SHUKALB Participates at Project Implementation Training in Framework of “Regional Capacity Development Network for Water and Sanitation Services (RCDN)” Project

Aladin Ormanovic, External Expert, GIZ ORF MMS (standing) and participants during the presentation on Contract Approval, Review and Negotiation.
Photo Credit: SHUKALB

During 29, 30, 31 August 2022, in Tirana, the staff of SHUKALB participated at a three days training on Project Implementation organized in framework of the “Regional Capacity Development Network for Water and Sanitation Services (RCDN)” Project.

The aim of the training was to train the Associations of Public Utility Companies (APUCs) to learning the basis of the Project implementation and to know the main EU implementation standards.

Besides SHUKALB staff, the training was attended by representatives from the Water and Wastewater Works Association of Kosovo (SHUKOS), the Association of Public Utility Services Providers of Republic of North Macedonia (ADKOM), Tirana Water Supply and Sewerage Company and Regional Water Companies of Prishtina, Hidroregjoni Jugor and Gjakova.

The training was delivered by Aladin Ormanovic, External Expert, GIZ ORF MMS, as well as supported by Zoran Bogdanovski, Capacity Development Advisor, GIZ ORF MMS.

Participants were introduced to topics such as Donor Contract Management: An Overview; Contract Approval, Review and Negotiation; Implementation; Reporting; Monitoring; Contract Closure and EU contract management.

Under the trainer’s guidance, the participant were actively engaged in several practical exercises and group work.