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
SEECP Political Directors meet in Sofia
Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) Secretary General Goran Svilanovic attended today’s meeting of Political Directors of the South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP), the first organised by the current Chair-in-Office, Bulgaria.
Mr Svilanovic briefed the meeting on the most relevant RCC’s activities and outlined the focus for the forthcoming period – addressing pressing regional priorities and challenges such as security and the rule of law (including the implementation of the SEE Regional Cooperation Platform on Countering Radicalization and Violent Extremism Leading to Terrorism and Foreign Terrorist Fighters), engaging civil society, Roma Integration 2020 initiative, etc.
Mr Svilanovic said that policy advances have been made under a number of different dimensions of RCC’s SEE 2020 Strategy, including on the full liberalisation of trade in goods; agricultural quotas; National Plans for Renewable Energy; recognition of professional qualifications in line with the European standards; tackling the high cost of mobile phone roaming, and other issues. He also mentioned the plans for RCC’s Strategy and Work Plan for 2017-2019 which will be grouped around four flagships: skills and mobility, competitiveness, connectivity and governance.
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