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 Secretary General holds talks with Turkish officials
The Secretary General of the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC), Hido Biščević, met today with Ambassador Feridun Sinirlioğlu, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, and Ambassador Şanıvar Olgun, Turkish RCC National Coordinator, to discuss future activities of the organization.
Secretary General Biščević informed his Turkish counterparts of the new strategy for the 2011-13 activities of the RCC Secretariat that is currently being finalized. He underlined that, following the initial two years of the organization’s set up and profiling, the focus will in the future shift on concrete project-oriented activities.
The Turkish officials gave full support to the work of the RCC, confirmed necessity to ensure full synergy between the RCC and the South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP) that Turkey is currently chairing, and a need to streamline regional initiatives to avoid duplication.
The RCC Secretary General also met with representatives of relevant expert departments in the Turkish Government, namely transport, energy and foreign trade, as well as the Turkish Chamber of Commerce to discuss concrete ideas to be included in the new RCC strategy. Representatives of the Chamber of Commerce also supported a closer and more direct involvement of private sector in the RCC work.
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