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Newsletter 28/2013

September 18, 2013

 
IN FOCUS
Suzana Ivanovic, Head of Justice and Home Affairs Unit, RCC Secretariat (Photo: RCC/Zoran Kanlic)

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CITIZENS LIFE GREATELY AFFECTED BY REGIONAL COOPERATION IN FREEDOM, SECURITY AND JUSTICE, by Suzana Ivanovic, Head of Justice and Home Affairs Unit, RCC Secretariat

Justice and home affairs (JHA) is among the most important policies in the European Union (EU). JHA deals with the most sensitive issues concerning freedom,..

 
OUR SOUTH EAST EUROPE

ARTICLE by Orsat Miljenic, Minister of Justice, Croatia

Croatian support to European future of the region is based on unbiased respect for the European perspective of each potential candidate country

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South East Europe has ‘hardware’ but lacks ‘software’ to fight corruption

Corruption is a phenomenon no society is immune to. However, there are those that are more heavily affected than the others...

RCC supports regional initiatives in South East Europe addressing corruption at local and regional level (Photo: www.unodc.org)

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Mutual trust generates power for more intensive regional cooperation in protection and exchange of classified information

Protection and exchange of classified information to a great extent equals protection of national security interests...

Regional cooperation in protection and exchange of classified information signals increased mutual trust amongst countries in South East Europe (Photo: http://ec.europa.eu)

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FROM BRUSSELS ANGLE
Cecilia Malmstrom, EU Commissioner for Home Affairs, European Commission (Photo: http://ec.europa.eu)
ARTICLE by Cecilia Malmstrom, EU Commissioner for Home Affairs, European Commission

Western Balkans’ visa-free travellers in EU have obligations as well as rights   read more

 
GUEST COMMENTATOR
Ales Zalar, Director of the European Centre for Dispute Resolution (ECDR), Former Head of Supreme Court, Slovenia (Photo: www.finance.si)
"Commercial disputes are inevitable because there are no perfect contracts..."
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Ales Zalar
Director of the European Centre for Dispute Resolution (ECDR), Former Head of Supreme Court, Slovenia

Thomas Meyer, Sector Fund Manager, Open Regional Fund for South East Europe-Legal Reform, GIZ (Photo: courtesy of Mr Meyer)
"Taking in mind that the SEE 2020 is reflecting the EU strategy for growth for SEE, the governance for growth pillar is a specific characteristic of the South East European approach... "
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Thomas Meyer
Sector Fund Manager, Open Regional Fund for South East Europe – Legal Reform, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

     
ACTIVITIES IN BRIEF

Job-creating strategy for South East Europe presented by RCC

EU approves €2.8 million for restoration of three Western Balkans heritage sites

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EVENTS CALENDAR

RCC EVENTS

26.09.2013

South East Europe Investment Committee meeting to adopt the first draft of SEE 2020 strategy, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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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

Editor: Dinka Živalj
Contributor: Ratka Babić
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