Hrvatsko grboslovno i zastavoslovno društvo
Croatian Heraldic and Vexillological Association
The Croatian Heraldic and Vexillologic Association (HGZD) was established on 4th May 2006.
The HGZD is non-governmental and non-proft organization with the goals:
- advancement of the heraldry and the vexillology as the auxilliary historica sciences and as a discipline of the modern applied art,
- enchouragement and development of wider interest for the heraldry and th vexillology and related studies such as the sphragistics, phalleristicsm genealigy and so on,
- preservation of the heraldic and the vexillologic inheritance, especially those on the territory of the Republic of Croatia.
The official name of the Association in Croatian is Hrvatsko grboslovno i zastavoslovno društvo – HGZD.
The HGZD is a member of the international associations:
FIAV – The International Federation of Vexillological Assocations (La Fédération Internationale des Associations Vexillologiques) www.fiav.org
CIGH – The International Confederation for Genealogy and Heraldry (La Confédération Internationale de Généalogie et d’Héraldique) www.cigh.org