Poland – On the Trail of the EU Funds

Economic data suggests that membership in the European Union has been good for Poland. With much of Europe still struggling to recover from the impact of the 2008 financial crisis, Poland stands out as an unlikely island of economic success, a place where companies and individuals plan for growth rather than decline. In 2009, when… Continue reading Poland – On the Trail of the EU Funds

Poland – a great transformation

It has been 25 years since the end of the Cold War and Poland has experienced a great transformation since 1989, when it was ‘nearly bankrupt, with a big, inefficient, agricultural sector, terrible roads and rail links’ (Economist 2014). Today the country is leading economic recovery among the Eastern EU nations, according to Lovasz (2014).… Continue reading Poland – a great transformation

Croatia pre-access period for EU membership

Croatia is in a crucial moment. The country is at the starting point for participating in the EU and in development through EU structural funds. The European Union is at the same time finalizing the programming period for next  seven years in accordance to EU strategy Horizon 2020. The programming in short terms stands for… Continue reading Croatia pre-access period for EU membership