|Croatian political party|
|Socijaldemokratska partija Hrvatske|
|Social Democratic Party of Croatia|
|Preceded by: Ivica Račan|
|Ivica Račan in office from:|
|1990 - 2007|
|Political Ideology||Social Democracy, Third Way|
|European Affiliation||Socialist International, PES (associate member), ECOSY|
|See also||Political parties|
The Social Democratic Party of Croatia (Croatian: Socijaldemokratska partija Hrvatske) is the main social democratic political party in Croatia. Croatia (Hrvatska ˈxȓvatska officially the Republic of Croatia ( Republika Hrvatska) is a southern Central European country at the crossroads between Zoran Milanović (born October 30, 1966 in Zagreb) is a Croatian politician and leader of the main opposition party Social Democratic Party of Croatia Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Zagreb (ˈzɑːgrɛb is the Capital and the largest city of Croatia. Social democracy is a Political ideology of the left and centre-left The Third Way is a term that has been used to describe a variety of political philosophies of governance that embracing a mix of market and interventionist philosophies Socialist International is a worldwide organization of socialist ( social democratic and labour) political parties The Party of European Socialists (PES is a European political party comprising of thirty-three socialist, social democratic and labour ECOSY - Young European Socialists is an association of Socialist and Social democratic youth organisations in the European Union. This article lists political parties in Croatia. Croatia has a Multi-party system with numerous parties in which no one party often has a chance of Elections in Croatia gives information on Election and election results in Croatia. Croatian language ( hrvatski jezik) is a South Slavic language which is used primarily in Croatia, by Croats in Bosnia and Herzegovina in neighbouring Social democracy is a Political ideology of the left and centre-left Croatia (Hrvatska ˈxȓvatska officially the Republic of Croatia ( Republika Hrvatska) is a southern Central European country at the crossroads between It currently has 56 seats of the 153 in the Croatian Parliament.
The party's first and longest-serving president was Ivica Račan. Ivica Račan ( February 24 1944 – April 29 2007) was a Croatian Leftist politician who led the Social Democratic The current president is Zoran Milanović. Zoran Milanović (born October 30, 1966 in Zagreb) is a Croatian politician and leader of the main opposition party Social Democratic Party of Croatia
The main bodies of the party are:
In addition to these, the party is composed of local branches. Croatian language ( hrvatski jezik) is a South Slavic language which is used primarily in Croatia, by Croats in Bosnia and Herzegovina in neighbouring There are also three topical groups:
The party is governed by the Statute (Statut). The current version was ratified at the 9th party convention held on May 8, 2004. Events 589 - Reccared summons the Third Council of Toledo 1450 - Jack Cade's Rebellion: Kentishmen "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again "
The party evolved from the League of Communists of Croatia (Croatian: Savez komunista Hrvatske, SKH). League of Communists of Croatia (Savez komunista Hrvatske SKH was the Croatian branch of the League of Communists of Yugoslavia (SKJ Croatian language ( hrvatski jezik) is a South Slavic language which is used primarily in Croatia, by Croats in Bosnia and Herzegovina in neighbouring Its delegation left the 14th congress of the Communist Parties of Yugoslavia together with the Slovenians due to an inability to cooperate with the Serbian Communist Party led by Slobodan Milošević. Yugoslavia ceased to be a socialist state shortly thereafter, and so the party added Party of Democratic Changes (Croatian: Stranka demokratskih promjena, SDP) to its name. The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia ( Serbo-Croatian, Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian: The term socialist state (or socialist republic, or workers' state) can carry one of several different (but related meanings In strictly speaking any Croatian language ( hrvatski jezik) is a South Slavic language which is used primarily in Croatia, by Croats in Bosnia and Herzegovina in neighbouring In 1990 it participated in the multi-party elections of April 1990. Year 1990 ( MCMXC) was a Common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar) First free multi-party elections for Croatian Parliament were held between April 22 and May 7 1990. SKH-SDP lost those elections but remained in parliamentary opposition.
On April 30, 1994 they merged with the Social Democrats of Croatia (SDH), led by Antun Vujić, to form the Social Democratic Party of Croatia (conveniently abbreviated to "SDP"). Events 313 - Roman emperor Licinius unifies the entire Eastern Roman Empire under his rule Year 1994 ( MCMXCIV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar) Social Democrats of Croatia (Socijaldemokrati Hrvatske SDH is a now defunct Left-wing Political party in Croatia. Antun Vujić is a Croatian politician and former Minister of Culture (2000-2003 Ivica Račan remained the party's president.
The party formed a pre-election coalition with the Croatian Social Liberal Party (HSLS) and proceeded to win the January 2000 parliamentary elections. Croatian Social Liberal Party (Hrvatska socijalno liberalna stranka HSLS is a Liberal conservative party in Croatia. Elections for the Chamber of Representatives of the Croatian Parliament were held on January 3rd 2000. Račan, as the leader of the strongest party, became the prime minister of Croatia. The Prime Minister of Croatia is officially called "President of the Government of the Republic of Croatia" (Predsjednik Vlade Republike Hrvatske The coalition government included ministers from SDP and HSLS, plus the coalition of Croatian Peasants Party, the Liberal Party, Croatian People's Party, and the Istrian Democratic Assembly. A coalition government, or coalition cabinet, is a Cabinet of a parliamentary Government in which several parties cooperate The Croatian Peasant Party (Hrvatska seljačka stranka HSS is a conservative political party in Croatia The Liberal Party (Liberalna stranka LS is a now defunct liberal party in Croatia. The Croatian People's Party – Liberal Democrats (Hrvatska narodna stranka – Liberalni Demokrati HNS is a liberal party in Croatia. The Istrian Democratic Assembly (Istarski demokratski sabor Dieta democratica istriana is a Croatian regional political party in Istria.
The SDP-led government, though with several changes, remained in power until the next elections in November 2003. Elections for the Croatian Parliament were held on November 23, 2003. They formed pre-election coalitions with Libra (a dissenting faction of HSLS) and the Liberal Party, but failed to secure a new parliamentary majority, even with the extended coalition of 2000. The Croatian People's Party – Liberal Democrats (Hrvatska narodna stranka – Liberalni Demokrati HNS is a liberal party in Croatia. It won 34 out of 151 seats.
For the 2007 elections, SDP prepeared an economic strategy by previously non-partisan economist dr. Parliamentary elections to the Croatian Parliament were held on 25 November 2007 in Croatia and on 24 November and 25 November In Political science, nonpartisan denotes an Election, event or organization in which the participants declare or do not formally have a Political party Ljubo Jurčić. Ljubo Jurčić (born 1954 is a Croatian Economist and former Croatian Minister of the Economy In 2007, the party was hit by the death of Ivica Račan, and had to elect a new party leader on a special convention. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Zoran Milanović won, beating acting chairman Željka Antunović, Zagreb mayor Milan Bandić and former foreign minister Tonino Picula. Zoran Milanović (born October 30, 1966 in Zagreb) is a Croatian politician and leader of the main opposition party Social Democratic Party of Croatia Željka Antunović (born September 15, 1955) is a Croatian Centre-left politician and the deputy president of Social Democratic Party of Zagreb (ˈzɑːgrɛb is the Capital and the largest city of Croatia. Milan Bandić (ˈmǐˑlɑn ˈbâːndi͡tɕ born December 22 1955 in Grude, Bosnia and Herzegovina, then part of SFR Yugoslavia) is a Croatian Tonino Picula (born August 31, 1961 in Mali Lošinj, SR Croatia, Yugoslavia) is a Croatian politician of the left-oriented