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 and EU Commissioner for Regional Policy discuss cooperation
Secretary General of the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC), Hido Biscevic, met in Brussels yesterday with EU Commissioner for Regional Policy, Johannes Hahn, and exchanged views on RCC activities related to implementation of the RCC Strategy and Work Programme 2011-2013.
The two officials also discussed possible cooperation between the RCC and the European Commission regarding implementation of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region and related complementary aspects with the RCC strategy. They stressed the political importance of involvement of respective countries of the region in the implementation of the EU’s Danube strategy, as a way of enhancing EU integration.
The Secretary General informed the Commissioner of the RCC activities, with particular focus on economic and social development, infrastructure, energy, environment, rule of law and building human capital. The Commissioner elaborated the main aspects of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region and the process of its adoption.
Secretary General Biscevic invited Commissioner Hahn to visit the region and the RCC Secretariat in Sarajevo.
The RCC Secretary General also delivered a lecture at Egmont – Royal Institute for International Relations on the Regional Cooperation Council and the EU, at Castle of Val Duchesse, Brussels.
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