RCDN is a regional network that makes improvements happen even in the most challenging conditions, by constantly creating innovative knowledge solutions and ideas for better performance of LGUs and PUCs in rendering water and sanitation services in SEE through collaborative delivery of innovative, high quality, standardized, affordable, and tailor-made CD products.
“Water for All” – another successful edition of the Balkans Joint Conference and Exhibition
The 7th Balkans Joint Conference and Exhibition 2019, “Water for All”, organized by RCDN partner Associations SHUKOS and SHUKALB took place from 6-8 November 2019, at the Emerald Hotel, in Prishtina, Kosovo.
The Conference Opening Ceremony on 6 November featured greeting speeches by several distinguished guests to include Valdrin Lluka, Minister of Economic Development in Kosovo , ...
Third peer exchange on operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment plants successfully implemented
The third „Peer exchange on operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plants” was successfully implemented by Aquasan Network in BiH in Sarajevo ...
Specialised conferences, forums and seminars
on a the key issues in water management
Annual Water Forum
12 November 2019 in Bijeljina; 13 November 2019 in Istočno Sarajevo and 14 November 2019 in Trebinje
Association of Municipalities and Cities of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina delivers the Competence Development of Municipal Elected Officials for Water Supply and Sanitation Services
Annual SHUKALB and SHUKOS conference
Peer exchange organised by Aquasan Network in BiH with case study from Butila, Sarajevo
Union of Municipalities of Montenegro organizes the second round of training for municipal elected officials.
Annual Water Forum
CD PRODUCT CENTRE - SOURCE OF KNOWLEDGE
RCDN defines peer exchange as a collaborative learning practice joining representatives of the water supply and sanitation (WSS) sector or local government sector having a similar professional background and facing similar challenges with regard to municipal WSS services delivery to share knowledge and experiences aiming at improving municipal WSS services delivery.Go to CD products
RCDN defines study tour as an educational travel. It is a tour undertaken to contribute to strengthening technical competence of water supply and sanitation and local government sector staff. Their technical competences are strengthened by practice-oriented learning and through exchange of experiences on regional or international level.
RCDN study tour includes technical visits to relevant institutions, selected according to technical and didactical criteria, and provides opportunity for theoretical and practical learning as well as an exchange of experiences with experts and practitioners in comparable working contexts.Go to CD products
RCDN defines conference as a formal meeting that gathers people that share an interest with regard to the improvement of municipal water supply and sanitation (WSS) service delivery. According to RCDN definition, a conference consists of different sessions referring to emerging trends and priority topics where professionals share knowledge and experience.Go to CD products
COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE
RCDN defines community of practice as a group of active practioners of various sectors and having a diverse professional background, but share the same interest in a particular subject relevant to their professional context aiming at improving municipal water supply and sanitation services delivery.Go to CD products
RCDN defines dialogue as a mean to facilitate understanding between two or more parties e.g. local government units (LGUs) and public utility companies (PUCs), associations of LGUs (LGAs) and associations of PUCs (APUCs) having different perspectives towards on an issue of concern related to municipal water supply and sanitation (WSS) service delivery (e.g. regulation).
RCDN stakeholder dialogue is a method for managing change processes through cooperation between the WSS and local government sector aiming at overcoming an issue of concern related to municipal service delivery. To do so, the stakeholders are involved that are relevant to overcoming an issue of concern related to municipal WSS serviced delivery (e.g. LGUs, PUCs, APUCs, LGAs, IFIs).
They exchange different perspectives on the identified issue of concern, and jointly seek solutions. The RCDN stakeholder dialogue offers a safe and inclusive environment allowing to stakeholders to do so.
There are different forms of stakeholder dialogues, some focusing more on consultation and having a regional character (multi-stakeholder forum), others focusing more on implementation and having a national character); all are realised in a structured and facilitated manner.
A RCDN stakeholder dialogue is not a stand-alone event, but a series of events building on each other to
achieve RCDN objectives.
RCDN defines advisory service as a service that supports performance improvement of RCDN clients, e.g. partner associations (APUCs and LGAs) and its members (LGUs and PUCs).Go to CD products
TRAININGS OF TRAINERS
Training of Trainers (ToT) is a particular form of training that is realised to train individuals that shall act as trainers and multipliers in RCDN context.Go to CD products
RCDN defines training as a practice-oriented learning activity aiming at up-grading knowledge, know-how and competences.
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SUCCESS STORIES OF OUR MEMBERS (USERS)
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New capital infrastructure investments, such as WWCT project, require
capacitated staff and cost covering tariff. Only with adequate planning,
investing in knowledge, exchange of experiences, both good and bad, we
can provide the sustainability of the investment and quality services to our
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