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
23-24 June 2016, Vienna
The Conference "Public Governance as the Foundation of European Integration" is organised within the Berlin Process, as well as the role of Vienna as coordinator of the priority area “Stepping up Institutional Capacity and Cooperation” of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR).
Gathering the relevant stakeholders from the Western Balkans and the European Union (EU), the conference aims at contributing to the current efforts of public administration reform in the Danube Region/Western Balkans, linking the efforts towards a good governance within the “Berlin Process” and the EU accession, and integrating the EUSDR and RCC's SEE 2020 Strategy.
The conference is co-organised by: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Austria, City of Vienna, PAC 10 “Institutional Capacity” of the EU Danube Strategy (lead by the City of Vienna and the Center of Excellence in Finance, Ljubljana), Austrian Association of Cities and Towns, Regional Cooperation Council (RCC), Regional School of Public Administration (ReSPA) and Network of Associations of Local Authorities of South-East Europe(NALAS).
More information about the Conference, Agenda, registration process and practical information are available at the following links: