December 1999

  • DEŠA organize a Christmas fair and exhibition in cooperation with Croatian – French Society.

November 1999

  • DEŠA organized an “open house” welcome for the participants of the Japanese Peace Boat mission.

October 1999

  • Start of autumn courses in computer skills, Italian and English language and sewing.

September 1999

  • DEŠA presented its activities and exhibits its crafts in the Council of Europe Headquarters in Strassbourg, France, during the autumn session of the European Parliament.

August 1999

  • DEŠA received forty members of the Croatian International Youth gathering.

July 1999

  • DEŠA organized a week-long weaving course.

June 1999

  • DEŠA made a presentation on silk production during the Dubrovnik County promotion at the Hotel Excelsior.

May 1999

  • DEŠA received a gift of two computers from Monumental Oil and Gas plc, London.
  • DEŠA organized an exhibition of members, handicrafts at the Dubrovnik President Hotel, organized by the Dubrovnik Town Hall.
  • DEŠA made a gift of a knitting machine to the Center for Work Therapy in Dubrovnik.

April 1999

  • DEŠA organized fund raising and material aid for women of Kosovo delivered through the Red Cross channels.
  • With the help of the Canadian Embassy in Zagreb and Open Society Institute of Budapest DEŠA organized its first computer training course.
  • April 27th, 1999 – DEŠA’s Annual General Meeting

March 1999

  • DEŠA organize its Easter workshop in woven palm decorations and egg painting.

February 1999

  • Start of spring courses: sewing and Italian language

January 1999

  • DEŠA welcomed the visit of the Japanese organization Peace Boat calling in Dubrovnik on their cruise around the world.
  • DEŠA participated in the seminar on “Education of educators” organized by the National Institute for the Protection of Family, Youth and Motherhood in Tuheljske toplice, Croatia.
  • Graduation ceremony for the participants of the autumn courses series