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 meets Slovenian Foreign Minister over cooperation in South East Europe
The Secretary General of the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC), Hido Biscevic, met today with Slovenian Foreign Minister Samuel Zbogar and Ambassador Mitja Strukelj, National Coordinator for the Western Balkans, to discuss political situation and regional cooperation in South East Europe.
Secretary General Biscevic congratulated Minister Zbogar on Slovenia joining, as of June this year, the South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP), which will give an additional impulse to cooperation and EU integration in the region.
The RCC Secretary General also informed the Minister and the Ambassador of the implementation of the RCC Strategy and Work Programme 2011-2013, with a special emphasis on the development of large-scale regional projects in infrastructure, transport and energy, which are instrumental in stimulating economic and social advancement in the region.
Minister Zbogar supported the work of the RCC and its Secretariat, and the principles of regional ownership and all-inclusiveness. He announced even more active role of Slovenia in regional cooperation in South East Europe.
All interlocutors positively assessed the findings of the European Commission’s enlargement strategy paper and progress reports issued last week, as a further step in stimulating necessary reforms by EU aspirants and an enhancement of enlargement momentum in the region.
The meetings with the Slovenian officials were part of a series of the RCC Secretary General’s political consultations with leaders in South East Europe on regional priorities in the context of the RCC Strategy and Work Programme 2011-2013.
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