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18.11.2008

RCC Secretary General holds consultations with UK officials

The RCC Secretary General Hido Biscevic met today in London with the Director of the Western Balkans at the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), Daniel Fearn, and other FCO officials, for consultations regarding the activities of the RCC Secretariat.

Mr Fearn expressed satisfaction with the RCC Secretariat’s work and underlined Great Britain’s full support to its continued efforts in fostering regional cooperation and European and Euro-Atlantic integration.

Secretary General Biscevic informed Mr Fearn of the RCC activities currently underway, including the projects of establishing the South East Europe Regional Fire-Fighting Centre and the Southeastern-Central Europe Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility, and the planned conferences on better use of inland waterways and improvement of air connectivity in Southeast Europe.

The RCC Secretary General highlighted the organization’s role in preparing regional projects to be financed through the EU Multi-beneficiary IPA Programme and informed of the networking mechanism between the Secretariat, the RCC members from Southeast Europe, the European Commission and international financial institutions aimed at maximizing regional development potential. 

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