The SEE 2020 strategy targets deeper regional trade and investment linkages to support and export-led and FDI-driven type of growth in South East Europe trough policy efforts in its key dimensions.
South East Europe is committed to advancing from state of low activity and high social exclusion to a situation where benefits of growth are shared by all by undertaking concrete joint actions in employment and health.
South East Europe has the potential to build a new competitive edge, driven by knowledge and innovation and based on its human capital, which, together with innovative entrepreneurship shape the foundations, grounded on modern information and communications technologies, for advancement of creative industries.
Sustainable and accessible transport and energy infrastructure lead to a competitive economic base and a resource efficient economy.
Public governance is a key cross-cutting issue in the agenda of SEE 2020. The strategy sets ambitious targets for public governance from setting up transparent, well functioning and efficient administrations to the containment of corruption and major progress in instituting the rule of law.
The Regional Cooperation Council promotes mutual cooperation and European and Euro-Atlantic integration of South East Europe in order to inspire development in the region to benefit its people
Head of RCC Expert Pool receives 'Europe Contribution of the Year' award by European Movement in Serbia
Jelica Minic, Head of Expert Pool at the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) Secretariat, has been awarded the ‘Europe Contribution of the Year’ award by the European Movement in Serbia for her contribution to European integration and values in Serbia.
President of the European Movement in Serbia, Vlastimir Matejic, explained that Ms Minic received the award for her long-term service in the civil society sector, diplomacy and the Regional Cooperation Council, including her work on the South East Europe 2020 growth strategy recently approved by South East European foreign ministers in Ohrid.
“Ms Minic is not only awarded for the Europe contribution of the year, but also of the whole decade”, said Matejic.
He reminded of Ms Minic’s contribution to the modern society and the European Movement in Serbia.
“There are many ways one can help their own country, working for others and the whole region”, said Minic.
“South East Europe is now a lively, dynamic area, with a new, more positive climate. I am happy to have been able to contribute to creating this new dynamics.”
The award was presented by Sasa Jankovic, Serbian Ombudsman and the last year’s winner.
The ‘Europe Contribution of the Year’ award has been presented for the 12th consecutive year for a speech, book, act or attitude of an individual, organization or a group of citizens who have significantly contributed to the process of European integration and promotion of European ideas and values in Serbia.
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