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
FLOW OF RECRUITS FOR VIOLENT EXTREMISTS, TERRORISTS AND FOREIGN FIGHTERS MUST BE STOPPED
Sarajevo, 27January 2016 - Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) Secretary General, Goran Svilanovic, chaired today’s first meeting of the Group of National focal points for countering radicalization and violent extremism leading to terrorism and foreign terrorist fighters in Southeast Europe. The meeting was attended by representatives of all 13 RCC participants from the region, with the UNDP, EEAS, and the U. S. Embassy in Sarajevo as guests. Following a fruitful debate on the plethora of issues under its purview, the Group agreed on its Terms of reference and rules of procedure. The discussion centered around the implementation of RCC’s Regional platform for countering radicalization and violent extremism leading to terrorism and foreign terrorist fighters in Southeast Europe, and the need for an enhanced coordination of activities performed in this field.
In his opening remarks, Mr. Svilanović emphasised : “We need to stop the flow of new recruits joining the ranks of violent extremists, terrorists and foreign fighters. We need to show young people that there are better ways than hatred and killing.”
The National focal points group will meet regularly to assess the progress achieved in Southeast Europe in the important area of security cooperation.
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