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[Event Announcement] Kick-off meeting for project ‘Improving Cooperation in South-East Europe by Actions for Strengthening the Regional Cooperation Council’

The meeting, which will launch the project “Improving Cooperation in South-East Europe by Actions for Strengthening the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC)”, is being organized by the Central European Initiative (CEI) in cooperation with the RCC Secretariat will take place in Sarajevo on March 16, 2012.

  • Posted on: 08.03.2012

The event is to gather RCC partners and regional stakeholders, as well as representatives of the European Commission and main international financial institutions and agencies.

The project is financed by the European Union through the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance – IPA Regional Programme 2010, and will be implemented by CEI with an aim to contribute to the regional cohesion of South East Europe and the EU enlargement process, as well as to support strengthening of the RCC Secretariat.

RATIONALE OF THE KICK-OFF MEETING

The Kick-Off Meeting aims to launch the action in front of a large audience of CEI and RCC partner organization and regional stakeholders. Having ten Member States in common CEI and RCC are also involving their representatives at the level of respective National Coordinators (Ministries of Foreign Affairs).
The occasion of the Kick-Off Meeting will facilitate the relationship and synergy of the project with pivotal actors playing a role in Western Balkans’ regional cooperation, from the level of European institutions to that of implementing bodies of more relevant regional programmes.
The event is for sharing updated information on what is going on in the SEE region and for the opportunity of a concrete and operational comparison of high level standpoints on current topics and on expected multiplication of the project impact.

Date: 16 March 2012

Source: Ugo Poli, CEI Project Manager

S&T field/scope: General

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