Regional Cooperation Council - Events http://www.rcc.int Regional Cooperation Council - Events Regional Cooperation Council - Documents 320 75 http://www.rcc.int http://www.rcc.int/media/img/base/rss_logo.gif Meeting of the RCC BoardTue, 16 May 2017 15:10:00 +0200The 32nd Meeting of the Board of the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC Board) will hear the Report of the Secretary General on the activities of the RCC Secretariat in the period January – April 2017 and information on the most important future activities of the RCC Secretariat, in particular those related to the implementation to the RCC Strategy and Work Programme 2017 – 2019.

Information on the Coordination Meeting between the Troika of the South-East European Cooperation Process, the RCC Secretariat and the European Union will be shared with RCC Board participants as well as the information on the upcoming high level RCC - SEECP events.

Annual Report of the Secretary General of the Regional Cooperation Council 2016 – 2017 – will be presented to the Board participants.

The RCC Board meets three times a year and is chaired by the RCC Secretary General. The Board provides the RCC with operational guidance and supervision. It consists of those RCC participants contributing to the budget of the RCC Secretariat as well as the European Union.

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Coordination Meeting between the Troika of the South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP), the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) Secretariat and the European Union (EU)Mon, 15 May 2017 15:10:00 +0200The 24th Coordination Meeting between the South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP) Troika, the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) and the European Union (EU) will discuss advancing the practical coordination and harmonization of activities between SEECP and RCC, in particular those related to the implementation of the priorities of the SEECP Chairmanship-in-Office 2016-2017 and the RCC Strategy and Work Programme 2017-2019, as well as other issues of importance for the work of RCC and the regional cooperation in SEE in general.

The Meeting will also hear information on the most important activities related to the priorities of the Croatian SEECP Chairmanship-in-Office for the period 2016-2017 and of the RCC Secretariat.

The “Troika” consists of the previous, current and next Chair in office of the SEECP, in this case Bulgaria, Croatia, Slovenia.

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Meeting of the SEEMIC Expert Working GroupThu, 20 Apr 2017 15:10:00 +0200

The South East Europe Military Intelligence Chiefs (SEEMIC) Expert Working Group as a preparatory meeting for the 9th SEEMIC conference that is to take place later this year. It is organized by the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) in partnership with Montenegrin military intelligence service. The meeting aims at reaching consensus on the draft Open-source intelligence assessment (OSINT).

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RCC opens call for Consultancy Services on Study on rehabilitation and reintegration of former terrorists and violent extremists in South East EuropeFri, 14 Apr 2017 15:10:00 +0200

The purpose of the consultancy is to assist in the implementation of the RCC commitments in prevention and countering violent extremism, as defined by the RCC South East European Regional Platform for Countering Radicalization and Violent Extremism Leading to Terrorism and Recruitment of Foreign Terrorist Fighters (SEE Regional CVE-FTF Platform).  The main expected output is the study on the needs and possibilities for disengagement, de-radicalization, rehabilitation, and reintegration of former FTF, terrorists and violent extremists in the Western Balkans.

Qualified experts are invited to send an application in line with the Call for Consultancy Services.  More information is available at the link below.

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RCC publishes International open tender for production of videosTue, 04 Apr 2017 15:10:00 +0200The Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) Secretariat seeks a professional, full-service company/agency or individual professionals within bidding consortia that provides services of production of videos. 

The tender is open until 21 April 2017. 

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RCC opens call for Consultancy Services on regional economic and business integrationThu, 30 Mar 2017 15:10:00 +0200The RCC Secretariat is looking for consultancy services and support to the RCC Secretariat in implementing monitoring activities, as well as on setting up and implementing the regional economic and business integration. More information is available at the link below.

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Third meeting of the RCC’s SEE Group of National Focal Points for countering radicalization and violent extremism and foreign terrorist fightersWed, 22 Mar 2017 15:10:00 +0200The RCC organizes the third regular meeting of its SEE National Focal Points (NFP) for countering radicalization and violent extremism (CVE) and foreign terrorist fighters (FTF).

The meeting will evaluate the progress made under the SEE Regional CVE-FTF Platform, whose website will become operational in April 2017, and discuss remaining challenges in fight against radicalization, violent extremism, terrorism and foreign terrorist fighters in the region.

The SEE Regional Platform on CVE-FTF will strengthen coordination and cooperation on countering radicalization and violent extremism in SEE at both national and regional levels. It is developed by the RCC under the political umbrella of the South East Europe Co-operation Process and works on establishment and development of regional cooperation and coordination, research, raising awareness, prevention, and rehabilitation.

The first NFP meeting gathering government representatives from South East Europe dealing with security issues took place late January 2016 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and in Tirana, Albania in November same year for the second time.

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7th Meeting of the Working Group on JusticeTue, 21 Mar 2017 15:10:00 +0200This is the regular meeting of the Working Group on Justice (WGJ).

The Working Group participants, representatives of ministries of justice from the Western Balkan, will be presenting projects in judicial training and also agree upon the upcoming RCC activities in 2017 in rule of law area.

The first regional seminar for judges “Practical issues in the framework of the Judicial Cooperation in Civil, Commercial and Family Matters”, co-organized by the RCC and the European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA), is taking place back-to-back with the WGJ meeting.

WGJ has been established by the RCC in May 2014 and is the only such structure in the area of justice in the Western Balkans.

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Regional Workshop on Budgeting for Roma Integration PoliciesMon, 20 Mar 2017 15:10:00 +0200

This event is continuation of regional workshop on monitoring and evaluation that was initiated in Vienna last December and will now switch its focus to budgeting issues. Participants will discuss public financing and budgeting allocation for Roma population in the Western Balkan economies and Turkey.

The Workshop, organized by the RCC’s Roma Integration 2020 Action Team, will gather national Roma focal points, representatives of education, employment, housing, health and civil registration ministries of the participating economies; representatives of ministries of finance, Roma civil society organisations as well as envoys of statistical offices and international organisations.

Roma Integration 2020 is a project implemented in the framework of the Regional Cooperation Council. It has been launched in June 2016 and implemented by the RCC’s RI2020 Action Team. The project is co-financed by the RCC, European Commission (EC) and the Open Society Foundations (OSF).

 

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Fourth Regional Rule of Law Forum for South East EuropeFri, 17 Mar 2017 15:10:00 +0200

Regional Cooperation Council supports the Fourth Regional Rule of Law Forum for South East Europe. The forum is organized by civil society organizations, the AIRE Center and the Civil Right Defenders.

The Forum will promote implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights in the region and encourage regional cooperation in the area of Rule of Law and Human Rights.

RCC Expert on Justice and Home Affairs Ivana Goranic will moderate Forum’s panel “Government Agents, and Judicial Training Centres and Institutions – discussion on awareness rising on questions of freedom of expression”.

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