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 Biščević meets EU Commissioner Füle over regional cooperation
Secretary General of the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC), Hido Biščević, met in Brussels today with EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, Štefan Füle, to talk about current situation in the region and regional cooperation in view of the last month’s European Commission’s Enlargement Package.
Commissioner Füle and Secretary General Biščević emphasised the need for the Western Balkan countries to tackle more vigorously remaining unresolved issues in order to keep the enlargement momentum.
They discussed effects of the economic crisis on the region and its social impact, and called for a greater regional cooperation and implementation in priority areas, such as infrastructure and transport.
Secretary General Biščević informed Commissioner Füle about the most important achievements of the first year of implementation of the RCC Strategy and Work Programme 2011-2013 in the priority areas of economic and social development, infrastructure and energy, justice and home affairs, security cooperation, building human capital, parliamentary cooperation, and media. He underlined the next week's take-over by the RCC Secretariat of the South East European Investment Committee from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
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