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 discusses regional cooperation in Pristina
The RCC Secretary General Hido Biscevic visited Pristina today to discuss development opportunities in the context of regional cooperation in South East Europe.
Secretary General Biscevic met the Head of the UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo, Ambassador Lamberto Zannier; Deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo, Hajredin Kuci; Special Representative of the European Union (EUSR) in Kosovo, Peter Feith; and Vice President of the Kosovo Chamber of Commerce, Safet Gerxhaliu.
The talks with Ambassador Zannier focused on the current situation in Kosovo, while the conversation with Deputy Prime Minister Kuci centred around the importance of participation of relevant Kosovo authorities, agencies, business community, etc., in economic and developmental cooperation in South East Europe.
Deputy Prime Minister Kuci showed interest in the newly adopted RCC Strategy and Work Programme for 2011-2013 and expressed belief that Kosovo would find an appropriate place in its implementation, especially when it comes to programmes and projects in the fields of energy, infrastructure, transport, agriculture, etc.
The EUSR Feith shared his views with Secretary General Biscevic on the political developments in Kosovo, in particular in relation to EU integration, and Vice President Gerxhaliu expressed the interest of the Chamber of Commerce to strengthen its involvement in regional cooperation.
The RCC Secretary General’s visit was part of a series of consultations with leaders from South East Europe on the preparation and subsequent implementation of the organization’s Strategy for 2011-2013.
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