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
South East Europe Investment Committee integrated into Regional Cooperation Council’s structures as of 1 July 2014
The South East Europe Investment Committee (SEEIC) met in Zagreb on 26 June to discuss a range of issues dealing with the economic growth in the region.
Co-organised by the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) and the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Croatia, the meeting took note of the full integration of the SEEIC into the structures of the RCC. This change will take effect on the 1 July this year and will be an important step in the full regional ownership of the Committee and its work. The participants also adopted the SEEIC Work Plan and the Regional Action Plan, both aligned towards the implementation of the SEE 2020 Strategy priority measures.
Also agreed was a concerted effort to continue mobilizing the activities and resources of the involved economies and regional partners in the implementation and monitoring of the SEE 2020 Strategy. Measures were discussed on ways and means to conduct an investment policy review and to coordinate the programme together with United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and International Finance Corporation (IFC)/World Bank in order to improve the investment climate in South East Europe. Discussions will continue on how best to address the skills gap and education and training within the two priority sectors of the SEE 2020: food and beverages processing, and tourism.
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