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
Regional Cooperation Council Board meets in Sarajevo today
The 28-member Board of the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) heard in Sarajevo today a report by RCC Secretary General Hido Biscevic on the activities of the organization’s Secretariat since September 2010 and the information on the work planned for the next three months.
The report reflects progress in implementation of the RCC Strategy and Work Programme 2011-2013 endorsed by the RCC Annual Meeting and the Heads of State and Government of the South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP) participating States in June 2010.
Presenting the report, Secretary General Biscevic stressed that that current political and social environment in South East Europe, complimented by the new EU enlargement momentum, is characterized by an evident improvement of relations and the enhancement of spirit of reconciliation and rapprochement.
“The state of regional cooperation in South East Europe today is better than ever before in recent history”, said Biscevic. “The RCC will work to ensure that this trend is sustained by pooling the countries together around concrete development projects.”
The RCC Board meets quarterly and is chaired by the RCC Secretary General. The Board provides the RCC with operational guidance and supervision. It consists of those RCC members contributing to the budget of the RCC Secretariat as well as the European Union, represented by the Troika, consisting of the EU Presidency, the European Commission and the Council Secretariat.
The next meeting of the RCC Board is planned for 8 March 2011.
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