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Newsletter 26/2013

May 21, 2013

 
IN FOCUS
Nand Shani, Expert on Economic and Social Development, RCC Secretariat (Photo: RCC)

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SEE 2020 – A JOINT REGIONAL FRONT FOR FIGHT AGAINST UNEMPLOYMENT, by Nand Shani, Expert on Economic and Social Development, RCC Secretariat

The unemployment rates in the Western Balkan countries, already at precarious levels at the onset of the global economic crisis, have deteriorated sharply...

 
OUR SOUTH EAST EUROPE

INTERVIEW with Spiro Ksera, Minister of Labour, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, Albania

Political consensus, economic and social prosperity depend on close cooperation with neighbouring countries

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Boosting employment in South East Europe by 2020 by acting ‘smart’

Unemployment, skills and jobs mismatch on labour markets, poor labour mobility, inadequate education systems, insufficiently developed life-long learning systems, etc. are just some of the common issues that seek attention...

The RCC has put forth education as a key strategic priority in South East Europe (Photo: http://www.etf.europa.eu/)

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‘Healthy’ investment in growth in South East Europe

Health issues are very sensitive in every society. Providing good health services to citizens in budget-conscious environments, such as South East European (SEE) countries, is a rather ‘painful’ agenda,..

Ensuring health equity is an important priority for the region (Photo:http://www.theneweconomy.com/)

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FROM BRUSSELS ANGLE
Thomas Bender, Head of External Relations, Neighbourhood Policy, Enlargement and IPA Unit, Directorate-General  for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission (Photo: Courtesy of Mr. Bender)
INTERVIEW with Thomas Bender, Head of External Relations, Neighbourhood Policy, Enlargement and IPA Unit, Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission

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GUEST COMMENTATOR
Will Bartlett, Senior Research Fellow in the Political Economy of Southeast Europe, The London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSEE), Social Cohesion Research Network (Photo: Courtesy of Mr. Bartlett)
"Economic growth in South East Europe has been interrupted by both the global economic crisis and the deepening crisis in the Eurozone... "
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Will Bartlett
Senior Research Fellow, London School of Economics

     
ACTIVITIES IN BRIEF

RCC Board adopts the organization’s new strategy and work programme

Letter of intent on joint aviation services in South East Europe signed by aviation organizations from the region

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EVENTS CALENDAR

RCC EVENTS

30.05.2013

Regional Cooperation Council Annual Meeting, Ohrid

26.05.2013 - 28.05.2013

Conference on Strategic Communication, Skopje, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

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CULTURAL EVENTS IN SOUTH EAST EUROPE

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Published (from April 2010 to December 2013) by: Regional Cooperation Council Secretariat

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The views expressed in the articles/interviews are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official position of the Regional Cooperation Council and its Secretariat.