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
Senior Greek officials commend work of RCC and its Secretary General
The RCC Secretary General, Hido Biščević, held talks in Greece today with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yannis Valinakis, and the Ministry's Secretary General for European Affairs, Dimitrios Katsoudas. The officials discussed political developments in South East Europe and challenges in this respect.
RCC Secretary General Biscevic informed his Greek counterparts of the implementation of the organization's 2009-2010 Strategic Work Programme and discussed possible activities beyond 2010, primarily in identifying large-scale projects aimed at securing further economic and social development of the region. He briefed on preparations for a high-level conference to be organized by the Swedish EU Presidency and the European Commission, with active RCC role, in Brussels, in December 2009, focusing on the European perspective of the Western Balkans, economic crisis, regional cooperation and development projects in South East Europe.
Deputy Minister Valinakis and Secretary General Katsoudas expressed full support to the work of the RCC and its Secretary General, stressing their interest in the December conference and the importance of energy and infrastructure projects for the development of South East Europe.
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