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
RCC MEETS THE CITIZENS OF BELGRADE
With a street installation in Knez Mihailova in the heart of Belgrade (Tuesday, December 23rd), the RCC rounded off its end of year tour which also included Podgorica, Tirana, Skopje, Pristina and Sarajevo. It was a tour meant to feel the “pulse of the region”, to talk to its citizens and hear how they see their lives. What worries them, what bothers them, what makes them happy? Are they satisfied with their jobs and economic prospects or are they worried by the lack of one or the other or both? How do they see the role of regional Cooperation, how much do they know about the work of the RCC?
To no great surprise, the month long tour of the region showed that the problems and joys in our corner of the world are almost identical. The main worry being the state of the economy, both at state level and the family one. Job prospects, income security, education... these topics top the list of worries throughout the region. What we heard from the citizens will be presented to the regional policymakers during a series of public awareness and monitoring events in January and February 2015 and in the spring also to the European Commission at a presentation in Brussels.
The Belgrade street installation was supported by the renowned novelist Vladimir Pistalo and satirical writer Voja Zanetic who dropped by and voiced their opinions too. The RCC is grateful to everyone who took part in this informal regional barometer!
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