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, Albanian Deputy Prime Minister meet ahead of key European decisions affecting the region
Hido Biscevic, Secretary General of the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC), met today in Tirana with Edmond Haxhinasto, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Albania, to discuss regional cooperation and developments in South East Europe ahead of European Union’s progress reports due later this month.
“Decisions of European institutions over the next few months will have a profound impact on the future of Western Balkans”, said Biscevic. “In this context, European principles in regional cooperation should be strengthened to ensure self-sustainability and regional responsibility.”
Deputy Prime Minister Haxhinasto stressed a need for pragmatic solutions in ensuring all-inclusiveness of regional cooperation, for the sake of economic and social development, and overall stability of South East Europe.
The two officials exchanged ideas on the future institutional set-up of regional cooperation. They also stressed a need for a stronger political support to major regional projects.
The meeting is a part of a series of consultations the RCC Secretary General has been undertaking with regional leaders in the course of implementation of the RCC Strategy 2011-13.
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