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 hosts lecture ‘Global Economic Crisis: Implications and the Way Out, for Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Western Balkans'
A panel lecture Global Economic Crisis: Implications and the Way Out for Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Western Balkans was organized in Sarajevo today by the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) Secretariat, the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV) and the Faculty of Economics of the University of Sarajevo.
The event brought together lecturers from Turkey and Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well representatives of government institutions, public officials, business community, academia, diplomatic community, and civil society, who addressed measures to counter the effects of the global economic and financial crisis on the region of South East Europe.
The pannelists discussed the possibilities for the economic crisis to transform into global depression; its implications on politics and business; issues that economists and politicians should know about the crisis; the global crisis and Turkey; influence of the crisis on Bosnia and Herzegovina; as well as the global economic crisis and the Western Balkans.
The participants were greeted by Hido Biščević, RCC Secretary General, and Veljko Trivun, Dean of the Faculty of Economics, University of Sarajevo.
The pannelists included Fatih Özatay, Director of the TEPAV Economic Policy Research Institute; Besim Ćulahović, Director of the Centre for International Projects at the Faculty of Economics, University of Sarajevo; Süreyya Serdengeçti, TEPAV Stability Institute Director and Former Governor of the Central Bank of Turkey; Anto Domazet, Director of the Sarajevo Institute of Economics; and Erhan Türbedar, Coordinator of the Programme for South East Europe, TEPAV.
The panelists' presentations are available as follows:
Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) Secretariat
Trg Bosne i Hercegovine 1/V
Bosnia and Herzegovina
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