Country: Croatia
  • BRU:
    ASP 14E215 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845955
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849955
  • STR:
    LOW T09037 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175955
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179955
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Member - Hrvatska demokratska zajednica
  • Member - Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • Substitute - China
  • Substitute - Transport and Tourism

Curriculum vitae

Commodore Ivica Tolić is a flag officer of the Croatian Armed Forces with extensive expertise in military and security affairs. In the European elections in 2014 he was a candidate for the Croatian Democratic Union with the support of Croatian war veterans. He was a volunteer during the Croatian War of Independence from 20 July 1991 until the end of the war in 1996. He was awarded several times for bravery and merit throughout his career.

He held a large number of high-level military commands during the war and in peacetime: Deputy Commander, 3rd Infantry Battalion, 4th ZNG Brigade (1991); Commander, 3rd Infantry Battalion, 4th ZNG Brigade (1991-1992); Commander, 53rd Marine Battalion (1993-1994); Chief of Staff of the Southern Battlefield (1994-1995); Commander of the Southern Battlefield (1995-1996); Chief of Staff of the IV Military District of the Croatian Army (1996); Chief of Staff and Deputy Commander of the Croatian Navy (1996-1998), Commander of the Military-Maritime Sector South Adriatic (1999-2003); Fleet Commander of the Croatian Navy (2003-2008).

He obtained an Engineer’s Degree in Maritime Transport at the Maritime Faculty in Rijeka and a Master’s Degree in Economics at the Faculty of Economy in Split. In addition, he has attended several military schools and courses, including: the Naval Military Academy in Split (1991), Command-Staff School of the Croatian Army in Zagreb (1994), War School of the Croatian Armed Forces in Zagreb (1999), Senior Executive Course in Garmisch-Partenkirchen (2000), and the NATO Defence College in Rome (2005).

He speaks fluent Croatian and English. He is married and has two sons.

MEP since 2016.


Press releases

Ivica Tolić MEP
28.06.2018 - 10:01

Peta obljetnica članstva u Europskoj uniji

Nizom konferencija i prigodnih manifestacija u Europskom parlamentu obilježena je 5. obljetnica hrvatskoga članstva u Europskoj uniji. Zastupnik Tolić istaknuo je pozitivnu ulogu hrvatskih...
Man pointing in front of white board with light bulb drawing
11.06.2018 - 16:13


Ovu godinu nagrada Europski građanin ide mladim inovatorima koje su nominirali zastupnica Ivana Maletić i zastupnik Ivica Tolić Zahvaljujemo svim kolegama i kolegicama u Europskom parlamentu koji...
Deafblind communication
07.06.2018 - 01:09

Treća konferencija o gluhoslijepim osobama u EP-u

„Sami možemo učiti tako malo; zajedno možemo učiti mnogo“ - slogan je Treće konferencije o gluhoslijepim osobama koja je održana 5. lipnja 2018. godine u Europskom parlamentu u Bruxellesu...