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Sustainable Development of Croatia
Održivi razvoj Hrvatske
President Luka Keller
Founder Mirela Holy
Founded 29 October 2013 (2013-10-29)[1]
Headquarters Zagreb, Croatia
Membership 3,500 [2]
Ideology Green liberalism
Green politics
Social progressivism
Political position Centre[3] to centre-left
European affiliation European Green Party
Colours      Olive green
Sabor
0 / 151
European Parliament
0 / 11
Website
orah.hr

Sustainable Development of Croatia (Croatian: Održivi razvoj Hrvatske) or ORaH (Orah meaning "walnut" in Croatian) is a green liberal political party in Croatia.

Creation[edit]

The party was formed in 2013. Its leader is a former Minister of Environmental Protection and Nature and Social Democratic Party MP Mirela Holy. She won the seat in the Sabor as a member of the Social Democratic Party which she left after some disagreements over party leadership.

In the May 2014, the party came close to 10% of the vote and elected one MEP, Davor Škrlec, who sits with the Greens in the European Parliament. Later that year, the minor green party Green List merged into ORaH.

2015 Parliamentary election[edit]

On 23 July 2015 it was announced that an independent MP Mladen Novak was joining ORaH. He was a former Croatian Labourists – Labour Party member who left the party after it started negotiating to join Kukuriku coalition. Another former labourist MP, Zlatko Tušak, joined the party on 18 September 2015, giving ORaH a third MP ahead of the elections.

In the Croatian parliamentary election, 2015, ORaH fared worse than any opinion poll had predicted, gaining less than 2% of the vote, and no MP. It is the largest party outside of the Sabor.[citation needed]

In February 2016, Mirela Holy left the party "because of personal and professional reasons", stating that she wanted to have more time for lecturing on Vern Polytechnic, writing books and fashion design.[4] In April 2016, Davor Škrlec left the party because of his dissatisfaction over how the party is run, and the party's passivity towards the problems of Croatian society.[5]

Electoral results[edit]

Legislative[edit]

Election In coalition with Votes won
Percentage Total seats won
Change
November 2015 None 38.830 1.74%
0 / 151
Decrease 3

European Parliament[edit]

Election In coalition with Votes won
Percentage Total seats won
Change
May 2014 None 86.806 9.42%
1 / 11
Increase 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aktivnosti stranke do kraja godine" (in Croatian). 
  2. ^ "'Koalicija sa SDP-om? Ovisi o tome kako odrade svoj mandat do kraja'" (in Croatian). Retrieved 28 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "Keller otkriva članove ORaH-ove vlade u sjeni" (in Croatian). Retrieved 17 March 2016. 
  4. ^ "Osnivačica ORaH-a Mirela Holy napustila stranku". index.hr. Retrieved 13 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "Davor Škrlec napušta ORaH". index.hr. Retrieved 13 October 2016. 

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