Public Procurement
  • Independent Department for Public Affairs and Publishing
  • Independent Section for Internal Auditing
  • Independent Department for Military Air Traffic
  • Independent Department for supporting Military Ordinary in Croatia
  • Defence Policy Directorate and the assigned Assistant Minister
    • Defence Policy Sector
    • International Defence Cooperation and Security Sector
  • Human Resources Directorate and the assigned Assistant Minister
    • Human Resources Management Sector
    • Human Resources Management Support Sector
  • Material Resources Directorate and the assigned Assistant Minister
    • Armament Sector
    • Property, Environmental Protection and Construction Sector
  • Information Systems, Finance and Budget Directorate and the assigned Assistant Minister
    • Sector for Information Communication Systems
    • Program Analysis, Finance and Budget Sector

List of ministersEdit

 
Minister of Defence Naval Flag

Political parties:

  Croatian Democratic Union (13)
  Social Democratic Party (2)
  Croatian Social Liberal Party (1)

No. Portrait Minister of Defence Took office Left office Time in office Party Cabinet
1Kriste, PetarPetar Kriste [hr]
(born 1936)
30 May 199024 August 199086 daysHDZMesić
2Špegelj, MartinMartin Špegelj
(1927–2014)
24 August 19902 July 1991312 daysHDZManolić
3Đodan, ŠimeŠime Đodan
(1927–2007)
2 July 199117 July 199115 daysHDZManolić
4Bebić, LukaLuka Bebić
(born 1937)
17 July 199118 September 199163 daysHDZGregurić
5Šušak, GojkoGojko Šušak
(1945–1998)
18 September 19913 May 1998 †6 years, 227 daysHDZGregurić
Šarinić
Valentić
Mateša
6Hebrang, AndrijaAndrija Hebrang
(born 1946)
14 May 199812 October 1998162 daysHDZMateša
7Miljavac, PavaoPavao Miljavac
(born 1953)
14 October 199827 January 20001 year, 107 daysHDZMateša
8Radoš, JozoJozo Radoš
(born 1956)
28 January 20005 July 20022 years, 158 daysHSLSRačan I
9Antunović, ŽeljkaŽeljka Antunović*
(born 1955)
30 July 200223 December 20031 year, 146 daysSDPRačan II
10Rončević, BerislavBerislav Rončević
(born 1960)
23 December 200312 January 20084 years, 20 daysHDZSanader I
11Vukelić, BrankoBranko Vukelić
(1958–2013)
12 January 200829 December 20102 years, 351 daysHDZSanader II
Kosor
12Božinović, DavorDavor Božinović
(born 1961)
29 December 201023 December 2011359 daysHDZKosor
13Kotromanović, AnteAnte Kotromanović
(born 1968)
23 December 201122 January 20164 years, 30 daysSDPMilanović
14Buljević, JosipJosip Buljević [hr]
(born 1971)
22 January 201619 October 2016271 daysHDZOrešković
15Krstičević, DamirDamir Krstičević*
(born 1969)
19 October 20168 May 20203 years, 202 daysHDZPlenković I
16Banožić, MarioMario Banožić
(born 1979)
23 July 2020Incumbent92 daysHDZPlenković II

(*)Ministers of Defence who held the post of Deputy Prime Minister of Croatia while in office

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Blažević, Robert (2015): Upravna znanost, p. 284. ISBN 9789538034039
    "...(on day 19. February 2015)."
  2. ^ http://www.mfin.hr/hr/drzavni-proracun-2014-godina
  3. ^ http://www.mfin.hr/hr/drzavni-proracun-2015-godina
  4. ^ http://www.morh.hr/en/o-nama/ustroj-ministarstva/structure-of-the-ministry-of-defence.html

External linksEdit