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
Roma Decade ends – Roma Integration 2020 picks up
Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) Secretary General, Goran Svilanovic, said that Bosnia and Herzegovina successfully completed its year of chairing the Roma Decade thus completing this process started 10 years go.
Speaking in Sarajevo on Thursday, Svilanovic added that the RCC will, in the future, be responsible for Roma Integration 2020 when it comes to the Western Balkans and also Turkey. Most probably, there will be an office based in Sarajevo which will lead this process as a regional one and will focus on education, employment, housing, public health and civil documentation. The RCC will cooperate on this with Civil Society organisations dealing with Roma Integration.
Mr Svilanovic also addressed the issue of the migrant crisis in a lengthy interview for Radio Free Europe http://www.slobodnaevropa.org/content/svilanovic-zapadni-balkan-nije-spreman/27237450.html.
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