Joint Workshop on Pilot Measures and Policy Recommendations related to Solid Waste Management, 5-6 April 2016, Neum, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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The Joint Workshop will take place in Neum, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on 05th – 06th April 2016.

Based on the developed models for integrated solid waste management in all three project regions (mountain, river banks and sea coast), measures and policy recommendations that will support application of the models will be developed at the joint workshop with participation of the SWG and NALAS partners and stakeholder groups.

The process of formulating policy recommendations has already been initiated at the Dialogue Platform sessions realized in Prevall (December 2015) and Prizren (March 2016).

The Joint Workshop of SWG and NALAS will gather representatives from the pilot municipalities/cities and their respective public utilities from 7 pilot countries: Croatia; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Montenegro; Albania; Kosovo*; Serbia and Macedonia. In addition, the stakeholders relevant for development of policy recommendations and proper implementation of the Solid Waste Management models on local and cross border context such as national experts on SWM, representatives of the central government institutions, private operators, civil society organization and Associations of Local Authorities from the pilot countries will take active participation.

The Joint Workshop will be facilitated by the SWM International Expert, supported by the SWM National Experts from the pilot countries.

*This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244/1999 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence