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
Balkans Bioenergy Task Force kicks-off
Sarajevo, March 1st 2016 - The Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) jointly hosted the kick-off meeting of the Balkans Bioenergy Task Force (BBTF). The main goal of the BBTF is to provide a permanent regional dialogue and an advocacy platform for more structured regional cooperation and networking in the field of bioenergy. Further mobilization of national decision makers and political structures and the removal of regulatory barriers for the utilisation of bioenergy as an important energy resource are also in the focus of the Task Force.
The BBTF intends to work towards a wider involvement and ownership of interested parties in the discussions and decisions related to alternative energy sources in South East Europe. Today’s meeting, which took place in the RCC premises in Sarajevo, was also attended by representatives of UNDP Bosnia and Herzegovina, FAO Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Green Energy Cooperative from Croatia. The GIZ was represented by its ”Development of a Sustainable Bioenergy Market in Serbia” programme. The next meeting of the BBTF is expected to take place in Zagreb in mid-April 2016.
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