The State Delegation of the Republic of Croatia for Negotiations on the Accession of the Republic of Croatia to the European Union conducts direct political talks and negotiations with the EU and is responsible for the success of the negotiations for all chapters. The State Delegation is responsible to the Government of the Republic of Croatia and acts pursuant to the negotiating guidelines which will be adopted by the Government of the Republic of Croatia, as well as pursuant to the conclusions of the Coordinating Committee for the Accession of the Republic of Croatia to the European Union.
The State Delegation is obliged to provide reports on the course of negotiations to the Government of the Republic of Croatia following each meeting of the bilateral Intergovernmental Conference between the Republic of Croatia and the EU Member States held at ministerial level. In addition, the State Delegation is obliged to provide special reports at the Government's request.
Members of the State Delegation are:
1. Head of the State Delegation
2. Deputy Head of the State Delegation and Chief Negotiator
3. Deputy Chief Negotiators
4. Head of Mission of the Republic of Croatia to the European Communities
5. Secretary of the Negotiating Team