With earthquake relief efforts; Croatian Congressional Caucus; NATO education programs and NATO congressional activities; Dayton Peace Accord (DPA) activities; Croatian Tourism Ministry events; VISA Waiver Program and joint Double Taxation Treaty activities; planning many special Croatian dinners, goodbye parties, wine tastings, congressional and gala events within the nation’s capital.
THE WHITE HOUSE
Dayton Peace Accord (1995) and official U.S. government trip to Croatia with Secretary of State Madeleine Albright with NFCA President Rukavina and CFU President Luketich (2001).
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Dayton Peace Accord developments (1995) with Richard Holbrooke; UNTAES and re-integration of Eastern Slavonia (1996) with General Jacques Paul Klein; Brcko agreement implementation (1995-1997) with Ambassador Bob Farrand and American Diplomats Matt Daley and Stuart Seldowitz; hosted luncheon with Croatian political leaders in Washington, DC (2000); many individual projects with any current US Ambassador posted to Zagreb, Croatia!
The United Nations in New York City and the European Union-European Parliament offices in Washington, DC with several projects with a Croatian element within the joint effort.
Special anniversary Croatian events and earthquake relief efforts and joint events including with Cardinal Vinko Puljic; NFCACF Sports Hall of Fame and the “40 Under 40” program.
ASSOCIATION OF CROATIAN AMERICAN PROFESSIONALS
“40 Under 40” promotion and earthquake relief efforts and with a joint committee promoting and advancing the Double Taxation Treaty initiative.
Hosted three times over 25 years in the nation’s capital; partnered on a proposed federal units approach solve Bosnia and Herzegovina constitutional issues and modernize the DPA!
Partnered with him about several proposed initiatives to seek investments with small businesses or agricultural development within his Banja Luka Catholic Diocese.
STS. CYRIL & METHODIUS – ST. RAPHAEL CROATIAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, NEW YORK CITY
Bishop Franjo Komarica fundraiser and “40 Under 40” award winners event and a special Nikola Knez film showing event, major banquet to honor the NFCA’s 25th anniversary and Croatia’s President!
HRVATSKA URA, WASHINGTON DC
Joint venture to purchase a piano for the Croatian Embassy in Washington, D.C. and co-sponsoring a “Vukovar” tribute anniversary event.
Partnered on the DPA anniversary event (2020) and the Bob Kohorst webinar (2021).