"Then I say the Earth belongs to each generation during its course, fully and in its right no generation can contract debts greater than may be paid during the course of its existence"

Thomas Jefferson, September 6, 1789

"History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives"

Abba Eban

"If there are to be problems, may they come during my life-time so that I can resolve them and give my children the chance of a good life."

Kenyan proverb


Health and safety

The Conference will be held in accordance with all anti Covid measures proclaimed by the Croatian Civil Protection Directorate and the Dubrovnik - Neretva County Civil Protection Directorate that will ensure the maximum level of safety for all participants.

Croatia currently has a new way of organising meetings, based on the obligatory possession of EU Digital COVID Certificate:
Please note that all on-site conference participants will be asked to provide the above certificate.

Croatian authorities currently accept several vaccines and QR codes of other countries, as well as a PCR test (several would be needed during the conference). Please check the following link on a regular basis, and especially several days before your arrival to Croatia, as the release of the newest prerequisites are expected on 1 October 2021:

For a faster border crossing, it is recommended to fill out the form ENTER CROATIA prior to your arrival to Croatia.

If flying, this might be useful:

Important note*: This decision is subject to change depending on the Covid situation and on the anti Covid measures proclaimed by the Croatian Civil Protection Directorate and the Dubrovnik - Neretva County Civil Protection Directorate.


If testing will be needed, several options are possible:
Marin Med lab offers testing at the Conference venue, hotel Valamar Lacroma. Booking and payment to be done in advance directly to them. Please check their QR code for booking the time and date through their platform. 
Health Center Dubrovnik, mob: 00 385 99 52 91 888, e-mail: - upon request, at the Health Centre
General Hospital Dubrovnik, e-mail: - upon request, at the Hospital

For more information on a comprehensive programme of health, safety and environmental standards and advanced cleaning protocol of the Conference venue, please use the following link: HEALTH & SAFETY.

 If you have any inquiries about this topic, please send an email to



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