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, MARRI to promote rule of law principles in South East Europe
Secretary General of the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC), Hido Biscevic, and Director of the Migration, Asylum, Refugees Regional Initiative (MARRI), Trpe Stojanovski, signed today at the RCC Secretariat in Sarajevo a Memorandum of Understanding on development of an effective regional cooperation on issues of migration, asylum, refugee return, visa policies and border management.
The agreement is to enable cooperation in areas of common concern, in order to promote rule of law principles and strengthen regional cooperation in South East Europe (SEE). More specifically, it will support the efforts of the countries in SEE to respond to and identify the threats emanating from illegal migration and trafficking in human beings; sustain regional cooperation among migration, asylum, refugee, border and consular authorities; and foster collaboration in South East Europe based on shared policy approaches and strategies, transfer of knowledge, experience and best practices, mutual assistance, and implementation of international standards and principles.
Secretary General Biscevic and Director Stojanovski underlined the importance of providing continuous and unreserved support to the development and promotion of regional cooperation, which is also a key to a successful European and Euro-Atlantic integration of the region.
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