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
European Commission supports RCC with 7,15 million euro
A two-year contribution agreement to the amount of 7,150,000.00 euro supporting the activities of the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) Secretariat in 2015-2016 was signed in Brussels today between the European Commission (EC) and the RCC. This is the first time that the European Commission has signed a two-year contribution agreement which is a clear sign of EC’s support to the RCC’s activities related to implementation of SEE 2020 in order to assist accession countries to improve economic governance, public administration reforms and establish the rule of law by fighting corruption.
The EC contribution will be used to implement the RCC’s SEE 2020 Strategy – Jobs and Prosperity in a European Perspective, adopted by governments of seven SEE economies on 21 November 2013. The RCC focus of activities in the next two years will be to support and monitor the implementation of SEE 2020 action programmes in areas such as trade, investment, transport, education and training, energy, culture, employment, environment and justice. The goal of the Strategy is to improve living conditions in the region and bring competitiveness and development back into focus, in line with the EU’s 2020 strategy. (More details on the SEE 2020 to be found at www.rcc.int).
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