Regional Cooperation Council - Events Regional Cooperation Council - Events Regional Cooperation Council - Documents 320 75 15th Meeting of the South East Europe Investment Committee, Zagreb, CroatiaThu, 26 Jun 2014 15:10:00 +0200RCC Annual Meeting, Bucharest, RomaniaThu, 19 Jun 2014 15:10:00 +0200South East Europe 2020 Strategy First Governing Board Meeting, Bucharest, RomaniaThu, 19 Jun 2014 15:10:00 +0200Expert meeting on the gap analyses of regional cooperation in the field of migration management and fighting serious and organised crime, Zagreb, Croatia Mon, 26 May 2014 15:10:00 +0200Air Transport as a Driver for Development and Economic Prosperity in the SEE, Sarajevo, BiH Thu, 22 May 2014 15:10:00 +02001st Meeting of the Working Group on Justice, Ljubljana, SloveniaThu, 22 May 2014 15:10:00 +0200Meeting of RCC Board, Sarajevo, Bosnia and HerzegovinaThu, 24 Apr 2014 15:10:00 +0200

The 23rd meeting of the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) Board will hear a report by the RCC Secretary General Goran Svilanovic on activities of the organization’s Secretariat in the period January-April 2014, primarily in relation to the implementation of the RCC Strategy and Work Programme 2014-2016 and South East Europe (SEE) 2020 Strategy, as well as information on the most important future activities of the RCC Secretariat

The Annual Report of the Secretary General on regional cooperation in South East Europe 2013-2014 will be presented at the meeting for the Board’s acceptance.

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.

Panel debate: ‘Online media regulation – Where does regulation end and overregulation start?’, Belgrade, SerbiaFri, 13 Dec 2013 15:10:00 +0200Following a successful 2nd edition of the Academy on Media Law in South East Europe, held in Sarajevo in September this year, the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) is co-organizing the first follow up to this year's Academy: a panel debate on online media regulation that is to take place at the Law Faculty of the University of Belgrade.

Welcome address will be delivered by Goran Svilanović, RCC Secretary General, while the panelists will include Saša Mirković, Assistant Minister for Information of Serbia; Nevena Ružić, Assistant Secretary General, Office of the Commissioner for Public Access to Information and Personal Data Protection of Serbia; Boris Bergant, Expert of the European Broadcasting Union; and Snežana Trpevska, Expert of the Academy on Media Law in Sout East Europe and a lecturer at the School of Journalism in Skopje. The moderator will be Vuk Cucić, Assistant Lecturer at the Belgrade Law Faculty.

The debate will be held back-to-back with the 2nd South East Europe Rounds of the Oxford Monroe E. Price International Media Law Moot Court Competition, organized by the Law Faculty in Belgrade, with participation of students from all over the region.

Ministerial Conference of the South East Europe Investment Committee, Sarajevo, Bosnia and HerzegovinaThu, 21 Nov 2013 15:10:00 +0200The Ministerial Conference of the South East Europe Investment Committee (SEEIC) “South East Europe 2020 Strategy – Jobs and Prosperity in a European Perspective” is expected to adopt the Ministerial Declaration and endorse the South East Europe (SEE) 2020 strategy, which addresses development issues through the priority areas of integrated, smart, inclusive and sustainable growth, within a good governance framework.

The strategy was developed by the RCC Secretariat in consultations with governments from SEE, European Commission (EC) and relevant regional and international institutions, following a mandate by the region’s ministers of economy. It is aligned with Europe 2020 priorities.

The event will bring together ministers of economy  from the SEEIC participating countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo*, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia), representatives of the EC and other regional and international partners and initiatives, international organizations, and donor community.

The conference is being co-chaired by the government of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the RCC.

*This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.

International Roundtable on Water and Energy Nexus in transboundary basins in Southeastern Europe (SEE), Sarajevo, Bosnia and HerzegovinaWed, 06 Nov 2013 15:10:00 +0200The roundtable will bring together practitioners and decision makers from the water resources management and hydropower production community to discuss possible areas of cooperation towards achieving water and energy security in transboundary basins of South East Europe (SEE). It will seek to identify related challenges and priority issues; means to address these issues; possible follow-up activities including interventions in the frameworks of the Petersberg Phase II/Athens Declaration Process and the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC), as well as replicable knowledge and techniques.

The event will contribute in initiating a wider dialogue on Water, Energy and Food Nexus in SEE with a view of introducing related considerations in the river basin management frameworks and feed the discussion about potential projects to be included in a new phase of the EU Water Initiative and particularly its Mediterranean component (MED EUWI). Moreover, importance of the topics to be discussed at the event is stressed in the SEE 2020 strategy as the core constituent of the new RCC Strategy and Work Programme 2014-2016.

National authorities from SEE, major international organizations and private sector active in the fields of water resources management and hydropower production will be among the participating institutions.

The event is being co-organized and supported by the German Ministry of Environment, the Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, the Regional Cooperation Council Secretariat, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) IW: LEARN project, the MED EUWI and the Global Water Partnership Mediterranean.