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 Secretariat and CEI Executive Secretariat to strengthen cooperation
Secretary General of the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC), Hido Biščević, and Secretary General of the Central European Initiative Executive Secretariat (CEI-ES), Ambassador Pietro Ercole Ago, signed in Sarajevo today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that formalized cooperation between the two institutions.
The MoU will provide a general framework for enhancing project-oriented cooperation between the RCC Secretariat and the CEI-ES on issues of interest for South East Europe, transfer of know-how, seminars and training courses. It will enable the RCC Secretariat and the CEI-ES to carry out jointly a number of activities taking advantage of available funds and expertise, as well as assuring the best use of the existing cooperative network.
A joint “Sustainable Energy Development Regional Initiative – SEDRI” will be the first project launched within the cooperative framework defined by the MoU. The SEDRI is aimed at establishing a framework for cooperation as well as at supporting the elaboration of concrete actions and projects in sustainable energy development. The initiative is expected to improve legislative, institutional and regulatory frameworks and to promote the construction of small-scale sustainable energy facilities in South East and East Europe. It should contribute significantly to increasing energy efficiency and to promoting use of renewable energy sources in the region.
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