19th RAI Steering Group Meeting – November 26, 2014 – Skopje, Republic of Macedonia


The 19th RAI Steering Group (SG) Meeting took place in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, on November 26, 2014. The event was organized by RAI Secretariat. The main decisions of the Steering Group were the renewal of the mandate of Mr. Radu Cotici as the Head of Secretariat, approval of the RAI Budget 2015 and the adoption of amendments to RAI official documents.

Among other issues discussed by the Senior Representatives were different possibilities of Kosovo* participation in RAI, deriving from RAI’s Institutional Mechanism and necessary steps in order to register RAI as an international organization under the UN Charter.

During the meeting Mrs. Ivana Goranic, Expert on Governance for Growth from Regional Cooperation Council (RCC), elaborated on the development of joint RAI and RCC programs and fundraising activities. Mr. Ruslan Stefanov, SELDI Coordinator from Bulgarian non-governmental organization Center for the Study of Democracy, presented a project idea of SELDI and RAI. Also, Mr. Vladimir Georgiev, State Advisor at the State Commission on Prevention of Corruption of the Republic of Macedonia, presented ongoing SCPC activities and projects.

For more details, please check the agenda and summary, conclusions and decisions of the 19th RAI SG Meeting attached below.


Summary, conclusions and decisions