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Ministry of Croatian Veterans (Croatian: Ministarstvo hrvatskih branitelja or MHB) is a ministry of the Croatian Government which is split into several directorates:

  • Directorate for Family
    • This directorate is further split up into departments for family, children and youth and people with disabilities.
  • Directorate for War Veterans
    • This directorate deals with laws relating to Croatian veterans of the nation's Homeland War. These relate to the veterans' rights and their state of health, among other things. The directorate also operates services such as a phone-in line for veterans and scholarships for their children.
  • Directorate for Intergenerational Solidarity
    • This directorate safeguards the rights of citizens over 65 years of age.
  • Directorate for the Imprisoned and Missing
    • This directorate's purpose is to find the imprisoned and missing from the Homeland War, as well as to exhume and identify the remains of victims of the war.
Ministry of Croatian Veterans
Ministarstvo hrvatskih branitelja
Agency overview
Formed1997
HeadquartersNevenka Topalušić Square 1
Zagreb, Croatia
Employees200 (2015)[1]
Annual budgetIncrease[2] HRK 984 million (2015)[3]
Minister responsible
Websitewww.branitelji.hr

The current Minister of Veterans' affairs is Tomo Medved of the Croatian Democratic Union.

List of ministersEdit

Minister Party Term start Term end Days
in office
1 Juraj Njavro HDZ 19 December 1997 27 January 2000 769
2 Ivica Pančić SDP 27 January 2000 23 December 2003 1,426
3 Jadranka Kosor[nb 1] HDZ 23 December 2003 6 July 2009 2,022
4 Tomislav Ivić[nb 1] HDZ 6 July 2009 23 December 2011 900
5 Predrag Matić Non-party 23 December 2011 22 January 2016 1,491
6 Mijo Crnoja HDZ 22 January 2016 28 January 2016 6
Vesna Nađ (acting) SDP 28 January 2016 21 March 2016 53
7 Tomo Medved HDZ 21 March 2016 Incumbent 1,300

NotesEdit

nb 1.  ^ Served as Minister of Family, Veterans' Affairs and Inter-generational Solidarity

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

External linksEdit