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Review: Special event at the Alpbach Technology Forum 2008


Round Table: From the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe to the Regional Cooperation Council – A New Momentum for the Western Balkans´ European Perspective in Higher Education and Research?

Alpbach, Friday, August 22, 2008

Significant progress has been made on regional cooperation with the countries of South East Europe assuming responsibility for the Regional Cooperation Council, a regionally owned cooperation framework building on the achievements of the Stability Pact for South East Europe. Five priority areas for cooperation have been defined for the RCC encompassing economic and social development, infrastructure, justice and home affairs, security cooperation and building human capital with parliamentary cooperation as an overarching theme.

This special event gave a short overview of the developments and the achievements in higher education and research in the Western Balkan Countries both in the framework of the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe and in the context of the European Perspective for the region and discussed the potential for the region offered by the ‘Task Force Fostering and Building Human Capital’ of the Regional Cooperation Council. Attached you can find the summary of this round table as well as the agenda and the presentations of the keynote speakers.

Geographical focus
  • International; Other
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • General

Entry created by Christian Gollubits on September 30, 2008
Modified on September 5, 2013